Application Process
  • Last updated:
  • 21 May 2017

In 2017, the Community Partnership Funding Program (CPFP) application is a three stage process. 

  1. Complete an Expression of Interest (EOI) online. 
  2. Consultation with council category representatives and acceptance of EOI. 
  3. Upon acceptance of EOI, a full application must then be submitted online.

Key dates

Expression of Interest (EOI)   Full Applications close  Notification Date
19 June 2017 17 August 2017

Organisations must submit an EOI prior to Friday 19 May 2017 at midnight to be eligible to apply.

Please contact a Grants Development Officer for more information about this program.


Partnership Categories and Description

Community Facilities: supporting facilities that help build strong communities.

Community Safety: ensuring a significant level of community safety, including disaster management.

Community Development: strengthening the capability and capacity of local community organisations to respond to community need through the provision of information sharing, training, collaboration, integrated planning, and service development.

Cultural Heritage: supporting community organisations whose prime purpose is to ensure the conservation, access and promotion of regionally significant cultural heritage items, collections, places and events.

Economic Development: contributing to the development of the New Economy as outlined in the Regional Economic Development Strategy 2013 - 2033.

A link to the online application form will be provided to those organisations who are successful during the EOI stage. Applicants will then have until midnight on Monday 19 June 2017 to submit their full application. 

Environment Levy Partnerships are also available.  

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