Financial Assistance / Donations

Each year we provide funding to assist local sporting, cultural, educational, health, welfare and other groups who have a demonstrated community need. This funding is also available to meet requests for ‘in lieu’ or ‘in kind’ contributions.

Organisations or individuals wishing to be considered for a donation must submit an application form by the upcoming closing dates:

  • 26 May 2023 (4th quarter allocation 2022/2023 budget)
  • 1 September 2023 (1st quarter allocation 2023/2024 budget)
  • 3 November 2023 (2nd quarter allocation 2023/2024 budget)


* Closing dates may be subject to change.

Applications must comply with our Financial Assistance Policy which can be found here.

Please note: Applications have now closed.

Mutually Beneficial Business Agreement

Applications are open to Shellharbour LGA community clubs and associations who would like to apply to enter a mutually beneficial business arrangement with any of councils commercial operations. APPLY HERE.

Last updated : Tue 5 Sep 2023