The City of Greater Bendigo's Community Grants Program

provides an opportunity for not-for-profit groups to develop projects that complement areas identified as priorities in the Community Plan 2017-2021.

Community Grants

  • Small grants - up to $3,000 (can apply at any time)
  • Medium grants - up to $10,000
    • Open November 1 2018, Close November 30 (5pm)
    • Open March 1 2019, Close April 1 (5pm)
  • Large grants – up to $50,000 - with a maximum of $25,000 in any financial year
  • Community Group Essentials grants - up to $3,000 (can apply at any time)
  • Social Innovation/Transformation grants (proposed to open January 2019)
  • Bendigo Town Hall Community Use Subsidy program (can apply at any time)

Preparing your application

We recommend that you discuss your proposed project with us to make sure your group is eligible and to understand the guidelines and application process.

Resources to assist with grant applications:

Evaluating your project

If you are a recipient of a grant you are required to submit a project evaluation within 60 days of the completion of your project. Go to the Community Grants Project Evaluation Form.

2009 Bushfires Commemoration and Community Development Grants Scheme

The Victorian Government is providing grants to help community groups and councils across Victoria undertake creative arts, community development, and commemorative activities for the 10 year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Funding will be available through the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Commemoration and Community Development Grants Scheme and the Community Arts Grants Program.

Download the Grants application form.

Contact us

Contact a community grants officer on 03 5434 6000 or [email protected] 

 

COMMUNITY GRANTING POLICY 2018

 

Grant Stories

Find out about some of our community grant recipients and how they applied for grants with a purpose in mind: 

Heathcote Artists  

Eaglehawk Junior Football Club  


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