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Community Grants & Donations

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Council has available financial assistance to support community organisations that make a positive contribution to the quality of life in the Goondiwindi Regional Council area.

Council has in place a Community Grants Policy to provide a platform on which decisions regarding allocation of donations and grants are to be based.

Funding will be provided on a ‘project’ or ‘program’ basis.  All applications will be assessed against eligibility and selection criteria.  Such applications will be assessed in an open and equitable manner.  The level of assistance available is limited by Council’s budget.  No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed to receive the full amount requested.

Community Grants Program

Organisations seeking funding of $501 or more are required to provide Council with detailed information regarding the proposed use of the funds and how this use would benefit the Community. 

Applications can be submitted all year round, but must be received a minimum of eight (8) weeks prior to the activity/ event.

For more information, including eligible organisations and projects please read our Community Grants Program Guidelines

Community Donations Program

Applications may be made at any time throughout the year, however completed application forms must be lodged a minimum of 30 days prior to the activity/ event or request for in-kind assistance.

Donations will only be given up to and including $500.

For more information, including eligible organisations and projects please read our Community Donation Program Guidelines

COVID-19 Community Grant

The COVID-19 Community Grant is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and aims to support groups negatively impacted by the pandemic. It is intended to provide financial support to the fundamental operational activities of local not for profit groups that directly benefit the Goondiwindi region community to ensure they can remain in existence.  Each applicant can apply for up to $1,200.  

Round 1 is open Monday 2 November 2020, and closes Friday 18 November 2020.

For more information, including eligible organisations and projects please read our COVID-19 Community Grant Program Guidelines

Applications

Council has a new online grants platform for you to lodge your applications.

To lodge an application for any program please access the portal here.

Online grants portal help.

Applications should address the specified criteria. 

Information on possible sources for external funding can be obtained HERE.