Grants Program

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

If you are a past recipient, please make sure you have submitted your acquittal to be eligible in the 2023 rounds (grants recipients from 2021 are not eligible for this year’s round).

For more information please feel free to Contact Us

Torquay Community Enterprise Grants Program Guidelines

The program offers grants to charitable and not-for-profit organisations for the benefit of the community. The Community Grants Program is administered by Torquay Community Enterprise Ltd.

Grants are offered each year with open and close dates published on the TCE website. The community grants program is designed to target funds in ways that are responsive to community needs.

To be eligible

  • Charitable and not-for-profit organisations with an ABN.
  • Projects targeting Torquay, Jan Juc, Bellbrae, Connewarre or Freshwater Creek areas.
  • Projects and activities must offer clear public benefit to our communities, building social capital and supporting community welfare.
  • $2,000 cap on project grants (inclusive of GST)
  • Your group has not received a grant the year prior (no recurrent requests)
  • Currently, preference will be given to projects that support:
    • Access and equity for all abilities
    • Community capacity building projects
    • Cultural and arts initiatives
    • Environmental conservation and awareness
    • Families, children and youth initiatives
    • Communities Health & Wellbeing
    • Schools & early education
    • Sport and recreation initiatives
    • Preservation of regional history

How to Apply

To be considered for a grant, all applications must be completed and submitted online at TCE Ltd website. Once complete submit your electronic copy of the application, along with any supporting documentation to the TCE Secretary

Additional information may be requested from TCE to support any application.

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