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2016 Social Housing Community Improvement Fund Grants

SHCIF Round 2 Grants

The NSW Government has awarded nearly $5.7 million to a range of community infrastructure projects as a part of the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF) Round 2.

In September 2017, a further eight projects were publically announced as successful projects, following negotiations between FACS and applicants.

Listed below, by FACS District, are projects approved under SHCIF Round 2.

Please note this information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication. Changes in circumstances after the time in publishing may impact on the accuracy of the data.

Select a FACS District to view successful projects.

Applicant

Project Title

Location

Funding

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Boyd Street Complex Common Area Upgrade

Swansea

$48,700

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Josephson Street Security Upgrade

Swansea

$32,330

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Wallace Street Swansea - Beautification and Security Upgrade

Swansea

$49,900

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Churchill Crescent Meeting Spot

Rutherford

$25,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

This Way Home - Safety and Grounds Improvement

Mayfield

$25,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Greenhills Avenue Community Garden

Woodberry

$40,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Alexandra Avenue Upgrade

Rutherford

$50,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Stage 2 Kerrie Close Upgrade

Telarah

$30,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Safe Kids, Safe Future

Tighes Hill

$49,300

Beyond Empathy Ltd.

NEXUS Public Art Projects (Social Housing - Sullivan Place)*

Moree

$33,968

Beyond Empathy Ltd.

NEXUS Public Art Projects (Social Housing - Stanley Village)*

Moree

$33,968

Beyond Empathy Ltd.

NEXUS Public Art Projects (Social Housing - South Moree - Wales Park)*

Moree

$33,968

Beyond Empathy Ltd.

NEXUS Public Art Projects (Social Housing - Mehi Crescent)*

Moree

$33,968

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Tindale and Forbes Street: Tenant Security Project

Muswellbrook

$40,816

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Glenbawn Community Cohesion

Muswellbrook

$49,657

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Kariboo Gardens

Mt Hutton

$43,000

Macintyre Warriors Rugby League Football Club Incorporated

Establishing a Canteen*

Boggabilla

$50,000

Gunnedah Family Support Inc.

Youth Spaces in Gunnedah

Gunnedah

$40,100

Homes North Community Housing Ltd.

Safety for Social Housing Tenants

Gunnedah

$44,699

Homes North Community Housing Ltd.

Undercover Area with  a Small Amount of Landscaping / Garden

Tamworth

$27,610

Homes North Community Housing Ltd.

Fencing for Safety for Glen Innes Social Housing Tenants

Glen Innes

$46,901

Inverell Shire Council

Waratah Park Playground Shade Structure*

Inverell

$11,128

Inverell Shire Council

Ross Hill Reserve - Improving Accessibility, Safety and Amenities

Inverell

$43,797

Manning Valley Neighbourhood Services Inc.

Bushland Community Centre - Making Pretty

Taree

$50,000

Moombahlene Local Aboriginal Lands Council

Leeches Gully Shed Project

Tenterfield

$49,371

Narrabri Shire Council

Art in the Park - Dangar Park Improvement Project

Wee Waa

$18,478

Port Stephens Council

A New Playground at Anseline Park, Gwen Parade Raymond Terrace

Raymond Terrace

$30,000

Tamworth Regional Council

Centenary Park Development

Tamworth

$43,000

Towns With Heart Inc.

Kurri Kurri Skate Park Mural

Kurri Kurri

$7,400

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Murray Bain Oval Rejuvenation Project

Scone

$40,805

Walhallow Local Aboriginal Land Council

Walhallow Cultural Pathway

Walhallow

$50,000

Central Coast Council

Owen Avenue Reserve Upgrade

Wyong

$27,426

Central Coast Council

Lake Haven Recreation Centre Park

Lake Haven

$49,250

Central Coast Council

Berkeley Vale Skate Park - Stage 2

Glenning Valley

$49,200

Central Coast Council

Avery Street Reserve Play Space Upgrade

Killarney Vale

$39,869

Central Coast Council

Woodward Ave Reserve Upgrade

Wyong

$19,562

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Joyce Avenue Common Area Garden and Security Upgrade

Wyong

$50,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Gertrude Street High-rise Complex Security Upgrade

Gosford

$43,926

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Gorokan Drive Get Together

Lake Haven

$37,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Avery Street Rejuvenation

Killarney Vale

$50,000

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

The Entrance Road Complex Security and Garden Upgrade

The Entrance

$49,200

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

Oakland Avenue Security and Garden Upgrade

The Entrance

$48,360

Compass Housing Services Co Limited

The Meeting Place Community Hub Facelift

Tumbi Umbi

$49,994

Musicians Making a Difference

MMAD Community Facility Accessibility Refurbishment

Gosford

$42,887

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Dunbar Way Estate Multi-Use Sports Court

North Gosford

$35,000

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Peek Fitness Outdoor Gym

North Gosford

$49,200

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Dunbar Way Estate Community Hub

North Gosford

$32,314

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Shine A Light on Kendall

North Gosford

$27,500

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Captain Cook Complex - Sensory Garden

Long Jetty

$6,180

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Dwyer Street Common Room and Outdoor Upgrade

North Gosford

$8,400

Pacific Link Housing Limited

Captain Cook Safety CCTV

Long Jetty

$22,660

Regional Youth Support Services Inc.

Yarning Circle and Bush Tucker Garden

Wyoming

$18,059

Toukley Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Toukley Neighbourhood Centre- Community Backyard

Toukley

$20,615

Gosford Regional Community Services Inc (formerly Wyoming Community Centre Inc.)

Blueberry Park Recreation Space

Wyoming

$5,842

Gosford Regional Community Services Inc. (formerly Wyoming Community Centre Inc.)

Dunbar Way Community Garden

Wyoming

$29,574

* Announced in September 2017 following successful negotiations with the organisation.

Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

ALL Sustainable Futures Incorporated

Jerrinja Social Housing Communal Camp Kitchen Project

Orient Point

$49,280

Nowra Youth Services Inc.

Nowra Youth Centre Refurbishment

Nowra

$24,462

Southern Youth and Family Services Limited

Howarth Place - Fence

Mangerton

$16,582

Southern Youth and Family Services Limited

Foyer Project Landscaping

Mangerton

$6,677

Bradfordville P&C Association

Community Building

Goulburn

$50,000

Community Life Batemans Bay Inc.

Security and Safety for the Community of Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay

$50,000

Crookwell Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Community Outdoor Gym

Crookwell

$50,000

Eden Aboriginal Evangelical Church

Eden Aboriginal Evangelical Church

Eden

$18,900

Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

Coffs Harbour City Council

Development of Additional Skate Elements at the Toormina Skatepark

Toormina

$50,000

Community Housing Limited

Circular Project

Sawtell

$18,683

Community Housing Limited

Turon Project

Woolgoolga

$19,020

Nambucca Heads Local Aboriginal Land Council

Playing it Safe

Nambucca Heads

$43,875

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Activating the Arboretum Parkland in Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie

$50,000

Bogal Local Aboriginal Land Council

Box Ridge Community Safety Improvement

Coraki

$50,000

Clarence Valley Council

Junction Hill Water Tank Art Project

Junction Hill

$5,250

Grafton Estate Tenants and Recreation Committee

Outdoors Rain, Hail or Shine

South Grafton

$49,991

Gummyaney Aboriginal Corporation

Enclosed Room for Open Learning

Grafton

$50,000

Gurehlgam Corp Ltd.

Community Access Project

Grafton

$35,429

Gurehlgam Corporation Ltd.

Healing Garden Stage 2

Grafton

$10,197

Jali Local Aboriginal Land Council

Community Recreational Upgrade

Wardell

$50,000

Kyogle Family Support Services Incorporated

Yarning Circle and Art Therapy Group

Muli Muli

$49,000

Lismore Neighbourhood Centre Incorporated

Kitchen with a Conscience

Lismore

$43,286

Murwillumbah Community Centre Inc.

Nullum House Social Inclusion Centre Upgrade

Murwillumbah

$41,276

Ngulingah Local Aboriginal Land Council

Ngulingah Social Housing Community Facilities Development Project

Lismore

$4,700

Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre Incorporated  (NNIC)

7 Sibley Street Community Housing Hub

Nimbin

$50,000

The North Coast Community Housing Company Ltd.

Byron Safety Project

Byron Bay

$44,940

The North Coast Community Housing Company Ltd.

Grafton Basketball Stadium Extension and Cooling Project

Grafton

$30,944

The North Coast Community Housing Company Ltd.

Eggins Place Safety Injection

Goonellabah

$47,676

The North Coast Community Housing Company Ltd.

Bounce for Elders Memorial Park Basketball Court

Goonellabah

$47,040

The North Coast Community Housing Company Ltd.

Tweed Heads Accessibility project

Tweed Heads South

$46,200

Third Sector Australia Ltd.

Oak Centre: In-Reach and In-Touch

North Casino

$49,937

Tweed Shire Council

Bray Park Intergenerational Play Space

Bray Park

$50,000

Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council

Three Ways Aboriginal Reserve Sporting Field - Upgrade Project

Griffith

$50,000

Homes Out West

Davies Court Park Community Fitness Hub

Deniliquin

$49,000

Leeton Junior Rugby League Football Club

Sporting Groups New Storage Shed Project - A Collaborative Approach

Leeton

$40,928

Rotary Club of Leeton Inc.

Gossamer Park Lighting

Leeton

$6,183

Wagga Wagga City Council

Tolland Pump Track and Playground Upgrade

Tolland

$50,000

Wagga Wagga City Council

Henwood Park Amenities Renewal and New Footpath with Crossing

Kooringal

$46,654

Brewarrina Shire Council

Youth and Community garden

Brewarrina

$47,400

Central Darling Shire Council

Reinstate Bill Murray Park

Menidee

$20,000

Compass Housing Services Limited

Shed for community Hub / Drought Proofing the Remaining Complex

Broken Hill

$35,000

Joining in the Dreaming Aboriginal Corporation

Expansion

Menindee

$50,000

Bourke Shire Council

Multi-Generational Fitness Park

Bourke

$49,624

Bourke Shire Council

Social Housing and Community Playground

Bourke

$50,000

LiveBetter Services Limited (formerly CareWest Ltd.)

Marang Gunya Proud

Orange

$49,060

CentaCare Wilcannia-Forbes

Beautification of Walker Crescent Park Area

Wellington

$39,000

Coonamble Shire Council

McDonald Park Coonamble 0 - 5 Play Area

Coonamble

$36,669

Cowra Information and Neighbourhood Service Inc.

Outdoor Communal  Meeting

Cowra

$31,054

Emmanuel Care Centre Inc.

Buninyong Bus Beautification and Bus Bay

East Dubbo

$11,400

Gilgandra Shire Council

Hunter Park Playground Upgrade

Gilgandra

$40,000

Lachlan Shire Council

Upgrade of Wiradjuri Park

Condobolin

$50,000

Parkes Shire Council

Active connections for Parkes

Parkes

$50,000

Wellington Local Aboriginal Land Council

Community BBQ Rec Area

Wellington

$50,000

Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

Campbelltown City Council

Rosemeadow Playing Fields - Play Space Renewal

Rosemeadow

$50,000

Hume Community Housing Association Company

Activating Open Space for Strengthened Social Capital

Cartwright

$44,667

Hume Community Housing Association Company Ltd.

Build and Grow: Claymore Employment, Training and Social Enterprise Hub

Claymore

$44,000

Liverpool City Council

Miller Town Centre Beautification Project

Miller

$32,998

Liverpool City Council

Cartwright Bridge Improvement Project

Miller

$45,555

Sedwick Housing Co-Operative Ltd.

SHCL Community Garden

Leumeah

$8,000

Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

St John's Anglican Church Glebe

St John's House and Scarred Tree: Community Access and Amenity

Glebe

$49,722

St Saviours Anglican Church South Sydney

One1Seven Community Landscaping and Safety Project

Redfern

$46,814

Counterpoint Community Services Incorporated

Community Preschool Refurbishment, Upgrade and Repair

Redfern

$47,250

Youth Off The Streets Limited

Bouncing Back

Marrickville

$35,164

Riverwood Community Centre Ltd.

Upgrade of Common Area Pergola in Endeavour Place

Riverwood

$6,710

Sydney University Settlement

Installing a Lift in the Settlement hall*

Darlington

$50,000

Counterpoint Community Services Inc.

Sun Protection for Purcell Communal Seating Area

Redfern

$9,240

Counterpoint Community Services Inc.

Creating Accessibility in the Our Place Community Room Bathroom Facilities

Redfern

$47,723

Weave Youth and Community Services

Upgrade of Poets Corner Outdoor Community Facilities

Redfern

$50,000

Bridge Housing Limited

Our Place Great Space at Balmain

Balmain

$48,000

Womens Housing Company Ltd.

Better Gardens Better Lives

Stanmore

$10,000

Kooloora and Soldiers Settlement Community Centres

Enhancing Kooloora's Grounds for Children and Families

Malabar

$31,625

La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council

La Pa Mob BBQ and Gathering Place

La Perouse

$32,507

Riverwood Community Centre Ltd.

Upgrading common area for Hudson Street, Hurstville

Hurstville

$3,812

Riverwood Community Centre Ltd.

Picnic table and dryer machines at Arnold Street, Peakhurst

Peakhurst

$855

South Eastern Community Connect

Florence Avenue - vibrant communities - learn, Give and Grow Project

Eastlakes

$27,143

St George Community Housing Limited

Menai Community Centre

Menai

$36,000

St George Community Housing

Namatjira Upgrades

Chifley

$45,000

Co-operative Housing Options in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs Young Women’s Co-Op (CHOISES)

Community Gathering Space: Beautification, Upgrade and Landscaping*

South Coogee

$48,229

Greenway Tenants Group Inc.

Lawn to Lunch

Kirribilli

$50,000

Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services Inc.

Aged Friendly Sensory Garden for Blandville and Salter Street residents

Hunters Hill

$19,950

Inner Sydney Regional Council for Social Development

Upgrade to the Community Room and Fence to the Complex

Thornleigh

$42,000

Inner Sydney Regional Council for Social Development

Retaining Wall for the Complex

Eastwood

$49,875

Link Housing limited

Linsley Street Community Storage and Outdoor Area

Gladesville

$27,500

Link Housing Limited

2 Cross Street Balgowlah Security and Environmental Enhancement

Balgowlah

$37,500

Link Housing Limited

Boyle Street Cremorne Community Garden

Cremorne

$10,500

The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory Social Work

Social Infrastructure and Safety Improvements to Dora Street Housing Complex

North Ryde

$16,200

* Announced in September 2017 following successful negotiations with the organisation
Applicant Project TitleLocationFunding

Parramatta/Holroyd Family Support Inc.

Kitchen and Disability Toilet Upgrade

Pendle Hill

$50,000

Blacktown City Council

Lindley Square Community Garden and Food Security Project

Bidwill

$37,800

Shalvey Community Centre

Shalvey Community Centre Makeover

Shalvey

$50,000

Common Equity NSW Ltd.

A Recreational Space to Create Connections and Dialogue

Ermington

$21,698

Blacktown City Council

Angus Memorial Park, Rooty Hill - Playground Upgrade

Rooty Hill

$50,000

Bidwill Uniting

Bidwill Community Garden Secure and Dry Storage unit

Bidwill

$7,899

Bidwill Uniting

Accessibility Upgrade to Entrance and Toilet for People with Disabilities

Bidwill

$39,000

Mission Australia Housing/MA Housing

Bidwell Pergola Meeting and BBQ Area

Bidwell

$6,050

Blacktown City Council

Playground for Lalor Park Hub

Lalor Park

$50,000

Graceades Community Cottage Inc.

The Cottage Gardens

Bidwill

$18,000

Community Junction Inc.

‘The Shed’ – Community Connections Project

North St Marys

$49,870

Lithgow City Council

Emora Park Upgrade

Lithgow

$50,000

Lithgow Community Housing Inc.

Eskbank Street Tenant's Common Area Revitalisation Project

Lithgow

$36,944

Mission Australia Housing

Preston Street Lighting and Gardens

Jamisontown

$17,507

Funding Requirements

Funding will be subject to applicants providing documentation and details required by FACS to complete a funding agreement. This may include land owners approval, planning approval, quotes or a Certificate of Currency for public liability. Other documentation may be required prior to payment.

Project variations

You must notify FACS in writing immediately if you plan to vary the project as set out in the funding agreement (e.g. location, budget, funded activities) or your organisation details change (e.g. project contact, lead organisation).

Project variations must be approved by FACS prior to the project continuing.

Progress Reporting

Your local district officer will contact you every three months for you to report on project progress. You will be asked to provide any update on what work has started, when the project is likely to be completed and if there are any issues or risks.

Completion and Acquittal

SHCIF 2016 projects are required to be completed within 12 months of your FACS signed funding agreement.

Recipients must advise their local FACS officer or email SHCIF@facs.nsw.gov.au when their project is complete.

You will need to log onto your SmartyGrants account and fill in the Completion Report form and attach with evidence of completion (e.g. invoices, photos, media articles) by the due date. The report will need to demonstrate that the project has delivered the activities and outcomes as detailed in your funding agreement.

Once logged into SmartyGrants at https://socialhousing.smartygrants.com.au/:

  • Select 'My Submissions' to access your SHCIF Round 2 – Completion Report form
  • Complete the required form
  • Download an Acquittal Statement, fill it in and attach it to the forms
  • Once completed and all evidence is attached click the 'review & submit' button to officially lodge your report
  • You will receive an automatic email message confirming your submission

FACS will contact you by email if further information is required and or to confirm closure of your project.

Download: Acquittal Statement SHCIF PDF, 97.32 KB

Note: Any surplus funds remaining after the project is complete must be returned to FACS.

Further Assistance

If you require assistance, please contact 1800 379 184 or email SHCIF@facs.nsw.gov.au.