Community Support Grants

Shire of Ashburton Community Support Grants

Please review the Community Donations Grants and Funding Policy prior to submitting your application to check your eligibility. 

Applications for the Shire of Ashburton Community Support Grants will be accepted from February 22 2024, until April 4 2024, for projects or activities taking place between 1 August 2024 to 31 July 2025.

  • How much can an organisation apply for: Up to $2,500 per financial year
  • Applications may include the following:  Community based activities/programs; regional sporting events or championships; club participation in regional/state championships; professional sports or community development such as clinics, courses and seminars; facility development and maintenance; individual sports or education scholarship for regional/state/national/international competition participation; community events; other purposes assessed on broad community benefit.
  • What Cannot Be Applied For: Assistance for administrative and day-to-day running of groups and organisations; individual or club uniforms; consumables; alcohol; catering; incidentals; meals and the like.

Please note: Funding is only available to incorporated community and sporting organisations

Please ensure that you consider the Community Access and Inclusion Plan (CAIP) 2023 - 2027 when submitting your application.

All areas of the application form must be completed; additional information may be attached if required.

As part of the application process, applicants agree to submit an acquittal report within three months of the agreed completion date of the event/activity, containing:

  1. A detailed budget signed by the Treasurer and President of the organisation
  2. An evaluation of the event/activity
  3. Proof that the grant was expended according to the approved application (copies of invoices and photographs)

Applications will not be funded retrospectively.

The grants are competitive and decisions to fund part or all of a request are based on:

  1. The extent to which the project directly benefits the residents of the Shire of Ashburton
  2. Funding and/or contributions from other sources

Applications must be received by the advertised closing date and may take up to eight weeks to be assessed and awarded. Late applications will not be considered.

How to submit an application

Fill in the application form below.

For more information or assistance contact 9190 2230 or [email protected]

Is your organisation incorporated?*
Registered for GST*

Bank details for grant payment

Has your organisation received Council funding in the past 3 years?*
Has your organisation received a small assistance donation this financial year?

Details of project

Have you read the Updated Council Policy Community Grants, Donations and Funding?*

Project income

Project expenses

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I have read and understood the Funding Guidelines in Section 1 of this application and declare that;*

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