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 Council’s Community Strategic Plan.

Applications for the 2021 Community Grants program are open until 5pm on 4 October 2021.

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.

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

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Timeline for 2021 grants

  • 23 September – Grant applications opened. Communication in e-newsletter, The Weekly Times, social media and direct communication to community groups.
  • 30 September – Grant Writing Workshop to be held via Zoom.
  • 4 October – Grant applications closed.
  • 6 – 10 October – Assessment of applications and report prepared for Council.
  • 18 October – Report to Council.
  • 19 October – Grants announced.

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.

Please read the Community Grants Policy and Guidelines. If you’d like to receive an update when the grants program is available for applications, please email

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.

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

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