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Seniors' Festival grants

The Seniors' Festival Grant assists local community groups to deliver activities or events for the annual festival.

The 2024 Seniors’ Festival held from Monday 11 March to Sunday 24 March, provides opportunities for people over 60 to remain active, healthy and engaged in their local community.

Grants up to $500 are available for not-for-profit community groups to put towards the costs of hosting an event or activity for next year's festival.

Some examples of costs the grant can be put towards include:

  • hiring or purchasing a new piece of equipment
  • promotion of an event or an activity
  • running an event or activity
  • volunteers' donations
  • workshops, classes, or sessions
  • training staff
  • facilitation fees
  • other items that help deliver activities.

Grant funding is not available for:

  • rental costs, i.e. room or venue hire
  • annual running costs e.g. insurance, incorporation fees
  • improvement works on private property
  • the benefit of an individual
  • retrospective projects, that is your activity must occur after the grant has been issued
  • wages or salary.

Applications are closed

Key dates

  • Applications opened Friday 1 September 2023, 8am.
  • Applications closed Sunday 15 October 2023, 5pm.
  • Applications assessed by end of November 2023.
  • Applicants notified and grants issued by end of January 2024.

More information

For more information please contact Council's Coordinator Community Development and Youth, Rhonnie South: