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Funding Categories

There have been the following changes to Club Grants (formerly CDSE) Scheme apply from 1 September 2011:

  • CDSE will be referred to as Club GRANTS.
  • The claimable rate for Club GRANTS will be increased from 1.5% to 2.25% of taxable gaming machine revenue over $1 million.
  • The claimable rate for Category 2 expenditure will increase from 0.75% to a maximum of 1.1%.
  • Category 1 remains unchanged at 0.75% and the combined claimable rate for Categories 1 and 2 is 1.85%.
  • Clubs will now be able to claim contributions to professional sport including NRL (not player or coach payments) under Category 2.
  • A new Category 3 will be introduced with a contribution of 0.4% paid quarterly into a state-wide funding pool known as the Club GRANTS Fund for large-scale projects associated with sport, health and community infrastructure.

There are three classes of expenditure under the Club GRANTS scheme:

Category 1: Expenditure on specific community welfare and social services, community development, community health services and employment assistance activities; and

Category 2: Expenditure on other community development and support services. Traditional areas of club expenditure, such as support for sport and recreation groups. Non-profit cultural activities or non-profit visual and performing art activities and programs (Guideline reference 2.2.3)

Category 3: Expenditure is that portion of a registered club’s gaming machine profits over $1 million which is paid into the Club Grants Fund to the NSW Government on behalf of the club to support and develop, by way of grants, large scale projects or services associated with sport, health or community infrastructure.

Category 3 projects and services funded by Club Grants cannot be funded under Category 1 or Category 2.

Full details on the criteria for Categories 1, 2 & 3 are contained in the Club Grant Guidelines.

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