Community Sponsorship applications now open


Individuals and not-for-profit groups can now apply for another round of Council’s Community Sponsorship funding program.

The program aims to support delivery of vibrant community events and/or support ambassadors of our region who are competing in or attending an event whilst representing Baw Baw.

Funding categories

Funding is available in two categories:

  • Community events: Up to $5,000 for youth events and programs, one off events, new and existing events.
  • Baw Baw Ambassadors: Up to $500 for individuals or $1,500 for groups/teams.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for funding, applications must:

  • contribute to positive community and social outcomes,
  • create stronger connections within the community,
  • celebrate different ages and cultures,
  • recognise an opportunity to create connections, and/or
  • commemorate a significant event.

Applications are now open for four weeks, closing on Sunday 27 October 2019.

This is the second round of funding for the 2019/20 financial year. A third and fourth round will open in January 2020 and April 2020.

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