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The Australian Hotels Association, (AHA) Newcastle Sub-Branch and its members are proud to maintain a strong commitment to the City of Newcastle and its wider community.


This commitment is demonstrated through a number of community support initiatives with charity partners, non-profit organisations and individuals in need of assistance.

As part of this ongoing commitment, the AHA is proud to offer an annual grants program available to individuals and non-profit organisations. 

Five $2,000 grants are available each year.


Applications are open from  1st February 2019  to 1st April 2019 and each request will be assessed individually.




  • Fundraising events

Fundraising event applications relate to any community event that aims to raise money for an existing and registered non-profit organisation or identified individual. All proceeds of the event must go to the designated recipient.

  • Arts

Arts funding grants relate to individuals or groups seeking assistance to further their career in the arts. Funding applications must relate to music or performance-based art.

  • Medical

Medical grants relate to individuals experiencing unique and debilitating medical conditions and who require assistance with associated expenses.

  • Hospitality

Hospitality grants relate to individuals seeking to enter or further their career in hospitality and who may be experiencing hardship.

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  • Sports

Sporting grants relate to applications seeking funding for sports-related requirements such as equipment, grounds upgrades and high-level opportunities for individuals which incur travel costs.


All applications for donations must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:

  • Applications must be sent via the application form and be received prior to the designated submissions closing date.

  • All applications must adhere to the requirements of the category within which they fit.

  • Additional information and supporting documentation will be highly regarded.

For further information contact Australian Hotels Association, Newcastle Hotels Representative Nikki Taylor

Ph: 0435 791 363


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