Round 2 recipients of Community Grants announced

The Davistown Putt Putt Regatta was one of the successful applicants

More than $537,000 has been allocated to a variety of community projects in the region in round two of Central Coast Council’s Grants Program.

Details of the projects, which improve community infrastructure and services and provide initiatives and programs that benefit the community, were announced at Council’s June 9 meeting.

Mayor Lisa Matthews said the wide range of projects receiving funding included community events, environmental awareness programs, visual art and live performance productions, building a new accessible preschool playground, new sporting equipment and programs connecting young people.

“I am looking forward to seeing these projects come to fruition and being enjoyed by Central Coast residents,” Cr Matthews said.

Funding of $486,600 from the Community Events and Place Activation Program, Community Development Grant Program, Community Infrastructure Grant Program and Social and Creative Enterprise Grant Program will be shared between 35 applicants.

Under the Community Support Grant Program five organisations will share in $17,533 of funding.

Three successful applicants under the Awarding Sponsorship Program will share $19,900 in 2019-2020 and $13,200 in 2020-2021,

Some of the successful applicants include: East Coast Invitational Roller Derby, $11,900; Brisbane Water Oyster Festival, $14,045; Roundabout Circus Spiral free events at Gosford and The Entrance, $12,960; Davistown Putt Putt Regatta, $17,545; Central Coast Kids Day out, $7700; Coast Cup, $11,000; and Gosford Race Club New Year’s Eve family day, $10,000.

Information about funding programs is available through Grant Finder at

Agenda item 2.8
Central Coast Council meeting, Jun 9