At EnergyAustralia, we love supporting BIG-HEARTED local initiatives.


Our community grants are offered locally at the following EnergyAustralia sites each year, with our larger sites offering two grant rounds each year. See application dates below, and for more information about locations and how to apply, keep scrolling.

Community Grant application dates

We welcome applications annually within the following windows:

Yallourn (VIC), Tallawarra (NSW)  and Mt Piper (VIC)

1 – 31 March
Round 1 applications accepted

1 – 30 September
Round 2 applications accepted
Hallett (SA)  

1 August – 30 September
Applications accepted

Geelong (VIC)  

1 – 30 September
Applications accepted


Is my project/initiative eligible?

Yes, if you are an organisation, (not an individual) and you…

Where are our local or regional areas?

We invite applications from organisations that deliver projects and services supporting the areas where we operate. Click on our site names below to see if you are eligible. 

How to apply


Check you are eligible


Read the full guideline document carefully


Download an application form


Complete the form

Our selection criteria

Here’s what we look for when selecting community grant recipients:


Improve customer experience


A clear understanding of your organisation’s purpose, who it targets and how it addresses the focus area.

Improve customer experience

Focus area

A clear outline of how your initiative aligns to one of these focus areas: 

Improve customer experience


A clear demonstration of how the money will be used. The grant amount should cover the majority, if not all, of the total project cost. Priority will be given towards projects that are unlikely to get support from either government or private funding programs.

Improve customer experience


Your initiative will make a positive impact within one of our local communities. See our community grant guidelines for location information.

Improve customer experience


Your project can be completed within 6 months of the funding being awarded.


Apply now