Grants and Donations

Council grants are provided to individuals who reside in the Liverpool Local Government Area (LGA), or to community based groups, organisations and services that operate within the Liverpool LGA and/or for the benefit of Liverpool residents. Council provides eight grant programs:

  1. Kick-Starter Grants
  2. Quick Response Grants (general, youth, schools)
  3. Community Grants
  4. Sustainable Environment Grants
  5. Sporting Grants
  6. Sporting Donations
  7. Matching Grants
  8. Community Facilities Fee Reductions

For an overview of the programs please view Council's "Guide to Grants", and for specific program eligibility requirements and conditions please refer to the Grants and Donations Policy.

If you require further assistance please contact Council's Grants and Donations Officer on 98217752 or email For information on the ClubGrants NSW program, click here.

If you would like to register to receive the Grants and Donations Newsletter, please email


Funding available


To Apply

Kick-Starter Grants

Up to $500

Open all yearOpening July 2017

Quick Response

Up to $1,000

Open all year

Opening July 2017

Quick Response (School)

$100 for School DonationsOpen all yearOpening July 2017

Quick Response (Youth)

$100 - $500 depending on the level of activity

Open all yearOpening July 2017

Community Grants

Up to $5,000

Bi-AnnuallyOpening August 2017
Sustainable Environment GrantsUp to $5,000 to support schools and community groups to reduce their impact on the environmentAnnuallyClosed

Sporting Grants

Up to $5,000 per Junior Sporting Club (members under 16yrs old). Up to $5,000 for Junior Disability Sports


Opening February 2018

Sporting Donations

$100 - $500 depending on the level of activity

Open all year

Open Now

Matching Grants

Matched funding up to $15,000


Opening September 2017

Community Facilities Fee Reduction

Only available for community venues;-  Further information here

Open all year

Opening July 2017