Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the eighteen local community groups that share in $300,000 funding in this year’s Community Building Partnership grants.

The CBP Grant program funds capital works in by voluntary and community groups across NSW each year.

This year thousands of local residents had their say in the Summer Hill Community Survey and helped distribute funding. A total of 46 organisations requested over $1.35 million in funding.

The successful grants will aim to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.


The successful applicants are:  

3Bridges Community Ltd (Summer Hill)

A safer environment for young children at Summer Hill OSHC 


AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation (Marrickville)

Critical building upgrades


Dulwich Hill Public School P&C (Dulwich Hill)

Solar power for Dulwich Hill Public School 


Dulwich Hill Scout Group (Dulwich Hill)

Replace roof


Exodus Foundation (Ashfield)

Shelter to assist Homeless and Needy    


Ferncourt Public School P&C (Marrickville)

Netball and basketball courts upgrade    


Flight Path Theatre (Marrickville)

Insulate and sound proof Flight Path Theatre 


Greek Orthodox Community of NSW – Marrickville Occasional Care 9Marrickville)

Creating shade for children's play areas


The Haberfield Association (Haberfield)

Security Fence around Yasmar's Sunken Garden/Fernery


The Infants' Home (Ashfield)

Johnson House Heritage Verandah Learning and Play Space Renovation 


Marrickville District Lawn Tennis Club (Marrickville)

Replace fencing Livingstone Rd, Synthetics, between courts 3/4 and 5/6    


Marrickville West Public School P&C (Marrickville)

Adventure Playground Upgrade


Parish of St Nicholas (Marrickville)

Our Diverse Community Project: critical building upgrades


Petersham Public School P&C (Petersham)

Petersham Public School playground replacement 


River Canoe Club of NSW (Marrickville)

Clubhouse Upgrade for the River Canoe Club and local Community


St John Ambulance Australia (Ashfield)

St John Ambulance Ashfield stretcher 


Western Suburbs Junior AFL Club (Ashbury)

Portable PA System required for game day announcements


Yeo Park Infants’ Public School P&C (Ashfield)

Telephone System Upgrade 






Quotes attributable to the Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill

“This funding is a silver lining to a difficult year for some of the invaluable local groups and organisations working to support our community.

“These are hardworking P&C’s, community and childcare centres, as well as sporting clubs and arts organisations.

“I am so grateful to all the local residents who participated in my community survey and to all the organisations that applied for this year’s grant round.

‘’This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community, delivering new infrastructure and paying for much-needed improvements, right when they need it most.