The grants program supports community and recreation infrastructure improvements, community programs and activities, local community and tourism projects that contribute to community strengthening and bring a wide range of social and economic returns across the Shire.
Grants from $500 up to $10,000 maximum.
Grants are provided on a matching dollar for dollar cash and/or in-kind basis.
2023-2024 Colac Otway Shire Grants Program Guidelines (PDF)(PDF, 738KB)
Grants assist community groups to fund a broad range of community development projects, services, activities, equipment or new initiatives across Colac Otway Shire.
These may address the following:
- Arts & culture
- Sport & recreation
- Health & wellbeing, access, equity & inclusion
- Strategic planning & training
- Community placemaking, streetscape, open space infrastructure
- Facility upgrades
Please ensure you have read the guidelines prior to submitting the application.