Community Assistance

The Community Assistance Program has been designed to provide grants for community events, projects, services or activities to promote and enhance a caring and inclusive community, and vibrant and activated public places.

Applications for the 2016-17 Community Assistance Program are now closed and a panel convened in June to assess all applications.  Successful and unsuccessful applicants have been notified.

Funds will be distributed in accordance with the Community Assistance Program Policy.

Please contact Jill Gaynor, Manager Strategic Planning on if you have any queries.

Below is a list of the successful applicants:
  • Africa Australia Alliance for Peace and Reconciliation Inc
  • The Mission to Seafarers Newcastle Inc
  • Newcastle Basket Brigade
  • ConnectAbility Australia Ltd
  • OzHarvest Newcastle
  • Hippocrates Australian Greek Aged Persons Association Inc
  • Obelisk Hill - Arcadia Park Landcare Group
  • Samaritan Foundation
  • Musical Matinees Inc
  • Newcastle Community Arts Centre
  • ComputerPals for Seniors - Newcastle Inc
  • Congolese Community of Newcastle
  • House with No Steps
  • Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
  • Warlga Ngurra Women and Children Refuge
  • Newcastle Music Festival
  • Fort Scratchley Historical Society
  • Newcastle High School Aboriginal Culture Committee
  • Department of Education
  • Tantrum Youth Arts
  • Catapult Dance