Grants and funding

Grant overview for all funding programs are listed below.

Small Business Assistance Program

The Small Business Assistance Program aims to encourage businesses, both new and existing, located in the Corangamite Shire to innovate, adapt or diversify for business growth. The 2020-2021 program has now closed. All applicants will be notified in April of outcome after Council meeting. 

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. The 2021-2022 program is open. 

Environment Support Grants Program

The Environmental 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. The 2021-2022 program is open. 

Events & Festivals Grants Program

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. The 2021-2022 program is open. 

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. The 2021-2022 program is open.  

Retail Area Facade Improvement Program

The Retail Area Façade Improvement Program aims to improve the presentation of towns and streetscapes in Corangamite Shire. Funding of up to $3,000 is available on a $ for $ basis. The 2020-2021 program has closed. The 2021-2022 program opens in July.