Community Events Grants

There is a total grant pool of $200,000.

This grant is now closed.

A limited amount of funding annually is available for a Quick Response Grant when there is a compelling justification to do so. For details please refer to the Community Events - Grants Quick Response Grants page.

Grant amount

Grants of up to $10,000 are available to support moderate sized events within the City of Greater Geelong municipality.

Who should apply?

Eligible applicants can apply for a grant to support moderate sized events which bring economic benefits to the City of Greater Geelong, will strengthen and enrich community, celebrate common interests, showcase local competitive advantages and provide opportunities for local participation.

Examples include:

  • business events such as conferences and expos hosted in Geelong
  • food and wine events
  • regional, state or national championships and competitions hosted at Geelong venues
  • religious and spiritual events including Christmas
  • civic events, for example: Australia Day
  • events showcasing local industries and Geelong's competitive advantage

Info sessions

View  recording of our online Community Events Grants Information Session

Applications open/close

  • Opened: 5 June 2021
  • Closed:  2 August 2021

Notification of outcomes

  • 25 November 2021

Page last updated: Wednesday, 10 November 2021