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

Maitland City Council’s Community Grants aim to provide financial support to local non-profit community based organisations/groups to provide Projects/Activities/Events that meet community needs and benefit residents in our community. Council acknowledges and values the significant contribution made by community groups and organisations in assisting Council to achieve its vision for a ‘safe and healthy city, a quality lifestyle, a vibrant and sustainable future’ (Maitland+10).

Community Grants Funding Open in September & close in October each year.

Application Form and Guidelines

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


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 -2015


The ClubGRANTS - 2015 funding program which provides financial support to local Maitland LGA non-profit community based organisations, groups and individuals will open Monday 27 April 2015 and close Monday 8 June 2015.

Submissions for funding will only be accepted using the online form Category 1 – 2015 which is available now for preview and completion.

  Local Funding priorities for 2015

  • Initiatives that encourage a  zero tolerance to all forms of family and community violence (including child protection initiatives)
  • Projects aimed at keeping people and communities safe
  • Targeted intervention and prevention initiatives for suicide, depression, social isolation
  • Community education programs encouraging  cultural awareness and leadership development
  • Initiatives that engage community in art, culture, sport and recreation
  • Initiatives that improve parenting and/or life skills
  • Volunteering Initiatives
  • Health promotion initiatives including community based healthy activities
  • Initiatives that support social participation for older people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities or young people

  Contact Details: Jessica Forbes – Community Planner, Maitland City Council PO Box 220 Maitland 2320

   Phone: (02) 4934 9881 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.