Community Assistance Fund - applications open

Grants of up to $15,000 aimed at supporting community organisations to deliver services and activities that benefit the community. There are four categories with different funding rations as follows

Community assistance fund categories
Funding stream Up to $3,000 (project total cost) $3,001 and over maximum contribution from council is $15,000
Equipment No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Capital works No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Community strengthening No applicant contribution required $1: $1
Funded organisations program No applicant contribution required Not eligible

Applications open Monday 8 July 2024 at 10am

Applications close Friday 2 August 2024 at 5pm

View the guidelines for our community assistance fund program(PDF, 330KB)

To apply please follow this link to online grant portal - client portal (

Any organisations that have not already registered on this portal will need to login with an email address (preferably generic email for each club/organisation) and enter a password.

Please ensure you contact a community assistance fund program officer prior to applying on 1300 656 564 or (This is a mandatory requirement)