Recreation Facilities Grants

Newy Parkrun signageAbove: Newy Parkrun signage, funded by CN Recreation Facilities Grant

Recreation facilities grants provide funding to Newcastle sporting groups to assist with minor capital works projects. 

Grants of up to $5000 are provided on a dollar for dollar/work-in-kind basis. These can be used for projects such as pathways, canteen renovations, fencing, park drainage, irrigation and cricket sight screens.

Applications for FY 2020/2021 have now closed.  Applications for 2021/2022 will open in April 2021.

14 April 2020 Recreation Facilities Grants - Applications Open
31 May 2020 Recreation Facilities Grants - Applications Closed
June 2020 Recreation Facilities Grant Applications will be assessed and outcomes advised
1 July 2020 Approved projects will commence for FY 2020/2021
30 April 2021 Approved projects to be completed for FY 2020/2021
May 2021 All approved projects for FYI 2020/2021 to be acquitted


Our Recreation Facilities Program Policy (PDF) outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.

How to apply:

Click the link below to start your application; 2020/2021 applications have now closed.

Please contact the Parks & Recreation Team on (02) 4974 2000 if you have further enquiries.