Community Assistance Fund

Community Assistance Fund



The Community Assistance Fund (CAF) is an annual amount allocated in Council’s budget to enable the CEO to respond to requests for financial assistance from local community organisations.  A small level of funding is available for local not-for-profit community organisations who are undertaking an activity that serves a community purpose and are not eligible to apply under the Mid Murray Council’s Community Grants program, up to the value of $500.00.

Program Aims:

  • To support local fundraising events, activities and initiatives;
  • Recognise the achievements of those in the local community through donations, prizes and awards;
  • Encourage Mid Murray residents to engage in and provide for the Mid Murray region;
  • Provide support for Mid Murray based charitable institutions and not-for-profit community organisations.

Eligibility is determined by:

  • Being based within the boundaries for the Mid Murray Council Local Government Area;
  • Are a not-for-profit community organisation;
  • Your organisation is incorporated.
  • Not being eligible to apply under the Mid Murray Council's Community Grants program.
  • Have not applied for another Community Assistance Fund Grant in the current financial year

Please note:

  • funding for individuals is not available through this program
  • All applications are subject to budget availability

Submission, Contact and Enquiries

All completed applications are to be submitted online at Community Assistance Fund - Application

For all enquiries, please phone 8569 0100 or email

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm