Community

Chest
Singleton Diggers has been operating our Community Chest now known as Club Grants program since 1982. In this time Singleton Diggers has donated in-excess of $3.6million in cash and in-kind donations to local organizations. Application are now open and close on Friday June 11, 2021.

Eligible Category 1 expenditure is for projects and/or services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local community, including:

Community Welfare & Social Services

  • family support, emergency, low-cost accommodation
  • child protection, child care
  • counselling services
  • aged, disability, youth services
  • veteran welfare services
  • victims of natural disasters

Community development

  • neighbourhood centre activities, youth drop-in facilities
  • community transport programs
  • community education programs
  • tenants’ services
  • statewide or regional services developing social policies and providing advocacy for local community services

Community health services

  • early childhood health or child and family services
  • community nursing or therapy or mental health services
  • drug and alcohol, palliative care
  • home and community care
  • health and promotion initiatives

Employment assistance activities

  • employment placement, advocacy services
  • group training companies
  • community enterprises
  • local job creation scheme
Category 1 Application