Community Place Making Grants

Above: Nowruz Persian New Year celebrations funded by NCC place making grant

Community place making grants provide funding for projects, services or activities that promote and enhance a caring and inclusive community, and vibrant and activated public places.

Grants of up to $4000 are on offer in 2018.

Applications are now open! APPLY HERE 

Applications close midnight Monday 7 May, 2018.

Our  Community Place Making Policy outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.

Please contact Place Making Facilitator Susan Denholm ( if you have further queries.

Projects funded in 2017 include:

  • Newcastle Active Walking and Cycling Festival - Newcastle Cycleways Movement
  • Interpretations of Time and Place exhibition - students from UoN School of Creative Industries
  • Shared Pear Community Co-op launch - Elermore Vale
  • Islington Park skate bowl art - Islington and Mayfield communities
  • Wallsend Park WWI Grove of Remembrance construction - Wallsend Historical Society
  • Hunter Wildlife Rescue education program 
  • Military bugle training for students - Newcastle RSL, Newcastle, Hunter School Performing Arts
  • Seniors smartphone and tablet training - ComputerPals Newcastle