Community Financial Assistance Program

Community Financial Assistance Program

Does your community organisation have a great idea for a community project or program in the Richmond Valley?

Apply to Council’s Community Financial Assistance Program.

Community Financial Assistance is available to support local activities and projects which:

  • benefit the local community
  • help community groups achieve their goals
  • support Council’s Community Strategic Plan

Grants can be for as little as $100 and up to $5000.

There are two rounds per year: Round 1, usually open August/September; and Round 2 in March. Council allocates approximately $35,000 in total for each round. These funds are allocated in accordance with Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Council Policy No. 1.2 – Community Financial Assistance Program.

Community Financial Assistance Program 2020/2021 Round 2

Applications open:        Monday 1 March 2021
Applications close:        Wednesday 31 March 2021, 5pm.

Before you apply, make sure you download and read the Community Financial Assistance Program Policy.

Click on the below link to access the application form

Apply here for Round 2 – open until 31 March 2021


Please note: organisations which receive funding are required to complete an evaluation report (acquittal form below) within 12 months of receiving funding.


Grants Officer – Marie Cullen
Phone: (02) 6660 0328


Community Financial Assistance Program Acquittal Form

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