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Community Grants - Major - Now Open

The Rural City of Wangaratta 2019/2020 Community Grants Major Category offers grants up to $15,000 to eligible community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

Applications Open: Friday 5th July 2019

Applications Close: Friday 16th August 2019

Council Officers will host Community Grants Drop-In Sessions to assist potential applicants with project development and the application process.

Applicants are encouraged to drop in to one of the sessions below:

Thursday 11th July - Wangaratta Government Centre - 10am - 11.30am

Monday 15th July - Whorouly Post Office - 10am - 11am

Tuesday 16th July - Wangaratta Government Centre - 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Friday 19th July - The Oven, Cheshunt - 10am - 11am

Tuesday 23rd July - Vintage Hall Cafe, Glenrowan - 10am - 11am

Thursday 25th July - Eldorado Hall - 10am - 11am

Friday 26th July - Wangaratta Government Centre - 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Guidelines and application forms are available from or can be collected from Council’s Customer Service team. For further information, please contact Council’s Projects and Recreation team on (03) 5722 0888 or

About Community Grants

The Rural City of Wangaratta Community Grants Program supports community groups and organisations to carry out programs and projects that will develop and enhance the social, cultural and environmental experience of local residents.

The Rural City of Wangaratta Community Grants program offers two streams of funding each year:

Major Grants – up to $15,000

Minor Grants – up to $5,000

2018/19 Successful Recipients

Congratulations to those community groups and organisations who were successful in receiving a grant through our 2018/19 Community Grants streams - Minor and Major categories. Click on the links below for details of the successful groups.

Contact Us

All applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Council to discuss their project or initiative prior to submitting a grant application. As application opening dates are decided, they will be listed on this page.


Phone: 03 5722 0888

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