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 2017 grants closed on 6 April 2017 at 5pm.

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.

The 2017 Social Change through Creativity grants workshops were held from 9am-3pm at Fairfield Youth and Community Centre (Vine Street, Fairfield) on the below dates:

Wed 22 February – Beginners
Wed 1 March - Intermediate

For more information email culture@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au or call the Community Project Officer - Cultural Development on 9725 0222.