Quick Response Grant

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Grant amount: up to $1,000 (Allocation exhausted)

Quick Response Grants have been designed to support newly established community groups and community groups with emerging or unexpected needs and opportunities. This category aims to fill a gap in funding for community groups requiring assistance outside of the annual grant timelines.

Council will accept applications from:

  • Newly established community groups requiring support with start-up and establishment costs
  • Community groups that have an urgent and unforeseen funding need that does not fall within the annual grants payment timeframes


Applicants must:

  • Be a not-for-profit community group or organisation
  • Run the activity or project from a location within Hume and/or show that it will substantially benefit residents of Hume City
  • Be able to demonstrate they have minimal financial resources or a limited ability to fundraise for the activity or project identified in the application
  • Have no outstanding debts with Hume City Council
  • Have satisfactorily acquitted previous funding received by Hume City Council
  • Be incorporated or be a first-time applicant (applicants that are not incorporated must be auspiced by an incorporated not-for profit organisation and provide evidence of this arrangement)
  • Successful applicants for Quick Response Grants will be eligible for categories in the Annual Grant Round

*Applications are accepted throughout the year until funds are exhausted.

** Please note, applicants will be notified of the outcome within 6 weeks of receipt of their application along with supporting documents.

*** Acquittals will be due within 3 months of funds being awarded unless otherwise approved by Council. 

Updated : 2:23 PM, 17 April 2020

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