PICBF is a once only community fund that will open for applications in September 2016. For more information see the PICBF information sheet.
The Community Grants Program supports not-for-profit organisations to present a variety of projects and activities which enhance the social, cultural, environmental and economic development of the community.
Assessment of applications are in March (Round 1) and August (Round 2).
Applicants are now invited to apply to Round 2. Round 2 closes for assessment on Friday, 12 August 2016
Please note that allocation of Community Grant funding is subject to adoption of Council's 2016/17 Budget.
The Community Grant Guidelines (211kb) explain how to apply.
Grant applications are only accepted using the SmartyGrants on-line system.
You can download a paper copy of the application form (76kb) for draft purposes if you wish.
Applicants are encouraged to attend an information session to find out how to apply and for tips on planning larger building or event projects. No bookings required.
Inverloch Community Hub - Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 3.00pm to 4.00pm
Newhaven Visitors Centre - Wednesday, 8 June 2016,4.00pm to 5.00pm
Potential applicant groups that are not legally incorporated are encouraged to consider being auspiced by a legally incorporated group to be able to apply for a community grant.
Legally incorporated groups are encouraged to consider their situation, interest, and ability, to auspice potential applicant groups that are not legally incorporated.
You can speak to Council's Grants Officer about auspicing or seek general auspicing information at Justice Connect www.nfplaw.org.au/auspicing
Auspiced applicants are required to complete a Community Grants Auspicing Form (218kb)
Successful applicants will be sent a Tax Invoice / Funding Agreement (290kb) for their project which must be completed and returned to Council before grant funds are paid.
Please contact Council's Grants Officer on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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