The City offers a wide variety of funding opportunities to groups, clubs and organisations.

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
Community Events Grants Closed
Community Gardens Establishment Grants Open 
Community Meals Grants Open
COVID-19 Quick Response Community Grants Open
COVID-19 Arts, Culture and Heritage Recovery Grants Closed
COVID-19 Business Recovery Grants Closed
Community Infrastructure Grants Closed
Central Geelong Heritage Grants Closed 
Creative Communities  - Professional Development Grants  Open
Creative Communities - Rapid Response Grants  Open
Creative Communities Grants - Arts and Festivals Closed
Children’s Week Grants Closed
Environmental Sustainability Grants Closed
Geelong Major Events -
Healthy and Connected Communities Grants Closed 
Neighbourhood House Grant Program Grants Closed 
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.