Community Grants and Donations Program 2017 - 2018

Submissions Close 27 December 2017

Council provides financial assistance through the Community Grants and Donations Program under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993. This program assists eligible charities, community and sporting organisations and individuals. Requests are received periodically and are forwarded for approval by Council subject to meeting all criteria as set out within the Community Grants and Donations Program Guidelines.

The 2017/2018 Community Grants Program opened on Monday, 11 September 2017 and closed on Friday, 13 October 2017.

The applications have been assessed under the new Community Grants and Donation Program Guidelines and matched with Council’s priorities and evaluated accordingly. Applications were also marked against the specific criteria for the program.

The following applications have been successful and will be receiving funding:


Project Description


Amount Recommended

Hills Community Aid and Information Services Inc.

Financial Inclusion in The Hills

Community Services


The Sinhalese Cultural Forum of NSW

Sunfest 2018 (Sinhalese and Tamil New Year Festival)







For more information about this program or how to apply, please contact:

Phone: 9843 0237 (Community Development Coordinator – Community Services)




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