Sport & Recreation Grant

This category 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 (GLBTI);
  • People over 55 years of age, particularly those living alone;
  • Women and girls.               

available funding

$40,000 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

Applications are open all year round with the following closing dates:

4pm, Wednesday 6 November 2019

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.

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.


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