Community Events Grant

The Community Events Grant is a small sponsorship program for grants up to $5,000 to support Community Events. The focus of the program is for community driven events that demonstrate innovation, community engagement, high quality planning and capacity for growth and sustainability over time.

The City will provide two opportunities to apply for Community Events Grants and applications will be assessed according to specific criteria.


  • Project or Activity Delivered - 1 October 2020 - 28 February 2021
  • Applications - Open 6 July 2020
  • Applications Close - 7 August 2020 4:00PM
  • Application Notification - August 2020
  • Grant Acquittals - Within six weeks of project completion


  • Project or Activity Delivered - 1 March 2021 - 30 June 2021
  • Applications Open - 16 November 2020
  • Applications Close - 7 December 2020 4:00PM
  • Application Notification - Early January 2021
  • Grant Acquittals - Within six weeks of project completion

Before submitting an application for this grant, please ensure you have carefully read all details contained in the information pack. Community Events Grants will be competitive, so it is in your interests to ensure your application meets the eligibility criteria, addresses at least one of the funding priorities, and considers the application assessment process.

Applicants MUST also discuss their proposed project or activity with the nominated Contact Officer before submitting an application.


To discuss your project, or for other enquiries about Community Events Grants, please contact the Events Team on 6820 3000 or by email

Community Events Grant 2020-21 Guidelines

Community Events Grant 2020-21 Application Form