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Cumberland Community Grants Program

Applications open 9am Wednesday 5 July 2017 and close 4pm, 7 August 2017

Cumberland Council Community Grants Program provides grants to local not-for-profit organisations and individuals for projects which aim to develop a more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Cumberland community.

Round One of the Cumberland Community Grants Program is will fund projects in the following grants streams: Community Events, Ambassador Fund (Individual) and Capacity Building.

The Cumberland Community Grants Program Guidelines and Application Form will available online here when the round opens on 5 July 2017.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

These sessions will explain the funding priorities, how applications will be assessed and conditions for successful applicants. It will also be an opportunity to meet potential project partners.

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017                          Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Berala Community Centre, 98 – 104 Woodburn Rd Berala
Book your spot in the information session.

Date Wednesday 12 July 2017 Time: 10am – 11.30am
Venue: The Holroyd Centre, 17 Miller Street, Merrylands
Book your spot in the information session.

PREPARING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

These free workshops will assist participants to develop and write their grant applications. The workshops will focus on specific questions in the application form including project description, budget, project outcomes and evaluation. (NOTE: Limited spaces – bookings are essential).

Workshop 1 Focus on project description, funding priority and project timeline.
Date Thursday 13 July 2017 Time 9.30pm – 1pm
Venue: The Holroyd Centre, 17 Miller Street, Merrylands
Book your spot in the grant writing workshop.

Workshop 2 Focus on project budget, evaluation and outcomes.
Date Thursday 20 July 2017 Time 5pm – 8.30pm
Venue Berala Community Centre, 98 – 104 Woodburn Road, Berala
Book your spot in the grant writing workshop.

ADVISORY DESKS

Book a session for tailored advice on your project and grant application. Bring your draft application and project ideas and receive feedback and tips on how to write your grant proposal. (NOTE: Limited spaces – bookings are essential).
Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017
Time: 2pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Berala Community Centre, 98 – 104 Woodburn Road, Berala

Book your session for tailored feedback on your application here (insert link to registration)

Date: Thursday 3 August 2017 
Time: 10am -6pm
Venue: The Holroyd Centre, 17 Miller Street, Merrylands

Cumberland Grants Bulletin

Sign up to the monthly Cumberland Council Grants Bulletin to receive emails about grant opportunities. Complete the online form.

More Information

For further information, please contact Cumberland Council’s Grants Officer, Marie Sesay on 9840 9910 or email grants@cumberland.nsw.gov.au.