Council Enabling Grant | 2024-25 funding round closed



The Enabling Grants program provides ‘one off’ financial assistance to community groups operating in the Corangamite Shire to develop ‘shovel-ready’ projects which are properly planned and costed, and for which project funding can then be sought.

What types of things are funded through the Enabling Grants?

Funding may be used for business case preparation, scoping, community consultation, design, plans, drawings, costings, permits, approvals or engagement of professional grant-writing or other assistance. The annual funding pool will provide for a minimum of three funded projects per year. 

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2024-25 funding round opened Monday 1 April and closed Monday 13 May.

Important Information:

  • Funding is not available to individuals
  • Funding of up to $5,000 is available to community groups in Corangamite Shire

For further enquiries, please contact the Shire on 03 5593 7100 or email

Guidelines(PDF, 321KB)


You can complete an acquittal for this grant online or via hard-copy.

Hard copy acquittal form(PDF, 179KB)

Or complete the online form below: