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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 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

Funding Round

The 2017 funding round has now closed.

The 2018 funding round will open in April 2018.

Application Form and On-line Submission

ClubGRANTS applications will only be accepted using the online submission portal.  

The 2017 application form is available to view here.

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 2017 ClubGRANTS

The Committee received 49 applications and partially or fully funded 20 projects, with amounts between $1,000 and $12,000.         

The total allocation of funding for 2017 was $74,786. 

Details of 2017 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