SHARE Community Grant

SHARE Community Grants Program

Yarriambiack Shire Council is committed to working in partnership with the community to encourage, develop, support and sustain a wide range of local recreational, cultural, social, community support and business group initiatives that make:

  • A positive contribution to the Yarriambiack Shire community;
  • and Strengthen the development of strong local communities.

Each financial year, Council provides financial assistance to community groups and businesses to support the provision of events and services which respond to identified community need, contribute to the building of stronger communities and are in accordance with Council’s strategic outcomes.

The program provides funding through 4 different streams:


Funding available

Matched funding required 

Eligible applicants

Community Events

Up to $1,500


Not-for-profit community groups

Business & Streetscape

Up to $2,000


Small businesses

Community Building (minor)   

Up to $3,000


Not-for-profit community groups

Community Building (major)

Up to $10,000


Not-for-profit community groups

* Indicates the contribution required to receive funding eg. 3:1 = group/business must con contribute $1 to the overall project for every $3 received



Applications open

Monday 17th July 2023, 9am

Applications close

Sunday 6th August 2023, 11:59pm

Outcome notification and grant payments    

September 2023

Project delivery

September 2023 to 1 September 2024

Project acquittal due

1 September 2024

For more information please contact Council on (03) 5398 0100 and