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.
Council assesses grant applications twice a year, in March (Round 1) and August (Round 2).
Applications for Round 2 close on Friday, 4 August 2017.
The Community Grant Guidelines (PDF 296kb) 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 (PDF 88kb) for draft purposes if you wish.
There are no sessions currently scheduled.
Potential not for profit 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 (PDF 218kb)
Successful applicants will be sent a Tax Invoice / Funding Agreement (PDF 290kb) for their project which must be completed and returned to Council before grant funds are paid.
PICBF applications are now closed.
Applicants will be notified about the outcome of their application from 18 May 2017.
Successful applicants will be sent a Funding Agreement which must be completed and returned to the Grants Officer before payment can be processed.
A copy of the PICBF Guidelines (PDF 178kb) is provided for your reference.
For access to your application, and acquittal form, log in to Phillip Island Community Benefit Fund and go to My Submissions.
Please contact Council's Grants Officer on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRRR and Gardiner Foundation - Grant Seeking Workshop and Writing Grants Presentation (PDF 2.3mb) - as presented at the Get Grant Ready Forum on Thursday, 16 February 2017
Get Grant Ready - Resources for Community Groups (PDF 112kb)
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