We are excited to announce our new Community Development Grants as part of the Northern Beaches Council's annual Community Grants Program.

New Community Development Grants

The Community Development grant stream supports community development projects that focus on improving equality in the local area and reducing disadvantage.

This grant stream assist organisations to empower community members to create stronger and more connected communities.

    Proposals must contribute to achieving the following project outcomes:

    • Increase community capacity
    • Increase community participation
    • Increase access to opportunity.

    Please see the Community Grants Program Guidelines for eligibility, objectives and assessment criteria.

    Key Dates

    • Applications open 11am Monday 16 March 2020
    • Applications close 3pm Thursday 30 April 2020
    • Funding distributed August 2020
    • Projects delivered 1 Sept 2020 – 30 Jun 2020

    Funding available

    Up to $10,000 (excl. GST) is available for one year programs.

    Multi-year funding will only be offered to a limited number of applicants who can demonstrate additional benefits of operating the project over an extended period.


    Information & Grant Writing Sessions

    Due to the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and acting on advice of lead NSW and Federal health authorities, Council has taken the precautionary decision to cancel the advertised grants information sessions grant writing sessions. Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff and community. These are difficult circumstances and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

    Assistance via phone

    Assistance is being offered via phone and email. 

    We'd like to provide grant applicants with an opportunity to receive advice on their particular project ideas and/or draft grant application.

    Select a preferred callback time and we will call you to answer all your questions. 


    For more information and application support please call 9976 1566 or email: