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 2015 Canada Bay ClubGrant program (Category 1) has opened and closes on Friday, 19 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.

This year 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.

Click here for more information or to apply now

Category 1: Applicants must apply directly to the relevant Local Committee or Local Committee Convener. Club Five Dock RSL local committe 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 2015

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 2014 – 31st August 2015 a total of $245,261.42 ($115,138.85 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:


  • All Hallows Primary School
  • Anzac Day
  • Balmain/Rozelle Sub-Branch RSL
  • Concord Community Food Services
  • Dancing Hearts Studio Incorporated
  • Drummoyne RSL Sub-Branch
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Rats Of Tobruk
  • Road Safety Education
  • Royal Life Saving Society Of Australia
  • Shine For Kids Cooperative Limited
  • The Ella Centre
  • The Infants Home
  • The Returned Services League Of Australia
  • War Widows Guild Of Australia


  • All Hallows Public School
  • Amity Chapter
  • Association Madonna Di Sunta
  • Australian Society Of Old Friends
  • Balmain Junior Touch Association
  • Barnwell Park Golf Club
  • Presidents Black Tie Dinner
  • Breakfast Point Men’s Shed
  • Tuff Girlz Only
  • Bugs Scrabble
  • Cancer Council
  • City Of Canada Bay Council
  • City To Surf
  • Concord Hospital
  • Connected Foundation Inc
  • Deanna Kyriazopoulos
  • Dikes On Bykes
  • Drummoyne Toastmasters
  • Ella Community Centre
  • Ethnic Child Care, Family And Community
  • Evening View Club Five Dock
  • Five Dock RSL Auxiliaries
  • Five Dock Chamber Of Commerce
  • Five Dock RSL Junior Rugby League
  • Five Dock Public School
  • Five Dock Rotary Club
  • Five Dock RSL Cricket Club Inc
  • Five Dock RSL Touch Football
  • Five Dock RSL Orchid Society
  • Haberfield Public School
  • Inner West Accountants
  • Inner West Community Transport
  • Inner West Little Athletics Club
  • Inner Wheel
  • Italian Language Teachers Association
  • Jeans For Genes
  • Kiddies On First
  • Leichhardt Public School
  • Leichhardt Wonderers
  • Mc Donald College
  • Mortlake Public School
  • Movement Matters
  • National Italian Australian Women’s
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group
  • Russell Lea Infants’ School
  • Sids And Kids
  • Sydney District Grand Chapter
  • Sydney University Regiment
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Western Suburbs Legacy