Community Initiatives Program (Section 356)

18 May 2018, 04:00 PM

Council’s Community Initiatives Program aims to improve community well being and quality of life for Byron Shire residents. Council invites applications for community driven initiatives that address a specific need, build a sense of community and align with Council’s goals.

The guidelines, assessment criteria and an application form can be downloaded from Council’s website at

Applicants need to:

  • read the guidelines to understand if their organisation and project are eligible for funding
  • show a matching contribution to the proposed project as outlined in the guidelines
  • complete an application form.

To assist applicants in developing their application, a Funding Workshop will be held in Mullumbimby from 5.00pm to 7.00pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

It is strongly recommended that potential applicants attend this workshop.  To RSVP for the workshop, please email

Applications Close:  Friday 18 May 2018 at 4.00pm