Applications now open for Community Services Fund


Council are inviting community organisations, who are seeking an annual donation to help deliver services to the community, to apply now 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 are required to apply again through a public process available to the wider community.

To be successful for funding, community organisations projects must 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 and are now being assessed.

Last Edited: 08 Aug 2018

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