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Council Grants Program
Rose Bay Community Garden - Environmental Grant Recipient; NSW Friendship Circle’s Friendship Walk - Community and Cultural Grant Recipient; Watsons Bay Markets - Placemaking Grant Recipient

Woollahra Council offers a range of grants to support the community. Applications for the 2021/22 Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants open on 6 April and close 16 May 2021 (11.59pm). The Placemaking Grants will open for applications in mid-2021.

Find more information about each grant program through the links below, criteria and examples of projects delivered by previous grant recipients. Staff contact details are listed in each grant program category.

Community and Cultural Grants

Council's Community and Cultural Grants program seeks to support programs or projects that work towards a connected, liveable, vibrant and creative community in the Woollahra Local Government Area.

  • The Small Community and Cultural Grants Program is usually offered twice per year for community initiatives up to $2,000.
  • The Large Community and Cultural Grants Program is usually offered once per year for community initiatives up to $7,500.

Environmental Grants

Council’s Community Environmental Grants program aims to support local schools and community groups to implement sustainability projects.

Grants are open to all local schools, early learning centres and community groups for activities or projects that protect or enhance our local environment. Eligible groups and schools may apply for up to $2,000 in funding per project.

Placemaking Grants

Our Placemaking Grants program is about supporting business to enhance the experience of visitors to our shopping and commercial areas and contribute to them being vital public destinations. Placemaking Grants provide funding of up to $7,500.