Community benefit fund: gambling amelioration grants

What you need to know to apply

Eligible organisations can apply for gambling amelioration grants.

There are no defined limits on how much funding can be applied for.

You can apply for the amount of funding you require to deliver the activity in your application.

The amount of funding awarded will be limited by the available funding at the time of assessment.

You can apply for funding once each financial year.

Applications must be lodged between the opening and closing dates of the round.

Round 1

  • 1 January - round opens and you can apply
  • 28 February - round closes
  • 30 April - you will be notified.

Funding does not commence until the following financial year - on or after 1 July.

To apply for a gambling amelioration grant follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the gambling amelioration grants application.

Gambling amelioration grants application PDF (479.0 KB)
Gambling amelioration grants application DOCX (77.6 KB)

Step 2. Attach any supporting documents.

Step 3. Submit your application.

You can submit your application by email, mail or in person.

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Community benefit fund secretariat
Level 3 NAB House
71 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800

GPO Box 1154
Darwin NT 0801

Freecall: 1300 650 153
Fax: 08 8923 7616

Late applications will not be accepted.

Your application must be received by the CBF secretariat prior to the cut off time.

The cut off time on the closing day for applications is:

By email

If you send your application by email, the cut off time is midnight.

By mail

If you are sending your application by mail, it must arrive by 4pm.

In person

If you are delivering your application in person, you must deliver before 4pm

If the closing date falls on a weekend or public holiday, the deadline to submit will be extended to 10am the following business day.

A letter will be sent to your nominated email confirming your application has been received. Depending on the volume of applications received, this can take several days.

If you haven't received a letter after one week, contact the community benefit fund secretariat by calling 1300 650 153 or email

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Last updated: 23 December 2021

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