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. 

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

The successful applicants are:  


Dulwich Hill Public School P & C Association

A Nature Playground at Dulwich Hill Public School


Ashbury Public School P & C Association

New Accessible Playground Equipment for Ashbury Public School


Dobroyd Point Primary School P & C Association

Outdoor playground and resurfacing


Haberfield School P & C  Association

Outdoor Learning Area and Sensory Garden


Yeo Park Infants School P & C Association

Library Refurbishment


Marrickville Public School P & C Association

A Yarning Circle and Native Plant Garden


Summer Hill Children's Centre

Bathroom refurbishment


Lewisham Public School P & C Association

Playground Upgrade - Imaginative Environmental Play


Addison Road Centre For Arts; Culture; Community And Environment Ltd.

Waste No More – Community Kitchen appliances


The Infants' Home Child and Family Services

A Place to Play, Learn and Grow: Preschool Playground Upgrade


Saint Patrick's Catholic Primary School

Installation of a School Vegetable Patch and Playground Equipment


Polly's Club Inc.

Sound System Upgrade


Newtown Breakaways Football Club Inc.

Electronic Scoreboard for Mahoney Reserve


Marrickville Croquet Club Inc.

Installation of Motorised Extendable Shade Awning at Marrickville Croquet Club


Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis Association Ltd.

Demolish and Replace Existing Fencing Along Courts


Marrickville Legal Centre

Marrickville Legal Centre Reception Refurbishment


Wilkins Public School P&C Association

42kW Solar Installation for Wilkins Public School


Ashfield Public School P & C Association

Installation of 47kW Solar System at Ashfield PS






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 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.

"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.”