Grants & sponsorships

If you have a great idea that would benefit the local community but just need a kick-start to get it off the ground, our programs may be able to help.

Five dancers strike a pose. They're on a city laneway, lit by colourful lights. Credit: Wanna Dance, City People/Anna Kurcera

Applications are now closed

  • Recommendations to Council: 27 June 2022

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About our programs

Our grants and sponsorships provide funding or another related benefit, such as a reduced or no rate for the use of one of our venues, to local organisations and businesses.

The programs cover a wide range of services and projects that directly benefit 1 or more of the following:

Contact us

We can help you through the grant process and provide tips for a successful application.

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

Call us on 02 9265 9333 Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4pm or email [email protected].

We also have dedicated support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples to assist with the grants process. For more information email [email protected].

Before you apply

There are a few things you should do before you’re ready to apply.

  • Read the critical information for your chosen program including the updated grants and sponsorship guidelines.
  • Make sure your project is eligible under the program you're applying for. There are strict guidelines around who can apply and when projects can occur.
  • Also, ensure your project is located in our area or provides significant benefit to our residents and businesses.

All grants & sponsorship programs