The Community Matching Grant Scheme will support the development and implementation of community activities and projects, and is part of Council’s Community Development Framework.

Round One 2020/2021 is targeted at projects and activities that support the ongoing recovery from the impacts on our community of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The intention of the funding is to facilitate projects which achieve some or all of the following objectives: 

  • Build new social connections and partnerships within communities, or reinforce those that already exist
  • Encourage participation in community activities and organisations
  • Enable community members to acquire or develop a new skill
  • Create, renew or revitalise places and spaces within the community

Funding Available

Grants are available up to $5,000 per project.

To apply

For more information, guidelines, information sessions and to apply please click here.

Applications close on Friday 31 July 2020 at 5pm. 

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or