Grants Timeframes

Timeframes for Community Grants and Funding for each financial year are available below.  A brief summary of each of the funds, along with criteria, can be viewed on our Council Facilitated Grants page.

Month Community
Development
Grant
Community
Consultation
Grant
Rural Halls
Grant (stays the same)
Civic Honours Vibrant Communities
July

Grant Review Meeting.

Fundraising Workshop.

Grant Review Meeting.

Fundraising Workshop.

Applications
close 31 July 2018.
Nominations Open 1 July 2018. Under review.
August Round 1 opens 1 August Closes 31 August 2018. Round 1 opens 1 August Closes 31 August 2018.

Applications collated and considered by committee.

Committee Meet 2018.

Committee decisions are ratified at the next closest Council meeting
31 August 2018.

  Under review.
September

Applications collated and considered by Council committee
27 September 2018.

Committee decisions are ratified at the next closest Council meeting 11 October 2018.

Round 1 applications collated and considered by committee 27 September 2018.

Committee decisions are ratified at the next closest Council meeting 11 October 2018.

All applicants are notified of their result.

Letters of intent are distributed.

Funds are released up to 14 working days after the letter of intent has been returned to Council.

Nominations Close
16 September 2018.

Nominations collated and considered by committee.

Committee Meet 2018.

Under review.
October

Decisions ratified before the end of October.

All applicants are notified of their result.

Round 1 letters of intent are distributed.

Decisions ratified before the end of October.

All applicants are notified of their result.

Round 1 letters of intent are distributed.

     
November Funds are released up to 14 working days after the letter of intent has been returned to Council. Funds are released up to 14 working days after the letter of intent has been returned to Council.   Civic Awards take place third Tuesday in November 2018. Under review.
December          
January 2019       Under review.
February 2019

Round 2 of the financial year opens, 28 January 2019.

*Prior Round 2 accountability forms due 28 June 2019.

Round 2 of the financial year opens, 28 January 2019.  

*Prior Round 2 accountability forms due 28 June 2019.

 

Round 2 of the financial year opens, 28 January 2019.  

*Prior Round 2 accountability forms due 28 June 2019.

March 2019 Round 2 closes
28 February 2019. 
Round 2 closes
28 February 2019. 
    Round closes
28 February 2019.
 April 2019 Round 2 applications collated and considered by Council committee Round 2 applications collated and considered by Council committee     Round 2 applications collated and considered by Council committee

*Your accountability forms must be filed by this date or before you submit a grant application for a consecutive round, whichever falls first. Applicants with outstanding accountability forms may be declined further funding automatically.

The International Representation Grant is administered all year round and has no pre-set open or close dates.
Any relevant Applications will be considered at the existing 6 meetings refer Terms of Reference