Quick Response Grant support the delivery of outcomes that have positive impacts on the wider Wellington community. Eligible projects submitted under this program will be assessed within two weeks.
We understand that there are circumstances where the community may need some financial assistance to complete a project, run an event or undertake some maintenance on their facility. This grant is provided to supports minor initiatives that encourage partnerships, celebrate an occasion and assist with maintenance of community assets.
These grants are open all year round.
Please read the funding guidelines below and complete a Grant Notification Form or contact the Grants Officer on 1300 366 244 to receive feedback on your proposal and ensure you are eligible to apply and your application meets all funding guidelines.
Applications will be considered for events that celebrate the community, or aspects of culture and identity. Applicants must aim to bring the community together to actively engage them in an event or activity.
Applications will be considered for minor capital works projects and maintenance on community facilities. Playing surface improvements and lighting projects are also considered to be capital works items. Built in or fixed equipment may also be considered for funding. This does not include portable items.
Applications will be considered for projects that fulfil a demonstrated community need, or benefit to the community.
Provides assistance to allow individuals to participate in activities and events as representatives of the Wellington Community. Successful applications will be able to demonstrate a community benefit that will be achieved by sharing information and skills learnt through their experiences.
Provides funding to assist individuals to participate in recognised activities or events. Successful applications will be able to demonstrate a community benefit that will be achieved by sharing information and skills learnt through their experiences.
To apply for a Quick Response Grant please complete the applicable form on the link below:
To submit a Quick Response Grant acquittal please complete the applicable form on the link below:
The Guidelines and Assessment Criteria will assist with eligibility and what is required to submit an application. Prior to completing the application form you should contact Wellington Shire Council to seek feedback on your proposal. This will ensure that you are applying in the correct funding category and your application meets the funding guidelines.
The Assessment Criteria form should be used as a reference by all applicants when they are completing their application form. The Assessment Criteria form is used to assess all Quick Response Grant applications.