Arts and Culture

Creative Communities Grant

From 1 March 2022, not-for-profit groups and organisations can apply for a one-off Creative Communities Grant (formerly Social Change through Creativity Grant) of up to $5,000 to support creative projects that empower communities to voice important issues, while further developing cultural knowledge and artistic skills. Submissions close 30 March. Apply here

Need advice on your application? Register for an advisory session

Advisory sessions provide tips and advice to improve your Creative Communities Grant application with a one-on-one session held at the Whitlam Library. Each session is up to 40 minutes. Bookings essential via Eventbrite. Click below to book a time. 


Advice over the phone

Phone and online advisory sessions are also available from Wednesday to Friday until 25 March. Email or call 9725 0222 to make an appointment. Council staff will contact you to arrange a suitable time. 


To make the most of your session, send us your Creative Communities Grant proposal and tell us what project area you seek advice on ahead of your session time (e.g. budget, project partnerships, auspicing etc.).

If you require an interpreter or have additional access needs contact one week prior to your session, so we can better support you.