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Community Development Fund

Community Development Fund

The Community Development Fund provides grants of up to $5,000 to eligible community groups and organisations. Generally, funding is granted for the following types of projects:

  • Structural repairs or minor upgrades to community facilities
  • New or upgraded equipment essential to the operation of the community group
  • Addressing current OHS or risk management issues
  • New programs or activities within a community
  • Projects for specific high-needs groups
  • Projects that promote local sustainability initiatives, environmental innovation, proud community spaces, responsible water usage and conservation.
  • Club capacity (Eg. planning, support and training for organisations and club volunteers).
  • The protection, conservation and restoration of heritage items and assets.


Funding limit Up to $5,000 to eligible community groups and organisations
Applications open
Early May 2023
Applications close June 2023
Successful applicants notified
Late July 2023
Projects must be completed before
Thursday, 30 May 2024

User guides


To discuss the requirements of your application contact Council’s Community and Recreation Grants Officer.

In person: Swan Hill Region Information Centre
Email: communitydevelopment@swanhill.vic.gov.au
Phone: (03) 5032 3033

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