Community Grants

National Youth Week Funding Round - Maitland

OPENS: 12th February 2015

The National Youth Week theme for 2015 is 'It Starts with Us'.

Youth Week funding is available for events or activities run by organisations, agencies, or community groups in Maitland during Youth Week 2015 (10th - 19th April).

Applications open Thursday 12th February and close at 4.00pm on Wednesday 11th March 2015 - NOW CLOSED 

Click here to download the 2015 Youth Week Funding Application

To be eligible for funding the event or activity must abide by the National Youth Week guidelines and involve young people throughout the process.

Please Contact April Phillips (Community and Recreation Services) for more information (02) 4934 9835

For more information on National Youth Week follow the link to the official website - 

Maitland City Council Community Grants Program

The Community Grants Program aims to provide financial support to local non-profit community based organisations, groups and individuals to provide projects, activities or participate in events that enrich the lives of residents in our community.

Community Grants: Currently Closed.

Please contact Kelly Baldwin Administration Facilities Team Leader for further information on 49349708.

 Grant Guidelines            Application Form 2014              Acquittal Form

Maitland City Council Sports & Arts High Achievers Grant Program

The Sport & Arts High Achievers Grant Program will provide opportunities for Council to assist residents who are achieving representation and excellence at the highest levels of their chosen field.  The Grant is designed to recognise an individuals/teams achievements, living within the LGA, in the area of Arts and Culture or Sport and Recreation.  For more information please refer to the Guidelines & Application Form below.

Applications for this Grant will close the 2nd Monday of each month at 4pm.

Please contact Kelly Baldwin Administration Facilities Team Leader for further information on 49349708.

 Guidelines & Application Form  

ClubGRANTS -2014

The ClubGRANTS - 2014 funding program which provides financial support to local Maitland LGA non-profit community based organisations, groups and individuals will open Monday 28 April 2014 and close Monday 9 June 2014.

Submissions for funding will only be accepted using the online form Application Form – 2014 which is available for preview now and for completion 28 April.

Local Funding priorities for 2014

  •  Cultural awareness training
  •  Leadership Development
  •  Initiatives that engage community in art, culture, sport and recreation.
  •  Initiatives that improve parenting & life skills.
  • Volunteering Initiatives
  • Community based healthy activities 
  •  Initiatives that support social participation for aged, disability, indigenous, CALD or youth.
  •  Initiatives that encourage a zero tolerance to all forms of family and community violence. 
  • Projects aimed at keeping people and communities safe.
  •   Targeted intervention and prevention initiatives for suicide, depression, social isolation.
Contact Details: Mary Dallow – Community Planning Coordinator, Maitland City Council POB 220 Maitland 2320 Phone: (02) 4934 9818 Email:


Other community grants


has links to funding sources for community groups and projects from federal, state and local government as well as some philanthropic funds and companies.