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.

Funding rounds: opening and closing dates for 2021/22 & 2022/23

Funding rounds 2021/22 & 2022/23

Available funding rounds for 2021/2022 are:

Round Opening Date Closing Date
1 5 July 2021 2 August 2021
2 1 November 2021 29 November 2021


9am 7 March 2022

 12pm 4 April 2022

In the 2022/23 Community Sponsorship Program there will be two rounds of grants available. 

Available funding rounds for 2022/2023 are:

Round Opening Date Closing Date
1 9am 4 July 2022 12pm 1 August 2022
2 9am 6 March 2023 12pm 3 April 2023

Make an application

Please note the application links below will be open from 7 March to 4 April 2022. You will not be able to make an application using the links below outside of these dates.

Community Events

Baw Baw Ambassadors

Enquiries and assistance

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