Community Building Partnership Grants

Applications for the Community Building Partnership Grants closed on 10 June 2022. Successful projects will be announced in December 2022.

My office will send out information to local groups when applications open, make sure you are on our mailing list.

More information is available at

In 2016, local community organisations shared in $300,000 worth of grants:

Wallsend Baptist Community Centre Incorporated
Public Amenities Shower and Washing facilities

Newcastle City Council
Lambton Park Fitness Equipment

Newcastle City Council
Tarro Recreation Reserve – Replacement and Upgrade of Playground

Lions Club of Jesmond Inc.
Minmi (Pambalong and Blue Gum Hills) Bush/Wetlands Regeneration Project

The Scouts Association of Australia NSW Branch
1st Beresfield Make Over

Wallsend South Public School P&C Association
Upgrade Basketball Court Playing Surface at Wallsend South Public School

Lambton Mechanics Institute Trust
External Painting of the Lambton Mechanics Institute

Federal Park Local Committee
War Memorial Access Pathway

Heaton Birmingham Gardens Bowling Club Ltd.
Clubhouse painting, Disabled Toilet, Entry upgrade, and Internal/External lighting

Lions Club of Mayfield / Waratah Blind & Vision Inc.
Lollypops Playgroup Climbing Equipment

The Girl Guides Association of New South Wales
Glendale Guide Hall Repairs

Merindah Children’s Centre Inc
Sun safe outdoor learning environment shade structure

KU Children’s Services Kooinda Work Based Child Care Centre
Installation of Air conditioning

Local Sport Grant Program

The 2021 Local Sporting Grants have closed, but the 2022 round should open soon.

The Local Sport Grant Program aims to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in NSW.

More information is available at

Grants recipient Wallsend Swans AFL who used funds for goal nets