Community Building Partnership

Note: Dates for the 2016 Community Building Partnership program will be updated on this website as soon as they become available. Please check back regularly.

Applications for the 2015 Community Building Partnership program have now closed

The NSW Government is pleased to announce that the Community Building Partnership program will be conducted again in 2015.

Applications for the 2015 Community Building Partnership program will open at 9:00am on Monday 29 June 2015 and close at 5:00pm on Friday 7 August 2015. Applications must be submitted through the online application system.

Applications will be assessed on merit against the project criteria. Applicants may wish to prepare an application prior to the application period. Applicants are encouraged to refer to the following documents to assist in the preparation of the application and ensure their project proposals meet the guidelines of the program:

Please check the timetable for further information regarding the program schedule.

General Criteria

Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit their local community through the building or improvement of facilities to deliver positive social, recreational or environmental outcomes.

Applications from local councils require a commitment of matching cash funding by the council.

Projects should be ready to commence by early 2016 and be completed before the end of March 2017.

Who can apply?

Incorporated not-for-profit community organisations and local councils.

What are the grants for?

To fund the building and improvement of local community facilities.

Community infrastructure projects which are intended to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC 2014 - 2018 may be submitted.

How do I apply?

Applications must be made online during the application period. Late applications will not be accepted.

How are applications assessed?

Grants applications will be assessed competitively on merit against the Project Assessment Criteria with other projects in the State electoral district

What has been funded previously?

Click here to view information on previous grants.

Information and Applications

Information for applicants will be available on the Community Building Partnership website and from your local State Member of Parliament during the application period.

If your organisation relies on volunteers, you may wish to consider signing up to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers.