CSG Round 24 will open on the 30 September and close on the 28 October.  Applicants will be advised of outcomes in late November 2019.  All applications will be submitted online via the Smarty Grants website.  Click here to visit the website.

2019 / 2020 Rounds 

  • Round 24 - Open September 2019 - Notifications made late November 2019
  • Round 25 - Open February 2020 - Notifications made late April 2020

The objectives of the Flinders Shire Council’s Community Small Grants Program, is to provide assistance to local community groups/organisations to encourage and assist them in the development and upgrading of existing facilities and access funding for the purchase of equipment that is integral to the operations, sustainability and growth of the group/organisation.  

Only one application will be accepted from each group/organisation on their own behalf per funding round.  The level of assistance available is limited by Council’s budget decision and its priorities.  No applicant can be guaranteed funding nor can any applicant be guaranteed to receive the full amount requested. 

Funding would normally be on a one-off, one-to-one basis and Council may give priority to applications that identify works or activities of an urgent nature or those of regional significance.

Funding will generally be up to the amount of $5,000 but may be approved to a maximum of $15,000 in exceptional circumstances.

For further information and assistance, including advice on eligibility and application forms, please contact Community Development Officer, Flinders Shire Council via p: 0437 227 486 or e:  

NOTE - Grants from Council are on a dollar for dollar basis up to a maximum of $15,000. You need to show evidence of a local contribution equal to the amount you are requesting from Council.  Volunteer staff can be costed at $20 per hour for non skilled labour and at relevant rates for professional services.

It is highly recommended that you arrange an appointment with the Community Development Officer prior to submission of your application to ensure eligibility requirements are meet.  

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