Baw Baw Shire Council offers sponsorship to local individuals and community groups requiring financial and in-kind assistance for a variety of events, projects and programs.  The Community Funding Assistance Program is part of Council’s commitment to community development, building responsible leadership and creating vibrant communities.

Occasionally Council also receives sponsorship from external organisations or groups for Council-run events, celebrations or activities, and may receive financial or in-kind support from external groups.

Available Sponsorship and Eligibility

Successful applicants will actively promote the support of the Baw Baw Shire Council. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Level One: Individuals, groups and community events, up to $500 (cash and in-kind)
  • Level Two: Local events, up to $3,000 (cash and in-kind)
  • Level Three: Regional/state events, up to $5,000 (cash and in-kind)
  • Level Four: State/national/international events, more than $5,000 (cash and in-kind)

For more information about eligibility and criteria as well as how to apply for sponsorship, download Community Funding Assistance(PDF, 5MB) .

Sponsorship Dates for 2018/19 Financial Year

When is your event?

Send your request to us by 5:00PM grants@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au

Council will make its decision on

After 17 April 2019

25 February 2019

10 April

After 15 May 2019

25 March 2019

8 May

After 19 June 2019

22 April 2019

12 June

Enquiries and Assistance

For enquiries and assistance, email bawbaw@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au or call 5624 2411 during office hours.