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 One applications are now open and will be accepted until 28 July 2019, with outcomes expected to be announced in late August/early September.

Awarded quarterly, subsequent rounds will accept applications as follows:

  • Round Two – 30 September 2019 to 27 October 2019
  • 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.

Enquiries and Assistance

For enquiries and assistance, email bawbaw@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au or call 1300 Baw Baw (1300 229 229) during office hours.