Isaac Regional Council is committed to assisting local not for profit community groups and organisations by providing community grants in an equitable and accountable manner. In order to ensure community assistance will benefit the region and our residents, Council has developed a Community Grants Policy and application process.
The Isaac Community Grants program funds local projects, events and activities which help develop resilient, adaptive and vibrant communities while contributing to the social wellbeing of its residents, workers and visitors.
Applicants are required to read the Isaac Community Grants Guidelines (PDF, 2MB) before proceeding with their application.
Categories for Isaac Community Grants include:
- Minor or Major Grants - Application Form - Major or Minor Grants (PDF, 1.4MB)
- Individual or Team Development Grants - Application Form - Individual or Team Development Grants (PDF, 917KB)
- School Bursaries - Application Form - School Bursaries (PDF, 1.2MB)
- Emergency Grants - Application Form - Emergency Grants (PDF, 834KB)
Grants will be assessed across a number of categories and applicants are encouraged to think about how their project, event or activity will benefit the people and community of the region, and what outcomes it will provide.
Minor Grant applications are open year round and are assessed on a per needs basis and applications must be received at least 4 weeks before to the project, event or activity date.
Major Grant applications are assessed in four set rounds through the financial year as per the table below.
Major Grants Assessment Rounds
July - November
20 June 2019
23 July 2019
December - March
20 October 2019
19 November 2019
April - July
20 February 2020
17 March 2020
Contact your local Place Officer for help with your application or for further details please refer to the Community Grants Toolkit.
Application Form - Major or Minor Grants (PDF, 1.31MB)
Application Form - Individual or Team Development Grants (PDF, 803KB)
Application Form - Emergency Grants (PDF, 708KB)
Application Form - School Bursaries (PDF, 1.11MB)
Isaac Community Grants Guidelines (PDF, 2MB)
Isaac Community Grants Budget Template (.xls, 1MB)
Event Plan(PDF, 563KB)
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