Community Funding

DOOLEYS supports a wide range of community groups, charities, schools and sporting organisations through the ClubGRANTS Scheme. There is also a variety of other funding opportunities available including sponsorships, donations and in-kind support.

The ClubGRANTS Scheme is designed to ensure that registered clubs in NSW contribute to the provision of front-line services for their local communities. 

Please refer to the current ClubGRANTS Guidelines for further detailed information about this funding program.

Please click here for a list of DOOLEYS current ClubGRANTS partners.

There are two categories of funding available under the ClubGRANTS scheme:

Category Details Funding Process How to apply

Category 1

Expenditure on specific Community Welfare and Social Services, Community Development, Community Health Services and Employment Assistance Activities

DOOLEYS is part of both the Cumberland and Parramatta ClubGRANTS Schemes.

These schemes are administered by Cumberland Council and City of Parramatta Council respectively.

Cumberland and Parramatta Category 1 applications are processed through SmartyGrants online system.

Next Funding Rounds:

Cumberland ClubGRANTS: 
Applications close on 2 May 2019 with successful applicants notified in early August.

Parramatta ClubGRANTS: 
Applications close on 1 May 2019 with successful applicants notified in early August.

Category 1 applications are processed through Cumberland Council, City of Parramatta Council and the ClubGRANTS Local Committees.

For further information about our local Category 1 applications process:

Cumberland – Click here

Parramatta – Click here

Category 2 and Other Community Funding

Expenditure on other community development and support services. Also includes sponsorship, donations and in-kind support

All applications are managed directly by DOOLEYS on a quarterly basis. 

Upcoming funding Rounds

Applications close: 
Monday 18 March 2019
Monday 17 June 2019
Monday 16 September 2019
Monday 9 December 2019

All quarterly funding submissions must complete the application form before the required deadline.

Click here to download the funding application.


Completed application forms must be sent by the closing date to:
Julie Milsom
Community Relations Manager
Email –
Fax – 8745 6177


ClubGRANTS Guideline View Document