Round 1 of Bellingen Shire Council’s 2022/23 Community Grants Program is now open.
Two grant rounds are offered each financial year which is limited to Council’s yearly budget. This is currently $50,000 across the three grant funds. To better understand each of the grants, Guidelines have been created which outline the types of events, projects or activities may be eligible for funding and the types of organisations that can apply. It is important that the Guidelines are read prior to making an application. The Grants and Business Development Officer is available to talk through any questions you may have regarding the grants, application process and/or your proposed activity, project or event.
Grants will be available across three grant funds:
- Creative Placemaking Fund – aims to invigorate and activate public spaces through art by taking a unique and creative approach that encourages participation in arts and cultural activities.
- Community Support Fund – aims to support local community activities that achieve broad community benefit.
- Community Event Sponsorship Fund – supports local community events that generate awareness of the Shire.
Applications close Monday 23 May 2022.