Northern Midlands

Grants and Event Funding

Major Festivals, Events and Promotions

Not-for-profit community organisations are eligible to apply for funding towards the cost of major festivals, events or promotions being held in the Northern Midlands. Major events, festivals or promotions are defined as significant events that are the only one of their kind in the Northern Midlands in any one year, and attract significant numbers of people - generally in excess of 2,000 - and/or attract significant media coverage for the Northern Midlands. Assistance maybe 'in kind' or a grant - or a combination of the two methods.

Round One of the Community Assistance Grant Applications for Major Festivals, Events and Promotions and Special Project Assistance is now closed.

Round Two (for events held in the second half of the financial year) is open now, applications close 30th October 2017. Forms are available to be downloaded below.

Please read the guidelines carefully if you are unsure on how to complete the application please contact Council on 6397 7303 and speak to the Corporate Services Manager.


Round two application forms for Major Festivals Events and Promotions can be downloaded HERE


Community Minor Capital Works Grants

Northern Midlands community/sporting organisations and not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply for funding towards special or capital works for the improvement/ benefit of Council or community owned assets. Assistance may be 'in kind', by way of a loan or grant - or a combination of these methods.


Funding applications for the 2017/2018 financial year have now closed and will reopen in early 2018.

Government, Non-Government Organisations and Commercial Services

A guide to Government, Non-Government Organisations and Commercial Services can be found at http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Parliamentary_Departments/Parliamentary_Library/pubs/rp/rp1516/Quick_Guides/ComGrants

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