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.

Please note: Applications for the 2018 grants will open on 6 December 2017. 

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.

Dates of free Grant Writing Workshop and Mentorship programs will become available soon. 

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.