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Club Grants 2016


Club Grants 2016 – Funding Round

Club Grants funding is made available by Local Clubs who earn over $1 million annually in gaming machine revenue. The aim of Club Grants is to provide funding for a wide range of local social services and community projects.

The following clubs are members of the Cessnock Local Government Area Club Grants Committee:

  • Cessnock Ex-Services Club
  • Cessnock Leagues Club
  • East Cessnock Bowling Club
  • Greta Workers Sports and Recreation Club
  • Kurri Kurri Bowling Club
  • Kurri Kurri Workers Club
  • Weston Workers Club

Funding Round - Open and Close Date

The opening date for the 2016 funding round is 9am, Friday 1 April 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: The closing date has been extended to 4pm, Friday 17 June 2016.

Application Form and On-line Submission

Club Grants applications will only be accepted using the online submission portal.   The application form is available here.

All applications are to be received by 4pm, Friday 17 June 2016..  After this time, the application portal will automatically shut down. 

Late applications will not be accepted.

Club Grants Application Guide

All applicants are encouraged to visit the Clubs NSW website for further information on Club Grants.

It is also recommended that applicants consult the Club Grants Application Guide for information on eligibility criteria.  

Recipients of 2015 Club Grants

The Committee received 49 applications and partially or fully funded 19 projects, with amounts between $1,300 and $11,600.         

 The total allocation of funding for 2015 was $83, 271.    

Organisations that were successful in receiving funds from the Committee in 2015 were:

Kurri Kurri District Business Chamber inc
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
Hunter Domestic Violence Support & Advisory Services Inc.
Hunter Care Ltd trading as Hunter Life Education
Little Wings Limited
Camp Quality Limited
Youth Off The Streets Limited
Kurri Kurri High School
Cessnock City Council - Mayors Office
Oz Harvest Limited  
Cessnock City Council - CYCOS
Hunter Prelude Early Intervention Centre
Nulkaba Public School
Cessnock Public School Breakfast Club
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery Incorporated
Cessnock District Rescue Squad Inc
Wesley Community Services (suicide prevention program in local schools)
Scouts Australia Cessnock City Scout Group
Black Creek Aboriginal Corporation

Details of 2015 Grants funded

Overall, applications were of high standard and there were many quality projects proposed. However, ultimately more applications were received then there were funds available.

Further Enquiries

For enquiries regarding Club Grants please contact: Jo Miller - Community and Cultural Engagement Officer on (02) 4993 4258 or email