Funding & Grants

Below are the details of some ongoing and current grants available to the Southern Inland community. 

There are many more grants available and this list is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Grant Finder allows you to search for specific grants or types of grants.

Grants Closing Soon

Goulburn Local Solutions Grant - closing 14th December

Grants of up to $15,000 are available for new approaches to promote healthy lifestyles through changing community attitudes and behaviour, and creating environments that support people to make healthier choices in the Goulburn-Mulwaree Local Government Area. Contact Emma Woolley on 6150 7545 or email SNSWLHD-HealthPromotion@health.nsw.gov.au

National Landcare Program - Smart Farms Small Grants - closing 11th January 2019

This grant is made up of three elements:

  • Smart Farming Partnerships—will invest $55 million through two rounds of competitive grants into medium to large scale projects to encourage the development, trial and roll-out of innovative tools and farm practices.
  • Smart Farms Small Grants—is a $55 million competitive small grants program to support the adoption of best practices that improves the management and quality of our natural resources and increases on-farm productivity.
  • Building Landcare Community and Capacity—will invest $24 million to support the sharing of knowledge and achievements, and promote community leadership.

SME Export Hubs (by invitation) - closing 21st January 2019

Provides grants from $150,000 to $1.5 million to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) export hubs in the six Growth Centre sectors. 

RAS Foundation Community Futures Grant - closing February 10th 2019

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Foundation (RASF) is offering an opportunity for community-minded people to be awarded up to $25,000 in funding for a community project in their local area

Increasing Resilience to Climate Change - closing March 1 2019

This partnership program between LGNSW and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) provides funding to address identified climate change risks and vulnerabilities facing NSW councils.

Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions - closing once funds are allocated

Provides organisations with grants of between $1,000 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible students to participate in conferences, competitions and other STEM related events.

CWA of NSW Drought Aid – closing once funds are allocated

Assistance to help meet household expenses for drought affected families, up to a maximum of $3,000 per family/household, is available to eligible applicants. Applicants who apply must rely on farming for the majority of their income. 

Regional Tourism Product Development Program - closing 30th June 2019 

Funding for new accommodation projects that increase capacity for the region, infrastructure projects that can clearly demonstrate that they will drive increased overnight visitation to the region, visitor signposting, tour development or new attractions and experiences.

Regional Cooperative Tourism Marketing Program - closing 30th June 2019

 Available to undertake a Cooperative Tourism Marketing Program which will be led by Destination NSW.

Growing Local Economies Fund - closes once funds are fully allocated 

Grant to turbocharge new regional economic opportunities and enliven local economies.

Export and Regional Wine Support Package - closes once funds are allocated 

Designed by the Australian Government to support small to medium wine exporters in capturing international exporting opportunities in China and the USA, by offering reimbursement grants for specific export promotion activities from January 2018.

Incubator Support Grant - New and Existing Incubators - closes once funds are allocated 

To help develop new incubators in regional areas and to support high-performing existing incubators. 

How we can help

RDA Central West has developed a Guide to Successful Grant Writing to help make sure you have the best possible chance of winning that grant. Click below to read the guide. 


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Be sure to also regularly check our Facebook and Twitter page for grants updates. 

Contact us to seek direct support. In addition to sourcing relevant data, we can  provide letters of support and feedback on your grant applications. 

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