Development & Operations Round 2 2017/18

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 2:00PM 21 August 2017 (AEST).

About Development & Operations grants

Development & Operations grants aim to assist the ongoing development of community broadcasting throughout Australia. This grant category aims to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of community broadcasting stations through support for core operations, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure.

This year we are particularly looking to:

  • support initiatives that build the governance, operational, technical and community engagement capacity of community broadcasting stations

Consideration of Development & Operations grants is the responsibility of the Development & Operations Grants Advisory Committee (DOGAC). You will receive early advice about the success of your application.

Links and downloads

You can preview the application form and grant guidelines by clicking the 'preview the form' icon above. Alternately you can download PDF of the Development & Operations application summary and grant guidelines here.

If you would like to skip straight to the project details component of the application, which will be added to your Development & Operations Grant summary, you can download those sections of the application here:

Development Projects


Please note that drop-down menu and links are not available for preview in PDF format. These files will show you the questions asked in the forms and the type of information you will be required to provide when the grant round opens on 3 July 2017.

Talk to us

We strongly encourage you to discuss your project with a CBF Grants Administrator before submitting your application. They can provide advice on the types of projects funded in this category and what information you should include in your application.

For assistance in applying please see links to further information below. If you would prefer to apply for the grant using a word processing document, contact a CBF Grants Administrator by:

Telephone: (03) 8341 5900 

For further information see:

Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for the first time?

General information for all applicants

SmartyGrants Guide for Applicants

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