ClubGrants

ClubGRANTS Category 1

 

About North Sydney ClubGRANTS

ClubGRANTS is designed to ensure that larger registered clubs in NSW contribute to the provision of front-line services to their local communities; and to ensure that the disadvantaged in the community are better positioned to benefit from the substantial contributions made by those clubs.

ClubGRANTS is a community development funding program sponsored by local clubs, but administered by Council. The scheme enables registered clubs with an annual gaming machine revenue exceeding $1 million, to apply 1.85% of their gaming machine revenue to community development and support projects.

Category 1 is for expenditure on specific community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities. In particular, expenditure on projects and services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local community, and that are aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged people.

The participating club in our area is Norths, in Cammeray.

Applications for the 2018 funding round are NOW OPEN.

Applications close on Thursday 31 May 2018.

North Sydney ClubGRANTS requires applicants to apply online, and within that application, to respond to this target question:

Q.  How does this project provide significant impact for people who are socially and financially disadvantaged, and socially isolated, or who have other high needs?

 

Apply Here

 

2018 Timeline

March: Applications Open end of the month.

May: Applications close at the end of the month.

June: Applications are assessed by the North Sydney ClubGRANTS committee and recommendations made to the club.

July: Recommendations are presented the Norths Club board for approval.

August:  Successful applicants are advised by the club and funding distributed by the end of the month.

 

 

2017 Funding

North Sydney ClubGRANTs received applications for over $500,000 in the 2017 funding round.

Approximately a quarter of applications were able to be funded including: homeless youth and at-risk youth organisations, Domestic Violence refuge services, and rehoming services, high-needs children and family services, mental health programs and a disability group. 

Successful Category 1 Applications for funding in 2017 were:

Organisation Project
Naremburn Family Centre Infants and Families Program Provide programs and learning tools for new parents and children in supported playgroups, bringing babies home, infant massage and Keeping Kids in Mind programs. Early intervention programs which help to identify concerns and provide access to support services.
Dance Chance Incorporated Dance Chance is a dance class for people with a disability. Through the joy of dance we are able to provide social and community benefits to people with a physical or intellectual disability. Participants are aged from 5 - 76 years old and the dancers and volunteers are from a range of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Gidget Foundation Gidget House provides free psychological support for pregnant women and new parents suffering anxiety and depression. Patients attending Gidget House receive appropriate care, preventing an escalation of problems and limiting the negative impact on family wellbeing.
The Kirribilli Centre The Wellbeing for Mothers group aims to improve the emotional and physical wellbeing of women suffering from postnatal depression. The weekly service includes group discussions and counselling sessions with a qualified psychologist to equip mothers with coping strategies and provides a valuable support network for participants.
North Sydney Benevolent Association Mary's House provides assistance to women and children who are victims of domestic violence .
Phoenix House Youth Services Phoenix House provides services to marginalised young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This program supports young people gain living skills and access educational and training programs.
North Sydney Police Citizens Youth Club PCYC provides a youth fitness program which targets school truancy and educates young people about healthy lifestyle, proper eating habits and personal hygiene.
St Vincent de Paul St Vincent de Paul works with people who are homeless and assists them to access short and longer term accommodation. In addition, St Vincent de Paul assists women and children transitioning from Mary's House refuge into new homes with furniture, whitegoods and household items.
Taldumande Youth Services Taldumande provides 24/7 crisis accommodation to homeless young people who need financial support to access services and items including food, clothing education and training and personal care items.
Kids Like Brett Campaign Funds raised go toward the purchase of medical equipment for Children's Hospitals
Learning Links This funding goes towards an occupational therapist who will work with children who struggle in the classroom in our local public primary schools. Intensive support is provided to support children with learning difficulties.
Vision Australia Vision Australia provides services to clients who are blind or vision impaired.

 

For more information about ClubGRANTS please go to Clubs NSW

For information regarding ClubGRANTS Category 2 funding, please contact North Sydney Leagues Club (Norths) directly.

Please note that if your organisation has received previous funding from North Sydney Clubgrants you are required to forward your report form to Norths League Club.

Posted on 4 April 2018

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