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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

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. Our Foundation supported over 300 local organisations and provided more than $1.7 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 2023 Annual Report. Mumbulla Community Foundation is dedicated to continuing to support the Bega Valley Community. You are welcome to get in touch with us.

2024 Community Grants – NOW OPEN

We are delighted to announce that Mumbulla Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2024 Community Grants.

Applications open on Monday, January 22nd and will close at 5pm on Thursday, February 29th, 2024. 

We will target announcing successful applications by Friday March 15th.

Grants are available in two categories:

small grants up to $2,000

large grants up to $9,000.

Successful grants will need to demonstrate a link to Black Summer Recovery and Resilience.

How to Apply


Please complete our 2024 Community Grants application form.


Please take the time to read the Grant Guidelines, which contain important information on eligibility criteria.

Should you require any assistance from the Mumbulla Community Foundation please email us at

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. 

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