Micro Grant Fund

The Micro Grant Fund has been designed to support shortterm, 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 accepted year-round from 28 August 2023.

Funding available

A total of $15,000 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 pscgrants@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

For more information and to apply online

Previous recipients:

Business Port Stephens
Business Meet and Greet
Meet and Greet Medowie
Meet and Greet Business Networking Event
South Tomaree Community Association IncChristmas Lighting
John Kenneth BremnerBlack Swan Karuah history Mural
Alice's KitchenCupcake decorating workshop
Hunter District FamiliesWizard of Oz Musical
Wahroonga Aboriginal Corporation Raymond TerraceYouth equipment