Grants CLOSING SOON – Don’t Miss Out!

Posted 5 June 2019

If you missed all EIGHT of the public information sessions please contact the grants team URGENTLY on 5272 5039 or 5272 4736 or email

It is a requirement for applicants to attend a free information session to be eligible for funding, and there are NEW processes you need to be aware of (please read below).

Applications CLOSE at 5pm Friday 2nd August.

The $8 million Community Investment and Support Fund (CISF) provides for local community groups and organisations to undertake projects that support the Geelong community.

The grants are designed to help our region achieve its 30-year community led vision for a Clever and Creative future through a consistent approach to getting things done and collaborating to create opportunities to address challenges in our community.  View the Clever and Creative page here.

Please note:  You will need two sets of Guidelines – the Standard Guidelines that you access here and the grant guidelines relating the specific grant program you wish to apply for.

Community Investment and Support Fund Standard Guidelines

This document provides information, criteria and general guidelines for the all grants under the Community Investment and Support Fund for 2019-2020. Potential grant applicants are required to read this information prior to making a submission.

Each grant program has specific criteria and conditions that need to met in addition to these Standard Guidelines. To access the program you are interested in applying for go to: Our grant programs on our main grants and funding page and select the name of the program and you will be directed to the relevant guidelines.


2019_20 Community Investment Support Fund (CISF) Standard Grant Guidelines (WORD – 449 KB) ReadSpeaker Listen
2017-18 Creative Communities Grants Ceremony at the Potato Shed


For more information, guidelines and to submit an application, visit

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