Wyndham City Council provides the Community Facility Subsidy to support Wyndham-based not for profit senior and disability groups to access space at council-owned community facilities. The Community Facility Subsidy covers a portion of the regular hire fees for eligible groups.

Applications will be accepted until funding is exhausted.

Community Facility Subsidy – Eligibility Criteria for 2024 

  • Applicants must be Wyndham-based not-for-profit, incorporated, or volunteer-based groups or organisations
  • The booking must be for a regular activity being provided to seniors (55+) and/or people with a disability
  • Applicants must receive minimal or no funding to run the activity
  • Minimum 75% of attendees must be Wyndham residents.
  • The activity must be open to welcoming new members from the community.
  • The activity must be covered by Public Liability Insurance

What does the Subsidy cover

  • The subsidy covers a portion of regular hire fees for a maximum 6 hours per week at one council-owned community facility only.
  • It is council’s discretion as to the portion of the hire fees that are covered by the subsidy
  • The subsidy applies to regular bookings (weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly) for the calendar year

How to apply for the Community Facility Subsidy

  1. Please liaise directly with the community centre staff to determine room availability for your booking enquiry
  2. Then, complete the Community Facility Subsidy 2024 Application Form
  3. Applicant to complete Section A and sign, then submit to facility staff at relevant facility
  4. Facility staff to complete Section B and sign
  5. Facility staff to submit completed form to Wyndham City at communityfacilitysubsidy@wyndham.vic.gov.au

Application and Notification Terms

  • The Application Form must be submitted a minimum of four weeks prior to the commencement of the school term
  • The subsidy will be effective from the hire dates on the subsidy application, subject to approval. Subsidy will not be offered for any bookings held prior to the approval date.
  • It is council’s discretion as to the portion of the hire fees that are covered by the subsidy
  • All applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their application within 4 weeks of submission.
  • The approved subsidy amount will be transferred to the facility to reimburse the hire fees
  • Applications will be accepted until funding is exhausted.

For further information about the eligibility criteria and subsidy offering, please refer to the Community Facility Subsidy Guidelines and Application Form 2024.

For more information, please contact the Wyndham Council on (03) 9742 0867 or communityfacilitysubsidy@wyndham.vic.gov.au

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