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Social Inclusion Grants support activities that strengthen our diverse communities by increasing connection, social inclusion, and access for the most vulnerable in the community.

Our Grants are highly competitive. 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 grants@ncc.nsw.gov.au or call 02 4974 2000 and you will be put in contact with a staff member who can help with your enquiry.

Apply today for Social Inclusion Grant Funding by 4pm 31 May 2021.

Social Inclusion Grant summarised

To support activities that strengthen our diverse communities by increasing connection, social inclusion, and access for the most vulnerable in the community. 

ANNUAL PRIORITIES:

  • To support localised social and community connections - Jesmond, Mayfield, Wallsend, Maryland, Elermore Vale, Beresfield and surrounds.
  • To support social and community connections for hard to reach, vulnerable or newly vulnerable communities - Aboriginal, CaLD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse), Seniors, Youth and children, PWD (People with Disablity), LGBTIQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (or questioning), Intersex and Asexual (or allies), women and children.

Round opens: 3 May 2021 at 9am (AEST) 

Round Closes: 31 May 2021 at 4pm (AEST) 

$4,000 - $20,000 (ex GST) 

$240,000 (ex GST)

*For all streams of Community Grants excluding Quick Response Grants (ie Arts, Culture and Heritage; Social Inclusion; and Environment)

  • Legally constituted not-for-profit organisations  

Outreach programs, assisted community living, pop-up pantry/food services, translation/language services.

  1. View the 'Grant and Sponsorship Programs - Which should I apply for? Flowchart' (PDF) to determine which Grant Program is best for you. 
  2. Read the Community Grants Policy (PDF) and the Community Grants Guidelines (PDF). 
  3. Apply through CN’s online funding portal.  

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