Healthy and Connected Communities Grant Program

The Healthy  and Connected communities grant program is offered under the Community Investment and Support Fund (CISF) aimed at contributing to the elements of a successful community.

Grant round now closed.

Applications for 2019/20 opened on Friday 7 June 2019 and closed at 5.00 p.m. on Friday 2 August 2019. Submitted applications are currently being assessed with outcomes to be notified a at the end of October 2019.  Dates for any future rounds have not been determined.


Who can apply?

Funding applications will be considered from not for profit community groups and organisations who undertake programs or activities that support the community to be healthy and provide a sense of well-being and connection.


How to apply:

Read the grant guidelines

(note that these are for reference only as the round is closed - guidelines are updated when a new round opens)

Contact the Grants Team: Lynda Hansson 5272 4736 or Ana Didulica 5272 5039, or by email (


Two grant categories:




Max. Grant Allocation
(per applicant)

Category 1

Project Grants

For the delivery of responsive community projects, programs, activities and small community forums or events that focus on improving health, wellbeing and capacity building that benefit the broader community.



Category 2

Equipment Grants

To assist with the cost of small equipment purchases that help community groups to either: Deliver services and programs; improve health and safety outcomes; or improve resources that support volunteer groups.



Page last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019