Placemaking is about creating great places that people love. This might be through how they look or how they are used. It is about strengthening the connection between people and the places we share, and creating public spaces where we feel welcome (and want to return to). Most importantly, it puts people first. If you have a great idea for your community, we want to hear from you.
To facilitate innovative community-led projects that develop and strengthen community identity and nurture a sense of belonging by creating great public spaces. These small incentive grants provide the community with the opportunity to lead the change they want to see in their neighbourhood.
The Placemaking Grant aims to:
The Placemaking Grant supports community-led projects, activations and installations that employ a Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper approach to:
View the City's Community Grants and Funding Guidelines.
Activities which support the City’s Place Plans including:
Up to $500 per project.
Open all year round (or until the annual funding allocation is exhausted).
Submit your application via the City's Smarty Grants portal.
The City may request that the applicant submit quotations relating to the project.
As a part of the applicant process, the City will determine if public liability insurance is required based on the nature/level of risk associated with the project.