Grants & Funding

Community Grants

Grant funding up to a maximum of $3,000 is available to community groups, organisations and clubs. Applications are taken all year round, however they are only assessed and awarded four times a year. Click on the link below to download the grant guidelines and application form. If you require assistance completing your application, please contact Council on 6393 5300.

Community Grant Guidelines and Application Form


Individual sponsorship

Residents of Meander Valley who have been selected on merit to participate in an event of national or international significance may be eligible for sponsorship to assist with travel costs. For eligibility requirements and more information, phone Council on 6393 5300


Townscape Incentive Grants Scheme

Property owners in the Meander Valley Local Government Area may apply for a grant to improve the external appearance of their building and gardens in keeping with traditional characteristics and heritage principles. The intention is to see older, historic buildings appropriately restored in authentic colour schemes and enhanced through sympathetic landscaping.

A maximum grant of $1,200 is available to each successful applicant.

Townscape Incentive Grant Scheme Information & Application Form


Regulatory fee refunds for community organisations

Not-for-profit community organisations may be eligible for a refund for some of the regulatory fees charged by Council. Regulatory fees are typically fees associated with:

• Building
• Plumbing
• Planning
• Place of Assembly Licenses
• Food Licences

Applications for a Regulatory Fee Refund must be made in writing and must include official confirmation that the regulatory fee has been paid. Regulatory fees that Council collects on behalf of a third party, such as the State Government are ineligible for refunds.

Applications for regulatory refunds must be made in writing and sent to:
The Grants Administrator, Meander Valley Council
PO Box 102, Westbury, Tasmania, 7303

For more information about refunds or for eligibility requirements phone Council on 6393 5300