Festivals and events grants

Applications for the next grants round open on Monday 4 March and close Thursday 18 April. 

Each year grants are provided to not-for-profit, community-run festival and event organisers and RSL clubs to host local events which reflect local identity and interests.

Groups and organisations applying for this grant must be not-for-profit and incorporated (or have an incorporated auspice organisation).

Eligible events are:

  • Christmas celebrations
  • Australia Day events
  • Community festival/events
  • Agricultural shows
  • Arts festival/events

Please read the Festivals and Events Grants Policy for eligibility and assessment criteria before applying.

To apply for this grant go to the Cardinia Smarty Grants website

Contact the Communtiy Strengthening Team on 1300 787 624 or email c.strengthening@cardinia.vic.gov.au