Apply for funding to support community-based activities

Applications are open for 2024/25.

  • This year CDATs are eligible to apply for 18 months worth of funding, subject to availability
  • Applications will be reviewed on receipt and applicants will be notified promptly

Who is eligible?

  • Your CDAT must have a designated Chairperson who will be responsible for convening the CDAT and be the primary contact
  • Your proposed activities must have a focus on the reduction of AOD-related harm in your community
  • Your activities must meet the assessment criteria below

Application Criteria

The NSW CDAT Consortium will conduct a review of all applications using the following criteria:

  • Focus on the reduction of AOD-related harm in the local community
  • Demonstrated local need (local evidence of key issues, target audience)
  • Partnerships (demonstrated ability to collaborate, sustainability of previous partnerships, expertise, skills and capacity to influence)
  • Community involvement and consultation
  • Experience or expertise; and capacity to deliver quality outcomes


To apply, download and fill in the Activity Plan Form

View and download Activity Plan Form

Further information

If you would like further information on the CDAT Program, please contact the consortium at

View and download the Action Plan Guidelines