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.

The grant opens 9 January 2017 and closes 6 April 2017 at 5pm.

Council recommends that you attend the Grants Information Session and workshops in order to ensure applications meet the guidelines.

Council will host two information sessions on Wednesday 1 February at Fairfield City Council’s Administration Centre from 10am-noon and 6pm-8pm.

To RSVP for the information session please email culture@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au or call 9725 0271. Light refreshments will be provided. Please inform us of any dietary requirements.

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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.

The 2017 Social Change through Creativity grants workshops will be held in late February from 9am-3pm at Fairfield Youth and Community Centre (Vine Street, Fairfield).

For more information call Bethany Falzon, Community Project Officer - Cultural Development on 9725 0222. Places are limited. Please email culture@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au to RSVP for the workshops.