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Community Grants Program

Sport & Recreation Grant

This grant is designed to increase participation in local sport and recreation activities, particularly in regards to the inclusion of:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders;
  • Disengaged young people;
  • Newly arrive migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants;
  • People experiencing homelessness; people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;
  • People living with disabilities;
  • People of diverse genders and/or sexuality (LGBTI);
  • People over 55 years of age, particularly those living alone;
  • Women and girls.

Please check the Parramatta Local Government Area boundary map, inserting your organisation address to see if you qualify for City of Parramatta funding opportunities.

Available funding

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$30,000 is allocated to the Sport and Recreation Grant.

The maximum funding available in this category is $2,000.

City of Parramatta Council will only fund one application over a calendar year, regardless of the number of applications received from an organisation.

Program timelines

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Applications are open all year round with the closing dates for the Quarterly Grants categories will be 4pm on the following dates:

  • 4 August 2021
  • 3 November 2021
  • 2 February 2022
  • 4 May 2022

Payments

These grants can take up to 3 months from the assessment deadline before payments may be made.

To avoid disappointment, ensure your project is scheduled to start 3 months after the upcoming quarterly grants assessment deadline.

Requirements

Successful recipients in this category are required to:

  • Show that funds will be spent within 6 months of receipt of funding.
  • Acquit within 4 weeks of project completion.

Failure to acquit the grant will affect any future funding requests.

Contact us

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To find out more about funding opportunities, workshops, leadership development, forums, training and more in the Parramatta and Greater Western Sydney area, subscribe to Parramatta e-news.

If you need any further information, please feel free to contact our Community Grants team on grants@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au or call 02 9806 5110.