Ku-ring-gai Community Grants

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2022 community grants awarded

At its February meeting Council approved the distribution of $98,516 in funding to various community organisations.

View the full list of recipients.

Successful applicants will be notified and receive their funding within the next few weeks.

The community grants are offered annually in three categories, see below for details. The next round of funding for 2022/2023 will open later this year.

Categories

The Ku-ring-gai Community Grants program has three funding categories to support community based initiatives:

Previous years 

The purpose of the grants program is to build the capacity of organisations to deliver new and innovative projects and services. Projects identical to those submitted in previous years will not be given a high priority.

Past grants have helped organisations to provide great programs and services, including:

  • Providing multicultural resources in preschools to explore cultural diversity.
  • Buying camping equipment to support scouts and guides.
  • Buying IT equipment to train volunteers.
  • Furnishing a community garden for intellectually disabled young adults.
  • Providing cooking classes for widowers and carers.
  • Conducting Lunar New Year intercultural celebrations.
  • Providing music therapy for older adults.
  • Sharing traditional music and arts of Spanish-speaking migrants with children.

Alternative sources of funding

The NSW Government has distributed a list of Funding Opportunities for Community Groups. Possible sources of funding include:

  • Government gateways to community grants.
  • Non-government gateways to community grants.
  • Grants in selected subject areas.
  • Selected private sector/non-government funding sources.
  • Selected local government funding sources.

The document provides links to many funding opportunities relevant to local community groups. Some of these are: