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

NSW Safer Communities Grants – closing 10th August 2018

Funding for community safety initiatives which will reduce crime and stamp out anti-social behaviour.

2019 NSW Seniors Festival Grants – closing 10th August 2018

Funding to deliver events or activities which support the NSW Seniors Festival Grants Program objectives. Successful grant recipients will host community events and activities that provide opportunities for older people to participate in their local communities.

ANZ Seeds of Renewal - closing 17th August 2018

Up to $15,000 is available for community organisations for projects that will help their community grow, thrive and develop.

NSW Regional Cultural Fund - closing 21st September 2018

Round 2 will offer applicants a share in $47 million in funding, including up to $5 million specifically for regional public library infrastructure projects, and support for the creation and installation of artist-led public art.

Stronger Communities Program Round 4 - closes 11th October 2018

Funding for projects that improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Each electorate has total funding of up to $150,000 that can be allocated to successful applications. 

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 

3 Grant Programs available totalling $50 million to support small to medium wine exporters and to support the growth of regional wine tourism

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. 



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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