The Community Benefit Fund was established to provide funding support for gambling-related research and amelioration programs concerned with problem gambling, as well as Community Benefit Grants which provide assistance for general community development and improvement purposes,

The fund receives money from levies imposed on the operation of electronic gaming machines operated by licensed hotels throughout the Northern Territory.

Grant notification and dates

Quotes for purchases are to be supplied for all applications.

Community organisation grants​ Open​ Close​ Notification​ Guidelines​ Form​
Gambling Amelioration Grants 10 January​ 1 March 31 May Gambling Amelioration Grants guidelines ​ Gambling Amelioration Grants application (pdf 42 kb)
Gambling Amelioration Grants application (docx 41 kb​)
Major Community Grants 1 June​ 31st July​ 30 September​ Major Community Grants guidelines Major Community Grants application (pdf 58 kb)​
Major Community Grants application (docx 74 kb)
Small Grants Program
1 July
10 January​
31 August
1 March​
30 November
31 May​
Small Grants Program guidelines Small Grants Program application (pdf 50 kb)
Small Grants Program application (docx 77 kb)

Grant Acquittal report (pdf 202 kb)
Grant Acquittal report (docx 40 kb)
Vehicle Gifts and Long Term Loans
1 July
10 January​
31 August
1 March​
30 November
31 May​
Vehicle Gifts and Long Term Loans guidelines Vehicle Gifts and Long Term Loans application (pdf 34 kb)
Vehicle Gifts and Long Term Loans application (docx 39 kb)
Research ​ (no applications are currently being accepted)​ ​