To assist local community organisations in providing services to the Stonnington community, Council provides annual Community Grants and Arts and Cultural Grants.

Arts and Culture Grants Program

The City of Stonnington’s Arts and Cultural Grants Program supports local organisations and art based initiatives wishing to present quality, innovative Stonnington-based activities which enhance the cultural, community and economic development of the City, including festivals and events. 

Applications for the City of Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grant Program 2017/2018 open Wednesday 1 February 2017 until Friday 24 March 2017.

Prior to starting an application, please read carefully the Arts and Culture Grants guidelines:

 Arts-and-Cultural-Grants-Guidelines-2017-2018.docx(DOCX, 88KB)

Download a copy of City of Stonnington's Arts and Culture Strategy(PDF, 6MB).

For further information about the Arts and Culture Grants Program or to discuss your application, contact



Community Grants

The City of Stonnington provides assistance to eligible not for profit/charitable, organisations providing Stonnington based programs by way of Community Grants and fee waiver on the use of Council facilities to enhance services, events and social activities thereby enriching the lives and meeting the needs of the Stonnington community.

Applications for the City of Stonnington's Community Grant Program 2017/2018 are open Friday 10 February 2017 until Friday 31 March 2017.


Before starting your application, please read our guidelines:

Community-Grants-2017-2018-Guidelines(PDF, 172KB)