The City offers a wide variety of funding opportunities to groups, clubs and organisations with  new grants on offer to assist in the COVID-19 recovery.

Grant categories include arts, cultural, heritage, community infrastructure, events, projects and equipment and environmental sustainability.

Overview of 2020-21 grants

Download an overview of our 2020-21 Community Grants 

Or listen to the overview in these languages:
Arabic, Dari, English, Farsi, Karen.

Our grant programs

Access the guidelines for each program and online application information.

Grants Status
COVID-19  Quick Response Community Grant Program Open
Community Infrastructure Grants Fund Open
Central Geelong Heritage Open
Community Events Grants Closed
Creative Communities Grant Program Closed
Children’s Week Program Closed
Environment and Sustainability Grants Program Closed
Geelong Major Events -
Healthy and Connected Communities Grant Program Closed 
Neighbourhood House Grant Program Closed 
QUICK RESPONSE - COVID-19 Arts, Culture and Heritage Recovery Grants Closed
 Seniors Festivals Grants Closed


Standard grant guidelines

Read our standard set of guidelines that apply to all grants within the program.

Successful applicants

View allocations provided to successful applicants in previous years.

Other funding

Find out what other funding options are available locally, within Victoria and nation-wide.