Community Grants program

Community Grants program
Community grants presentation
Local not-for-profit organisations are welcome to apply for Community Grants. Community Grants Canterbury Bankstown Local not-for-profit organisations are welcome to apply for Community Grants.  
Community grants presentation

2021 COVID Relief Grants Program – NOW OPEN!

 In response to COVID-19 Council is opening a 2021-2022 COVID Relief Grants Program. The program will provide flexible financial assistance to eligible not-for-profit community groups to:

  • Provide emergency relief services to people currently experiencing hardship and are at risk of becoming entrenched in disadvantage due to the crisis; people newly experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19; and those that are at most risk of serious infection (immune compromised, seniors, diagnosed chronic medical conditions, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples); and
  • Enable community organisations to continue to deliver their services via alternative delivery models.

Local not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for funding for projects under the following categories:

  • Emergency Relief; or
  • Organisational Relief

Applications close end of day Tuesday 21 September 2021.

View the application guidelines here 

Council will again be operating an Online Application Process. To apply, click here.

Apply Now


Note: All applications must be lodged online. Late applications cannot be lodged.


To assist your application process, we recommend you attend our Information Workshop. 

Information Workshop:

When: Tuesday 7 September 2021
Time: 10-11am
Where: Zoom (online)
 
To register, visit: cb.city/2021COVIDReliefGrantsZoomRegistration

If you cannot attend this session, but would like more information, call 9707 9540 before you lodge your application.

Applications close end of day Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Community Grants and Event Sponsorship 2021-2022


Canterbury Bankstown Council's 2021-2022 Community Grants & Events Sponsorship Program is NOW CLOSED.

Local not-for-profit organisations were invited to apply for funding for projects under the categories of Community, Youth, Arts/Cultural, Sport & Recreation Grants and Community Event Sponsorship.

91 applications were adopted to receive $507,714. To view the list of successful applicants please click here.

A Recognition Ceremony was held via Zoom on Wednesday, 25 August 2021.

The 2022-2023 Community Grants & Events Sponsorshop Program will open mid 2022.

For more information, call Tony Smith, Coordinator Community Planning and Development on 9707 9540.