Community Grants

Stronger Communities Fund Community Grants Program

It’s all about Cumberland
Applications closed on Monday 27 February 2017

The Stronger Communities Fund was established by the NSW Government as part of its Local Government reform program.

The Fund includes a Community Grants Program of $1 million for community projects that will develop a more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Cumberland community.

Funded projects should deliver social, cultural, recreational, environmental and economic benefits to the Cumberland community. Projects must also address priority areas of: community safety, health and wellbeing, social inclusion and participation and enhancing community organisation capacity. Only 1 application could be submitted per organisation.

A total of 32 projects were funded valued at $1,001,101.

A summary of funded projects can be viewed in the ‘Feedback Summary for Stronger Communities Fund’. This document also includes information on the assessment process and feedback on the main strengths and weaknesses of applications submitted. This document is compiled to assist organisations with their future grant applications.

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More Information

For further information, please contact Cumberland Council’s Community Projects Officer, Marie Sesay on (02) 9840 9910 or Capacity Building Coordinator, Adama Kamara on 9735 1296 or email