Applications now open for Community Services Fund

Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) invites community organisations, to apply for a share of the $127,727.00 Community Services Fund allocations 2020/21. The fund aims to support projects and programs that deliver social, cultural or environmental benefits for communities throughout the greater Local Government Area (LGA).

Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields said these grants help groups secure a range of resources and deliver value added services for the community.

“We are very lucky to have some amazing community groups in our region, who like many commercial businesses have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Services Fund can help these groups continue the great work they do for our community,” Councillor Shields said.

Applications are now open and close 12 June 2020.

Eligible applications will be considered during the 27 July 2020 Council Meeting.

To be successful for funding, community organisations are required to meet the following Community Services Fund eligibility criteria:

1. The project / program must be undertaken in the Dubbo Regional LGA;
2. Deliver social, cultural or environmental benefits for communities of the LGA;
3. The project or program must address an identified community priority; and
4. The organisation must demonstrate capacity to manage funds and deliver the project/program.

Please download and read the guidelines and forms prior to submitting an application.

All applications are to be submitted via email to, or posted to Dubbo Regional Council PO Box 81 Dubbo NSW 2830.

Source: DRC