Community Financial Assistance Program

Community Financial Assistance Program

Does your community organisation have a great idea for a community project or program in the Richmond Valley?

Apply to Council’s Community Financial Assistance Program.

Community Financial Assistance is available to support local activities and projects which:

  • benefit the local community
  • help community groups achieve their goals
  • support Council’s Community Strategic Plan

Grants can be for as little as $100 and up to $5000.

There are two rounds per year: Round 1, usually open August/September; and Round 2 in March. Council allocates approximately $35,000 in total for each round. These funds are allocated in accordance with Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Council Policy No. 1.2 – Community Financial Assistance Program.

Community Financial Assistance Program 2018/2019 Round 2

Applications open:           Monday 4 March 2019
Applications close:           Monday 1 April 2019
Applicants notified by:   Friday 31 May 2019

Before you apply, make sure you download and read the Community Financial Assistance Program Policy.

Please note: organisations which receive funding are required to complete an evaluation report (acquittal form below) within 12 months of receiving funding.


Grants Officer – Marie Cullen
Phone: (02) 6660 0328


Community Financial Assistance Program Acquittal Form

Published on 29/11/2018 File Size 75 KB

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