The Cessnock LGA ClubGRANTS (Category 1) provides funding for local social services and community projects, with the aim of addressing social need and disadvantage.  

Types of eligible projects and services include community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities.

ClubGRANTS funding is made available by local clubs who earn over $1 million annually in gaming machine revenue.

The current members of the Cessnock ClubGRANTS local committee are:

Apply for 2021 ClubGRANTS

Applications for ClubGRANTS are now closed. 


Successful applicants are required to submit an acquittal report to the funding club by filling out a Standard Funding Report Form. This can be found on the ClubGRANTS FAQ page. The completed form must be sent to the club who funded the project. 

Need more information? 

If you require more information about ClubGRANTS, please visit their website or contact Council's Customer Relations Team on 02 4993 4100.

2021 ClubGRANTS recipients

The Cessnock LGA ClubGRANTS Committee received 41 applications requesting a total of $456,718.

24 projects have been funded, 21 fully funded.

The total amount allocated to the community through ClubGRANTS Category 1 funding was over $145,000.  

2021 ClubGRANTS Recipients

Organisation Program 
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) Reading Eggs and Mathseeds Learning Programs for Autistic Students at Aspect Hunter School
Branxton Greta Swim Club Improved Sound System for Branxton Pool
Camp Quality Child Life Therapy Sessions for Children Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Careflight Australia Essential Training for Local Community and Emergency Services 
Carries Place Domestic Violence and Homelessness Services Incorporated Assertive Outreach Project
Central Hunter Community Broadcasters Incorporated Continue and Increase Community Media Access for Disadvantaged Community Members
Cessnock City Library Cessnock Library Tech Skills Training
Cessnock Community Leo Club Cessnock Community Leo Club
Cessnock Family Support Service Inc. Cessnock Walks Kawuma 2021 Street Banner Project 
Cessnock Public School Breakfast Club
Cessnock RSL Sub-Branch RSL Sub-Branch Veteran Community Centre 
Greta Community Preschool Speech program
Hunter Valley Animal Facility & Rehoming Centre  Hunter Valley Animal Facility & Rehoming Centre 
 Life Education NSW Building Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Children's Health and Mental Wellbeing Resilience in the Wake of the Covid19 Pandemic
Lifeline Direct Hunter Central Coast  In Conversation with Lifeline
OzHarvest Cessnock Food Rescue
Prostate Survival Alliance Inc Prostate Cancer Counselling and Promotion
Road Safety Education Ltd RYDA Road Safety Education Program in Cessnock 
SHINE for Kids  Cessnock - Connecting Kids 
St John Ambulance (NSW) Cessnock Combined Division Training Laptops - St John Ambulance NSW
Sunnyfield Learning the fun way 
We Help Ourselves WHOS Hunter Residential Rehabilitation Service - Bedding Upgrade 
Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) - Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Upgrades For Operations Teams
Youth Off The Streets Limited Cessnock Outreach Intensive Case Management