Status: Closed for submissions

Open Date: Tuesday, 06 April 2021

Closing date: Friday, 30 April 2021

Grant amount: Applications by local organisations for community projects. Maximum of 2 application per organisation Apply Here

Documents / Plans: ClubGRANTS-Guidelines-August-2017.pdf

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Sutherland Shire 2021 Category 1 ClubGRANTS

ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and ClubsNSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on the Sutherland Shire community. ClubGRANTS are funded by a gaming machine tax rebate.

Only applications that align to the ClubGRANTS Guidelines and local Sutherland Shire priorities will be considered for funding.

More information about the ClubGRANTS program is available from ClubsNSW.

For further advice please contact Council's Community Development and Grants Advisor, Vanessa Zanotti, on 9710 0602 or

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Who can apply?

Applying for ClubGRANTS funding is quick and easy. Applications are accepted online via ClubGRANTS Online  Applications must use the online application form and address the identified local area priorities.

To be eligible to apply, you must be a not-for-profit organisation and provide the following project and/or services:

  • community welfare or social services
  • community development
  • community health services
  • employment assistance activities 

You are also eligible if you or your organisation is involved in community or professional sport.

Only projects which directly benefit residents of Sutherland Shire will be considered.

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2021 Funding Priorities

Local funding priorities for the 2021 Category 1 ClubGRANTS program are:

  • Programs that target the problematic use of alcohol and other drugs
  • Emergency relief, homelessness and DV
  • Youth engagement for at risk youth
  • Early learning support for children and families
  • Disability Services (including mental health projects)
  • Services for older people, including Veteran Welfare Services
  • Programs that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Applications that target the above priorities are encouraged.


    2021 Information Session

    Sutherland Shire Council will host a ClubGRANTS information session on:

    Date: Friday 26 March 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location: Council Admin Building, 4 Eton Street Sutherland

    The session will provide advice about the 2021 ClubGRANTS program and application process. Bookings close Wednesday 24 March 2021.

    Click here to make a booking or contact Council's Community Development and Grants Advisor, Vanessa Zanotti, on 9710 0602 or via email at


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    How to apply

    ClubGRANTS Online recognises that many organisations have limited resources and cannot afford to spend time and money on lengthy applications. Their online platform aims to reduce this burden by providing a quick and easy online application proccess. Head to ClubGRANTS Online now to register!
    Only online applications will be accepted. A maximum of 2 applications per organisation. 



    Organisations that received funding during the 2020 Cateogry 1 ClubGRANTS program must submit either a Standard Funding Report or Progress Report ahead of the 2021 grant round opening. Further applications will not be considered until relevant reporting data has been submitted. To complete your report please visit ClubGRANTS Online and follow the prompts.

    Participating Clubs

    The following local registered clubs are proud to be a part of the Sutherland Shire ClubGRANTS Committee

    • Club Central Menai
    • Tradies
    • Club Engadine
    • Club on East (Sutherland United Services Club)
    • Cronulla RSL
    • Diggers Miranda RSL
    • Engadine Bowling Club
    • Sharks Kareela
    • Taren Point Bowling Club
    • Club Cronulla
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     For more information visit the Clubs NSW website

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