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Discuss your idea with a Council officer

Applications for the 2018-19 Annual Community Strengthening Grants have closed.

Before you apply for a grant, you must talk through your project idea with a Council officer. They'll help you shape your application to give it the best chance of success.

Depending on which stream your grant falls under, please contact the relevant person below. 

Active Community

  • Recreation: William Bullock - 9278 4783
  • Sport: Kate Picking - 9278 4058

Actively Ageing Community

  • Aged Services: Lina Tallarida - 9278 4787

Creative Community

  • Arts and Culture/Armistice: Jackie Gatt - 9278 4757

Healthy Community

  • Children and Families: Clara Yip - 9278 4439
  • Disability: Michelle Forster - 9278 4459
  • Diversity: Emma Wilkinson - 9278 4938
  • Health and Wellbeing: Jacqui McCann - 9278 4427
  • Neighbourhood Houses: Tony Falkingham - 9278 4628
  • Safer Communities: Andrea Learbuch - 9278 4715
  • Volunteering: Alana Smith - 9278 4550
  • Youth: Toula Papaioannou - 9278 4620

Sustainable Community

  • Environment: Mat Dixon - 9278 4533

For general enquiries about the grants program, please contact Liz Landray on 9278 4723 or email [email protected].

Have you talked to a Council officer about your project?

  • If yes, go to step 6
  • If no, please contact the relevant Council officer from the list above. Your project won't be eligible for funding if you don't complete this step.

Would you like any help with your application? We have information sessions, one-on-one grant writing help and assistance with applying online. See our website for more information.