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Wollondilly is surrounded by spectacular, natural beauty and rural pastures. It's 2,560 square km stretch from Bargo in the south, Appin and Menangle in the east, Warragamba in the north with the Nattai wilderness, Yerranderie Ghost Town and Burragorang Valley to the west.
Built upon the land of the Gundangurra Tribe, who gave the area its name, the district is rich in Indigenous Aboriginal and European history.
Council's staff actively seek funding opportunities for local community groups and seek the involvement of local artists and performers in the celebrations and events this facilitates.
Cultural facilities include the Wollondilly Heritage Centre and the Wollondilly Arts Group are an active group within the Shire who also manage their own gallery space.
The Council provides an online community services directory which includes groups and services in the area at www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/community/directory.html
Community Grants Scheme
Through this scheme the Council provides small one-off grants to non-profit community groups and services within the Shire who assist residents in accessing annual community events that build a sense of community spirit and connectiveness or who help strengthen Shire communities through local small-scale, time limited projects. Council receives funding applications each year in May. For more information contact the Community Project Officer, Community Development on 02 4677 8261.
Country Arts Support Program (CASP) Grants
This program provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW which includes the Wollondilly Shire area. The program aims to: assist locally determined cultural activities; create opportunities for groups to access a diverse range of arts programs; and enable communities to explore and express their cultural identities. For more information contact the Regional Arts Development Officer at STARTS on 02 4821 7028.
Click here for more funding sources on the Community Builders website.