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What's On



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 members of the Cessnock Local Government Area ClubGRANTS 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

The ClubGRANTS 2016 funding round has closed.

The ClubGRANTS 2017 will open in May/June 2107. Details will be available on the Council website.

Application Form and On-line Submission

ClubGRANTS applications will only be accepted using the online submission portal.  The 2016 application form is available to view 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.

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.  

Recipients of 2016 ClubGRANTS

The Committee received 69 applications and partially or fully funded 32 projects, with amounts between $1,000 and $16,000.         

The total allocation of funding for 2016 was $138, 643   

Details of 2016 funded projects

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 ClubGRANTS please contact: 

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