June 27, 2022

Grant Assistance

Local & State Gov Grant Assistance
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Golf NSW is equipped to help affiliated clubs with Local, State and Federal 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

NSW Government Clubgrants Category 3 Fund

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.

A number of golf clubs were successful in the February round of grants, including:

  • Bermagui Country Club – $136,109 for the installation of two external lifts
  • Blackheath Golf & Community Club – $165,250 for the replacement of the clubhouse roof
  • Coolamon Sport & Recreation Club – $74,700 for the refurbishment of restroom facilities
For more information about the Infrastructure Grants program, please click on the links below:


*Clubs are encouraged to check the NSW Department of Sport link below for grants as they become available: sport.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants

2021/22 Her Sport Her Way Awards.

Do you know someone who has made your sport a better place for women and girls? Nominate them today for the 2021/2022 Her Sport Her Way Awards! 

Nominations close 19 January 2022. 

The Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of women leaders in sport and the efforts of the sector throughout 2021 in providing opportunities for girls and women to get involved on and off the field.

The five award categories are outlined below:

  • Young Achiever: Recognises a woman under 25 who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of women or girls in sport during the 2021 calendar year.
  • Local Champion: Recognises a woman involved at club or community level sport for their contribution and commitment to increasing opportunities for women and girls during the 2021 calendar year.
  • Outstanding Organisation: Recognises an organisation’s significant contribution and commitment to the advancement of sport for women and girls during the 2021 calendar year.
  • Trailblazers: Recognises up to three women per year whose exceptional efforts over the long-term have removed barriers for women and girls in sport and made it easier for them to participate and succeed. Trailblazers’ efforts have left a legacy for their sport that will not be forgotten.
  • Champion: Recognises a woman for her outstanding achievements during 2021, as a coach, official, administrator or leader, and a commitment to furthering opportunities for women and girls to participate.

Related Links:

Award Guidelines

Award Nominations


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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