Community Grants

Community_grants_logo.jpgSurf Coast Shire Small Grants Program

The aim of the Surf Coast Shire Small Grants program is to support community groups, projects and initiatives by encouraging new opportunities and strengthening collaboration between groups. The program is available to new and existing groups, to develop project ideas or improve services within the local community. Funds can be provided for projects and activities which fall into the following categories: Community Initiatives, Environment, Culture & Arts, Recreation & Leisure, and Events.

How to apply

Small Grant applications for the March 2014 have closed. All community groups who have submitted an application will be advised of the outcome in early June. The next funding round will be in September of this year, applications opening early August.

More Information  

If you require further assistance please contact Leonie Mugavin 5261 0666 or email

Project Acquittal

Successful applicants are required to complete a Small Grants Project Acquittal Report (see below) within one year of funding. Community groups will not be considered eligible for future funding if the report has not been completed.

Small Grants Project Acquittal Report(DOC, 1MB) 

Past Grant Recipients

Other Funding Links

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