More than $825,000
in grants will be available in the upcoming round of the City of Greater
Geelong’s 2020-21 Community Grants program.
The Council is proud to be investing more than $4.9
million in Community Grants in 2021-22, with the latest grants opening on
Saturday 12 February 2022.
grants range in value from $3000 to $10,000 across six different categories.
The upcoming round includes:
COVID-19 Arts, Culture and Heritage Recovery Grants
- COVID-19 Community Recovery Grants
- Community Events Quick Response Grants
- Environmental Sustainability Grants
- First Nations Cultural Heritage Grants
- Neighbourhood Houses Grants
Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 14 March 2022 for all
grants, except for the First Nations Cultural Heritage grant which closes at
5pm on Monday 11 April 2022.
Community Events Quick Response Grants will remain open
until 1 June unless funds are exhausted.
Further information about the grants, the application
criteria and how to apply is available on our grants page.
You can also call the team on 5272 5560 or email [email protected]
Deputy Mayor Trent Sullivan
This round of grants will support the arts, culture
and heritage sectors, local community groups and community event organisers
impacted by COVID-19 to continue to deliver their activities and programs.
Total funding available through the 2021-22
grants program is approximately $3 million higher than 2018-19 levels.
shown a continuing commitment to strengthening our Community Grants program,
increasing the total funding available in consecutive years.
Chair, Councillor Anthony Aitken
The grants will fund arts projects community events,
environmental sustainability projects, and equipment purchases. We’re offering
a second-round opportunity to apply for a First Nations Cultural Heritage grant
for projects that support and protect Aboriginal cultural heritage.
We’re investing $44,000 in environmental sustainability
grants for projects that enhance our natural environment and drive
environmental sustainability actions, and $50,500 in grants to Neighbourhood
Houses for local community development projects.
The latest funding follows our investment of more than $3.1
million in Community Infrastructure Grants and Geelong Heritage Grants to more
than 40 projects across our region.
This follows our investment of more than
$3.1 million in Community Infrastructure Grants and Geelong Heritage Grants to
more than 40 projects across our region.