Colac Otway Shire Grants Program 2019-2020

The program aims to provide an opportunity for a wide range of groups to obtain a share of the grant funds for a varied range of projects and events within the Colac Otway Shire.

A total pool of over $311,500 is available for the Colac Otway Shire Grants Program. 

All categories require a matching contribution via cash or in-kind from the applicant on a $1 for $1 basis.

Colac Otway Shire Grants Program has four funding categories:

  • Category 1:          Community Grants Program

  • Category 2:          Community Events & Support Program

  • Category 3:          Small Grants Program

  • Category 4:          Building Façade Improvement Program

The program Guidelines provide details of the funding categories, eligibility, types of activities which may be funded, how to apply, assessment criteria and conditions.

Applications Open      Friday 1 March 2019

Applications Close      Friday 12 April 2019 at 5.00pm

The allocation of grant funding will be considered at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 26 June 2019.


GUIDELINES click here(PDF, 565KB)

In Kind Contribution worksheet(PDF, 128KB)