Club Grants


ClubGRANTS is a state wide initiative of NSW clubs, local councils and the NSW Government and is available to community groups, charities and sporting teams. It is designed to provide financial support for projects and front-line services in the local community and to ensure that the disadvantaged in the community are better positioned to benefit from the substantial contributions made by those clubs.


To determine if you are eligible for funding via the ClubGRANTS Scheme, please read carefully through the guidelines provided by ClubsNSW available to download here.


To apply, please download and complete the application form.

Last year, your club donated over $142,000 to your local community

Our worthy recipients of the 2017 Clubs Grants included:

  • Nerang Rd Community Garden
  • War Widows Guild of Australia
  • Wanda Surf Life Saving Club
  • UCA New Beginnings United Church
  • Sailability
  • St Andrews Anglican Church Cronulla
  • Endeavour Skwad
  • Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club
  • Learning Links
  • Cronulla Mens Bowling Club
  • Cronulla Womens Bowling Club
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
  • The Cancer Council NSW
  • Sylvanvale Foundation
  • Cronulla RSL 55 & over club
  • Burraneer Bay Public School
  • Cronulla Public School
  • Woolooware High School
  • St Francis De Sales College
  • Kurnell Public School
  • St Aloysius Primary School
  • De La Salle Catholic College Caringbah
  • Cronulla RSL Youth Club
  • Sailabiity NSW Inc
  • Rotary Club of Cronulla Inc
  • 2SSR Radio
  • Various vouchers for raffle donations
  • Cronulla RSL Sub Branch
  • Cronulla South Prublic School
  • Cronulla High School
  • Cronulla RSL Motoring Enthusiasts

There are 3 funding categories under the ClubGRANTS Scheme:

Category 1 expenditure:

This includes community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities. For Category 1 applications, you must apply direct through the Sutherland Shire Council.

Applications have now closed for 2017. Applications for 2018 will open March 5th, 2018 and close March 30th, 2018.


For more information visit Sutherland Shire Council

Category 2 expenditure:

This includes sport/recreation, returned serviceman’s league/veteran welfare, not-for-profit cultural and performing arts activities, education etc.


2018 Category 2 applications are now open. Please download and complete the application form and email to the Cronulla RSL Board of Directors at

In-kind funding

For in-kind funding requests, such as:
– to have room hire fees waived for a private event
– the donation of beverage or dinner vouchers for raffles/fundraising etc


Please send a letter to the ClubGRANTS Committee:
Via Mail: Cronulla RSL Po Box 44, Cronulla NSW 2230 or

Including the following information:
– Name of organisation & physical location
– Name of contact person at the organisation
– How long the organisation has been in operation
– Details of the event/project/services provided to the local community by the organisation & their beneficiaries
– Specific details of your request

Category 3 expenditure:

Category 3 expenditure represents 0.4% of a club’s gaming machine profits over $1 million which is placed in a state-wide pool to support large scale sport, health and community infrastructure.


Understandably there are more donation requests than funds available. All successful applicants will be notified by our ClubGRANTS Committee at their earliest convenience.


Category 3 is managed by Liquor and Gaming NSW, you can find out more about this program at Infrastructure Grants.