Grants and Event Funding

The Northern Midlands Council offers a variety of in-kind support and grant funding to events and not-for-profit community groups.

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.

Community Assistance Grant Round 2 Applications for Major Festivals, Events and Promotions and Special Project Assistance is now open. Round 2 applications 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.

Application for Special Projects is closed, Applications will be open again in March 2019.

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