Grants & Sponsorship

Community organisations across the Shire are now able to benefit from an increased range of financial assistance through Wollondilly Shire Council, following the adoption of the revised Financial Assistance Framework.

Community organisations are able to apply for support from Council for a range of community events, programs, activities and awards, small items of equipment and for minor works to local community facilities.

Before considering an application please read the information provided to ensure you are:

  • Eligible to apply under a particular program
  • Able to submit an application within the timeframe set
  • Able to meet the criteria for that funding program, and
  • Show a linkage to Council’s Community Strategic Plan


Available Grants




International Day of People with Disability Small Grants Program

Wollondilly Shire Council is offering seed grants to support community organisations and groups to hold inclusive community activities or projects inside the Wollondilly Shire from November 2020 through to March 2021 or (if possible) around International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on 3 December 2020.

Open, closing Friday 9 October 2020
Community Grants Program The Community Grants Program provides funding towards community projects, new events and small capital equipment purchases to support community organisations and groups operating within the Wollondilly Local Government Area for the benefit of local communities. Opens 1 May each year

Sponsorship Program

The Sponsorship Program provides funding to support community events, programs or minor works; that Council recognises as having an economic and social benefit to the community and the Wollondilly Local Government Area. Twice a year in April and September
Annual Assistance Program The Annual Financial Assistance Program provides specific funding to nominated community events and programs that are conducted on an annual basis. The program also assists community owned halls through the provision of a rate subsidy and local schools through a Mayoral School Citizenship Award. No application required- Organisations will be chosen by Council
Donations Program The Donations Program provides monetary donations to individuals and not for profit community groups and organisations. The program provides a process for the determination of one-off or ad-hoc requests made to Council that cannot be made through other programs within the Financial Assistance Framework. Open year round



Council's Community Projects and Events Team Leader on (02) 4677 1100 or