Strathbogie Shire Council

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Community Grants Program

Community Grants Program

The 2017-2018 Community Grants Program is now closed.

The program will reopen in 2018 at a date yet to be determined.

We have a great video that provides an overview of the Community Grants Program this year featuring some of our local community members.

All grants are subject to eligibility and will be assessed at the time of submission. 

Detailed information and criteria required for each grant is available in the Community Grants Guidelines document.


It is essential to check the details of the grant in the Community Grant Guidelines before you submit your application.

Click on the link to download the Community Grants Guidelines

Below is a summary of each grant stream.

Community Matching Grants 

This grant matches the in-kind and cash contribution from community groups, to enable a wide range of projects and purchases for community benefit, including but not limited to minor capital purchases (i.e. furniture, equipment etc), improvements to community facilities, project costs (i.e. printing, facility hire, consumables). Seed (leverage) funding for applications to other funders can also be sought from the Community Matching Grant.
Max. grant amount: $5,000 

Events Grants

To fund a range of events in the Shire of Strathbogie.
Max. grant amount: $3,000 for one off/inaugural events; $2,000 for ongoing events (up to maximum 3 years).

Quick Response Grants

Small, flexible grants for similar projects/activities as the Events or Community Matching Grants, but specifically for projects/purchases that have come about outside the submission period for the Matching and Events grants. There is a limited pool of funds in this grant stream and applications will close once the funds are expended; this may happen before the end of the financial year.

Max. grant amount: $1,000, applications open all year

William Pearson Bequest

The bequest is managed by the Strathbogie Shire Council and in following with the wishes of the bequest, it is solely for projects or events based in Euroa and for the benefit of children’s playgrounds, parks and gardens, the Euroa citizen’s band or for the beautification of the town. There is $2 500 available per year.

Max. grant amount: $2,500

How to apply

Community Matching Grants Round 2  will reopen on Monday 11th September - to apply please click here

Events Grants Round 2 will reopen on Monday 11th September - to apply please click here

Quick Reponse Grants are available all year round - apply by clicking here

William Pearson Bequest grant is now closed

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