Grants And Funding For NSW GambleAware Initiatives

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Funding to prevent gambling harm

We’re always looking for ways to engage local organisations, raise awareness and achieve positive outcomes in preventing and reducing gambling harm.

The Office of Responsible Gambling and the NSW Government offer a wide range of grants and other funding to businesses, universities community organisations and schools. Take a look and get inspired to make a difference. 

Local Prevention Grants Program

In February 2020, we offered community, not-for-profit and other local organisations the opportunity to apply for funding to reduce or prevent gambling harm.

Gambling research capacity grants

The objective of these grants is to improve the quality, diversity and impact of Australian gambling research by supporting talented and committed researchers.

Prevention, innovation and technology grants

We’re always looking for projects undertaken by experts from a variety of disciplines to find innovative ways to leverage technology and deliver responsible gambling education, services and outcomes more effectively.

Research grants

In 2019, we offered funding of $30,000 to $350,000 for research proposals that built the evidence base for responsible gambling policy, interventions and programs as outlined in our Strategic Plan 2018–2021.

Community benefit payment scheme

If a local venue is approved by the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority to operate more gaming machines, not-for-profit organisations and registered charities that support the local community may be eligible for payments for programs focusing on responsible gambling education, community health and crisis support.

Odds on Youth

A powerful grants program designed to build the capacity of youth organisations and councils to reduce gambling harm among the young people who use their services. We’ll help you develop programs and apply for Odds on Youth funding of up to $60,000.

Office of Responsible Gambling Grants and funding

Clubgrants Category 3 Infrastructure Grants 

The Infrastructure Grants Program offers funding to communities across NSW to support the building, renovation and fit-out of community infrastructure.

Infrastructure Grants are made possible by the Clubgrants Category 3 Fund, which reinvest profits from gaming machines into community projects.
For information on Clubgrants Category 3 Infrastructure Grants and the Community Development Fund please refer to Office of Responsible Gambling grants and funding.

If you have any queries please contact the Office of Responsible Gambling Grants Team on (02) 9995 0992 or

Interested in funding or a grant for a project of your own? 

Contact us to find out about current funding opportunities. Email or call 02 9995 0992.

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