Grant funding is an ideal way to obtain equipment, infrastructure or program funding for your club. In support of SLSCs in NSW, SLSNSW provides a professional grant service at no fee to NSW SLSCs through the Surf Life Saving Foundation’s Grant Seeking Unit (GSU). The GSU is a national grant research and writing support unit for SLS entities across Australia.

More information about the Surf Life Saving Foundation and the work they carry out can be found on our website.

2022 Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ Awards –
Don’t miss out! Nominate and recognise your treasurer now!
The awards are designed to recognise the contribution that not-for-profit treasurers make to their community groups, to the not-for-profit sector and to Australian society. We would love your help in celebrating our community treasurers.
This year, you can take part in the Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ Awards in one of two ways:

  • Nominate anyone who has served as a treasurer of an Australian not-for-profit organisation at any time in the past 12 months; or
  • If you’re a not-for-profit treasurer, share your insights for your chance to win one of four $5,000 cash donations for your not-for-profit. Simply tell us what lessons your not-for-profit or community group learnt through COVID-19 that you will take with you into the future.
Click here to nominate or enter now Nominations close at noon AEST on Friday July 8, 2022. 

2022 Australia Post Community Grants 

The 2022 Australia Post Community Grants Program is offering grants of up to $10,000 for eligible community-led, local projects that help improve connection and mental health and wellbeing in a community.*

Being connected and feeling part of a community is vital to maintaining good mental health and wellbeing. At Australia Post, we understand that when people in communities connect, they feel better. We also know that this often results in improved mental health outcomes and we want to support the organisations that are helping to make this happen.

Please read the Guidelines and FAQs to make sure your organisation and project are eligible before applying.

Applications close 3 July 2022, 11:59pm AEST.

Further Info Here

Club Lifesaving Equipment Grant (CLEG) 2022/2023

The Club Lifesaving Equipment Grant (CLEG), proudly funded by the NSW Government and facilitated by Surf Life Saving NSW, is once again available to all NSW Surf Lifesaving Clubs (SLSC). The CLEG aims to provide financial assistance to each club to promote maintaining and upgrading operational gear and equipment items which are essential to lifesaving operations. A total pool of $300,000 has been allocated to clubs across NSW for the purchasing of lifesaving equipment.

The online store will be open for ordering from 1 July to 12 August 2022, with no extensions.

Further Info Here

Discounted fuel with Ampol for your Surf Life Saving Club

As part of our ongoing partnership with Ampol, you as a Surf Life Saving club have access to a 5% discount on AmpolCash, allowing you to buy fuel and shop items from participating* Ampol sites nationwide. Whether you need to fill up fast, grab a meal on the go, or want to reward a club member, AmpolCash is the pre-paid gift card that makes it easy.

Further Info here

FREE Paint with Dulux

Thanks to our partnership with Dulux, every surf club around Australia is entitled to FREE Dulux Weathershield paint each year, as well as your choice of Dulux colour and sheen level. As the patrolling season comes to a close, there’s no better time to get painting!

Further Info Here

TAFE NSW – Women in Business Program

Update: Content; Program is open for applications.

This program aims to offer a fully subsidised online program for women who are looking to establish a micro business, a small business, or who are already operating a business.

Further Info Here

Entrepreneurship Facilitators

Update: Content; Program is open for applications.

This program aims to help people to start a new business and create their own job.

Further Info Here

SafeWork NSW – Small Business Rebate

Update: Content; Program is open for applications.

This program aims to help NSW small business owners purchase safety items that improve work health and safety.

Further Info here

Budget Direct Sponsorship

Round 4 Closes 30 June 2022                      Amounts Available: $1,000 – $5,000

We support organisations who:

  • provide local or statewide community services
  • run community awareness and education programs
  • promote health and wellbeing (e.g. sports clubs)
  • advocate for road safety
  • provide emergency services
  • support in need or at-risk Australians
  • help build strong, vibrant communities.


Local Sporting Champions

Amount Available: $500- $750       Closes: 30 June 2022

Available to school and club representatives to assist with costs in attending state, national and international competitions.


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