Community Grants

Safer Communities Fund - Round 5 - Infrastructure Grants (GO3112)

This grant provides schools, pre-schools, places of religious worship, community organisations and local councils with grants of up to $1 million for crime prevention initiatives aimed at reducing crime, violence, anti-social behaviour and/or other security risks driven by racial and/or religious intolerance.

Project activities can include:

  • Infrastructure activities, such as installing:
    • fixed or mobile CCTV cameras
    • security lighting
    • fencing and gates
    • bollards
    • external blast walls and windows
    • security and alarm systems
    • public address systems
    • intercoms and swipe access.
  • Employing or hiring security guards, licensed by the relevant state or territory agency, for schools or preschools.

The grant will cover up to 100% of eligible project costs.

Projects must be completed by 30 June 2023.

The grant amount is $10, 000 to $500, 000 (per location or school campus) or $1 million per organisation.  Total grant amount $31 million.

Closes 10 December, 2019

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Road Safety (GO3096)

The Road Safety Awareness and Enablers (non-Government organisations) Fund is designed to reduce road trauma by increasing awareness, education and collaboration in the community.

Total grant value of $700,000 ex GST over four years.

Closes 15 November, 2019

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Events Grants Program
Northern Beaches Council is offering a pool of $210, 000 to help fund one-off community events held on the Northern Beaches, organised by not-for-profit organisations. The grant can be used to pay for one-time costs associated with an event such as equipment, marketing and administration.  
The average grant is around $2000, capped at $10, 000, with the exception of high-impact community events where up to $50, 000 can be negotiated.  Events must be held before August 2020.
Closes 1 February, 2020