Community services grants

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

Grants team

We'd like to help you choose the right grant and provide tips for a successful application.

phone number
02 9265 9333
email address
[email protected]

Applications have now closed

  • Applications opened: 5 April 2020
  • Applications closed: 9 March 2020
  • Council meeting: June 2020
  • Funds released from: 1 August 2020

This program has one round this year. For information about future timings please contact our grants team.

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.

Funding available

Applications can be made for up 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.


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How to apply

Applications for grants and sponsorship must be completed online.

Applications are made available online when the grant round is open. 

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