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

Arts and Cultural 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 close Friday 26 April 2019 


Community Grants Program

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 2019/2020 open on Tuesday 12 February 2019 and close on Tuesday 26 March 2019. You must apply online using the Smarty Grants Program where a link to start your application will be available on Tuesday. In the meantime please click on the link below to preview the application process.


Please read the community grants policy and guidelines prior to starting your application. 

Word Documents:

 Community-Grants-2019-2020-Policy-_1.doc(DOC, 278KB)

Community-Grants-2019-2020-Guidelines.doc(DOC, 275KB)

PDF Documents:

Community-Grants-2019-2020-Policy.pdf(PDF, 327KB)

Community-Grants-2019-2020-Guidelines.pdf(PDF, 312KB)

 Please contact Civic Support Officer Judy Hogan on 8290 1331 or email for any inquires.