COVID-19 Community Grants Program

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Due to the high number of applications received, applications closed at 5pm on Friday, 12 June 2020. 

Council will notify successful applicants within five weeks of submission.

More information and guidelines can be found here.

Click on the below categories for more information. 

Grant categories

Community Connections and Partnership Grants

Grant Amount: Up to $20,000

Community Connections and Partnership Grants are for projects that clearly and immediately respond to COVID-19 restrictions and embrace the principles of social justice, healthy living, lifelong learning, environmental sustainability, community safety and inclusion.

Community Adaptation and Participation Grants

Grant Amount: Up to $2,000

Community Adaptation and Participation Grants support groups and organisations to run creative and innovative activities to engage community members during COVID-19 restrictions, whilst adhering to the stay at home directives and social distancing requirements.

Technology Access and Support Grant 

Grant Amount: Up to $1,000

Funding in this category is available to support individuals with limited skills or equipment/technology to access education, community connections or employment due to COVID-19 restrictions. E.g Funding request for purchase of iPad, laptop for online education, internet dongle (or temporary plan upgrade), or purchase of microphone and headset for better quality communication.

Arts Activation Grant 
Grant Amount: Up to $3,000

Funding in this category is for practicing artists in all disciplines - including (but not limited to) painting, sculpture, photography, textiles, drawing, music, theatre, dance, printmaking, ceramics, writing, new or mixed media - who need to adapt the delivery of their arts practice in new ways whilst adhering to social distancing directives.


Updated : 10:20 AM, 22 June 2020

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