Lake Macquarie City Council

Welcome to ClubGRANTS information for Lake Macquarie Local Government Area

The ClubGRANTS scheme replaces the Community Development Support Expenditure (CDSE) scheme which was introduced in 1998 and allows clubs to claim a tax deduction on gaming machine revenue over $1 million for monies spent on community support initiatives. Approximately $350,000 is available to community organisations and groups in Lake Macquarie to apply under the Category 1 standard application process. 

Category 1 funds are made available for programs and initiatives relating to activities such as specific community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities. In addition the Club Grants Local Committee for the LakeMacquarie area determine local funding priorities to guide applicants and assist with targeting local needs and priorities.

Please read all information provided carefully. For further information about ClubGRANTS in the Lake Macquarie Area, please contact Lake Macquarie City Council's officer responsible by e-mailing


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