Community Grants

Equipment and Training Grants

Applications for the 2018/2019 Equipment and Training Grants program are open from Monday 3 September 2018.  Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 5 October 2018.

The annual Equipment and Training grants (formally the Operational and Equipment grants) assist not-for-profit community groups to fund a project that will improve day to day operations. Grants are from $100 up to $1,000.

This grant is designed to help community groups to:

  • Purchase minor equipment needed for their services (e.g. cooking equipment, audio visual equipment, sporting equipment).

  • Train group members and volunteers (e.g. leadership, first aid, coaching, Committee training).

Apply for  2018/2019 Equipment and Training Grant

View the 2018/2019 Equipment and Training Grant Guidelines (187kb) .

Lynbrook Hotel Community Contributions Fund

Applications for the 2019 funding round are open from Monday 8 October 2018.  Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 2 November 2018.

As a condition of its gaming licence, the Lynbrook Hotel has been directed by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) to make an annual cash contribution to the City of Casey, for distribution to the community as a positive social benefit to residents in the City of Casey. 

Community groups, organisations, and schools located within Casey which directly support residents of Lynbrook, Lyndhurst, Hampton Park, and the wider Casey community can apply for up to $10,000 (with a minimum of $1,000). 

Applications for these programs will only be accepted online.  The online application form will be available from 8 October 2018.   

View the 2019 Lynbrook Hotel Community Contributions Fund guidelines (200kb)

Apply for   2019 Lynbrook Hotel Community Contribution Fund

Information Session

 The City of Casey is holding an information session on this funding opportunity:

  •  Date:  Tuesday 8 October 2018
    Time:  7.00 pm – 8.00 pm
    Venue:  Lynbrook Community Centre, Corner Lynbrook Boulevard and Harris Street, Lynbrook
    Bookings:  Are essential for information sessions. To book please contact City of Casey Customer Service on 9705 5200.

Quick Response Grants

Please note that Council adopted a revised Grants Policy and as a result there are new guidelines for this program. Please ensure you read the guidelines before submitting an application.

The Quick Response Grants is a program of small grants available to eligible organisations throughout the year to support the establishment and delivery of valuable services, programs, activities and events to the Casey community.  Council recognizes that sometimes local organisations require small amounts of funding throughout the year. Council’s Quick Response Grants program provides funding of up to $1,000 to:

  • assist with an unforeseen expense or urgent issue that poses a risk to the function of an existing community group/program/event.
  • take advantage of an unexpected opportunity to benefit the group and/or the wider Casey community, which needs to be acted on within a short time frame.
  • support the establishment of a new community group or club within the first 12 months of operation.

Please note, there is a limit of 2 applications per group per calendar year. 

Applicants are notified of the outcome of their application within 5 to 10 business days.


Read the guidelines.

Apply for a 2018 Quick Response Grant.

For more information, contact Community Grants Officers on 9705 5200.

Community Grants

The City of Casey Community Grants offer financial assistance to not-for-profit community groups and organisations which provide programs and events that benefit the Casey community.  The Community Grants program aims to encourage the delivery of innovative and quality programs and events within the municipality.

Applications for the 2018/2019 Community Grants program are now closed.

Applications closed at 5.00 pm Friday 27 April 2018.

Applications for these programs were only accepted online.

View the 2018/2019 Community Grants Guidelines.

Community Service Organisation Funding

Applications for Council’s Community Service Organisation Funding are now closed. Applicants should expect to hear about the outcome of their funding application in July 2018.

CSO Funding is a three year funding program from 2018/2019 to 2020/2021. It assists community service organisations (CSOs) to deliver vital services and support programs that significantly benefit the Casey community.

View the CSO Funding Guidelines

Large Events Funding

Applications for Council’s Large Events Funding program are now closed.

Council’s Large Events Funding provides eligible organisations with funding to support large scale annual events that significantly benefit Casey residents. This funding is for a three year period from 2016/2017 - 2018/2019

Community Services Contributions Program

Applications for the 2015-2017 Community Services Contributions (CSC) Program are now closed. 

The CSC program provides eligible community service organisations with multi-year funding for the delivery of services and programs that significantly benefit Casey residents. 

City of Casey Grant Acquittal 

The Acquittal Form provides details to Council about how the grant money was spent and the outcomes of the project. Acquittal forms are completed online and must be returned to Council within 60 days of the completion of the project or by 30 June, whichever is earlier.   

Acquitting is a mandatory part of the Community Grant process.

Online acquittal form for Community Grants or Operational/Minor Equipment Grants.

For detailed instructions, please contact the Community Grants Officers on 9705 5200.

Help guide

Visit the SmartyGrants help guide for applicants.

Statement by a Supplier Form (SBS)

Statement by a Supplier form (159kb)

Tips for completing a Statement by a Supplier form (140kb)

Mailing List

Does your community group wish to be informed of City of Casey funding opportunities? Register yourself or your group on the Community Grants mailing list to be advised when specific grant programs are open.

Have your contact details changed or do you wish to be removed from Council’s mailing list?

    Please indicate your preference and complete your details below:

    Your personal information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and used for the specified purpose. You can access your personal information by contacting Council’s Privacy Officer on 9705 5200.

    General Community Grant Information

    City of Casey Grants Policy