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. 

Applications for the City of Canada Bay 2022 ClubGRANTS Category 1 open on 16 May 2022 and close 12 June 2022. You can click here to view funding guidelines or click here for further information

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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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 Search for information about available funding in your area, application methods and deadlines.

Apply Now for CATEGORY 1

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.


Club Grants and Community Support 2020/21

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 community donations.

The Board of Directors is delighted to announce that between 1st September 2020 – 31st August 2021 a total of $139,000 was funded through ClubGrants and community donations through cash and in-kind support.

Club Five Dock RSL applauds the extraordinary work carried out by our local community organisations and schools. Most Grants went towards Community and Junior Sports,  Local Schools, and Veteran welfare initiatives.

We will continue to support groups like Balmain Touch, and we thank president, Joe Dougall for his kind words talking about what the funds donated by Club Five Dock RSL will go towards.


Below is a list of some of our recipients:

Category 1

  • 2nd Abbotsford Sea Scouts
  • Autism Community Network
  • Chiswick Community Activities Group
  • Concord Ryde Sailing Club
  • Concord West Public-School P&C Association
  • Ebenezer Mission
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Inner Wheel Club of Balmain
  • St John Ambulance (NSW)
  • TAD
  • The Australian Hokien HuayKuan Association
  • The Royal Life Saving Society NSW

Category 2

  • 7 Black Martial Arts
  • Abbotsford Chiswick Probus
  • All Hallows Primary P&F
  • Amity Chapter Order of the Eastern Star
  • Balmain Junior Touch Football
  • Balmain Rozelle RSL Sub-Branch
  • Breakfast Point Men’s Shed
  • City of Canada Bay
  • Drummoyne Toastmasters
  • Dykes on Bikes
  • Five Dock RSL Junior Rugby League
  • Five Dock Chamber of Commerce
  • Five Dock Evening View Club
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Harley Owners Group NSW Chapter
  • Inner West Accountants
  • Inner Wheel Club of Balmain
  • Inner Wheel Club of Sydney
  • Kokoda Track Memorial
  • Kovacevic Gabriella
  • Little Wings
  • Movement Matters
  • Renato Roccon
  • Rotary Club of Five Dock
  • Rotary Club of Ryde
  • Russell Lea Probus Club
  • Stitching Hearts
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Sydney District Grand Chapter
  • Sydney Eisteddfod
  • Tae Kwon DO
  • Western Metro District RSL
  • Western Suburbs Little Athletics
  • Youth of the Streets