Community Services Fund

Comm Services Fund - 2018 Grant Presentation group photo

Council invites community organisations, to apply for a share in the Community Services Fund for 2021/2022 for an annual donation to help deliver services to the community.

The funds have been allocated under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993, with $625,636 in discretionary donations to be donated over four years.

To be successful for funding, community organisations are required to meet the following Community Services Fund eligibility criteria and guidelines: 

  1. The project / program must be undertaken in the Dubbo Regional LGA;
  2. Deliver social, cultural or environmental benefits to the communities of the Local Government Area;
  3. The project or program must address an identified community priority; and
  4. The organisation must demonstrate the capacity to manage funds and deliver the project / program.

Please refer to below linked guidelines document, for full application and fund requirements.

Note: No financial assistance will be given to Government Departments or agencies, or for the support of Government-owned facilities, sporting organisations or events
as these organisations have other avenues for financial assistance.

Please download and read the following guidelines and forms prior to submitting an application.  All applications are to be submitted via email to, or posted to Dubbo Regional Council PO Box 81 Dubbo NSW 2830.

Community Services Fund Guidelines (PDF 275.6KB)

Application Form - Community Services Fund (PDF 902KB) 

Acquittal Community Services Fund $5000 or less  (PDF 261.3KB)

Acquittal Community Services Fund $5000 or more (PDF 393.7KB)

Successful applicants will be required to submit the appropriate acquittal report on completion of funding allocation for their project / program. 

Last Edited: 27 Aug 2021

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