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Community Grants

The Hills Shire Council conducts a Community Grants program to encourage community participation, engagement and cohesion and improve the quality of people’s lives. Funding is available to local community groups and services to provide innovative and sustainable community projects that address an identified need or a service gap.

All applications for a community grant are completed online through SmartyGrants – you only need to register once and if you have previously application via SmartyGrants you can use you existing password and login details.

Applications for COMMUNITY GRANTS will be called for annually.


A decision will be made by December 2017.

Community Grants Information Package:


For more information call The Hills Shire Council on 02 9843 0322 or email




Apply below:


For enquires please contact the Community Outcomes Support Officer on 02 9843 0322.



The Hills 2018/2019 ClubGRANTS (Category 1)

Applications are invited from local community based organisations for projects or services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of The Hills community.

Projects qualifying for Category 1 funding may include community welfare and social services, community development, community health and employment assisting strategies.

The following clubs in The Hills participate in the program:

  • Baulkham Hills Sports Club
  • Castle Hill RSL Club
  • Dural Country Club
  • Hills District Bowling Club
  • Glenorie RSL Club Ltd

The 2018/2019 ClubGRANTS (Category 1) program closed on 15 June, 2018. 

2018 ClubGRANTS Funded Projects List(PDF, 73KB)

For grant enquires please contact the Community Development Support Officer on 02 9843 0322.