Covid Springboard Funding for Groups

The Patch Community Garden


Community COVID Support

Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) Community COVID Support allocates funding to not-for-profit community groups in the municipality who have been impacted by COVID.

In the 2022 budget, Council allocated $50,000 to be distributed to not-for-profit community groups impacted by the COVID pandemic to provide general financial relief. The Community COVID Support grant will provide funds to ensure community groups are able to plan for the future, while still recovering from the pandemic.

If your group has been financially impacted by COVID, complete the application form online or submit a paper application by the closing date of 31 January 2023

Council will allocate available funding equally between all eligible applications received by 31 January 2023, noting that the maximum allocation per community group is $500.

Details of the program

The following criteria need to be met to be eligible for the Community COVID Support:

  • Be a not-for-profit community group based within HRCC
  • Group finances or activities have been impacted by COVID
  • Application provides contact person for the community group
  • Application provides group bank account details where the support payment will be paid

    Grants will be automatically paid to the grant recipient from February 2023

    Submitting an application



For further information, please contact the Community COVID Support team on 53829777