Quick Response Grants

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This grant round is currently closed.  Opens 1 July 2024.  


Grants of up to $3,000 are available in this program.  A funding contribution from the applicant is not required in this grant stream.  

Applications are assessed and funding is awarded on a monthly basis until the allocated budget is exhausted (per financial year).

Note: Council also offers Community Initiative grant rounds open in March and September for project seeking up to $5,000 funding.  


About this grant

Surf Coast Shire is committed to supporting diverse community groups and organisations who contribute to a thriving community and environment.

The Quick Response grants fund groups and organisations to make minor equipment purchases, upgrades or replacement to assist with and/or expand their activities as well as clever and creative projects that help our community and environment to thrive.   

Applications are assessed against the grant criteria outlined in the guidelines by a panel of Council officers.

It is a requirement that all successful grant applications align with the Surf Coast Shire Council Health and Wellbeing Plan.


Other information  

Before applying:

1. Read these guidelines(PDF, 319KB)  and check your eligibility.

2.  Call our Grants Team on 5261 0600 to discuss your idea and ask any questions.