Community Grants and Subsidies Program

Status: Closed for submissions

Open Date: Monday, 04 March 2019

Closing date: Friday, 29 March 2019

Grant amount: Grants of up to $20,000 are available. Apply Here

Documents / Plans: 2019-Community-Grants-and-Subsidies-Program-Guidelines.pdf

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Community Grants and Subsidies Program

The Community Grants and Subsidies Program is delivered by Sutherland Shire Council to support and empower the local community. The aim of the program is to fund a range of projects that contribute to a connected, supportive, caring, inclusive and engaged community.

This year Sutherland Shire Council supported 40 local not for profit organisations to implement 52 community based projects designed to build a sense of community, improve health and well-being and create and strengthen community connections.

Please see Program Guidelines for expected program outcomes and eligibility.

View Successful 2019/2020 Grants Recipients

How to Apply

Applications will be available online using Sutherland Shire Council's SmartyGrants application form. Only online applications will be accepted.

A copy of the 2019 / 2020 application form can be viewed here. Please be aware this form may undergo minor amendments ahead of the grant round opening. Do not complete and submit this form.



All applicants need to have acquitted previous grant funds to be eligible for future funding under the grants program.

Acquittals for the 2018 / 2019 grants round are due by Thursday 28 February 2019.

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What's New

We've made some important changes to the 2019 / 2020 grants program. Be sure to click the link below to make sure you're up to date with program changes.

See what's new and how it may affect you


Review our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the grants program and guidelines.

View Frequently Asked Questions here

Support and Assistance

For more information about the Community Grants and Subsidies Program please contact Council's Community Development and Grants Advisor, Vanessa Zanotti, on 9710 0602 or via email at


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More information

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Enquiries can be directed to Business, Sport and Community Services on on 9710 0602 or

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