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

​​Helping You, Help Others 2020-2021

In response to COVID-19 Council ran "Helping You Help Others" which was an advance of the 2020-21 grants program provide flexible financial assistance to eligible not for profit community groups to support the provision of programs and services that:

  • Provide crisis and 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 most at risk of serious infection (immune compromised, older people, diagnosed chronic medical conditions, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples) and;
  • Enable community organisations to continue to deliver their services via alternative delivery models.

 55 applications were adopted to receive $221,668, to view the list of successful applicants please click here .

A presentation was held on 8 July 2020 at Bryan Brown theatre, please click here to view the photos.

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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.

Applicants will be advised of the grant outcomes in early August.

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.