Community Grants Program

Community Assistance Grants 2023-2024

Applications for our annual Community Assistance Grants Program are now closed for the 2023-2024 financial year.

Funding of up to $10,000 is available to not-for-profit organisations for one-off projects and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of Lane Cove residents and the community.

Council allocates its limited funds based on community need and program impact. Community need is assessed using Council’s strategic planning documents including Council’s Cultural Plan and Community Strategic Plan: Liveable Lane Cove 2035.

Applications must be submitted online - hard copy or emailed applications will not be accepted. Apply through SmartyGrants. To start the grant application, register first. Instructions on how to complete the application are included once you have registered.

Applications for 2024-2025 will open early 2024. 

For further information please call Susan Heyne, Manager Community Services on 9911 3592 or email

Lane Cove ClubGRANTS for 2023-2024 open now!

ClubGRANTS Category 1 grants are focused on supporting community organisations and activities within the Lane Cove area. Funding is for expenditure on specific community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities.

In particular, expenditure on projects and services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local Lane Cove community, and that are aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged people.

The participating club for Lane Cove ClubGRANTS is The Alcott which is part of the Norths Collective. The program is administered by Lane Cove Council. Applications can only be submitted online via the ClubGRANTS website Successful applicants will be advised by the Alcott Club.

For further information visit the ClubGRANTS website or call Sue Shand Community Development Officer on 9911 3593 or email

Cultural Performance Venue Hire Subsidy

This subsidy provides up to $4,000 for venue hire fees for not-for-profit performance groups to utilise larger performance spaces. Applications are closed and will re-open in March 2024.

Download the Guidelines and Information for Applicants

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