The Grants Policy provides a consistent, streamlined approach for community groups and organisations seeking funding for programs, events, products and services that bring a wide range of social, environmental and economic benefits to Ballarat.
Tourism Events Grants Program
Up to $25,000 for projects, festivals, events or activities that advance and encourage increased visitation, participation and yield and/or contribute to the presentation or marketing of Ballarat as a tourism destination of choice.
Applicants are urged to ensure proposal’s meet the eligibility criteria before commencing an application. We recommend contacting the Community Events Unit to discuss your proposal in more detail. To speak with a member of the team please contact City of Ballarat’s Customer Service Unit on 5320 5500 or email email@example.com.
Note: Applications must be received at least 3 months prior to the event being held to allow adequate time for the review and decision making processes.
Community Impact Grants Program
The Community Impact Grants Program encourages organisations to be innovative, creative and address needs in the community.
Up to $10,000 for projects that develop partnerships with the community and provide sustainable opportunities for participants or projects where the grant money assists in either the implementation of projects, events, activities, or in funding non-fixed capital items and equipment.