Charity Grants Program


Corangamite Shire would like to recognise and support our charitable orgainisations and the work they have undertaken to support our communities through the COVID-19 pandemic by offering the following grant opportunity. 

Charities, or like organisations, are eligible to receive funding of up to $2,000 from Council where it can be demonstrated that the organisation has responded to a community need as a consequence of COVID-19.

Eligible charities, or like organisations, must:

  • Be located in Corangamite Shire
  • Have a valid ABN registered in Corangamite Shire
  • Demonstrate need in responding to the impacts of COVID-19 in the Shire
  • Not have recieved funding from Corangamite Shire this financial year.

Please contact Council’s Recovery team on 03 5593 7100 with any questions or queries.

How do I apply?

To apply groups need to complete the application form below which includes either answering set questions or by providing a letter demonstrating how they have been responding to the communities need during the COVID-19 pandemic. These questions include the following:

  • Please describe the programs you offered to supported the community through COVID-19
  • Please outline the costs born by your organisation in providing the above programs through COVID-19
  • Who has benefited from your support including numbers supported? Did you measure any successes?

Prior to commencing an application please also have the following ready:

  • Charity details e.g. ABN, incorporated number
  • Bank details
  • Organisation information e.g. description of programs offered to community
  • Financial documentation outlining costs born by your organisation in providing programs through COVID-19

 Applications close at 5 pm Friday 18 June 2021.

Important Information:

Funding is not available to individuals.

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