Accommodation Grants are offered in the form of reduced or free rental for a number of City-owned community facilities (buildings and other spaces), to a range of non-profit community and cultural organisations. Cultural organisations account for a third of our current Accommodation Grant recipients.

How to apply

Applications for the accommodations grants program are only invited when the City has a vacancy in the community property portfolio.The brief for each property will vary according to the type of property and community needs of the area.

Organisations interested in applying for the Accommodation Grants Program can register by emailing to receive an email when a new round is open.

All applications are assessed against the general and specific criteria for this program, which are set out in the City’s grants and sponsorships policy.

For further information, please contact the City’s Grants Team on 02 9265 9333 or .

Current recipients

  • 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
  • 107 Projects
  • Darlinghurst Theatre Company
  • Vibewire
  • East Side Radio
  • Jessie Street Women’s Library
  • Australian Guild of Screen Composers
  • Australian Screen Editors Guild
  • Queen Street Studios