Credit: OneEighty (past Community Development Grant recipient)

The Community Development grant stream supports projects and initiatives that focus on improving equality in the local area and reducing disadvantage and deliver direct benefit to local people, communities and the environment of the Northern Beaches Local Government Area. 

2022/23 program

The 2022/23 Community Development Grants Program is targeting projects related to these priority areas:

  1. Domestic and family violence
  2. Building community connections

Applications for the 2022/23 Community Development Grants program are now closed. 

Successful Applicants

Following October's Council meeting, the applications below were recommended for funding:

Organisation NameProject TitleFunding Amount

Artability (Sponsored by Northern Beaches Creative Leisure and Learning Incorporated)

Artability, Accessible Community Creative Arts Program


Bridge Housing Limited

Community Voice for Narraweena


Business Education Network Incorporated (trading as Youth Up Front)

Nuu E Tasi (One Community)


Easylink Community Services Limited

Easylink to Wellness



Forest Computer Pals For Seniors Incorporated

Re establish membership base


Girls on Fire Inc

Rainbow Community Fire and Resilience Program for LGBTIQ+ youth (14-25)


Horizons Family Law Centre Ltd

Free Family Law and Domestic Violence Legal Advice Clinic


Lifeline Northern Beaches Incorporated

The Northern Beaches Domestic Violence Response Innovation (NBDVRI): Counselling for victim survivors.


Manly Warringah Women’s Resource Centre Ltd (trading as Women and Children First)

The Dandelion Project - Play Therapy


Men's Kitchen Association Limited

Recipe Book 2023 Edition


Mentoring Men Ltd.

Mentoring Men: Reducing Social Isolation Through Volunteering


Northern Beaches Multicultural Communities Incorporated

Brazilian ComUnity Playgroup and Mums Wellness


Northern Beaches Women's Shelter Incorporated

The Northern Beaches Domestic Violence Response Innovation


One Eighty Avalon Incorporated

Open Up Northern Beaches: Peer support groups for youth mental health


One Meal It Makes A Difference Incorporated

FEMAS - Family Eats, Meals and Support - Food Relief for Families Escaping DFV


Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW Ltd

PCYC Waves of Wellness




Community Access


Taldumande Youth Services Inc

Beach Reach


The Association of Drug Referral Centres Ltd

(trading as Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre)

Adolescent Violence Toward Parents Pilot Program


The Burdekin Association Inc

Burdekin Wellbeing Adventure


The Shepherd Centre – For Deaf Children

Hear For You – a life-changing group mentoring program for deaf children in the Northern Beaches area.


The Warrior Woman Foundation Ltd

The Young Warrior Woman Program 2023




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Recipients 2021/22

Find out the recipients of the Community Development Grants for 2021/22