Community Grants

 

City of Ballarat is committed to supporting our vibrant local community through the Community Impact Grant Program (CIGP). 

The grant program encourages organisations to be innovative, creative and address needs within the community. The grant program links to the outcomes and key priorities in the Council Plan, and in particular: 

  • Increasing community connectedness
  • Promotion of healthy lifestyles
  • Celebrating arts and culture
  • Developing resilient and adaptive communities

For more information, please download the Funding Guidelines and Fact Sheet.

We recommend that you read the guidelines to make sure your organisation is eligible and that you know what supporting doucments are required as part of an application for grant funding.

Applications

Community Grants applications are now closed.


2016/17 RecipientsTop of document.

More than $125,000 was granted to local not-for-profit community groups in the first two rounds of the City of Ballarat 2016/2017 Community Impact Grants program.


Round One Recipients

Organisation

Project Title

Grant 

University of the Third Age

Community Music for Wellbeing

$3,200 

Ballarat & District Drug Action Partnership

Ballarat Drug Forum

$2,995 

Buninyong Men's Shed

Extension to Existing Shed

$6,000 

Upper Mount Emu Creek Landcare Network

Tools for Tree Planting Trailer

$1,408 

Ballarat Down Syndrome Support Group

Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Market

$2,920 

Bobcats Hockey Club

Additional Women's Teams

$2,850 

Ballarat Little Athletics

Safety 2 Way Radios

$1,523 

Ballarat Masters Football Club

Renewal of Club Jumpers & 25th Anniversary Polo Tops

$3,400 

Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society

Picnic Table Seating

$3,000 

St John Ambulance Australia (VIC)

Essential 4WD Training Courses for St John Ballarat Volunteers

$2,120 

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective

New Storage for Ballarat Wholefoods Collective

$2,803 

Southern Cross Kid's Camps

Building Resilience in Ballarat Kids

$6,000 

Buninyong Bowling Club

Coaching the Future

$2,184 

Ballarat Community Garden

Secure Storage Shed

$2,920 

Fishcare Central Highlands

Central Highlands Sustainable Fishing Education

$1,430 

SMS Community

Ballarat Indian Film Festival

$3,490 

Forest Rangers Soccer Club

50th Anniversary

$1,959 

Ballarat East Community Men's Shed

Defibrillator Battery Replacement

$500 

Punctum Inc

A Big Walk to Golden Mountain

$1,607 

 

 

Round Two Recipients

Organisation

Project Title

Grant

Brown Hill Progress Association

Community PA System

$2,927

Redan Football Netball Club

Western Oval Kitchen Refurbishment

$6,000

Ballarat Apron Festival

Ballarat Apron Festival 2017

$3,090

Ballarat Baha'i Community

Soul Food Ballarat

$2,586

Ballarat North Bowling Club

Irrigation System for Green

$6,000

Ballarat & District Croquet Association

Victorian Country Regional Croquet Championships

$1,000

Learmonth Bowling Club

Kitchen Refrigerator Replacement

$3,000

Berry Street

Meet, Make and Master

$1,515

Islamic Society of Ballarat

Kids Mosque Library

$1,753

Eureka Community Kindergarten Association

Sebastopol West Family Fun Day

$1,420

WRISC Family Violence Support

Children's Art Studio

$6,000

Central Highlands Hoarding & Squalor Network

Birdcage Thursdays

$5,000

Filipino Australian Association of Ballarat

FAABI IT Equipment

$2,752

Wozzles Wearhouse (CAFS Ballarat)

Laundry Equipment Update

$2,148

Ballarat Volleyball Association

Volleyball Ballarat Skins Tournament

$5,209

Golden City Paddle Steamer

More Seating Capacity

$6,000

Ballarat City Rowing Club

Junior Rowing Oar Grips

$2,904

Ballarat Eureka Strikers

Equipment and Facility Upgrades

$2,449

Friends of Ballarat Eventing

Marcus Oldham Ballarat International Horse Trials

$6,000

Ballarat East Community Men’s Shed

Kitchen and Water Supply Upgrade

$2,300

Buninyong Good Life Festival

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

$1,203

Western Croquet Club

Safer Pathway

$6,000


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