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Heritage Publication Grants


Council awards grants for the publication of works which shine a light on the history, heritage and development of the Georges River area.

We accept applications for the following: 

  • Publication of historical works of original research
  • Re-publication of primary sources

Publications may include books, booklets, e-books, digital media resources, documentaries, films or online.   

We encourage applications which reflect the diversity of people and places in the Georges River area. Examples include oral histories, migration stories, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, and cultural, social and public history.   

A total of up to $5,000 in funding is available each financial year. 
 

Heritage Publication Grants 2022-2023

The Heritage Publication Grants 2022-2023 round opens on Monday 6 February 2023 and closes on Monday 20 March 2023 at 5pm. 

For more information, please see our: 

Submitting your application

  1. Read the Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy (2020) and the Heritage Publication Grants Guidelines 2022-2023
  2. ​Book into a How to Apply for a Georges River Council Grant workshop and/or a Q&A Session, and contact the Grants Officer with any questions. 
  3. Start your application on our SmartyGrants page
  4. Applications close on Monday 20 March 2023 at 5pm. 


Financial Reporting Requirements 

Please note there are new financial reporting requirements for recipients of Council funding. 


Questions? 

We are running How to Apply for a Georges River Council Grant workshops and Question and Answer Sessions for Community Grants, Micro Grants and Heritage Publication Grants. Sessions are free but bookings are essential. Register via Eventbrite.


Workshops - How to Apply for a Georges River Council Grant

One-hour workshops outlining the application process for Community Grants, Micro Grants and Heritage Publication Grants. Sessions are free but bookings are essential. Register via Eventbrite

 
Workshop Date and Time Location
Workshop #1 – GRC Seniors Festival 2023 Friday 10 February 2023, 10am - midday Hurstville Senior Citizens Centre
Workshop #2 Tuesday 14 February 2023, 12pm - 1pm Online
Workshop #3 Tuesday 21 February 2023, 10am - 11am Hurstville Library and Service Centre – Miles Franklin Room
Workshop #4 Monday 27 February 2023, 6pm - 7pm Online
Workshop #5 Wednesday 8 March 2023, 2pm - 3pm Clive James Library and Service Centre – Activities Room
Workshop #6 Monday 13 March 2023, 11am - midday Online
 



Q&A Sessions

15-minute individual sessions to discuss your project or the application process with Council's Grants Officer. Sessions are free but bookings are essential. Register via Eventbrite

 
Q&A Sessions Date and Time Location
Q&A Sessions #1  Thursday 9 February 2023, 2pm - 4pm Hurstville Library and Service Centre – Miles Franklin Room or online
Q&A Sessions #2 Wednesday 15 February 2023, 4pm - 6pm Online
Q&A Sessions #3 Monday 20 February 2023, 1pm - 3pm Clive James Library – Study Room or online
Q&A Sessions #4 Tuesday 28 February 2023, 10am - midday Online
Q&A Sessions #5 Thursday 9 March 2023, 10am - midday Hurstville Library and Service Centre – Miles Franklin Room or online
Q&A Sessions #6 Monday 13 March 2023, 3pm - 5pm Online











For any further questions, please contact Council’s Grants Officer on 02 9330 6400 or email grants@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

 



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