Community Partnership Funding Program
  • Last updated:
  • 17 Feb 2017

The purpose of the Community Partnership Funding Program (CPFP) is for council to work in partnership with the community to achieve council’s priorities.

The program provides up to three-year funding towards operational expenses to not-for-profit organisations that provide facilities or services which support the delivery of council’s corporate priorities and demonstrate broad community benefit.

Applications are not yet open for the 2017/18 Community Partnership Funding Program, Expressions of Interest will open in April. Groups who received multi-year funding in 2015 or 2016 do not need to reapply for funding in 2017.

Key dates

Expression of Interest (EOI)   Full Applications Notification Date
Open April Close June August

In 2015, 87 community organisations received a total of $762,906 in funding under the CPFP program. See Successful Applicants 2015[186KB].

In 2016, an additional 24 community organisations received $145,000 in new partnerships bringing the total of groups funded in this program to 99. Successful Applicants 2016

If you are interested in applying for partnership funding it is recommended you read the Community Partnership Funding Program Guidelines[444KB].

Please contact a Grants Development Officer for more information about program eligibility, aims and criteria.