We want to provide support for local organisations and community groups, and help property owners conserve our heritage, through many exciting grants and funding opportunities.

If you or your organisation has a project that deserves to be funded, see if we can find a grant with your name on it. See below for details. 

If you'd like to be added to the grants mailing list and be kept informed about Council's grant programs and future grant writing sessions, please join our notification list.


Placemaking Grant for WorldPride 2023

Now open. The Grant aims to encourage the community to deliver activations that promote community participation and celebrate WorldPride in our ...

The Plant Room

Arts and Creativity grants

Grants are available to artists, arts and cultural organisations, and creatives of all kinds.

Credit: OneEighty (past Community Development Grant recipient)

Community Development grants

This grant stream focuses on increasing safety, inclusion and connections on the Northern Beaches.

Environmental grants

Council is pleased to provide financial support for environmental and sustainability issues in our Council area.

Event Grants and Sponsorship Program

Council's Event Grants and Sponsorship Program supports businesses and community groups events on the Northern Beaches.

COVID-19 Community response grants

Council has established an emergency grant program for community groups to support those affected by the impact of COVID -19 (coronavirus) on the ...

Creative Community support grants

This grant program will help eligible artists and small arts organisations adapt to COVID-19 impacts on arts practices and/or creative business ...

Eco-schools grants

Council's Eco-Schools program helps support local schools on their sustainability journey.

Sport and recreation grants

Sport and recreation grants aim to increase participation in sports, recreation and active play.

Local Heritage Fund

If you own a heritage-listed property, you could get a Local Heritage Fund grant to assist with costs for repair and maintenance.

Previous grant programs

Small Grants Program, Youth Wellbeing Hub Grant, Stronger Communities Fund


See if your community project or service is eligible for funding under the Northern Beaches’ ClubGRANTS scheme.

Collaroy-Narrabeen seawall financial assistance

Financial support is available to eligible properties to assist with the construction of coastal protection works.

Grants Hub

Council has subscribed to this service to help the community register and access opportunities Australia-wide. 

Flying-fox Residents Assistance Program

Assistance is available to owners and residents of eligible properties located within 50 metres of the Avalon and Balgowlah flying-fox camps.

Grant resources

Here's some helpful resources for organisations and community groups to apply for grants and funding.

Grants Assessment Panel Community Representatives

Local residents, who have expertise in the relevant sectors, are now invited to express interest in community positions on the 2022 Grants Assessment...