2018 Community Building Partnership Program

State Member for the Electorate of Cessnock, Clayton Barr, MP, has announced that the NSW Government will once again conduct the Community Building Partnership Program in 2018.

The Program will open at 9am on Monday 7 May, 2018 and will close at 5pm on Friday 15 June, 2018.

“There will $330,000 available in each NSW electorate, including the Cessnock Electorate and the Program is open to local councils and not-for-profit groups to apply for the funds they need to deliver projects with social, environmental and recreational outcomes” Mr Barr said.  “Local sports clubs, charities, Men’s Sheds and Scouts or Girl Guides are just some of the groups that can benefit from the Program”.

The Community Building Partnership Program, first introduced by the Labor Government in 2009 has provided funding to thousands of community groups, sporting clubs and councils across NSW to build or upgrade local facilities.

Applications can only be made via the Community Building Partnership website www.nsw.gov.au/cbp where potential applicants must read the program guidelines to ensure their club or organisation and the proposed project are eligible.

Applications will close at 5pm on 15 June, 2018 and late applications will not be considered.