2019/20 Recipients - Round 1 Funding 

At the Council meeting on 23 July 2019 Council agreed to the following funding and fee waivers through the Events Grants Program 2019/20, to support organisations to hold community events on the Northern Beaches.

Local Events and Place Activations

OrganisationProjectApproved Funding (ex GST)

Narrabeen Lakes Festival Inc.

Narrabeen Lakes Summerfest

Annual community festival held at Berry Reserve, Narrabeen. All ages, free community event including entertainment from local cultural and community groups, market stalls and fireworks.

$2,100 + $705 Fee Waiver

Manly Warringah BMX Club


New event held at JJ Melbourne Hills Memorial Reserve, Terry Hills. Shredfest is the premier BMX & Mountain Biking Festival presented by the cycling community of the Northern Beaches. Features Professional and Amateur racers, mountain biking cross country event, children’s balance bike activities, track and jump challenges and retro BMX racing show.

$2,500 + $0 Fee Waiver

Share the Spark

Spark Tank – Community ‘Business Pitch’ event for young people

New event. Public event for youth to pitch ideas that meet community needs to an expert panel. To be followed up with mentoring program.


$2,400 + $200 Fee Waiver

Rotary Club of Brookvale Inc


Pub 2 Pub Charity Fun Run & Festival

Annual charity event including run with three course options between Dee Why Beach and Newport Beach, and finish line festival.


Sponsorship of $5,000 annually for up to 3 years

+ $1,152 Fee Waiver