Grants and Sponsorships

Council's Grants and Sponsorships Program continues to build on Council’s commitment to support events, activities, projects and individuals that align with Council’s objectives outlined in the Murrindindi Shire Council Plan 2021-2025(PDF, 8MB).

More Information

Are you interested in applying for a grant through Council's Grants and Sponsorship Program? If the answer is yes, give us a call on 5772 0333 to:

  • learn more about the Program
  • learn tips and techniques on how to write a competitive grant application
  • talk to Council officers about your grant ideas and next steps

If you want to find out more, please read through the following documents:

How to apply

Applications for the Grants and Contributions Program are submitted through Council’s online grant management system, SmartyGrants.

To apply, you will need to register with an email address and password. When you click on the ‘Apply Here’ button you will be able to preview the application form. The first page of the application form contains more information on how to complete and submit your application. You can also watch this step-by-step video that takes you through the process.

Grant streams have different timelines for submission and assessment. Click on the individual grant streams below for more information.

For all applications that are assessed four times a year, closing date for these applications will be: 31 July 2024, 31 October 2024, 31 January 2025 and 30 April 2025.

Interested in finding other grants?

Council also provides access to the Murrindindi Shire Funding Finder for all community groups, local businesses, not-for-profits and individuals. The Funding Finder website provides a comprehensive list of grant and funding opportunities, as well as tips and videos to help you find and apply for grants.

When you register on Funding Finder (for free!), you can select the types of grants you are interested in and you will receive personalised email alerts about potential grant opportunities that are relevant to you.

Grant Streams