Community Partnerships Funding Program

Due to the coronavirus we’ve closed many of our facilities including the Customer Service Centre. Please visit our COVID-19 page to see what is impacted.

Funding community-based social services


The Community Partnerships Funding Program is an annual program that provides funding to not-for-profit and community-based social services to deliver much needed services to disadvantaged residents.

Who can apply?

Only incorporated social service organisations are eligible to apply for funding under this program.

Grants are available for one, two, or three year projects, with funds not exceeding $20,000 per year.

What can you apply for?

Funding can be available for projects, activities and services designed to:

For more details please read the Community Partnerships Funding Program Guidelines PDF, 302.96 KB

Here are some successful applications and projects from the recent past:

The 2019/20 Round is now closed

Applications for the 2020/21 Round will open 24 March 2020 and close 5 pm 18 May 2020

Read the Community Partnerships Funding Program Guidelines to make sure your project is eligible and suitable.

Find out the type of information you will need to provide by reading  SAMPLE Community Partnerships Funding Program Application PDF, 376.36 KB (The 2020/21 Application Form will be available on 24 March 2020, with Word versions of the Application Form will also be available on request at that time)

You will also need to provide the following;

  • quotes for all items to be purchased as part of the project.and any supporting information such as applicant's background and reports.
  • budget breakdown of other items to support the funds requested.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Susanna Susic on 9093 6677 or by email at

Back to top