Community Events Grant Program


$15,000 in funding has been awarded to 16 recipients through the 2022/2023 Community Events Grant program, which supports events that encourage local participation, celebrates the communities of Indigo and focuses on social inclusion and community wellbeing.


Community Events Grant Program Applicant Funding Allocated
Barnawartha Soldiers Memorial Hall Inc - Centenary Ball $1,000
Beechworth Community Christmas Working Party - Community Christmas Lunch $1,500
Beechworth Food Co-op - Patch to Patch $1,000
Beechworth Football & Netball Club - Community Easter Fun Run $1,500
Beechworth Theatre Company - Performances of the Play Cosi $1,000
Black Dog Creek Fishing Club - Family Fun Fish Day $600
Chiltern Tourism and Development Inc - Christmas Street Party $500
Kergunyah Hall Committee of Management - Family Bush Dance $1000
Kergunyah Streamside Reserve Committee of Management - Lantern Making with Solar Tips $800
Kiewa Tangambalanga Community Carols - Christmas Carols $1,500
Kiewa Valley Community Garden - Community Gardening Weekend $600
Quercus Beechworth - Christmas Market $800
Rutherglen Historical Society - 150th Anniversary Community Celebration $450
Wooragee Landcare - Volunteer and Social Group Gathering $500
Yackandandah's Women's Shed - Community Christmas Fair $750
Yackandandah Lions Club - Community Comeback Event $1,500
Total $15,000


A small number of unsuccessful applicants will be provided with alternative funding suggestions, where relevant, and support from Council's Community Development Team. 

Applications for the 2023-2024 Community Events Grant Program but will open in July 2023.

A total of $15,000 is available for Community Events and successful grants will range from $200 to $2,000.

For more information about the grant and to see if you're eligible for next year, please read the Community Event Grant Guidelines and Criteria here(PDF, 163KB) . 

Waste Wise Event Toolkit 

Our Waste Wise Event Toolkit can be downloaded below:

Waste wise event toolkit(PDF, 1MB)