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 2019 Canada Bay ClubGrant program (Category 1) will be open from 27th May and close Friday 21st June.  Applications can be submitted via ClubGrants.

Please note, you are welcome to download our CAT2 application form and submit an application at anytime.

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

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Apply Now for CATEGORY 1

Download CAT2 Application Form

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.

Download CAT2 Application Form

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 2018

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 2017 – 31st August 2018 a total of $210,705 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:


  • Australian International Military Games (INVICTUS GAMES)
  • Balmain Touch Junior Association
  • Balmain Rozelle Sub-Branch
  • Drummoyne RSL Sub-Branch
  • Five Dock Public School
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Rats of Tobruk
  • Presidents Black Tie
  • Youth Off The Streets


  • Canada Bay Community Choir
  • Canada Bay Probus
  • Carers NSW
  • City Of Canada Bay Council
  • Club Five Dock RSL Auxiliaries
  • Concord Public School P&C
  • Connected Foundation Inc
  • CPR Kids
  • Croydon McDonalds Mc Happy Day
  • Dancing Hearts Studio Incorporated
  • Drummoyne Public School P&C
  • Drummoyne Toastmasters
  • Dykes On Bikes Sydney
  • Ethan Group PTY LTD
  • Five Dock Learning Centre
  • Five Dock Public School
  • Five Dock RSL Cricket Club Inc
  • Five Dock RSL Junior Rugby League
  • Five Dock RSL Orchid Society inc
  • Five Dock View Club
  • Football Club Five Dock
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Inner West Accountants
  • Inner West Little Athletics
  • Inner Wheel Balmain
  • Inner Wheel Inner West
  • Integricare Christian Preschool
  • Jeans For Genes
  • Kiddies On First
  • McDonald College
  • Microlend Australia Limited
  • Movement Matters
  • MS Gong Ride
  • Mummies Paying It Forward
  • MY Dance Studio
  • Naga Spirit Dragon Boat Club
  • National Italian Australian Women’s Association
  • NSW Harley Davidson
  • Rodd Point Ladies Probus
  • Rosebank College
  • Rotary Club Of Five Dock
  • Russell Lea Women’s Soccer
  • St Mark’s P&F Association
  • Stroke Recovery ASSN Inc
  • Suicide Prevention Australia Limited
  • Sydney District Grand Chapter
  • Sydney University Regiment
  • Taekwondo
  • Western Suburbs Legacy
  • Winward Manor Aged Care