ClubGRANTS is a funding program established through local clubs to assist with the development of community organisations. Club Five Dock RSL prides itself on assisting those in need; ensuring that they make a difference within the community through charity involvement. Club Grants formerly known CDSE has been part of this commitment and operates annually.

The 2017 Canada Bay ClubGrant program (Category 1) will open Monday 29th May and close Friday 23rd June.  Applications can be submitted via SmartyGrants

Community groups in the City of Canada Bay local government area are encouraged to apply for funding under the ClubGRANTS Program.  Several local participating/qualifying clubs in the area have funding available in the following categories:

  • Community Welfare and Social Services
  • Community Development
  • Community Health Services and
  • Employment Assistance Activities.

ClubGRANTS  will be online and community groups are invited to submit their application online.  If you are unable to submit your application online please contact City of Canada Bay on 9911 6555. For more information and application forms, contact one of the participating clubs or phone Clubs NSW on 1300 730 001

If you are interested in further information or would like to apply, please click on the link below.

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Category 1: Applicants must apply directly to the relevant Local Committee or Local Committee Convener. Club Five Dock RSL local committee is through Canada Bay Council. Refer to the ClubGRANTS Committee Search for information about available funding in your area, application methods and deadlines.
Category 2: Applicants must apply directly to their local club, and usually submit a letter to the Board of Directors requesting funding, with details on the project’s name and purpose, amount required, and information about the community impact of the proposal. There are no opening/closing dates for Category 2 funding. For information about Category 2 funding in your area, contact Club Five Dock RSL on (02) 9712 2055.

Category 3:


Category 3 is a state-wide fund administered by the NSW Government. For more information contact the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) on (02) 9995 0575.

ClubGRANTS 2016

Club Five Dock RSL is committed to continue its ongoing support within our local community. These funds were distributed in the form of ClubGRANTS and in-kind donations.

The Board of Directors is delighted to announce that between 1st September 2015 – 31st August 2016 a total of $236,446.48 ($95,413.19 Cat1) was funded through ClubGrants and in-kind donations.

Club Five Dock RSL applauds the extraordinary work carried out by our local community organisations and schools. The Club is very proud to support each and every one of these organisations for their important work in the community.

Below is a list of some of our recipients:


  • Wesley Community Services Limited
  • Youth Off The Streets Limited
  • The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre
  • The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia Limited
  • Cancer Patients Foundation
  • Road Safety Education Limited
  • DefenceCare (RSL NSW)
  • Concord Community Food Services Inc.
  • Inner West Neighbour Aid Inc.


  • Abbotsford Public School
  • All Hallows Catholic School
  • Amity Chapter
  • Balmain Junior Touch Association
  • Beyond Blue
  • Bill McGill Charity Lunch
  • Burwood Local Area Command ‘Charity golf day’ Concord Cancer Centre
  • CDP Athlete Factory
  • City of Canada Bay Council
  • City2Surf
  • Concord Hospital
  • Connected Foundation Inc
  • Drummoyne Public School
  • Drummoyne Public School P&C association
  • Drummoyne Rotary Club
  • Drummoyne RSL Sub-Branch
  • Drummoyne Toastmasters
  • Drummoyne Water Polo Club
  • Dykes on Bikes
  • Ella Centre
  • Five Dock Cricket Club inc
  • Five Dock Evening View Club
  • Five Dock Public School
  • Five Dock Rotary Club
  • Five Dock RSL Auxiliaries
  • Five Dock RSL Junior Rugby League
  • Five Dock RSL Orchid Society
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Five Dock RSL Touch Football
  • Football Club Five Dock
  • Friends with Dignity
  • Gruppo Teatrale Emigratori
  • Holsworthy Barracks
  • Homes for Heroes
  • Inner West Accountants
  • Inner Wheel of Balmain
  • Jeans for Genes
  • Kiddies on First
  • Leichhardt Public School
  • Massy Park Golf Club LTD
  • McDonald College
  • Mortlake Public School
  • Mortlake Public School
  • Movement Matters
  • MS Gong Ride
  • National Italian Australian Women’s Association
  • Rats of Tobruk
  • Rodd Point Ladies Probus
  • Rotary Club of Five Dock
  • Russell Lea Infants School
  • Senior Rights Service
  • Sids & Kids
  • St Ambrose P & F Association
  • Sydney District Grand Chapter
  • Sydney University Regiment Platoon
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • The Baird Institute
  • The Weekend to End Women’s Cancer
  • War Widows
  • Weekend to end Women’s Cancer
  • White Ribbon Day