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Supporting our Community

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Lithgow Workies Club donate's

over $50,000 to local groups through ClubGrants

Here at the Lithgow Workies we pride ourselves on our continual commitment to helping our local community and people. We also take the ClubGrants Program as an opportunity to thank all the volunteers and community organisations for all that they do to support our community as well. 

The ClubGrants Program continues to support local community groups and helps make a difference in areas such as education, cultural integration, supporting people with disabilities and employment projects.

Recipients of the ClubGrants included:

  • Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) $1500.00

  • BowelCare Australia, a division of CancerCare Australia $500.00

  • CanAssist Lithgow $1000.00

  • Catholic Parish of St Patrick's Lithgow- Gorrie Ban $2000.00

  • Centacare Bathurst $2000.00

  • Kids West Western Sydney Paediatric Fundraising Inc $5000.00

  • Lifeline Central West Inc. $2500.00

  • Lithgow Area Womens Shed $4582.00

  • Lithgow and District Volunteer Rescue Squad $1500.00

  • Lithgow City Band $3000.00

  • Lithgow Community Projects $1200.00

  • LiveBetter Community Transport $2000.00

  • Legacy Lithgow Division $1500.00

  • Macular Disease Foundation of Australia $3000.00

  • Magic Moments Foundation Limited $3394.00

  • Marrangaroo Rural Fire Brigade $2500.00

  • Mingaan Wiradjuri Aboriginal Corporation $2000.00

  • St Vincent De Paul Society $3700.00

  • The Uniting Church Lithgow Parish- Beehive Recreation Centre $1000.00

In-Kind Donations included: 

  • Christmas and Beyond $163.64

  • Lithgow City RSL Sub Branch $1813.64

  • LINC - White Ribbon Trivia $236.36

  • Legacy- Widows $1036.36

  • Lithgow Public School Support Unity $929.45

  • Lithgow VIEW Club $2789.58

  • PCYC Lithgow $327.27

  • Quota International of Lithgow Inc $1509.09 


Total      $52681.39


Category 1 funding is specifically for local projects and/or services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local community and are aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged communities.


  • purchasing kitchen equipment to produce food for isolated seniors living by themselves

  • purchasing a vehicle to help elderly and people with disabilities attend their hospital appointment

  • running a literacy and numeracy program for children with learning difficulties

Category 1 - financial support

Category 1 In-Kind - waived room hire, discount catering, non-financial support



Category 2 funding are for projects that affect within an internal community like schools and grassroot sports. Please note that Lithgow Workies has a very limited pool of funding for Category 2 projects due to our commitment to our existing Sporting Sub-bodies.


  • purchasing any new equipment / infrastructure for schools

  • providing sponsorship for local community sports team

  • fundraiser to help a sick child / family in need

  • veterans welfare activities like RSL ANZAC Day activities

Category 2 - financial support

Category 2 In-Kind - waived room hire, discount catering, non-financial support



This is for applications which do not fit into either of the above Categories or for requests which are not currently ClubGRANTS eligible.


1.       Register your profile on

2.       Select the type of funding, please see above for category description.

3.       Fill in project name and amount requested. As you are applying directly to the Lithgow Workies please

disregard the LGA name. Make sure in ‘Club Name’, you’ve selected Lithgow and District Workmens Club Ltd. Click next. 

4.       The next page will bring up the application form. Complete this form and then click 'Submit' to finish. 

5.       The submitted project will now show up on your ‘My Applications’ dashboard. You can also save your application form without submitting it first if you need to leave and come back.

6.       Once you submit, your application will now appear on Lithgow Workies dashboard and will proceed from there. Please allow 6-8 weeks to hear a response depending on the type of funding applied for.

If you are unsure of which category your request falls under,

please email