Colac Otway Shire Grants Program 2020 - 2021
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 2a: Major 'Community Organised' Events
Category 3: Small Grants Program
Category 4: Building Façade Improvement Program
The program GUIDELINES(PDF, 895KB) will provide details of the funding categories, eligibility, types of activities which may be funded, how to apply, assessment criteria and conditions.
Interested applicants are encouraged to attend information sessions at Apollo Bay or Colac.
- Apollo Bay information session: Tuesday 17 March, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at Marrar Woorn Meeting Room – 6 Pengilley Avenue, Apollo Bay.
- Colac information session: Thursday 19 March, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at COPACC Meeting Room – Gellibrand Street, Colac.
Applications Open Friday 6 March 2020
Applications Close Friday 17 April 2020 at 5.00pm
The allocation of grant funding will be considered at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 24 June 2020.
Guidelines 2020 - 2021(PDF, 895KB)
In Kind Contributions Record(DOCX, 66KB)