Local Area Grants

Social Change through Creativity Grants

Fairfield City Council’s Social Change through Creativity Grant Program encourages and supports creative-based projects that include and address issues of importance in the community.

The awarded projects must meet all of the grant selection criteria and at least one grant priority area. One-off grants of up to $5,000 are available to not-for-profit groups or organisations.

Applications for the 2018 grants are now open and will close at 5pm, 4 April 2018. 

2018 Application

Funding Guidelines

Funding FAQs

2011-2016 Cultural Plan

Grants workshops

Council delivers a number of grants workshops and mentorship programs each year. These workshops are designed to assist applicants to learn important grant writing skills, including developing an idea into a grant project, devising a budget, and basic project management.

Free two-day Grant Writing Workshop
Part 1: 28 February 2018
Part 2: 7 March 2018
10am-5pm
Cabravale Leisure Centre, Eric Bedford Room 1
30 Broomfield St, Cabramatta 

One-on-one Mentorship Program
Held at 9am-1pm on March 13, 20 and 29. 
Fairfield Youth & Community Centre
55 Vine St, Fairfield

Please RSVP by 14 February 2018 to Andrea Lim at alim@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au or call 9725 0382. If you require an interpreter or application form in your language, or have accessibility requirements, please contact Council on 9725 0382 five days prior to the scheduled event.