The Glenelg Shire Council is now inviting applications for its Minor Community Grants to assist community organisations and groups to undertake activities and provide facilities for the benefit of the citizens and residents of the Shire, as identified in key council plans and strategy.
Minor Community Grant requests may be available for community groups and organisations for activities, projects and programs that are of an extraordinary nature that did not align with normal grant timeframes.
- Applications may be up to a maximum of $500 from a club or group for a nominated project.
What can be funded?
- Fees for employment to implement project or activity.
- Printing, advertising and promotional costs.
- Venue hire costs.
- Materials and other items essential to the project and/or activity.
- Equipment rental.
What can’t be funded?
- Programs and activities of large non-profit organisations or that are primary or core service or responsibility of State or Federal Government.
- Schools, hospitals, cemeteries cannot be funded. Incorporated School Parents and Friends Committees are also not eligible.
- Applications from private profit-making organisations.
- Projects that depend on recurrent funding for continuation.
- Projects that are retrospective or in progress.
- Organisations that have outstanding acquittals or debts to Council.
- On-going general running or maintenance expenses (e.g. postage, telephone, electricity, insurance).
- To be eligible for funding, intending applicants must:
- Be a small to medium non-profit organisation or “grass roots” volunteer based community group or organisation. Individuals and private profit making organisations are not eligible.
- Be incorporated or auspiced by an eligible incorporated organisation. i.e. an organisation that does not have an outstanding Community Grants acquittal or debts owing to Council.
- Supply a Public Liability Insurance Certificate (minimum $10million) if applying for a grant of $2,000 or more and/or if applying for the use of Council owned facilities.
- Be an organisation seeking funding for a project that is within the Glenelg Shire region.
For more information, visit https://glenelg.smartygrants.com.au/MinorGrants2022-2023