The Community Investment and Support Fund (CISF) incorporates a variety of grant programs for groups and organisations to undertake projects that benefit the local community.
his will help achieve the Greater Geelong region’s 30-year community led vision for a Clever and Creative Future.
The Clever and Creative Future vision is about developing a consistent approach to get things done and collaborating to create opportunities that address our challenges. This approach will assist in achieving the elements of a successful community.
Community groups and organisations across
Greater Geelong will have a chance to apply for a share in more than $4.33
million in funding after the Council approved an expanded 2020-21 Community
Applications for the following grants will open on 17 July 2020:
[New] COVID-19 Quick
Response Community grants of up to $2,000
[New] Arts, Culture
and Heritage Recovery, up to $5,000
Community Infrastructure, up to $350,000
Central Geelong Heritage, up to $70,000
Community Events, up to $10,000
Healthy and Connected Communities - Community Projects, up to $10,000
Healthy and Connected Communities - Equipment purchases, up to $2,000
Creative Communities - for Arts Projects and Festivals, up to $10,000
Environmental Sustainability, up to $10,000
More information will be coming soon to the site including dates for online grant info sessions, reference materials, grant guidelines and access to application forms.
Please note that the grant guideline documents available on this site are for reference only as they relate to previous grant rounds (with the exception of the Children's Week program guidelines). These documents will be updated in the coming weeks.
Geelong Seniors Festival 2020 Reimagined - grants of up to $1000
Application closing date extended until Friday 17 July 2020
For more information and access to the online application form, select this link: Geelong Seniors Festival
Geelong Children's Week grants of up to $400
Applications will be accepted from Monday 22 June until Friday 17 July 2020
For more information and access to the online application form, select this link: Geelong Children's Week Program
For further information please contact our grants team on [email protected] or phone 03 5272 5272.
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