Grants

Community Grants

An extra round of Community Grants is now open from 1 February - 22 February 2018. A further two funding rounds are held annually in May and October.

The Community Grants Program aims to recognise the importance of providing financial assistance to community groups, services and organisations located or operating within the Pyrenees Shire, to enable the provision of activities and events which promote community activity, achievement, participation and wellbeing.

The Community Grants Program target group comprises of:

  • community groups, services and organisations located or operating within the Pyrenees Shire, for Shire residents;
  • community groups, services, organisations incorporated as a community organisation; and
  • non-profit community groups/organisations
Please ensure you contact Council's Community Wellbeing and Grants Coordinator on 5349 1100 or email michelle.richards@pyrenees.vic.gov.au to discuss your project. 

Community Grants Guidelines and Application (Word Doc, 84 KB)
Community Grants Activity Report Form (Word Doc, 40 KB)

Community Capital Grants

An extra round of Community Capital Grants is now open from 1 February - 22 February 2018. A further two funding rounds are held annually in May and October.

Community Capital Grants are available to community groups based in the Pyrenees Shire between $1,500 and $5,000.

  • Preference will be given to projects with significant cash contribution from the applicant.
  • A minimum 20% cash contribution is sought for all Capital projects.
  • Endorsement from the relevant CAP Coordinator

Organisations who act as an auspice will not be disadvantaged by any funding allocation to the organisation to which they provide auspice support. Council reserves the right to allocate funding amounts.

Please ensure you contact Council's Community Wellbeing and Grants Coordinator on 5349 1100 or email michelle.richards@pyrenees.vic.gov.au to discuss your project.

Community Capital Grants Guidelines & Application

Sport and Recreation Grants

Sport and Recreation Victoria is seeking applications for the 2018-2019 Country Football and Netball Program.  The Program provides funding to assist grassroots country football and netball clubs, associations and umpiring organisations to develop facilities in rural, regional and outer metropolitan locations. Applications are now open and will close on Thursday 12 April 2018.  For further information, contact Council's Community Wellbeing and Grants Coordinator on 5349 1100 or email michelle.richards@pyrenees.vic.gov.au.  Grant guidelines can be found at: http://www.sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/country-football-and-netball-program.

Funding Applications

Community groups and sporting clubs often require a funding application to be submitted by Council to assist with facility developments and upgrades. Council is required to address certain information in a funding application and the checklist available below outlines the suggested planning process. It has been developed to ensure that potential funding applications are planned properly and have the best chance of being funded in what is a very competitive environment. If you are planning a facility development or upgrade, download the form and work through the checklist with your committee. Contact the appropriate council officer early in the planning stages as it is important that they are aware of your project to allow them to identify the most appropriate funding source and provide advice throughout the planning phase. If you require further information or assistance please contact our Manager Community Wellbeing on (03) 5349 1100.

Club Project Checklist (PDF, 261 KB)

We acknowledge the people past and present of the Wadawurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, and Djab Wurrung tribes, whose land forms the Pyrenees Shire. We pay our respect to the customs, traditions and stewardship of the land by the elders and people of these tribes.

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