Grants and sponsorship

Turn your dream into a reality with a little help from us.

What we’re doing

We’re helping the community by supporting projects that increase community participation and wellbeing.

Sports and recreation

Supporting healthy lifestyles through physical activity.

Youth development

Empowering youth through positive experiences.

Arts and culture

Supporting the arts, culture and creative industry in our region.

Minor projects

Helping you get the tools you need to engage the community.

Minor community grants

For projects from $2,000 to $10,000 we can provide grants up to a third of the total project cost including GST. For projects under $2,000, we can provide grants up to $1,000 including GST.

Our Minor Community Grants Scheme is open on 1 July and closes on 29 July.  

Community groups, sporting clubs and not-for-profit organizations that require financial assistance are encouraged to apply under these schemes for projects in the following areas:


  • Sport & recreation
  • Youth development
  • Culture and the arts
  • Equipment and minor projects.


Please discuss your project with our Community Development Coordinator, Donna Sims before applying on 9727 0222.  

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Event Sponsorship Scheme


The Shire of Capel’s Event Sponsorship Scheme provides a process by which the Shire,  can provide either an in-kind and/or cash contribution to the development and implementation of events in the Shire of Capel.

Community groups, clubs, not-for-profit and for-profit organisations that are considering conducting an event that is of community benefit and require financial assistance and support are encouraged to complete an Event Sponsorship Scheme Application.  

Applications open July 1 and closes July 31 at 4pm. 

Useful documents:

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