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We want to provide support for local organisations and community groups, and help property owners conserve our heritage, through many exciting grants and funding opportunities.

If you or your organisation has a project that deserves to be funded, see if we can find a grant with your name on it. See below for details. Please note - Council does not provide funding to individuals.

Community Grants - open now

The Community Grants Program runs each financial year. This year we are excited to launch three separate grant streams:

  • Arts and Creativity - available to artists, arts and cultural organisations, and creatives of all kinds. Find out more
  • Community Development - improving equality, reducing disadvantage and creates stronger and more connected communities. Find out more
  • Environmental - grants for environmental and sustainability issues in our Council area. Find out more

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

Grants close 3pm, Thursday 30 April 2020.

Information and Grant Writing Sessions - alternate methods

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.

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

Grant Writing Webinar

The Grant Writing Sessions will be run as an online presentations on:

  • Thursday 26 March at 10am
  • Thursday 9 April at 6.30pm

Both sessions will be run as a TEAMS meeting and will provide the opportunity for questions to be submitted online to be answered at the end of the presentation.

Please register to receive a link to the session you wish to participate in (session will only be active at the advertised time).

A recording of the presentation will be available here after the session however you will not be able to submit questions.

Image detail:  Miguel Gonzalez (M-Lon), Manly Library Market Lane, 2019

Arts and Creativity Grants

Grants are available to artists, arts and cultural organisations, and creatives of all kinds.

Community Development Grants

This grant stream focuses on improving equality, reducing disadvantage and creates stronger and more connected communities.

Eco-Schools Grants

Council's Eco-Schools program helps support local schools on their sustainability journey.

Environmental Grants

Council is pleased to provide financial support for environmental and sustainability issues in our Council area

Events Grants

Event Grants support organisations to hold community events on the Northern Beaches.

Sports Grants

Sports grants aim to increase participation in sports, recreation and active play.

Local Heritage Fund

If you own a heritage-listed property, you could get a Local Heritage Fund grant to assist with costs for repair and maintenance.

Previous Grant Programs

Small Grants Program, Youth Wellbeing Hub Grant, Stronger Communities Fund

ClubGRANTS

See if your community project or service is eligible for funding under the Northern Beaches’ ClubGRANTS scheme.

Collaroy-Narrabeen Seawall Financial Assistance

Financial support is available to eligible properties to assist with the construction of coastal protection works.

Other Funding Sources

There are a number of other grant programs that community groups are eligible to apply for.

Grants Hub for the Northern Beaches NSW

Council has subscribed to this service to help the community register and access opportunities Australia-wide.