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Council's Greater Grants Program Supporting Community Projects

14 April 2022

Southern Grampians Shire Council has allocated almost $100,000 to community projects in the second round of the 2021/2022 Greater Grants program.

Split annually into two rounds, local community groups and individuals are encouraged to apply for funding to help progress important community projects from idea into reality.

Southern Grampians Shire Council Mayor Bruach Colliton said Council was impressed and inspired with the innovative project ideas this funding round.

“Council is pleased to announce the allocation of $98,576.60 to financially support the Southern Grampians community,” said Cr Colliton.

“Every year we have the privilege to witness amazing community driven projects from locals designed to support the region whether that’s in tourism and events, heritage, sustainability and community infrastructure.

“The Greater Grants program was established to deliver Council grants that are responsive to the needs and opportunities of the community, inclusive and equitable to all.

“The quality of the applications received was once again incredibly high, and displayed great innovation, which really shows the calibre of projects our community are working together to achieve,” concluded Cr Colliton.

Successful applications for Round Two include (but are not limited to):

• Glenthompson War Memorial Hall Supper Room Sustainability Upgrade
• Branxholme Heritage Signs
• Hamilton Speedway Drivers Canteen Extension
• Dunkeld Post Office Heritage Restoration
• Lion’s Club of Penshurst Mobile Skin Check Van
• Pigeon Ponds Recreation Reserve Kitchen Upgrade
• Dunkeld Arboretum Signage
• St Mary’s Primary School Christmas Parade
• Hamilton Eisteddfod
• Hamilton History Centre Scanner Equipment Purchase

Round one for the 2022/2023 financial year will open for applications in the second half of 2022.

For more information on upcoming Greater Grants, visit Council’s website at or by contacting Customer Service on 5573 0444.

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