Community Grants

Council is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to join the Community Grants Reference Group.

Expressions of interest are invited in writing from Friday 1 March 2019 until 4:00pm on Friday 5 April 2019 and can be submitted by email to or by mail to the Chief Executive Officer at PO Box 93, Queenscliff, Victoria, 3225, or delivered in person to Council’s offices at 50 Learmonth Street, Queenscliff.

Please refer to the Terms of Reference for the Community Grants Reference Group before submitting an expression of interest. 

Click here to open and print the Expression of Interest Application Form for the Community Grants Reference Group. Hard copies of the application form are available from Council's offices at 50 Learmonth Street, Queenscliff.

For further information please contact Council's Economic and Community Development team on 5258 1377 or

The application period for Council's 2019–20 Community Grants Program will open in May 2019. General information on the Community Grants Program, including Guidelines, is available below.

The Borough provides grants to community organisations that support community, art and cultural projects and activities that enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of residents living in the Borough of Queenscliffe.

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council provides grants of up to $2,000 for projects to provide vital community services and activities.

The grants program aims to assist local community groups and organisations to increase involvement and provide opportunities for Council and the community to work together. The Borough knows that groups often need support and annually makes a total of $20,000 in grant funding available through the Community Grants program.

The Borough of Queenscliffe Community Grants program is provided:

  • To encourage and assist common interest groups to take an active involvement in the life of their community for the overall benefit of that community and its members
  • To help communities to help themselves to become stronger and more economically, environmentally and socially sustainable
  • To enhance leadership and other civic skills within communities to enhance the capacity of those communities to address local issues and challenges and to build vibrant, healthy places
  • To develop a sense of community spirit, pride, ownership and identity within communities.

The Community Grants Program Guidelines are available to read at the link below. Application forms will be made available when the application period commences.