Community Grants


City of Ballarat is committed to supporting our vibrant local community through the Community Impact Grant Program (CIGP). 

The grant program encourages organisations to be innovative, creative and address needs within the community. The grant program links to the outcomes and key priorities in the Council Plan, and in particular: 

  • Increasing community connectedness
  • Promotion of healthy lifestyles
  • Celebrating arts and culture
  • Developing resilient and adaptive communities

For more information, please download the Funding Guidelines and Fact Sheet.

ApplicationsTop of document.

The Community Impact Grant Program is currently closed.

2016/17 Round One RecipientsTop of document.

Congratulations to the nineteen local community groups who were the successful recipients of a total of $52,309 in Round One of the City of Ballarat 2016/2017 Community Impact Grants program.



Project Title


University of the Third Age

Community Music for Wellbeing


Ballarat & District Drug Action Partnership

Ballarat Drug Forum


Buninyong Men's Shed

Extension to Existing Shed


Upper Mount Emu Creek Landcare Network

Tools for Tree Planting Trailer


Ballarat Down Syndrome Support Group

Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Market


Bobcats Hockey Club

Additional Women's Teams


Ballarat Little Athletics

Safety 2 Way Radios


Ballarat Masters Football Club

Renewal of Club Jumpers & 25th Anniversary Polo Tops


Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society

Picnic Table Seating


St John Ambulance Australia (VIC)

Essential 4WD Training Courses for St John Ballarat Volunteers


Ballarat Wholefoods Collective

New Storage for Ballarat Wholefoods Collective


Southern Cross Kid's Camps

Building Resilience in Ballarat Kids


Buninyong Bowling Club

Coaching the Future


Ballarat Community Garden

Secure Storage Shed


Fishcare Central Highlands

Central Highlands Sustainable Fishing Education


SMS Community

Ballarat Indian Film Festival


Forest Rangers Soccer Club

50th Anniversary


Ballarat East Community Men's Shed

Defibrillator Battery Replacement


Punctum Inc

A Big Walk to Golden Mountain


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