Community Grants Round 1 are Now Open

02 Aug 2021

The George Town Council’s Community Grants Round 1 for the 2021/22 financial year is NOW open.  

Are you a community club or organisation and have identified a need or improvement to the local community? The George Town Council is committed to supporting community organisations and individuals who contribute to building a vibrant and active community.  

Community Grants may be provided to community groups whose members are primarily residents of the George Town municipal area, or are located in the George Town municipal area, and the support is being sought to benefit the community of George Town by:

  • Assisting community clubs and organisations to grow capacity and build social capital;
  • Encouraging innovative approaches to emerging issues and need in the George Town community.

Eligible projects, activities and programs could be (but not limited to) the improvements of arts and cultural projects, increased participation in sport and recreational activities, improved environmental outcomes or expansion of volunteering opportunities.

Interested? Click HERE for further information and guidelines. It is essential that applicants thoroughly read the Community Grants Policy to ensure that your application meets the criteria. If you have any queries please contact us on 6382 8800 or email

Open now and closes 4.30pm Friday 27 August 2021. APPLY NOW

Please note:  Applications for Event Funding are to be made through Council's Minor Sponsorship Program