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Community Development Grant Program
Grants to help deliver projects and activities that foster a sense of community, build capacity within our community and enhance the quality of life for local Central Coast residents and more.

This program is open once a year. The program opens on 1 June 2024 and close 30 June 2024. 

The Community Development Grant Program supports community organisations to implement specific projects and activities that provide community outcomes and enhance the quality of life of residents of the Central Coast as well as strengthening their ability to deliver projects and services that respond to the needs of the community.

Funding of up to $20,000 per project is available.

This program is time limited and covers activities that are able to be completed within an eighteen (18) month timeframe from the date of funding

Key dates

Applications are scheduled for final decision at a Council Meeting approximately 3 months after the application deadline. Council timelines may alter due to the volume of applications/and or Council meeting agendas.

More information

For more information, please contact our Community Grants team on 4325 8861 or email

Helpful documents

Additional information, including criteria, eligibility and program objectives.

Start the Application

Complete the online application form on the SmartyGrants platform.

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