Small Grants


Surf 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.


Applications open Monday 8 December through to Monday 19 January 2015 follow the link to apply

Community events and festivals are no longer supported by the Small Grants Program. If you are seeking support for an Community Event you can now apply for funding from Surf Coast Shire's new Event Grants Program Here you will find guidelines and an online application form for events funding.

More Information  

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

Small Grants Project Acquittal Report(DOCX, 346KB)

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

Past Grant Recipients

Other Funding Links

View other funding opportunities and grants programs.