Community matching grants
Applications open 17 February 2014
Project timeframe 2014/15: 1 September 2014–31 August 2015
Applications for this grant close at 2pm, 7 April 2014.
The community matching grants program aims to engage the community, develop skills, build capacity and share funding arrangements to deliver local community-based projects. The program mainly works with community groups that partner with the City to support events, services and projects in their local neighbourhoods.
Applicants are required to demonstrate how they will meet a specific community project, which may include:
- cultural projects
- community building ideas
- cycling related projects
- tree planting and planter box proposals
- community gardens
- public art projects
- multicultural programs
- neighbourhood events and activities.
The program supports projects that involve genuine community participation. By 'matching' what the community contributes the City is building a sense of community and strengthening partnerships as people work together on the project.
General policy eligibility and exclusions apply.
How to apply
All applications are assessed against the grant criteria and in accordance with the City's grants and sponsorships policy, available for download below.
Please contact the City’s grants team on 02 9265 9333 before you apply. We are very happy to provide advice and support to all grants applicants but we cannot proof read draft applications.
Do you have a great idea to inspire your local community to ride a bike to school or work, or just for fun using a website, workshop, an event or a specific program?
Bring your ideas to our breakfast workshop on Wednesday 5 March 2014 from 7.30am–9am
Level 17 Town Hall House
456 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000.
For more information about this program, please contact:
The Grants Team
02 9265 9333 email@example.com
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|Matching grants guidelines 2014||Word 147.9 KB||Download|
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Last updated: Monday, 24 February 2014