Community Grants Program

The Community Grants program has been developed to financially support community groups and not-for-profit organisations to provide innovative and inclusive programs, events and projects in line with our Community Plan.

The program also includes support for individuals selected to compete at a recognised sporting or cultural competition outside the Sydney metropolitan area in NSW, interstate or internationally.

How to apply

Applications for the 2022-23 Community Grants program are now open and close at 5pm on 30 September 2022.

Please read the Community Grants Policy before completing your application.

A total of $20,000 in grant funding is available across two categories:

Community Development (service and program delivery)

$500, $1000 or $1500 per application
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Community Assistance (sports and cultural competition)

$150, $250 or $500 per applicationCommunity Assistance - Apply Now

For more information, please contact Jacqui Jones via customerservice@huntershill.nsw.gov.au or 9879 9400.

Not-for-Profit community groups and organisations are encouraged to apply for grants so that we can make a real difference to the lives of local residents.

These grants are one way Council supports our local community groups to grow, prosper and carry out special projects that contribute to community well-being and help build a vibrant community culture.

The program also includes support for individuals selected to compete at a recognised sporting or cultural competition outside the Sydney metropolitan area in NSW, interstate or internationally.

Please read the Community Grants Policy.

For more information, please contact Jacqui Jones via customerservice@huntershill.nsw.gov.au or 9879 9400.

The program is designed to meet the following outcomes:

  • Effective and efficient use of resources to assist community groups, and not-for-profit organisations provide events, services and activities for the benefit of the local community.
  • The program includes support for individuals selected to compete at a recognised sporting or cultural competition outside the Sydney metropolitan area in NSW, interstate or internationally.
  • An equitable, transparent process for determining and allocating Council’s grants and donations with appropriate accountabilities for grant recipients.
  • Greater community participation, social inclusion, cohesion and engagement, and improved quality of life for the community of Hunter’s Hill Council local government area.

Community grants are not for recurring annual expenses, they are for ‘one-off’ projects or events, pilot programs, or establishment of a group or activity

A project will only be funded once.

Under the Community Assistance (Sports and Cultural Competition) category, applicants are only eligible for one donation in any financial year whether as a team member or as an individual.

The 2022-23 Community Grants Program timeline is as follows:
• Applications invited for the 2022-23 Community Grants Program – late August 2022
• Applicants submit grant proposals – September 2022
• Panel assesses applications – October 2022
• Report to Council with recommendations for grants and grant funds awarded – November
2022
• Grants acquitted – by May 2023

2021 successful grants are listed below.

The maximum amount of funding for each application is $1500.

Organisation Project Amount
Hunters Hill Ryde Mens Shed New Tools $750
Probus Club of Hunters Hill Projector $750
Streetwork Australia Change your Course Program $1500
1st Hunters Hill Scout Group Lifevest and Paddles $1500
Gladesville Occasional Care Fire Engine Mat $1000
Stryder Incorporated Outdoor furniture $1500
Easy Care Gardening Tools and program support for volunteer gardeners $1336.28
Hunters Hill High School New Oven for P and C Canteen $1500
1st Boronia Scout Group Hot water installation and dishwasher $1500
Joubert Singers Record and Release Australian Songs $1500

 

2020 successful grants are listed below.

The maximum amount of funding for each application is $1500.

Organisation Project Contribution Total Program Cost Amount recommended
2RRR Website Update $1500 $1,500
Anglican Parish of Hunters Hill Small Bird Habitat x $3000 $1,500
Boronia Park P and C BPPS Rock Band Equipment $1500 $1,500
Gladesville Occasional Care Mud Kitchen x $2277 $1,000
Hunters Hill State Emergency Service CCTV and Building security x $1920 $1,500
Hunters Hill Bridge Club Equipment $1082 $1,082
Hunters Hill Historical Society Digitise the Transport materials of the society’s collection x $1400 $1,400
1st Boronia Scout Group

 

Orienteering and First Aid $861
1st Hunters Hill Scout Group Lockable cabinets for cleaning and other supplies $1,419
Ryde Eastwood Touch Football Establish a touch football competition in the Hunters Hill LGA x $5710 $1,500
Stryder Car seats to enable safe transportation of children x $1954 $1,500
The Happy Hens A square eftpos terminal for The Coffee Project x $993 $450
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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400
E: customerservice@huntershill.nsw.gov.au
ABN: 75 570 316 011