Grants

RDA Southern Inland can assist local organisations, Councils, clubs and businesses to identify areas where they may be eligible for grants or funding and assist them in completing applications for submission. 

Specifically, we can…

  • Assist you in identifying suitable grant and funding opportunities
  • Assist you with the grant application process
  • Provide you with economic and community profiling data and tools to strengthen your application
  • Provide Letters of Support for your funding application

Our focus at RDA Southern Inland is to maximise economic development opportunities for the Southern Inland region. If your organisation has an opportunity for growth or is seeking funding assistance, please get in touch.

Email: grants@rdasi.org.au      Phone: 02 4822 6397

 

Grant process final

 

Below are the details of some ongoing and current grants available to the Southern Inland community. For Bush Fire specific grants and support, click here. 

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

 Sector Development Grants - closing 17th July 2020

This funding stream supports the medium to long-term recovery and resilience of forestry, horticulture and agriculture industries in NSW impacted by the bushfires from 31 August 2019. Funding is available for projects focussing on job creation and that increase value-add production, support supply-chain efficiencies, product diversification and market expansion.

Aus Post Community Grants Program - closing 17th July 2020

The 2020 Australia Post Community Grants Program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to local organisations aiming to connect individuals and communities through projects that:

  • increase the opportunity for individuals to experience meaningful connections that enhance mental wellbeing
  • support mental health awareness and early intervention to help people understand more about how to stay mentally well
  • help people access mental health support at a local level

Special Disaster Grant (Bushfires) - closing 31 July 2020

Disaster recovery grants of up to $75,000 are now available to primary producers in LGAs affected by the NSW bushfires that have occured from 31 August 2019.

The Energy Efficient Communities Program Dairy Farming Business Grants - closing 17th August 2020

Provides dairy farming businesses with grants of up to $20,000 to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and lower on-farm emissions. Grants may be used for equipment replacement, component upgrades, energy audits or feasibility studies. 

The Energy Efficient Communities Program Small Business Grants - closing 26th August 2020

Provides small businesses with grants of up to $20,000 to improve their energy efficiency. Grants may be used for equipment and component improvements, energy audits, feasibility studies and/or energy use and emission monitoring.

Tackling Tough Times Together - closing 27th August 2020

The Tackling Tough Times Together grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.

Export Market Development Grant - closing 30th November

Funding for exporters and tourism businesses to get additional reimbursements for costs incurred in marketing their products and services around the world.

Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants - closing 18th December 2020 

The Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants program will have two funding streams which will support events, concerts, festivals and visitor attractions in fire affected regions to assist with recovery efforts and encourage international and domestic visitors to come back to the regions. The second stream will be targeted at the worst affected tourism regions.

$10,000 Small Business Grant - closing once funds are allocated

Funding for small businesses whose revenue has dropped by 40 per cent over a three-month period, compared to the previous year, as a result of the bushfires. You can be directly or indirectly affected by the bushfires.

Bushfire Recovery Grant - closing once funds are allocated

Funding for small businesses directly affected by the bushfires. The bushfire recovery grant of up to $50,000 is to help pay for costs associated with the clean-up and reinstatement of a small business or non-profit organisation’s operations.

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. 

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. 

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Phone02 4822 6397

Email admin@rdasi.org.au 

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Shop 5, Central Arcade
158-162 Auburn Street
Goulburn NSW 2580

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RDA Southern Inland
PO Box 775
Goulburn NSW 2580