Community Services Fund

Comm Services Fund - 2018 Grant Presentation group photo

Council invited community organisations, to apply for an annual donation to help deliver services to the community, to apply for a share in the $155,000 Community Services Fund for 2018/19.

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.

Community groups that were previously funded by the former Dubbo City and Wellington Council’s were required to apply again through a public process available to the wider community.

To be successful for funding, community organisations projects were required to meet the following criteria:

  1. Deliver social, cultural or environmental benefits to the communities of the Local Government Area;
  2. Address an identified community priority;
  3. Demonstrate how the funding shall enable the community based organisation to deliver a service to the community; and
  4. The organisation must demonstrate the capacity to manage funds and deliver the project.

To apply, download and fill out the application form below and email it to, post to Dubbo Regional Council PO Box 81 Dubbo NSW 2830 or fax to 6801 4259.

Community Services Fund Application Form (PDF 154KB)

To view the Community Services Fund Guidelines, click here (PDF 243.9KB)

Applications closed on 6 August 2018. The next round will open in April 2019.

The following successful applicants for 2018/2019 were presented with their cheques on Thursday, 27 September 2018:

Central West Leadership Academy
Dubbo & District Pipe Band
University of the Third Age, Dubbo Chapter Inc
Orana Support Services Inc
Oriscon Inc
Life Education NSW
Wellington Information & Neighbourhood Services Inc
Wellington K9 Training Club Inc
Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre
Western Region Academy of Sport
Dubbo and District Preschool Kindergarten Inc
City of Dubbo Eisteddfod Society Inc
Wirringah Women's Group - Community Garden
Orana Early Childhood Intervention and Education Project Inc

Last Edited: 05 Oct 2018