Applications for our Major Grants program close 27 February

Community organisations across the Geelong region are invited to apply for the Foundation’s annual Major Grants. The geographic boundary of our grant making is the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliffe, Surf Coast Shire and southern part of Golden Plains Shire.

The Major Grant program is for grants from $10,000 to $30,000 and applications must be submitted by 5 pm, Monday 27 February 2017.

In 2016 the Geelong Community Foundation grants program funded 42 projects and programs valued at $740,000 to address our community’s greatest needs.

View list of previous recipients and read about these organisations in the 2016 Geelong Community Foundation Annual Report.

Impact areas for our funded programs include:
Aged Support
Community Well Being
Education Support
Family Support
Health Support
Heritage and Arts Support
Training and Research
Youth Support

Further details and the application form can be found on the Grants page.

Please do not hesitate to contact Gail Rodgers, CEO, Geelong Community Foundation, if you have any questions or wish to discuss your proposed project and grant submission. Phone Gail on (03) 5244 7831 or email

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