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Cumberland Community Grants

If you have an idea to develop a vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Cumberland community, apply for a Cumberland Community Grant.

2020/2021 Cumberland Community Grants Program

Applications open 9am, Wednesday 1 September 2021 and close 4pm, Thursday 30 September 2021.

Our 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.

Who can apply?

Applications are open to local not for profit organisations and community groups. This round will fund projects in the Community Participation Small Grants Program.

How to apply

Applications need to be submitted through the application forms on the SmartyGrants website. The Cumberland Community Grants Program Guidelines and application form will be available online when the round opens on 1 September 2021.

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.

Online Information Session

When: 10am to 11am on 7 September 2021

Make a booking and you will receive a calendar invitation in order to access this online session.

Register here

Advisory Desk Sessions

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.

Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

Session 1

When: 10am to 3pm on Tuesday 14 September 2021

Where: Banksia Room, Wentworthville Community Centre, 2 Lane Street, Wentworthville NSW 2145

Make a booking

Session 2

When: 10am to 3pm on Tuesday 21 September 2021

Where: Committee Rooms 1 and 2, Cumberland City Council, 16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands NSW 2160

Make a booking

Session 3

When: 10am to 3pm on Thursday 23 September 2021

Where: Committee Rooms 1 and 2, Cumberland City Council, 16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands NSW 2160

Make a booking


Resources to assist with writing a grant application

If you are planning to apply for a grant, we highly recommend you review these resources.

Checklists and Templates

Documents from previous rounds

View round one of the Cumberland Community Grants Program Guidelines 2021.

Cumberland grants bulletin

You can also sign up online to the monthly Cumberland City Council Grants Bulletin to receive emails about grant opportunities.


Contact

For further information, please contact our Grants Team by phone 02 8757 9800 or 02 8757 9276 or

email grants@cumberland.nsw.gov.au.