The Community Sponsorship funding round opens 1 August - 31 August and 1 February - 28 February of each year.
This grant provides sponsorship funding to assist not-for-profit community organisations to deliver community events/projects/programs which build community capacity. Council will determine on a case by case basis the requirements for acknowledgement of sponsorship. Successful applicants will need to reapply each year for assessment on merit. The fund will provide individual event/project/program sponsorship of up to $3,000, excluding costs associated with marketing and advertising.
Applications will be assessed by the Community Grants Program Assessment Panel against the Community Grants Program Policy based on the Assessment Criteria. A recommendation will be made by the Community Grants Program Assessment Panel with approval by the General Manager Community.