Community Sponsorship


The Community Sponsorship program aims to encourage and assist individuals and community groups that make positive contributions within Baw Baw or are ambassadors for our region. 

Community Sponsorship is part of Council’s Community Funding Assistance Program and Council’s commitment to community development, building responsible leadership and creating vibrant communities.  

Available Sponsorship and Eligibility

Funding is available for community events and for residents that are competing in or attending an event in which at which they will be representing Baw Baw Shire.

Eligible community events may receive up to $5,000 in sponsorship funding.

Individual ‘Baw Baw Ambassadors’ must be a resident of Baw Baw Shire and may receive up to $500.

Group or Team Ambassadors must be based in Baw Baw Shire and may receive up to $1,500.

For further information please download the Community Sponsorship Factsheet(PDF, 64KB).

Sponsorship Dates

Round Two applications can be submitted between Monday 30 September to midnight Sunday 27 October 2019, with outcomes expected to be announced in late November/early December.

Awarded quarterly, subsequent rounds will accept applications as follows:

  • Round Three – 13 January 2020 to 9 February 2020
  • Round Four – 30 March 2020 to 26 April 2020  

How to apply

Applications can be made online using one of the links below between 30 September and 27 October 2019:

Enquiries and Assistance

For enquiries and assistance, email or call 1300 Baw Baw (1300 229 229) during office hours.