Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Grant information update and reminder Council’s community grant programs are closing soon

24 Oct

Please view the following communication from Bellingen Shire Council regarding current grants and funding opportunities:


Just a reminder that the Council Community Grant Programs closes next Monday 28 October.  For anyone thinking of applying, please do so sooner than later.


It is Council’s intention to announce successful applications by 30 November – all goes well.


There are also a number of grants open or about to open so please keep your eyes and ears peeled.  Some of these include:


  • -Infrastructure Grants for Arts and Culture ($50k – $200K), Sport and Rec ($100k – $300K), Disaster Readiness and Community Infrastructure ($10k – $200k) – Opens 18 November and will close 9 December 2019
  • -Building Better Regions Fund – Community Stream and Infrastructure Stream – Opens on 24 October – no closing date provided as yet. Likely to be mid December 2019
  • -Boating Now Program – opens on 24 October and will close on 6 December 2019
  • -ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Program – open now and closes in February 2020
  • -Office of Sport Local Sport Grant Program – open now and closes on 25 November
  • -ANZAC Community Grants Program – closes 11 November
  • -Veteran and Community Grants – closes 28 November
  • -The Australian Grants Council has a number of grants open at the moment so check out the website.


Any of these grants can be found by simply doing a Google search.


The Volunteer Grants are also due to open before December so keep an eye out for these too. I don’t have any info at this stage.


Good luck everyone.
Maxine Compton
Grants and Business Development Officer
Ph: 02 6655 7379