Community Grants

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Funding available in 2018-2019

A total of $47,500 is available for 'General' and 'Arts and Culture' projects in 2018-2019. In addition, $2,500 is available for 'Youth Initiatives'. Successful grants will range from $200 to $4,000. (Subject to the approval of the 2018/19 budget).

Guidelines and Criteria for Funding

Please read through the guidelines document below for more information on eligibility criteria, application requirements, GST information and other conditions.

Attending a Community Grant Workshops

Council staff will holding some drop in sessions to explain the application process, discuss your project and answer any questions groups might have. Applicants are encouraged to attend a grant session.

  • Beechworth - Supper Room (Memorial Hall) - Tuesday 12 June from 4:30pm to 6pm
  • Chiltern - Senior Citizens Club Rooms - Wednesday 13 June from 3pm to 4:30pm
  • Rutherglen - Senior Citizens Club Rooms - Wednesday 13 June from 5:30pm to 7pm
  • Kiewa/Tangambalanga - Lions Den - Thursday 14 June from 3pm to 4:30pm 
  • Yackandandah - Library - Thursday 14 June from 5:30pm to 7pm


The guidelines and application forms can be downloaded below or by contacting the Community Development Team on 1300 365 003.


Application Form

Completed applications with all supporting documentation are to be sent to:

Chief Executive Officer
Community Grants Applications
Indigo Shire Council
PO Box 28 Beechworth 3747

or email to (please scan as one document).

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 20 July 2018. Late applications will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified on Wednesday 29 August 2018. For further information contact the Community Development Team on 1300 365 003 or email

Last updated: 05 July 2018