Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the nineteen local community groups that share in $400,000 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. 

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

The successful applicants are:  

The Village Project Summer Hill Cooperative

Project Market & Dining Hall 


Marrickville High School P&C

Installation of solar


Summer Hill Public School P&C

Installation of solar


Marrickville PCYC

Installation of automatic doors 


Dulwich Hill Public School P&C

Weatherproof shade


Marrickville West Public School P&C

Community garden education pavilion 


Yeo Park Infants School P&C

New smartboard


The Scouts Association of Australia: 1st Haberfield Group 

Refurbishment and fence replacement 


Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT) 

Classroom upgrades: ASPECT Marrickville 


Bower Reuse and Repair Centre

Relocation to Summer Hill Depot


River Canoe Club of NSW

New flooring for community space


Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) 

Kitchen upgrade


Reverse Garbage Co-operative 

Refurbish new home 


Haberfield Public School P&C

Water stations 


Croatian Catholic Centre Summer Hill 

New kitchen in community hall 


St Matt’s Ashbury 

Property upgrade for community hall 


Marrickville Golf Sporting and Community Club 

Installation of solar panels 


Western Suburbs District Cricket Club 

Turf Nets at Pratten Park 


Parish of St Nicholas, Marrickville  

New air conditioning 



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

“These groups represent everything we love about the inner west: dedicated and passionate people doing their very best to take care of others. 

“These are hardworking P&C’s, community and environmental groups , as well as sporting clubs and local disability services.

“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.

"I am proud of each of the groups that applied and thank the community for taking the time to let me know what projects they hoped to see funded.

“This is an outstanding result for the local community.”