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Community Building Partnership

Published 23rd April, 2018

The NSW Community Building Partnership program awards grants for community infrastructure projects.

The NSW Government is investing in infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes, while promoting community participation, inclusion and cohesion.

2018 round applications closed

Program guidelines

Read the 2018 Program Guidelines.

Please read all the information in the guidelines before starting an application.


Incorporated not-for-profits and local councils are eligible to apply.

Project types

Grants need to be for:

  • construction of new community infrastructure
  • refurbishment, repair and maintenance of existing community infrastructure
  • capital equipment with a minimum individual asset value of $2500. 

Key dates

Monday 7 May 2018 Applications open 9am
Friday 15 June 2018 Applications close 5pm sharp
June to October 2018 Eligibility, assessment and approval process
November/December 2018 Announcement of successful projects and advice to all applicants
31 March 2020 Project completion deadline

2017 round

Program guidelines

Organisations must read all the information in the program guidelines.

Download the 2017 Community Building Partnership program guidelines (PDF, 380 KB)

Guidelines for the 2018 round will be available on Monday 23 April 2018. 

Key dates

26 June 2017 Applications open 9am
9 August 2017 Applications close 5pm
August to November 2017 Eligibility, assessment and approval process
December 2017 Announcement of successful projects and advice to all applicants
31 March 2019 Project completion deadline

Projects must be completed by 31 March 2019.

Reporting and closures

Each CBP round may have a different process for completion and acquittals. Please refer to the grant round sections below for instructions regarding your successful project.

To find out what grant round your successful project falls under – please refer to your Application/CBP project number (eg: CBP16 – xxxx; CBP15 – xxxx).

Successful grants

Find out more about community projects that have been successful in receiving CBP grant funding.

Please note this information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, however changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact upon the accuracy of the data.

Online portal

The Community Building Partnership's online grants portal is powered by SmartyGrants.

It enables you to apply online for available grants. 

If successful, from time to time, you may be directed to this portal to lodge documents related to funded projects, such as progress reports, completion reports and acquittals.

Log in or register for SmartyGrants

Contact us

Phone: (02) 8753 8144

Email: via the contact form

Published 23rd April, 2018
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