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Applications open Monday 8 April 2019 and close COB Monday 10 June 2019.  

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

The following clubs are current members of the Cessnock Local Government Area ClubGRANTS Committee:

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

Priorities for funding 2019

ClubGRANTS provides funding for a wide range of local social services and community projects, with the aim of addressing social need and disadvantage in the local community.   

The funding priorities for 2019 are to support projects focusing on:    ·        

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Domestic violence        
  • Homelessness
  • Mental health and well-being
  • Social isolation
  • Education
  • Employment programs
  • Access and inclusion
  • Transport
  • Youth

Recipients of 2018 ClubGRANTS

The Cessnock LGA ClubGRANTS Committee received 40 applications, of these 20 projects were partially or fully funded, with amounts between $1,000 and $13,000. The total allocation of funding for 2018 was $101,753.

Details of 2018 funded projects

Application Form and On-line Submission

To be eligible for funding, organisations must complete a Standard Funding Report Form for any previously funded projects. Please send this to the Club that funded the project.  

To apply for ClubGRANTS applicants will need to register and log in through the ClubGRANTS online submission portal.

Applications will only be accepted using the online submission portal.  

ClubGRANTS Application Guide

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

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

Further Enquiries

For enquiries regarding ClubGRANTS please contact: 

Community and Cultural Engagement Officer on (02) 4993 4258 or email