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Micro Grant Fund

The My Incredible Place Micro Grant Funding program supports short-term, low cost projects that encourage community-based place activation across Port Stephens.

This program provides opportunities for residents to drive creative and artistic place activation programs that connect our community, increase the vibrancy of our town centres and improve the visitor experience.

Initiatives could include:

  • workshops
  • environmental education initiatives
  • street performances
  • heritage education or interpretation
  • community picnics and street activities
  • temporary or semi-permanent art projects
  • civic garden and beautification projects projects.

Key dates

Applications are open 29 August 2022.

Funding available

A total of $10,000 is available with up to $1000 maximum per application.

Who can apply?

  • individuals who live in Port Stephens
  • incorporated, not-for-profit organisations or charities
  • registered businesses with an ABN
  • sole traders
  • schools
  • artists
  • community and volunteer groups (for example, Landcare groups)
  • service organisations.

How to apply

  1. Read the Funding Guidelines for full details about the grant.
  2. Give our team a call to discuss your project on 02 4988 0255 or email
  3. Visit and complete the online application. Make sure to upload any supporting documentation including your Certificate of Incorporation, budget and any required quotes.

For more information and to apply online

Previous recipients:


Tilligerry Community Association

Music in the Park, Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage


Tilligerry Community Association

Happy 190th Birthday Tanilba and Tilligerry