May 6, 2021

Local & State Gov Grant Assistance

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Golf NSW CEO Stuart Fraser on 9505 9105 or email: [email protected]

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Golf NSW is equipped to help affiliated clubs with Local & State Government grant assistance.

Local communities, sporting organisations and councils have numerous opportunities throughout the year to apply for grants supporting various projects and infrastructures.

Applicants will be required to identify the type of projects they are seeking a grant for.  These can range from sport development, community sports events, sports access and facility development.  Conditions apply.

Please review the crtieria to see if you club fits the grants guidelines.  If you have any questions or need help with applying for these grants please contact:


Upcoming Grants

Clubs are encouraged to check the NSW Department of Sport link below for grants as they become available:

Infrastructure Grant Program – Jan 2021

Applications will be opening soon for the latest round of Infrastructure Grants, to support the building, renovation and fit-out of community infrastructure.

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.

In the category of Sport & Recreation, amounts between $50,000 and $300,000 are available per project, to use toward the cost of construction, alteration, renovation, completion and fit-out of buildings and community infrastructure.

If your Club is considering an application, an information webinar will be held on Friday, January 29th from 2.30 – 4.00pm. The webinar will provide invaluable information, including:

  • 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

Applications will open on Monday, February 1st, 2021 and will close at midnight on Monday, February 22nd, 2021.

For more information about the program, please click on the links below:

Webinar Registration
Infrastructure Grants Program Guide 2020/21
Sample Application Form
Application Form for 2021 Grants

Greater Cities and Regional Sports Facilities Fund – Jan 2021

The NSW Government has committed $100 million for local sport infrastructure to keep communities healthy, active and connected – to create spaces and facilities that enable communities to enjoy and take part in sport:
  • $50 million to the Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund over two years
  • $50 million to the Regional Sport Facility Fund over two years
The key objectives of the Funds are to:
  • Increase the number and type of sporting facilities
  • Improve the standard of existing sporting facilities
  • Increase participation in sport

The NSW Government is allocating $25 million to each Fund in 2020/2021 (Round 1), and grants will be provided in amounts between $100,000 and $1 million.

To read the Program Guidelines for each fund, click on the links below:

Greater Cities Sports Facilities Fund Guidelines
Greater Cities Sports Facilities Fund Fact Sheet & Applications
Regional Sports Facilities Fund Guidelines
Regional Sports Facilities Fund Fact Sheet & Applications

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday, February 26th, 2021.

Grant Resources

NSW Golf Foundation:

A sub-committee of Golf NSW meets four times a year to review applications for funding from clubs and individuals who may be facing hardship or difficulties of some kind. For more information Click HERE

NSW Rural Assistance Authority:

 Provides assistance to rural producers and small business in regional NSW through programs that encourage self-reliance and adaptation to change. Grants may be available for clean of flood damage Click HERE

NSW Sport & Recreation: 

Various grants are available for increasing player participation, international sporting events, sport and athlete development, sport and recreation facility, sports development, etc. Click HERE

Australian Sports Commission: 

Grants are available for national bodies and programs, as well as for individuals and clubs. Click HERE


Department of Industry Liquor & Gaming funds projects that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local community, general community development and support activities for sporting or cultural programs, and upgrades or construction of large-scale community infrastructure projects, e.g. sporting facilities, community halls, emergency relief facilities. Click HERE

Australian Government Grants: 

Community grants are given to help various organizations that support their local community through volunteer work or by providing services, which can help improve the status and the lives of the people living within a specified area Click HERE

Local Government NSW Grants: 

Local councils manage grant programs with various government agencies to bring much needed resources to local councils.  Click HERE 

Related Info & Links

Golf NSW CEO Stuart Fraser on 9505 9105 or email [email protected]

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