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Tweed Shire Council provides a range of support and resources to community groups and organisations that provide social, cultural and economic opportunities enabling healthy, safer and more inclusive communities as identified in the Community Strategic Plan (2017-2027).

Tweed Shire Council Community Sponsorship

Council’s Community Sponsorship Policy (84kB PDF) aims to provide financial assistance to local community groups and organisations for activities and projects that contribute to community life, respond to local needs and issues, and benefit the health and wellbeing of Tweed Shire residents.

Here are the recipients for 2020

Mem's Soul Food Productions Inc.

Grant amount: $7,200

Murwillumbah-based organisation, Mem’s Soul Food (MSF) helps girls develop value life skills through a range of activities such as cooking, culture, music, wellbeing, health, nutrition, beauty and focuses on the participants finding their passions, purpose and targets in life.

MSF Founder and Creative Director Mem Hockley said good mental health and wellbeing are important so that people can reach their goals for physical health, education, employment and relationships.

“They are essential building blocks for a happy and successful life, a thriving community and a healthy economy,” she said.

“Our program promotes both physical and mental health. It provides knowledge, understanding, tools and skills for girls to teach them how to live a healthy and active life.”

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Blind & Vision Impaired Support Group NSW Far North Coast Inc.

Cabarita Boardriders Club Inc.

Tweed, Byron & Ballina Community Transport Inc.

Tweed Theatre Company Incorporated

Tweed Valley Rural & Community Advancement Co-operative Ltd

Tyalgum Community Hall Association Inc.

Tweed Valley Woodcraft Association Inc.

Tyalgum District Community Association Inc.

Young Farmers Connect Inc.

Applications for the next funding round will open in 2021. More information will be made available in the new year.

Innovative Solutions Grant Fund

Launched in 2018, the grant program encourages and supports individuals, organisations and community groups to develop new, creative and innovative solutions to sustainability challenges facing Tweed Shire.

Water demand management

maximum $15,000

Sustainable agriculture

maximum 10,000


maximum $5,000

Waste management

maximum $15,000

Wastewater management

maximum $10,000

River health

maximum $5,000

Eligibility & grant requirements

Applications can be made at any time and are assessed four times a year, so get those creative and innovative ideas in to become part of the solution!

Tweed ClubGRANTS

The Tweed ClubGRANTS Scheme is inviting local non-profit community groups to apply for funding under the Tweed ClubGRANTS Scheme. Tweed ClubGRANTS has developed a promotional video which sets out information on how to apply.

What is ClubGRANTS?

ClubGRANTS is a state-wide initiative that encourages local clubs with gaming machine profits over $1 million to contribute towards the provision of front-line projects, programs and services that assist disadvantaged groups and residents in their local area.

The Tweed ClubGRANTS Scheme is administered on behalf of the following local clubs:

  • Cabarita Beach Bowls Club
  • Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club
  • Murwillumbah Services Club
  • Pottsville Beach Sports Club
  • Seagulls Club
  • South Tweed Sports Club
  • Tweed Heads Bowls Club
  • Twin Towns Group

Who can apply?

Local non-profit community groups and organisations can apply for funding under the following Category 1 sub-categories:

  • Community welfare and social services
  • Community development
  • Community health services
  • Employment assistance services

The ClubGRANTS application process

There is no restriction on the number of applications a group or organisation can submit. Applications are submitted online. Visit or for information on how to apply.

All applications are assessed by the Tweed ClubGRANTS Committee with recommendations for funding made to the Management Boards of the contributing clubs.

Applicants will need to demonstrate how their project, program or service will address the Local Area Priorities that have been identified by the Tweed Committee.

Applicants are encouraged to attach supporting documentation, including quotes, to their application.

When to apply

Visit or for information on funding round dates and how to apply.

Need help with your application?

If you would like to discuss your application proposal, or require clarification about the process, please contact your local Tweed Clubs Manager.

More about ClubGRANTS

Further information on ClubGRANTS is available by visiting the ClubGrants or ClubsNSW websites or by contacting your local Tweed Clubs Manager.

ClubGRANTS Committee members only

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