Double the Dollar

Cessnock City Council is encouraging community organisations to apply for Dollar for Dollar Grant funding set to provide a boost to community facilities.

Cessnock City Council is encouraging community organisations to apply for Dollar for Dollar Grant funding set to provide a boost to community facilities.

Community groups should submit an application if they are looking to upgrade community venues, sporting facilities or sporting equipment.  

Grants on offer include: 

  • Community Facilities Dollar for Dollar Grants Program
  • Sporting Facilities and Equipment Grant Dollar for Dollar Grants Program  

Cessnock City Council General Manager, Stephen Glen encouraged local community and sporting groups to take advantage of the grants.  

“Sport plays a big part in our community and supporting it at a grassroots level is a great way of boosting participation”.  

“Our local halls and community centres are vital as they host a range of events and activities for all residents including youth activities, playgroups, community gatherings and recreational activities”.

“We look forward to supporting projects that will rejuvenate the places that bring our community together,” Mr Glen said.  

Applications close on 9 September 2016. For more information visit www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/community/grants/council