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Community Funding Program Grants

Our Community Funding Program provides grants to support projects, events and activities that benefit the local community.

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The Community Funding Program provides financial assistance of up to $5,000 per financial year to local non-profit groups, organisations and individuals, for projects and initiatives which benefit the local community and enhance community wellbeing.

Examples of projects or initiatives include:

  • activities which protect and enhance the local environment or promote sustainable living
  • purchase of new equipment to increase the ability of a group to deliver a service, activity or program to the community
  • events that encourage cultural diversity or active participation in community life
  • innovative sport, recreation and physical activity programs
  • arts and cultural projects which have publicly accessible outcomes, including performances, concerts or workshops.

Applicants can apply for funding through the following two grants schemes:

Community Grants Scheme

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(Up to $5,000 per financial year)

The Community Grants Schemes has four funding categories:

  1. Community Development
  2. Environment
  3. Events
  4. Sport & Recreation.

Public Art & Culture Grants Scheme

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(Up to $5,000 per financial year)

The Public Art & Culture Grants Scheme has three funding categories:

  1. Artistic & Cultural Programs & Events
  2. Artistic Development
  3. Visual Public Art.


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All applications should aim to provide community benefits for the residents of the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

Before applying for funding, please read the Community Funding Program Policy and relevant Guidelines below.

Download Application Form

Key documents

Download: Community Funding Program Policy

Download: Community Grants Scheme Guidelines

Download: Public Art & Culture Grants Scheme Guidelines

More Information

Lisa Mara
General Manager, Governance & Community Affairs
T: 08 8366 4549