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Quick Response Grants support community events, activities, and programs which require small amounts of funds to achieve their aims. Activities supported will enhance the quality of life of residents, provide community capacity building and /or protect and enhance the natural and built qualities of the city.
Our Grants are highly competitive and the Quick Response Grants are open year round or until funds are fully expended. Please note that all funding for the 2021 Community Grant Funding Program has been issued. The next round of funding will be in May 2022.
In order to submit an eligible and competitive application please read the following documents prior to submission:
Not sure which funding is right for you?
If you require assistance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 4974 2000 and you will be put in contact with a staff member who can help with your enquiry.
Round opens: 3 May 2021 at 9am (AEST)
Round Closes: 31 May 2021 at 4pm (AEST)
$1,000 - $4,000 (ex GST)
$100,000 (ex GST)
Emergency support, capacity building Activities, Community Events, purchase of minor equipment, training/upskilling.
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City of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples. We respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and recognise that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession. City of Newcastle reiterates its commitment to addressing disadvantages and attaining justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.