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 2018 Canada Bay ClubGrant program (Category 1) has now closed and will open back up in mid 2019.  Applications can be submitted via ClubGrants.

Please note all applications for CAT1 have now closed. 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 2017

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 2016 – 31st August 2017 a total of $208,052.14 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:


  • Abbotsford Public School
  • City Of Canada Bay Heritage Society
  • Cancer Patients Foundation
  • Drummoyne Community Centre Incorporated
  • Drummoyne RSL Sub-Branch
  • Drummoyne Girls Guide
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch.
  • Inner West Neighbour Aid Inc
  • The Ella Community Centre
  • The Leukaemia Foundation Australia Limited
  • Sir Roden And Lady Cutler Foundation
  • Royal Life Saving Society NSW
  • Participate Australia Limited


  • Abbotsford Public School
  • All Hallows Primary School
  • All Hallows P&F Association
  • Amity Chapter
  • Australian Military Wives Choir
  • Balmain Junior Touch Association
  • Balmain Rozelle RSL Sub-Branch
  • Beyond Blue Charity
  • Breakfast Point Men’s Shed
  • Burwood Council
  • Canada Bay Community Choir
  • City Of Canada Bay Council
  • Club Five Dock Auxiliaries
  • Concord Hospital
  • Croydon McDonald’s
  • Cystic Fibrosis Association
  • Drummoyne Public School
  • Drummoyne Rotary
  • Drummoyne RSL Sub-Branch
  • Drummoyne Toastmasters
  • Dykes On Bikes
  • Every Day Hero
  • Five Dock Cricket Club Incorporated
  • Five Dock Football Club
  • Five Dock Public School
  • Five Dock Rotary Club
  • Five Dock RSL Junior Rugby League
  • Five Dock RSL Orchid Society Inc
  • Five Dock RSL Sub-Branch
  • Five Dock View Club
  • Football Club Five Dock
  • Inner West Accountants
  • Inner Wheel Balmain
  • Inner Wheel Inner West
  • Kiddies On First Kindergarten
  • Kitty Doyle Home Units
  • Leichhardt Public School Support
  • Lucas Garden School
  • Make A Wish Inner West
  • Movement Matters
  • MS Gong Ride
  • Naga Spirit Dragon Boat Racing Club
  • National Italian Australian Women’s Association
  • NSW Rowers
  • Rats Of Tobruk
  • Red Nose Day
  • Rodd Point Ladies Probus
  • Rosebank College
  • Rotary Club Of Five Dock
  • Russell Lea Public School P&C
  • Russell Lea Women’s Soccer Club
  • Sydney District Grand Chapter
  • Sydney University Regiment
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • The Cancer Council
  • Think Pink
  • University Of Technology Sydney