Grants and funding

Overview of all funding programs are listed below.

Berrybank Wind Farm Project Grant Program

The Berrybank Wind Farm Project Grants Program provides financial assistance to local community groups and individuals who support local community projects that operate within 75 kilometres of the Berrybank Wind Farm. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 119KB)

Berrybank Wind Farm Leverage Grant Program

The Berrybank Wind Farm Leverage Grants Program provides financial assistance to local community groups and individuals operating within 75 kilometres of Berrybank Wind Farm to deliver larger beneficial community projects. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 183KB)

Community Grants Program

The Community Grants Program supports community organisations wishing to present quality, innovative Shire-based activities, which enhance the social, cultural, environmental and economic development of the community. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 280KB)

Domestic Wastewater System Contribution Program (DWSCP)

The DWSCP aims to provide a financial incentive for the development of new housing in the Shire on lots in township areas that are not serviced by a reticulated sewage system. Open now.

Program Brochure(PDF, 243KB)

Enabling Grant Program

The Enabling Grants Program provides ‘one off’ financial assistance to community groups to develop ‘shovel-ready’ projects which are properly planned and costed, and for which project funding can then be sought. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 321KB)

Environment Support Grants Program

The Environment Support Grants provide financial assistance to incorporated community groups, organisations and individuals to undertake environmental and sustainability projects on public and private land within Corangamite Shire. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 196KB)

Events & Festivals Grants Program

The Events and Festivals Grant Program offers funding and/or in-kind support for events and festivals. Events and festivals are an integral part of our community that bring significant benefits to the region by adding to the vitality of the Shire, providing community connection, place activation and grow the visitor economy. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 108KB)

Facility Grants Program

The Facility Grants program provides financial assistance to Committees of Management and Clubs/Organisations whose primary function is located in the Shire. It is expected that applications will be submitted for equipment purchases, minor repairs and minor works. Closed Monday 13 May.

Guidelines(PDF, 286KB)

Facility Design Grants Program

The Facility Design Grants Program offers grants to help sporting clubs pay for schematic designs to redevelop their facilities, or to plan new ones. Closed 5 pm, Friday 3 November. 

Guidelines(PDF, 127KB)

Ready Now Grants

The Ready Now Grants program provides grants of up to $500 to eligible community groups to fund projects that benefit the Corangamite Shire communities.

 Applications can be made at any time.


Are you planning to host an event or festival and not sure which grant to apply for?

We've created a quick guide to help you work out which grant is best for you!

View the Events & Festivals grant guide(PDF, 70KB)