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The Community Grants and Event Sponsorship Program provides financial support to local community-based organisations, to develop and implement initiatives that enhance individual and/or community well-being in Canterbury-Bankstown. Grants are awarded under five categories:
This round was the City of Canterbury Bankstown's inaugural Community Grants and Event Sponsorship Program, which is the amalgamation of the former Canterbury Financial Assistance Program and the former Bankstown Community Grants and Events Sponsorship Program.
We received 185 grant applications from a diverse range of groups, with requests totalling more than $1.2million, more than double what we are able to allocate to the Program. Thank you to all groups which applied.
Congratulations to the 79 organisations that have received a share in more than $501,000, to run 120 projects.
The next round of grants is expected to open mid-2018.
For more information, or updates, contact Council's Coordinator Community Planning and Development on 9707 9540.