Community Connect

Fostering a connected, cohesive community

Applications for the July Round will open 28 June 2021.

July 2021 RoundOctober 2021 RoundFebruary 2022 Round 3
Applications Open28 June 202120 September 202117 January 2022
Applications Close26 July 202122 October 202121 February 2022
Assessment Period27 July - 14 August 202123 October - 9 November 202122 February - 14 March 2022
Council Approval24 August 202123 November 202128 March 2022
Investment DistributionSeptember 2021December 2021April 2022
Delivery Period1 September 2021 - 28 February 20221 December 2021 - 31 May 20221 April  - 31 September 2022
Acquittal Report Due14 March 2022


Randwick City Council aims to develop a sense of community through ensuring inclusiveness, wellbeing and involvement of all residents. Community Connect is an investment stream of the Community Investment Program which aims to support events, activities and projects which enrich lives of our residents, cultivate engagement, belonging and social cohesion.

Program provisions

  • Receive up to $10,000 in financial support
  • Receive in kind support by waiving council venue fees
  • Receive a combination of funding and in kind support

Eligible applicants

  • Not-for-profit organisations
  • For-profit organisations whose proposed initiative is not for profit
  • Social enterprises
  • Individuals and sole traders who are Australian citizens or permanent residents aged over 18 years (for grants up)
  • Unincorporated community groups when sponsored by a local not-for-profit or for profit (Sponsors with relevant sector experience and who can support the implementation of the proposal are preferred).

Eligible projects, events or activities

Eligible project may include but are not limited to

  • Community events – for example: fun days and festivals
  • Multi-Cultural programs and events which celebrate the diverse community of Randwick and are open to the whole community
  • Community sporting activities – available to spectators and/or participants

For full details and before making an application, please read the Community Connect Guidelines PDF, 1405.84 KB


Applications are made online. Applications will open at 9am on Monday 28 June 2021 and close at 5pm on Monday 26 July 2021.

Click here to commence an application for Community Connect

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