Community Grants and Donations Program 2019 - 2020

Submissions Close 17 April 2020

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 2019/20 Community Grants Program opened on Tuesday 1 October 2019 and closed on Friday 29 November 2019.

The applications have been assessed under the 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:


 Organisation  Project Description  Amount Recommended 
Diamond Women’s Support Confidence and Connection Mentor Mum Program $5,000
Miracle Babies Foundation Nurture Group in The Hills – Supporting sick and premature babies and their families $2,500
Soroptimist International International Women’s Day Lunch $1,000
Top Blokes Foundation Top Blokes Mentoring Program  $5,000
Rotary Club of Norwest Sunrise Community Connect 2020 $3,500
Friends of Bella Vista Farm Bella Vista Farm Heritage Garden Consolidation $2,000
Hills Relay for Life – Cancer Council NSW  Hills Relay for Life 2020 $15,000 
The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc 2020 Concerts in The Hills Shire $5,000
KU Village Green Children’s Centre Friends Without Barriers $3,625
Hills Shire Symphony Orchestra  Hills Symphony Orchestra Community Concert Season $5,000
Sunnyfield Creating a Happy Home $1,425 
Hills Community Aid and Information Services Inc School Holiday Family Fun Days + Including You 

The Sanctuary – The Hills Women’s Shelter Walk The Talk – The Sanctuary Shelter’s Respectful Relationships Education Shelter  $5,000
Community Migrant Resource Centre Women Creating Chances $7,000
 Total: $68,550 


The successful applications will be on public exhibition from 11 March 2020 and submissions close on 17 April 2020.

Submissions have now closed.