There are a number of funding opportunities available to groups, committees and residents across the Shire.
Council's Community Strengthening Grants Program has been a valuable source of financial support for local events, projects and programs in Golden Plains Shire communities for 26 years. There are two rounds of grants each year, with applications usually opening in April and September.
Supported by the Victorian Government’s Community Activation and Social Isolation Initiative (CASI) Program, Council's COVID-19 Quick Response Community Grants are designed to fund activities that will assist community groups adapt and recover from the changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over two rounds in 2021, Council supported 39 groups with grants totalling $66,935 to fund community projects across Golden Plains Shire.