The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 7 of the program will continue to support Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

For this special round, grant funding will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs.

Nominations and applications for the Stronger Communities Program Round 7 (SCP RD 7) open on 26 October 2021 and close at 5:00pm, 19 January 2022.

Please make sure your project satisfies the eligibility criteria - See criteria with the button below. 

Your organisation must be incorporated in order to be eligible for grants.

  • The minimum grant amount is $2,500
  • The maximum grant amount is $20,000

If required, evidence of matched funding must be sent to [email protected] immediately following your submission below.