ClubGRANTS is one of Australia’s largest grant programs, providing more than $100 million in cash each year to a variety of worthy non-for-profit causes across NSW.
Port Stephens Local ClubGRANTS Priority List 2023
(Not listed in order of priority)
Children (0 to 11 years)
- Support initiatives that engage children in art, education, culture, sport or recreation.
- Initiatives that improve parenting skills.
Young People (12 to 25 years)
- Support programs that enhance life skills for local young people.
- Support opportunities for young people at risk in completing education/training and securing employment.
- Support initiatives that focus on the resilience of young people to enhance and support their mental health and wellbeing.
- Support social programs and inter-generational programs that provide communities with a sense of belonging and connection with each other and the community.
- Provide opportunities for disadvantaged residents, marginalised groups and those at risk of isolation to connect with their local community.
- Support Aged Care activities
- Community based healthy activities for older people
People with Disabilities
- Initiatives that support social participation of people with physical and intellectual disabilities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons
- Cultural initiatives that support community inclusion and engagement
- Support initiatives that support veterans and their families
- Support initiatives that encourage a community of zero tolerance to all forms of family and community violence
- Support projects that encourage volunteering
- Projects aimed at keeping people and communities safe
- Targeted intervention and prevention initiatives for suicide, mental health, social isolation
- Support initiatives that encourage inclusion and diversity
- Comply with CDSE Guidelines and Eligibility
- Address priorities as determined by Port Stephens CDSE Committee
- Are cost effective, reflect value for money, and have an appropriate budget
- Have clear objectives and strategies
- Auspice has an experienced and recognised management structure
- Clearly state what the project is intended to achieve
- Demonstrate a commitment to access and equity principles
- Could the project benefit through partial funding
- Are realistic and achievable
- Demonstrate partnerships
- Will benefit the community
- Complement not duplicate existing services
- Are appropriate for consideration for funding under CDSE in lieu of another funding source