Community Funding Scheme

The Community Funding Scheme grants funds to not-for-profit community groups for programs and initiatives that benefit residents of the Macedon Ranges, and help achieve Council Plan goals.

The community funding scheme grants budget for 2022/23 is a total of $160,000.

Applications for the next round of grants will open 23 May 2022.

Applications will now be accepted via the online platform SmartyGrants.

To prepare for a 2022/23 grant application, see Grant Skills and Resources and Where to find other grants

If you have any questions, call (03) 5422 0333 or email

2022/23 funding streams

Funding streams 2022/23 Max funding/project
1. Community and cultural development projects Up to $10,000
2. Enhancing the effectiveness of local community groups Up to $6,000
3. Supporting local environmental priorities Up to $10,000
4. Enhancing community places and infrastructure Up to $12,000