Venue Hire Grants

Community organisations may be granted full or partial subsidy of Council venues through the Venue Hire Grants program. Council venues that are eligible under this program include all community facilities that are bookable, such as community centres, performance venues,  sporting venues and library rooms.

For further information please refer to the Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy. If you wish to discuss your application, please contact Council’s Community Development Officer – Grants on 9330 6400.

Venue Hire Grant Program

Start your Venue Hire Grant application HERE


2018-2019 Venue Hire Grants

Venue Hire Grant applications for bookings of Council facilities held within the 2018-2019 year are still being accepted. Applications will be assessed every 6-8 weeks. Please submit your application at least 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your booking.

Round 1 2019-2020 Venue Hire Grants

Applications for bookings of Council facilities held within the 2019-2020 financial year that are received before Tuesday 7 May 2019 will be assessed in Round 1 of the 2019-2020 Venue Hire Grants Program. Applicants in Round 1 will be notified of the outcome of their grant on Tuesday 14 June 2019 to allow your organisation time to plan your program for the year ahead. To avoid having to make a second venue hire grant application later in the year, Round 1 applicants should apply for the full financial year.

2019-2020 Venue Hire Grants received after Tuesday 7 May 2019

Venue Hire Grant applications for bookings of Council facilities held within the 2019-2020 year will continue to be accepted throughout the year. Applications will be assessed every 6-8 weeks. Please submit your application at least 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your booking.
 

Before you start your application:

  1. Read the Venue Hire Grants Program Guidelines, and refer to them while you complete your application. The Guidelines are on pages 16-18 and page 30 of the Georges River Council Grants Donations and Sponsorship Policy.  

  2. You must have a tentative booking for the venue/facility already in place. You will be asked to attach your booking confirmation on page 2 of the application form. 

Applications for Venue Hire Grants will only be accepted through Council's online application system. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


How to improve your application

Did you know that Council offers detailed information about the make-up of our local community, right at your fingertips? Our community profile provides information about the demographics of the suburbs within the Georges River area, including data about our population, age, ethnicity, languages spoken at home, accessibility needs, and so much more. You can use this information to help support your grant application, to better demonstrate community need and benefit of your program or activity.

Financial Reporting Requirements

Please note there are new financial reporting requirements for recipients of Council funding. Please view the New Financial Reporting page for details.


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