Geelong Seniors Festival Grants

This grant is now closed.

There is a total grant pool of $24,000 available plus free promotion of Geelong Seniors Festival activities and events on offer.  

It will take place from 1 to 31 October 2021 and is traditionally the largest community celebration for seniors in regional Victoria and a major partner of the statewide Victorian Seniors Festival.

Grant amount

For 2021 only, Seniors Festival grants of up to $1000 are on offer.  

To be eligible to receive more than $500 you must demonstrate how your activity will adapt to an online activity should COVID-19 requirements restrict public gatherings.

The program will be widely distributed in September 2021. All approved events and special offers will be listed in the program. 

Who can apply?

Eligible groups and organisations can apply for a grant and/or free promotion in the Geelong Seniors Festival Program of Events. 

Events and activities should be designed to promote opportunities in the community for older people to develop networks, explore new interests and access useful information and promote health and well being opportunities. 

Funding and promotional support will be considered for either face to face or online activities.

To register to attend one of our grant writing and/or information sessions about our other grants that are currently on offer - refer to the link listed under 'Coming Up' on the side of this page.

Applications open/close

  • Open from: 5 June 2021
  • Closing:  Extended to 5:00 pm on Monday 2 August 2021

For more information about  Geelong Seniors Festival, please contact Tanya Hall by email at [email protected] or phone 03 5272 4737.

Page last updated: Thursday, 5 August 2021