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 an issue 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.

The grant opens 4 January 2016 and closes 31 March 2016 at 5pm. Council recommends that you attend the grants information session and workshops to ensure your application meets guidelines.

Funding Guidelines

Apply online

Funding FAQs

Grants workshops

Council, in partnership with the Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), delivers a number of grants workshops and mentorship programs each year.

These workshops are designed to help applicants learn important grant writing skills, including developing an idea into a grant project, devising a budget, and basic project management.

The 2016 Social Change through Creativity grants workshops will be are held on 15 and 22 February from 9am-3pm at Fairfield Youth and Community Centre (Vine Street, Fairfield).

For more information call Gary Paramanathan, Community Project Officer - Cultural Development on 9725 0222. Places are limited. please email info@ice.org.au to RSVP for the workshops. 

Council will also host two information sessions on 1 February at Fairfield Museum and Gallery (corner of Oxford Street and The Horsley Drive, Smithfield) from 10am-noon and 6pm-8pm.

To RSVP to the information session please email culture@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au or call 9725 0702.