Grant Opportunities

City of Greater Geelong: Community Events Grants Program (Australia)

City of Greater Geelong: Community Events Grants Program (Australia)
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Deadline: 12-Jul-21

The City of Greater Geelong is seeking applications for the Community Events Grants Program to support moderate-sized events within the City of Greater Geelong municipality.

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

New funding for Small NGOs to fight Infectious Diseases

Grants for Innovative Projects to improve Humanitarian Response

Call for empowering Social Entrepreneurs that are working to achieve the SDGs

Aims

The aim of providing these grants is to:

support a diverse and inclusive annual calendar of events.
generate economic, social and creative benefits for the Geelong community.
support event organisers to achieve longer term self-sufficiency and sustainability.
Funding Information

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

New funding for Small NGOs to fight Infectious Diseases

Grants for Innovative Projects to improve Humanitarian Response

Call for empowering Social Entrepreneurs that are working to achieve the SDGs

There is a total grant pool of $200,000.
Grants of up to $10,000 are available to support moderate sized events within the City of Greater Geelong municipality.
What won’t be funded?

The following will not be funded through the City’s grants
projects or activities that occur outside the City of Greater Geelong municipality (where activities also have outcome/s that occur outside the Municipality, only the portion taking place within Greater Geelong is eligible).
cost of Council services where fees are normally charged e.g. Council rates; waste removal; building or planning permit fees; parking fees, etc.
staffing costs, although they will consider funding if the costs are related to the specific proposed project – such as costs to engage an external facilitator, consultant or contractor – if they can supply an ABN and written quote.
requests for retrospective purchases or projects, or where activities commence prior to submission of application.
fundraising events, prizes, gifts, awards or sponsorship costs, such as trophies, medals, money and vouchers.
political, gaming or gambling activities.
activities that could be considered core business i.e. those associated with the application organisation’s normal or dayto-day operation (including regular projects and activities, administration, staffing costs, insurances and permits).
projects, activities or events that could potentially commit Council funding on an ongoing basis.
projects, activities or events that have already received support from the City’s grants.
projects, activities or events that better meet the criteria of another City of Greater Geelong grant or program.
Additionally, the following will not be funded by Community Events Grants
fundraising events. e.g. Fetes, markets, fun runs, concerts, competitions, and other activities where the main aim is to directly fundraise for a charity or cause.
events that are ongoing, regular activities of a venue e.g. monthly markets, seasonal sporting events approved under a licence/tenancy agreement.
events that will not be approved by the City, when the City’s permit or approval is required.
events that are held prior to the 1st January 2022.
Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) or provide a Statement by a Supplier Form available from the ATO website.
Eligible applicants can apply for a grant to support moderate sized events which bring economic benefits to the City of Greater Geelong, will strengthen and enrich community, celebrate common interests, showcase local competitive advantages and provide opportunities for local participation.
Examples include:
business events such as conferences and expos hosted in Geelong
food and wine events
regional, state or national championships and competitions hosted at Geelong venues
religious and spiritual events including Christmas
civic events, for example: Australia Day
events showcasing local industries and Geelong’s competitive advantage.
For more information, visit https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/grants/article/item/8d7225419616622.aspx

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