COVID-19 Community Care and Recovery Grants Program - Round 2 Now Open

The COVID-19  Pandemic has been an unprecedented event that has had some significant impacts across the entire community.  Council through its Community Care and Recovery Grant Program in 2020  supported and assisted our local not for profit organisations, clubs and businesses helping them to  reconnect and move out of isolation and develop business initiatives that would deliver positive economic outcomes to the municipality.

George Town Council is pleased to announce Round 2 of the Covid 19 Community Care and Recovery Business Grants Program, for new business initiatives or start-ups, tourism and hospitality, service and product diversification and education and training projects

Again this series of grants is in partnership with Bell Bay Aluminium, an amount of $30,000 has been allocated to support eligible businesses or new business initiatives in the George Town Municipality, for the purpose of:

Business Development & Stimulus: (one-off grants of $10,000 from a pool of $30,000)

  • New business initiatives or start ups
  • Infrastructure investment (to increase productivity, generating employment, or supports the community)
  • Retraining, upskilling and the development of employment opportunities
  • Website Development – (tourism and hospitality focused)

Please note there are new guidelines for this round see via the link below. 

COVID-19 Event Recovery Grant Guidelines

To submit an application please use the link to be directed to Smarty Grants. 

 For more information or assistance pleas call Council on 6382 8800.