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City of Sydney Grants

The City of Sydney has released its first round of the 2019 grants and sponsorship program for:

Business support grants

Supports projects that promote commercial and retail precincts, build capacity in business operators and strengthen business networks. The grant also aims to increase business offerings and activity at night and live music and performance venues and programming.

Community services grants

Supports sustainable communities that contribute to a connected, liveable, inclusive and engaged city. The program assists organisations to pilot or trial innovative services or establish a program that addresses an unmet need for residents, workers and visitors.

Cultural and creative grants and sponsorships

Provides opportunities for creative participation, enhances creativity in the public domain and strengthens the sustainability and capacity of our cultural and creative industries.

Environmental performance 

Offers support focused on encouraging innovation and environmental leadership, and addressing some of the barriers that communities face when considering action. Now open for application are 3 environmental specific grants programs.

Festivals and events sponsorships

Celebrates, develops and engages the city’s communities through 2 categories: Artform that builds connections between artists and audiences; and village and community that celebrates the uniqueness of our community and village precincts.

Matching grants.

Encourages communities to improve, enhance, or celebrate their neighbourhood or business precinct. The program supports grassroots and local projects that contribute to vibrant sustainable communities and economies, by matching contributions towards a project.

Projects must take place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020.

Meet with staff 

15 minute Q&A meetings are available to applicants. You can discuss your application, project idea and decide what program is best to apply for.

Be sure to check the lower left corner of your ticket for your allocated time slot.

Before you apply

There are a few things you should do before you are ready to apply:

  • Read the critical information for your chosen program including the grants and sponsorship guidelines.
  • Make sure your project is eligible under the program you are applying for. There are strict guidelines around who can apply and when projects can occur.
  • Also, ensure your project is located in our area or provides significant benefit to our residents and businesses.

Contact us:

Phone: 02 9265 9333

Applications close: 11 March 2019 at 5pm.

For further information visit the City of Sydney website.