Infrastructure grants

The NSW Government offers grants to communities across NSW to support the building, renovation and fit-out of infrastructure. Funding is available for arts and cultural infrastructure, sport and recreation infrastructure and projects that assist communities with essential infrastructure and disaster readiness.

Infrastructure Grants are made possible through the NSW Government’s Clubgrants Category 3 Fund, which reinvests a contribution from the state’s registered clubs gaming machine profits back into community projects.

The 2021/22 grant rounds will be open on the following dates:

  • July 2021: Monday 5 July to Monday 26 July 2021
  • November 2021: Monday 1 November to Monday 22 November 2021
  • March 2022: Tuesday 1 March to Monday 21 March 2022

Latest recipients

Arts and Culture Recipient List

LocationApplicantProjectGrant Amount

Bathurst

Bathurst Regional Council

Fit-out of the Central Tablelands Collections Facility

The fit-out of the Central Tablelands Collections Facility will provide high quality industry-standard preservation and digitisation equipment to Central Western NSW communities. The Central Tablelands area is unique in NSW's colonial European and pre-colonial history, and the properly resourced Collections Facility will provide specialist equipment, hireable spaces, and conservation expertise to Council museums, private collections and local volunteer-run Museums.

$99,392

Byron Bay

Byron Bay Community Association

Refurbishment of the theatre and outdoor area

A series of refurbishment and replacement projects will maintain Byron's Theatre's professional standard in keeping with its constant use as the region's home of the arts, cultural and community events for residents and visitors. This will include dimmable in-house lighting, a new stage back wall, increased storage side-stage, and an improved courtyard resulting in a greater theatre experience for all.

$51,387

Couridjah

Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council

Upgrade of the multipurpose hall

The upgrade of the local multipurpose hall includes insulation of the ceiling and walls, replacement of carpet, and installation of air conditioning and energy efficient LED strip lighting. This will create an environmentally responsible, welcoming and accessible place for the Aboriginal community and general public to meet, mix and to appreciate rich Aboriginal culture.

$65,691

Fairfield

Think+DO Tank Foundation

Purchase of an outreach bus

Purchase and fit out of the Forked Tongues Arts Outreach Bus to take multilingual creative programs and educational programs to refugee resettlement hubs across NSW. This will bring multilingual musical, literary and performance-based programming to areas of growing concentrations of recently arrived refugee/migrant communities which will foster social cohesion, connection, and intercultural celebration.

$90,155

ForsterForster Arts & Crafts Society

Installation of climate control system

Install air conditioning throughout the working Forster Arts & Craft Centre to enhance its seven day a week, year-round operation. There will also be the installation of auto sliding entrance doors to improve access and the upgrade of some window and door seals to improve building insulation.

$55,000

MerimbulaTwyford Hall

Installation of hall lighting and sound system

The installation of sound and stage lighting in Twyford Hall will bring the heritage-listed building up to a safe and professional standard for community and professional events such as dances and art exhibitions.

$72,000

Wagga WaggaWagga Wagga City Library

Upgrade of library

The eastern area expansion of Wagga Wagga City Library will double programming capacity and provide after-hours access by creating three new Community Learning Spaces equipped with loanable technology and accessible furniture, activating these spaces for everyone. These welcoming and practical spaces include all-ability furniture ensuring access for all mobilities plus increased computing availability via state-of-the-art technology dispenser and interactive boards.

$72,380

Community Infrastructure Recipient List

LocationApplicantProjectGrant Amount
AraluenAraluen Progress Association

Replacement of the Araluen Federal Hall Annexe

The replacement of the Araluen Hall Annex to provide a modern, weatherproof space with a commercial grade kitchen and new shower and toilet facilities. This will make the Hall suitable for emergency accommodation in case of disaster, for community social events and will provide a venue for commercial and community activity, such as weddings, workshops, and community education.

$121,616

BowralSouthern Highlands Botanic Gardens Limited

Construction of stone wall garden entrance

A double serpentine stone wall highlighting the northern entrance to the garden will include slate etchings of four native ferns named after 19th century local conservationist, botanist and artist, Louisa Atkinson. Interpretative signage will describe the proposed native garden plantings to inform the community about endangered ecological communities. The project is a significant link between nature, art, botany and history.

$123,715

Bundanoon

Bundanoon Club

Club roof replacement

The replacement of the Bundanoon Club roof will involve removing the old roof, guttering, down-pipes and installing a new Colourbond roof, gutter and down pipes including battens, flashings, and gable front end cladding. This work will allow the club to function as a community hub.

$75,000

Coffs Harbour

Mission Australia

Fit-out of the newly built Mission Australia Centre

The fit-out of the newly built Mission Australia Centre will provide Coffs Harbour locals with a vibrant, welcoming, safe space to access support services, participate in activities and make valuable social connections. The centre’s fit-out reflects feedback from the community. Features include workshops areas, consultation rooms, culturally sensitive spaces and artefacts, and ample room for a variety of community activities.

$162,650

Copacabana

Copacabana Community Men's Shed

Construction of a community men's shed

The construction of the Copacabana Community Men’s Shed will substantially improve residents' feeling of belonging to a community. It will provide a long sought-after venue for men of all ages to meet and engage in productive activities, while learning how to care for their health and well-being, as well as providing an additional meeting space for other local groups.

$127,500

Corowa

Amaranth Foundation

Redevelopment of the Inala Lodge

The redevelopment of Inala Lodge includes a partial concrete driveway with path/ramps to access two renovated units that will meet the diverse needs of people with a range of disabilities including bathroom and kitchen facilities meeting disability standards.

$200,000

Cringila

George Cross Falcons Community Centre

Fit-out of accessible amenities

Construction of a disable/special needs toilet will support the elderly attending the George Cross Falcons Community Centre.

$15,000

Junee

Rotary Club of Junee

The installation of the community audio visual systems

The installation of modern audio visual equipment in four community meeting rooms at the Junee Ex-Services Memorial Club being used by dozens of local not-for-profit community groups will enable these organisations within Junee Shire to host more professional meetings, events, training sessions and seminars. The installation includes projectors, screens, public announcement systems, stage lighting and video conference systems.

$200,000

Kingscliff

Lifebridge Australia

Van for outreach services

The purchase of a Toyota Hi Ace LWB Crew Van will enable community engagement 'pop up' outreach services, community promotion, arts and cultural, education and referral services to people who are unable or restricted to attend centre based facilities and community access.

$55,500

Lake Cargelligo

Lower Lachlan Community Services

Upgrade of roof

The upgrade of the roof of the Lower Lachlan Community Service building will replace the existing roof with a Trimdek roof including flashings and gutter. The air-conditioning will be removed and be reinstalled along with a new air-conditioning unit. The new roof will be completely weatherproof, protect the building's interior enabling the interior space to be refurbished, painted and re-carpeted.

$50,090

Moree

Police Citizens Youth Club NSW

Fit-out of PCYC rooms

The construction and fit-out of a youth hub and multi-purpose room that will meet local community requirements for a safe and supervised space for young people to attend and participate in activities. The project will complete the internal construction, including flooring, lighting, painting, audio-visual equipment and CCTV to allow visibility and supervision from central areas.

$200,000

Quirindi

Winanga-Li Aboriginal Child and Family Centre Incorporated

Upgrade of amenities

The upgrade of the toilet facilities of the Winanga-Li Aboriginal Child and Family Centre Quirindi will enable the centre to be utilised by elderly people, people with a disability and parents requiring a baby-change area. The centre is in the CBD, so this initiative will improve accessibility for Quirindi residents with mobility needs and young children.

$48,620

Sanctuary Point

The Country Club St Georges Basin

Replacement of emergency diesel generator

The existing standby generator at the St George Basin Country Club is unable to supply enough power to operate the kitchen facility and air-conditioning systems during a power outage. The installation of a larger unit will ensure that the facility is able to operate at maximum capacity, alleviating discomfort to stranded travellers in their time of need.

$200,000

Teralba

Hunter Valley Scots Club

Hall upgrade

The Hunter Valley Scots Club Hall is commonly used for physical activities by all sectors of the community. The upgrade of heating and cooling will provide climate control of the hall using clean solar energy and efficient reverse cycle air conditioning.

$56,000

Wahroonga

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women's Shelter

Refurbishment of women's shelter

The proposed building works at the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women's Shelter includes the refurbishment of bedrooms, bathrooms, living areas and therapeutic spaces. This includes the installation of solar panels, heating ventilation and air-conditioning, smart meter conversion, bedroom ceiling fans and LED light conversions. It would also improve the cost-efficiency and sustainability of the Shelter and contribute significantly towards our objectives of reducing our environmental footprint.

$19,336

Warilla

Southern Youth and Family Services

Fit-out of community facility

The project involves the final fit-out of the Southern Youth and Family Services Community Facility, consisting of 300-capacity community hall, recording studio, and commercial kitchen. Funding will be utilised to purchase musical equipment and kitchen equipment. This equipment is for events, community programs, and training opportunities for our client group of young people under 24 experiencing disadvantage, their families, and the broader community.

$30,566

Warren

Warren Youth Foundation

Upgrade of local youth centre

The replacement of the roof and veranda at The Warren Youth Centre and Community Hub will include air-conditioning in the visiting services office and insulation throughout the building to maintain cooler temperatures in the warmer months. This facility provides a safe place for local youth and their peers to socialise, and the community to access support to services.

$57,219

Wickham

Samaritans Foundation

Refurbishment of student accommodation

Samaritans Student Accommodation is a 21-unit facility that safely houses young people who would otherwise be homeless. Each young person must be studying and is supported with wraparound care. Seven units are currently uninhabitable due to extensive water damage. Restoring these units means the facility can return to full capacity providing at least seven more homeless young people with secure housing.

$62,500

Woodstock

Woodstock and District Progress Association

Installation of the shade and seating at park

The installation of a shade structure at the Woodstock Lions Park over the existing play equipment and soft fall area will see increased use and improve the general health and wellbeing of all residents and visitors.

$36,213

Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga Lake Working Group

Redevelopment of picnic area

Redevelopment of Woolgoolga Lakeside Reserve will include new paths, picnic area settings, renovated barbecue area, shelters, beach shower, bottle refill, and bike racks. It will connect the play space to the water, utilise the natural shade of the park, and provide a much needed safe, inviting, and accessible area.

$108,900

Disaster Readiness Recipient List

LocationApplicantProjectGrant Amount

Arrawarra Headland

Marine Rescue NSW – Woolgoolga

Purchase of launching tractor

The purchase of a rescue vessel launching tractor will allow Marine Rescue Woolgoolga volunteers provide a safety net to the thousands of water-users on the Coffs Coast, and a reliable 24/7 emergency service to the recreational and commercial maritime communities.

$81,000

Brunswick Heads

Marine Rescue NSW – Brunswick

Purchase of a rescue watercraft

The acquisition of a rescue water craft (jet ski) for Brunswick Marine Rescue will allow members to respond to incidents in rough conditions on low tide, that would normally be too dangerous for our larger vessel to deploy. This will boost the ability to save lives in the worst sea conditions, while keeping volunteers safer with the latest equipment.

$16,455

Cundletown

Manning River Aero Club

Refurbishment of the kitchen / storage area

The refurbishment of the kitchen in the Manning River Aero Club with a new fridge, oven, cooktop and dishwasher and cupboards and bench space, will bring the kitchen up to the modern standards for the community groups that use the premises.

$41,100

Huskisson

Marine Rescue NSW – Jervis Bay

Redevelopment of the Marine Rescue Unit

The proposed works will expand training facilities, upgrade radio room space, and accommodate digital radio technology which will provide Jervis Bay with a fully equipped and effective Maritime Search and Rescue Control Centre. It will contribute to the recovery of the bushfire ravaged tourism-based economy by supporting the community’s ongoing participation in boating and other water-based activities in our region.

$200,000

Marrickville

Addison Road Community Organisation

Upgrade of facility

The renew, repair, re-power infrastructure project will expand Addison Road Community Organisation’s multipurpose facility. It will include the addition of solar energy with back-up battery storage and renewed stormwater/ flood management.

$168,732

Sport and Recreation Recipient List

LocationOrganisationProjectGrant Amount

Alstonville

Alstonville Tennis Club

Replacement of two tennis courts

The refurbishment of the facility will include the replacement of two artificial tennis courts at Alstonville Tennis Club that are no longer playable on. These works will provide the community with a safe and accessible place to meet to participate in sport and active recreation.

$68,300

Ashford

Ashford and District Tennis Club

Installation of the synthetic grass courts

This project will upgrade Ashford Tennis Club's three clay courts to synthetic grass, enabling play in wet weather and also reducing ongoing maintenance on our volunteers. The project will also install new chain wire parameter fencing. The project will also benefit our isolated rural community and be used by Ashford Central School for school sport.

$136,957

Bermagui

Bermagui Country Club

Installation of two external lifts at club

The installation of a front and rear lift will ensure safe entry and exit to the Bermagui Country Club for the frail, elderly and those suffering various disabilities. The lifts will enable members are able to continue to meet, participate in their chosen activity, and socialise with friends and colleagues.

$136,109

Blackheath

Blackheath Golf and Community Club

Replacement of golf clubhouse roof

The replacement of the clubhouse roof of the Blackheath Golf and Community Club will enable the Club to continue to be used as a Community facility, including as an Emergency Evacuation Centre. The roof has been repaired many times over the nearly 100 years of its existence and needs replacement.

$165,250

Bonny Hills

Bonny Hills Tennis Club

Refurbishment of tennis court playing surface

The project is to resurface two synthetic grass tennis courts at the Bonny Hills Tennis Club as the surface on the courts are overdue for replacement and have become worn and, in some areas, hazardous. This project will ensure the viability and safe operation of the facility for many years to come, ensuring the satisfactory experience of a rapidly growing membership base and community.

$63,512

Canowindra

The Canowindra Community Bowls and Recreation Club

Replacement of the roof

The roof of the Canowindra Community Bowls and Recreation Club will be replaced to rectify identified defects. The replacement roof will be Colourbond to allow for the installation of solar panels.

$59,000

Catherine Field

Mets Baseball Club

Upgrade of baseball field lighting

The upgrade will include changing the halogen limited lighting at the back of the field to LED, expanding the dugouts and adding additional access gates. The increased lighting will improve safety and allow the full range of training activities after dark, supporting more teams. Expanding Junior dugouts and providing access doors will improve the facility and make it easier to meet COVID requirements.

$50,950

Coffs Harbour

Westside Tennis Club

Tennis court redevelopment

The redevelopment of Court Six will provide another quality tennis court at Westside Tennis Club. This redevelopment will cater for the local tennis playing community, and those players who travel to Coffs Harbour and participate in tennis tournaments.

$100,000

Coolamon

Coolamon Sport and Recreation Club

Refurbishment of restroom facilities

The refurbishment of Coolamon Sport and Recreation Club’s restroom facilities will make them more hygienic and functional for use by the public when using the lounge and dining facility. This will bring the facilities up to standard for when the venue is used for emergency and community purposes.

$74,700

Dubbo

Scouts NSW

Upgrade of local scout facility

The upgrade will include the construction of perimeter fencing to improve safety and it being used as a thoroughfare, a new access road to reduce days lost following rain, and the installation of firefighting equipment to improve safety.

$147,050

Glenreagh

Kings Park Equestrian Club

Fit-out of equestrian arena

The fit out of the Kings Park Equestrian Club will greatly enhance the community facilities by providing a roof for the newly developed main arena, which will make it more fit for purpose for activities such as equestrian events, equine therapy, equestrian school excursions, ladies days and other recreational activities.

$120,000

Gloucester

Gloucester District Tennis Association

Tennis courts upgrade

The upgrade involves the supply and installation of new tennis court lighting at Gloucester Tennis Club. The installation of lighting will allow more opportunities for night competition and social tennis to be played. The upgrade will also include refurbishment and upgrading of six clay courts at the facility.

$250,193

Illabo

Gasworks Motorsport

Upgrade of llIabo Motorsport Park Spectator Facilities

Upgrade and expand the spectator facilities at Illabo Motorsport Park which will include purchasing a mobile grandstand, with 180-seating capacity and four wheelchair spaces, expanding the shade cloth covered area, and extending and upgrading the safety barrier fence. The portable grandstand can also be utilised at other sporting venues and festivals within Junee Shire.

$125,000

Jerilderie

Jerilderie Golf Club Ltd trading as Jerilderie Sports Club

Replacement of bowling green

Replacement of the Jerilderie Sports Club with artificial bowling matting including a watering system, raising the level of the green and compacting the subsoil. This will improve the safety of players and the quality of the game. This upgrade will provide an inviting, accessible place to enjoy the game of bowls while encouraging physical activity and social wellbeing across the small rural community.

$134,490

Leonay

Emu Plains Sporting and Recreation Club

Upgrade of disabled toilets

The redevelopment of the bathroom facilities at Emu Sports Club will ensure fully accessible bathrooms are available for use by community members living with disability. The redesign and build of the disabled toilet will ensure standards for entry width and circulation space are met and allow independent use of the facilities for those with limited mobility.

$80,000

Mallabula

Port Stephens Council

Upgrade of sporting complex

The Mallabula Sports Complex upgrade will provide the community with a new synthetic tennis court with fencing and floodlighting, multisport court and essential renovations to the sports amenities building, accessible toilet and renewal works. Supporting infrastructure such as park furniture, landscaping and pathways will ensure the community will have a place that is inviting and accessible to recreate.

$115,000

Merewether

Merewether Carlton Rugby Union Club

Electronic scoreboard

The project includes the purchase and installation of a digital scoreboard with video capacity for the shared use of rugby union, league, cricket and community events. This will replace the old manual scoreboard, addressing existing WHS issue, support increased venue use and spectators numbers, meet contemporary standards and expectations and help generate income for reinvestment into the clubs and facilities.

$100,000

North Tamworth

Tamworth Services Club

Installation of synthetic bowling greens

Construction at North Tamworth Bowling Club of state-of-the-art synthetic bowling greens will reinvigorate the facility. It will provide more rinks, lower maintenance, be water efficient and provide easier access. The synthetic greens will be used all year round.

$100,000

Nowra

Albatross Australian Football Club

Installation of football field lighting

The installation of lights at the Albatross Australian Football Club grounds will encourage and boost participation levels especially afterwork/school/farming hours. The club plays a pivotal role in organising social gatherings to help create and maintain a positive healthy lifestyle.

$255,872

Speers Point

Lake Macquarie Football Club

Installation of oval floodlights

Tredinnick Oval is utilised by several different sporting organisations in addition to the Lake Macquarie Football Club and hosts two football clubs, two cricket teams and a touch football competition. This lighting project will improve life cycle running cost, safety for all users and reduce the impact on nearby residents with spill light issues.

$299,200

Taree

Manning River Rowing Club

Stage 2 rowing club rebuild

The Manning River Rowing Club is rebuilding its clubhouse to become a multi-purpose function centre with training and meeting rooms. This project will ensure maximum accessibility, inclusivity and climate control. A purpose-built disabled lift, fully-ducted air conditioning and solar panels will allow year-round enjoyment for the community.

$147,820

Terrigal

Terrigal Rugby Club

Installation of solar panels and battery storage

The installation of the first stage of solar panels with a battery backup system onto the Clubhouse. This will greatly enhance the existing facility making the community Clubhouse more affordable to operate, improving sustainability, and demonstrate to the community how we can all contribute to a cleaner environment.

$63,186

Tullamore

Tullamore Bowling & Citizens Club

Refurbishment of bowling club

Painting the exterior and refurbishing the kitchen, cool storage areas and bar and expanding the coverage of the security system will enable the Tullamore Bowling Club to remain functional, viable and safe for the community well into the future.

$145,000

Woronora Heights

St John Bosco Youth Centre (Football Club)

Refurbishment of football clubhouse

Refurbishment of Bosco Football’s 25-year-old clubhouse will include expanding the clubroom area to make it more functional, provide weather protection for the use of members, guests and public, construction of new BBQ cooking facility to improve food safety and improve canteen functionality, as well as upgrading of female toilet and change room facilities.

$143,507

What we fund and how to apply

To be eligible for funding, applications must meet eligibility conditions including, the project location, the applicant and project benefit, purpose and development status. There is also a requirement for local government applicants to match funding.

Infrastructure Grants can be used toward the costs of construction, alteration, renovation, completion and fit-out of buildings and community infrastructure in the following categories:

  • Arts & Culture: $50,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Community Infrastructure: $10,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Disaster Readiness: $10,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Sport & Recreation: $50,000 to $300,000 available per project

You will need to complete an online application to apply for an Infrastructure Grant. The application form is available on the grant application portal.

How applications are assessed

Applications are assessed by subject matter experts against the following four criteria covering merit, engagement, viability and budget, as well as a priority framework targeting disadvantaged communities including regional, remote and drought affected areas, culturally and linguistically diverse, disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and communities affected by bushfires.

To learn more please read our 2021/22 Infrastructure Grants Program Guide (PDF, 5.1MB).

To apply please visit our grant application portal.

If you need assistance please contact us on (02) 9995 0992 or info@responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au

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Information webinar

The Grants Team hosts an Infrastructure Grants webinar for organisations considering submitting an application under Clubgrants Category 3 Infrastructure Grants.

At the last webinar, the Grants Team discussed:

  • Where to access clear and concise information on the Program
  • What makes an application and organisation eligible under the Program
  • What applicants need to prepare before starting an application
  • How applications are assessed
  • What makes a good application
  • Tips on the application process

The team walked applicants through how to login to the online application form and some key points about how the form works.

You can access a copy of the webinar here.

The next webinar will be held on Thursday 24 June at 11am, including a Q&A session with the team. You can register for the webinar here.

Applicant tips

Understanding the funding program and process

To assist in planning and preparing an application you can access a sample Clubgrants application form.  You cannot submit this sample document or a variation of it as an application.

Frequently asked questions relating to the Clubgrants Category 3 Infrastructure Grants can be found here.

Planning ahead - application form tips

To assist with your preparation, below is a summary of what is required to complete an application. When you start a new application, you will see it is divided into sections. The first section is the Eligibility self-check form. Once you have successfully completed the Eligibility section you will then be able to move on to any of the below sections.

These sections are for administration purposes only. The answers are not reviewed by assessors.

Section

Answers required

Things to consider

Grant Administration

You will need to have on hand:
- Organisation ABN
- DA, compliance or exemption reference numbers from your local government authority
- Organisation contact phone, email, and postal details
- Additional contacts

If you have approval to use an auspice organisation the ABN and contact details will need to be for the auspicing organisation

Additional contacts are people able to access updates and results about your application. Your application is considered private information and only people you list as additional contacts can access information and updates.

Project Overview

You will need to provide in this section:
- the title of your project. The form has drop down lists to help guide you to create an appropriate title
- summary of your project (60-word limit).

The summary may be used for media releases if your application is funded. It should be factual rather than emotive. For example:

"The restoration and fit-out of the Example Arts Centre will double the current foyer, exhibition space and studio theatre. To be completed with new lighting, state of the art hanging system, and retractable seating, the restoration will reinvigorate the Centre for display and presentation of high-quality creations from local artists and touring companies.”

These sections are considered and scored by assessors. When answering questions remember to provide evidence where possible, rather than make unsubstantiated statements or emotive appeals.

Section

Answers required

Things to consider

Priority Framework

You will be asked a series of question to determine how you project might connect and support the following communities:
- NSW Aboriginal communities
- Culturally and linguistically (CALD) communities
- People with Disability
- Regional and remote communities
- communities experiencing the adverse
effects of drought
- areas likely to have higher rates and impacts of gambling harm
- bushfire affected communities.

It is possible to receive funding without having a targeted connection with one or more of these communities. The assessors mark each application on whether they consider any listed connections are genuine and meaningful.

Merit

There are three questions to answer relating to:
- vision and intended outcomes for the community? (400-word limit)
- measures of success and outcomes (400-word limit)
- community needs for enhanced or new facilities (400-word limit)

The assessors will consider to what extent the project:
* has a clear vision
* will provide high quality public and/or social outcomes
* has implementation strategies for evaluating and measuring results
* introduces needed facilities or will enhance the usage of existing facilities

Engagement

You will need to have on hand:
- statistics on current (if relevant) and future participants
- numbers of staff and full time equivalent and volunteers (current and proposed)

You will also need to outline how engagement and collaboration with community was undertaken to understand their needs

The assessors will consider to what extent the project:
* has strategies for ongoing engagement of the community, participants and/or audiences
* considers the needs and expectations of targeted groups and community partners and how those needs will be met
* provides capacity building within the relevant sector in NSW
* supports employment or includes the involvement and development of volunteers.

Viability

There are three questions to answer relating to:
- strategic partnerships (300-word limit)
- management, governance experience (300-word limit)
- future operation and maintenance approach (300-word limit)

The assessors will consider to what extent the project:
* is well-planned with appropriate approvals and risk management in place
* has realistic timelines to complete within two years
* will be delivered by an organisation with appropriate administration, management and governance expertise and financial stability
* has strategic partnerships and collaborations across the sector
* has secured future operations and maintenance plans.

Budget

The budget table requires detail on the overall project including:
- all sources of income (whether confirmed or TBC)
- all expenditure areas with notes regarding how you have arrived at the cost (finalised written quote, project management experience, market research)

When scoring the budget the assessors consider to what extent the project:
* has a detailed and accurate budget
* provides value for money and is realistic for scale and impact of project
* demonstrates an appropriate use of public funds
* includes diversified income from other sources and own contributions
* has appropriate provision for contingencies
* includes insurance and other liabilities.

You must upload the documents as specified below for your application to be eligible. If you are unsure of the requirements, please contact the Grants Team at the Office of Responsible Gambling on (02) 9995 0992

Section

Upload requirements

Things to consider

Permission for premises / land use

You will need to upload one of the following:
- evidence of land ownership (e.g. rate notice, Land Title certificate), or
- permission to use the land/facility (e.g. official letter).

This is required to ensure your application is eligible. If you do not include it, your application will not progress to being considered for funding

Local Council development status

You will need to upload one of the following:
- Development approval letter/certificate or
- Complying development letter/certificate or
- Letter, email or certificate demonstrating DA exemption.

This is required to ensure your application is eligible. If you do not include it, your application will not progress to being considered for funding. If you unsure what is required, please call the Grants Team before submitting

Any optional support material not complying with the below specifications will be deleted and not provided to the assessors. If you submit more documents than required, excess documents will be deleted and not provided to the assessors.

Section

Upload Requirements

Things to consider

Evidence of community consultation

You can submit a maximum of two (2) consultation documents. A maximum of six (6) pages can be submitted. Assessable documentation includes:
- consultation plans and reports
- survey results.

You can also submit up to three (3) letters demonstrating community support for the proposal. Letters should be from community groups who will directly benefit and engage with the planned infrastructure project. Letters from government employees or representatives are not accepted as eligible support material.

The assessors reference these documents to inform their scoring of the Engagement criteria.
Please take careful note of the limits for these documents.
A document that combines multiple letters of support is still subject to the page limits.

Project Plan

You can submit a project plan of up to four (4) pages. It should include:
- timeline
- risk management plan
- milestones
- details of project management staff.

The assessors reference your Project Plan to inform their scoring of the Viability criteria.
Large strategic planning or other documents are subject to the page limit. Please choose the most relevant 4 pages from any large document and provide these as the support material.

Designs and plans

You can submit building designs and plans. A maximum of seven (7) pages can be submitted.

The assessors reference your Designs and Plans to inform their scoring of the Merit criteria.
Large strategic planning or other documents are subject to the page limit. Please choose the most relevant 4 pages from any large document and provide these as the support material.

This is the final step before submitting your application.

Section

Answers required

Things to consider

Authorisation & Declaration

You will need to confirm:
- information provided in this application is true and correct.
- you authorise officers of the Office of Responsible Gambling seek further information from other government agencies
- your organisation does not have any outstanding acquittals for past funding provided by the NSW State Government

Make sure you have authority to sign this section or arrange for the right person to access and complete this section for you.

Past recipients

Arts and Culture Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Newcastle Historic Reserve Land ManagerUpgrade of the fire-safety at The Lock Up’s artist-in-residence apartment and refurbishment of the Main Gallery roof$53,500
Orange City CouncilThe installation of the Future City CBD Art Project$200,000
Woolgoolga Seniors' Centre IncThe refurbishment of the Woolgoolga Seniors' Centre

$58,400

Download a copy of the September 2020 Clubgrants Category 3 Arts and Culture Recipient List

Community Infrastructure Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Bega Showground Land ManagerThe construction of the Bega Showground amenities block$50,000
Burrawang School of Arts IncorporatedThe replacement of the main Hall floor$165,000
Byron Youth Service Inc.,The refurbishment of the Hive Youth Lounge$11,230
CareFlight, Northmead The construction of the mobile rescue helicopter training infrastructure$200,000
Guyra Neighbourhood Centre IncThe refurbishment of the Hub building and garden$110,064
Housing PlusThe construction of the Bathurst domestic violence emergency accommodation$200,000
Lions Club of Shoalhaven Heads Inc,The construction of the coastal viewing platform$137,000
Murringo Sportsground Land ManagerThe upgrade of the Murringo Tennis Courts$33,500
Nambucca Valley Youth Services Centre Mid North Coast) The refurbishment of the outdoor entry space$20,000
North Arm Cove Community Centre CommitteeThe upgrade of the electricity and water supply$56,875
Royal Botanic Garden and Domain Trust (RBGDT),The design of a biodiversity map for the entranceway of the new Herbarium of NSW$200,000
Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service LtdThe construction of the WAMS outdoor facilities and garden

$200,000

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Disaster Readiness Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Dungog Pony ClubConstruction of the Dungog Showground horse evacuation yards$76,174
Newcastle Meals on WheelsThe refurbishment of the Hunter Distribution Centre$120,000
Ournie Rural Fire Brigade (ORFB)The replacement of the Ournie Hall$200,000
Weddin Shire CouncilThe purchase of the emergency response trailer

$25,039

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Sport and Recreation Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Cooma Golf Club Ltd, Cooma The upgrade of the irrigation to golf course greens$108,042
Dubbo Netball Association IncThe upgrade of the grass netball courts to all-weather courts$228,100
Gloucester Soccer Club, Gloucester The installation of the soccer field lighting$160,528
Killarney Vale Australian Football Club Inc, The construction of the female and umpire changerooms at Adelaide St Oval$300,000
Newcastle Olympic SFC INCThe redevelopment of the grandstand and amenities Complex

$300,000
North Haven Bowling and Recreation Club LimitedThe upgrade of the Bowling Green with cover$280,880
St George Randwick Hockey Club Incorporated The replacement of the St George Hockey turf300,000
Wagga & Bidgee District Pony ClubThe purchase of the interior railing and exterior fencing$158,070
Yamba Golf and Country ClubThe refurbishment of the course irrigation system$250,000

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Arts and Culture Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Cumberland City CouncilThe fit-out of the Granville Creative Centre$85,669
Dorrigo Dramatic ClubThe redevelopment of the Old Gazette Theatre$200,000
Hawkesbury City Council The upgrade of the Hawkesbury Regional Museum$61,641
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum The upgrade of the Jervis Bay Museum electricity supply$135,300
Lake Cowal Foundation The fit-out of the Lake Cowal Conservation Centre$50,000
Malachi Gilmore Hall The fit-out of the Malachi Gilmore Hall in Oberon$173,430
Wingecarribee Shire Council The upgrade of the Bong Bong Common Eastern Precinct$184,447

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Disaster Readiness & Community Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Black Head Surf Life Saving Club The upgrade of the of Black Head Surf Club$199,874
Forster Tuncurry Men's Shed The installation of the Community Solar System$88,457
Nymboida Canoeing The upgrade of the Big Shed$200,000
Regional Youth Support Services The purchase of the RYSS Shopfront$200,000
Sylvania Heights Community & Youth Club The refurbishment of the Sylvania Heights Community Hall Building$190,000
Tathra Surf Life Saving Club The refurbishment of the clubhouse amenities and patrol room$144,640

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Sports and Recreation Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Bingara Sporting Club The upgrade of the Bingara Sporting Club facilities$223,580
Bungendore Park Tennis Club The upgrade of the Bungendore Park Tennis facility$246,226
Byron Bay FC The upgrade of the changerooms and public amenities$220,000
Cessnock Tennis Club The upgrade of the four tennis courts to multisport$139,770
Cowra Rugby Club The redevelopment of the playing field lighting$154,186
Glendore Public School P&C Association The redevelopment of the school sports fields$300,000
Gosford and District Tennis CentreThe replacement of the court lighting$132,575
Goulburn Mulwaree Council The refurbishment of the Seiffert Oval Grandstand$109,529
Grafton Cycle Club The upgrade of the Bom Bom Mountain Bike Trails$128,200
Scone Race Club The extension of the Function Centre$150,000
Tumut Minor Rugby League Association The replacement of the sports lighting and electrical infrastructure$293,645
Walbundrie Recreation Ground The refurbishment of the Walbundrie Tennis Courts$110,680
Woolgoolga United Football Club The construction of the Woolgoolga United Football Community Rooms$125,000

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Arts and Culture Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Armidale District Baptist ChurchThe upgrade of the Black Mountain heritage Baptist Church$53,028
Camden CouncilThe upgrade of the Auditorium Audio Visual Equipment$93,528
Country Womens Association - Harden BranchThe refurbishment of the Country Womens Association Community Hall$50,000
Key Employment AssociationThe upgrade of the Key City Farm$83,100
Maitland City CouncilThe extension of the Maitland Regional Art Gallery climate control system$200,000
Museum of the RiverinaThe fit-out of the Museum exhibition hall$76,000
The Eleanor Dark Foundation Limited (T/A Varuna the National Writers' House)The construction of the wheelchair-accessible writers' studio$50,000

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Disaster Readiness & Community Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Fairfield West Public SchoolThe refurbishment of the Community Hub Kitchen$17,094
Manning Point Bowling ClubThe purchase of the emergency generator$42,500
Marine Rescue NSW - Bateman's Bay UnitThe redevelopment of the Marine Rescue Base$200,000
Marine Rescue NSW - Ulladulla UnitThe fit-out of the Marine Rescue Ulladulla Base$23,000
Northern Rivers Community GatewayThe fit-out of the Disaster Ready Community Hub$65,156
Royal Far WestThe installation of the Fall-safe Window Screens, Drummond House$82,775
St Vincent de Paul Society NSWThe fit-out of the Harmony House$79,785
Tathra Rural Fire BrigadeThe construction of the Training Room$166,400
Winmalee Neighbourhood CentreThe fit-out of the Disaster Ready Community Hall$12,100
Wirrinya Progress and Sports AssociationThe upgrade of the Wirrinya Hall$60,160

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Sports and Recreation Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Belisi Wellbeing & Equestrian CentreThe construction of the fit-for-purpose accessible facilities at Belisi$300,000
Boolaroo Bowling and Recreation Club (T/A Boolaroo Sports Club)The redevelopment of the outdoor entertainment area$105,202
Casino Netball AssociationThe installation of the netball field lighting$237,388
Cessnock City CouncilThe construction of the Community Hub in Miller Park$100,000
City of Parramatta CouncilThe upgrade of the Gallery Gardens Park$181,860
Cobar Miners Race ClubThe construction of the Cobar Racecourse amenity building$253,000
Dorrigo Highlanders Football ClubThe upgrade of the field lighting at Dorrigo Recreation reserve$232,056
Eden Killers Whales Soccer ClubThe upgrade of the Barclay Street Soccer Pavilion$144,645
Hunter Sports High SchoolThe installation of the lights on the sports field$150,000
Ingleburn RSL Tigers JRLFCThe construction of the irrigation system$165,000
Matcham Valley Pony ClubThe replacement of the Equestrian Arena$142,675
Narromine Shire CouncilThe construction of the Cale Oval community sport facility$130,000
Southern Highlands Botanic GardensThe construction of the meandering garden pathway$236,523

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Arts and Culture Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Crookwell Amateur Dramatic Society (CADS)The replacement of the Theatre Lighting to LED$50,000
Nambucca Shire CouncilThe construction of the Dawkins Park Cultural/Environmental Learning Precinct$109,604
Shoalhaven City Council / Shoalhaven Regional GalleryThe installation of the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Climate Control$94,696
Think & DO Tank FoundationThe purchase of the multi-arts caravan, Universe of Possibilities$138,294
Wagga Wagga Art GalleryThe refurbishment of the Art Gallery and air-conditioning upgrade$192,000

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Disaster Readiness & Community Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Community Activities Lake Macquarie (CALM)The redevelopment of the Bonnells Bay Youth/Community Centre$24,329
Drake Village Resource CentreThe installation of the Rainwater tanks on the sheds$10,000
Hope Health 2508The fit-out of the Hope Youth Centre$144,000
Housing PlusThe construction of the Orange domestic violence centre$200,000
Mid-Western Regional CouncilThe fit-out of the Mudgee Airport hangar for ambulances$39,500
Narrandera Ex-Servicemen's ClubThe upgrade of the Club's Disability Access$72,550
Southcoast Health and Sustainability AllianceThe installation of the Red Door solar batteries air-con$53,499
SunnyfieldThe purchase of the wheelchair modified van$83,140
The Robertson Shed Inc CTC@RobertsonThe refurbishment of the CTC Building$13,750

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Sports and Recreation Recipient List

OrganisationProjectFunding
Ballina Rugby ClubThe upgrade of the Clubhouse and playing fields$162,385
Barellan United Football Netball Club (BUFNC)The upgrade of the Barellan Netball Courts Stage 2$115,000
Beechwood Tennis ClubThe refurbishment of the Beechwood tennis courts$100,000
Camden CouncilThe installation of the floodlighting at Ron Dine Reserve$101,000
Collaroy Tennis ClubThe construction of the Wheelchair Ramp and associated works$101,875
Harden Murrumburrah Junior Rugby LeagueThe construction of the McLean Oval Harden Project$112,689
Jerrabomberra Tennis ClubThe upgrade of the court lighting to efficient LEDs$125,000
Lithgow City CouncilThe construction of the Farmers Creek Shared Cycleway$270,000
Melrose Football ClubThe installation of the Melrose FC Lights Up Project$115,915
Milperra Colts Junior Rugby League Football ClubThe refurbishment of the Club House$170.053
Port Macquarie Tennis ClubThe replacement of the existing court lighting$114,978
Port Stephens CouncilThe construction of the Tomaree Sports Complex Multi-purpose Facility$300,000
Robertson-Burrawang Rovers Soccer ClubThe extension of the amenities building and canteen$129,000
Singleton CouncilThe upgrade of the 25m indoor pool dome structure$100,000
Terrigal Rugby ClubThe construction of the female change-rooms and upgraded amenities$134,806
The Hills Shire CouncilThe redevelopment of the Kellyville Park$300,000
Wellington Golf ClubThe refurbishment of the of Club's Irrigating Pump System$191,029
Westlakes Wildcats Football Club Inc (WWFC)The construction of two grandstands$189,192

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