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Community Grants

Promoting community well-being by providing grants to small charity and not-for-profit groups for social, environmental and cultural activities within the Bega Valley Shire.

Community Grants

The Mumbulla Community Foundation, since 2000, has successfully raised funds through donations and fundraising to provide grants to local organisations, community groups and individuals in the Bega Valley. The Foundation supported over 300 hundred local organisations and provided more than $1.6 Million for social, cultural, educational and environmental activities in our community. Find out more about Mumbulla Community Foundation’s impact in our Stories and the latest 2022 Annual Report. Mumbulla Community Foundation is dedicated to continuing to support the Bega Valley Community. You are welcome to get in touch with us.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in our community? The 2023 Community Grants Round is your chance to do just that. By subscribing to our news, at the bottom of this page, you can stay updated on when the round will open and be among the first to apply.

How to Apply

The 2023 Community Grants round will provide an opportunity to apply for funding that could benefit your local community. Once the round is announced, you will be able to access the application form and grant guidelines to help you prepare your application. This information will be posted on this page and it will provide important details on eligibility criteria and other important information that must be taken into consideration when submitting your application.

Should you require any assistance from the Mumbulla Community Foundation please contact: 

Acquittals Forms

As with all grants, the Acquittal of all monies provided is required. We love hearing the stories of your success and the impact on your communities. The process is very simple and the 2021 Grant acquittal form can be found below:

Acquittal form for grants received in 2022   HERE

Should you require any assistance from the Mumbulla Community Foundation, please contact: 

Other Funding

2023 Continuing Education Scholarships – CLOSED

Back to School Program

University of Wollongong Bega Campus Scholarships

Book Prize Vouchers 


2023 Further Education Scholarships for Bega Valley Students – CLOSED

Bega Valley Shire Council in partnership with Mumbulla Community Foundation is offering scholarships to recognise and support students undertaking further education in our Community. More information and application form HERE.

  • Ten Further Education Scholarships
  • Up to $1000 each
  • Close 20 of February 2023

2023 Grants for Bega Valley’s Young Women –  CLOSED

Mumbulla Community Foundation in partnership with the Bega Valley Shire Council is offering grants to encourage local young women aged 18 – 25 to reach for their goals, whatever they may be. The grants aim to recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution that young women make in our community in the areas as: arts and culture, environment, business, health, sport and more.

  • Ten grants x $500
  • Open 19 December 2022 – 9am
  • Close 6 February 2023- 5 pm

Please encourage young women in your networks to apply and shine. For more information and grant criteria please follow this LINK.


Image by David Rogers.  Used with permission of Candelo Arts Society