Community services grants

Support sustainable communities and contribute to a connected, inclusive, liveable and engaged city.

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Applications are closed

  • Applications opened: 24 February 2021
  • Applications closed: 29 March 2021
  • Project timeframe: from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022
  • Recommendations to Council: mid 2021

Grants team

Before applying please contact the City concierge team to arrange a call back to discuss your project.

phone number
02 9265 9333
email address
[email protected]

About this program

The community services grants supports programs or projects that help increase equality in the local area, develop resilient and adaptive communities and support strong governance and civic engagement for sustainability.

The program assists organisations to trial innovative services or establish a program that addresses an unmet need for City of Sydney residents, workers and visitors.

Funding available

Funding is available in amounts from $5,000 to $50,000 per year for up to 3 years.

Value-in-kind in the form of street banner and venue hire fee waiver is also available.

This year, additional priority areas include but are not limited to projects that:

  • increase digital inclusion, address food security, reduce social isolation and provide tenancy support, strengthen and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • support vulnerable community groups including people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, young people, older people, people with disability, international students, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, women, LGBTIQ communities and low income earners.

Eligibility

Grants team

Before applying please contact the City concierge team to arrange a call back to discuss your project.

phone number
02 9265 9333
email address
[email protected]

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How to apply

Applications for grants and sponsorship must be completed online.

The below resources and examples can help you prepare your application and supporting documents.

Sample budget - community services grantPDF · 83.87 KB · Last modified
Standard performance measures - community services grantPDF · 648.19 KB · Last modified
Covid-19 relief grants program guidelinesPDF · 524.44 KB · Last modified