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.

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]

Round 1 – now open

We have 17 grants and sponsorships to support projects that build the social, cultural, environmental and economic life of our city.

These provide financial and in-kind support for a diverse range of activities.

2021 includes:

  • Round 1, 24 February to 29 March
  • Round 2, 19 July to 23 August

What’s on offer

Applications close 5pm Monday 29 March.

Projects can take place from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

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.

Grants application workshops

Online, 9 & 10 March 2021. Improve your knowledge and skills in writing successful grant submissions or fundraising.

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]

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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.

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].

All grants & sponsorship programs