Available Grants & Funding Information

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Financial Support // NSW Museums

The ‘Lights On, Doors Open’ stipend program has been established to relieve the pressures faced by volunteer-led museums and Aboriginal cultural spaces in NSW.

Funding of $2,000 is available to provide crucial financial support to cover essential expenses like rent, electricity bills and IT support. Funding will be allocated based on the order of eligible applications received until funds are exhausted.

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NSW Regional Development Advisory Council Established

The NSW Government has delivered the mechanism to establish the new Regional Development Advisory Council, announced during the State Budget, which is a critical step to mobilising the new $350 million Regional Development Trust Fund investment program for regional communities. Read more...

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EV Charging Grants // Round 2

Round 2 applications are open for small to medium regional visitor economy businesses to install EV charging infrastructure via the NSW Government’s Destination Charging Program. Successful applicants will receive 75% of the purchasing and installing cost for up to four charge points at each site. Around 3000 EV chargers will be installed under the $10M allocated. Destinations could include motels, wineries, cafes, restaurants, natural attractions, visitor information centres, museums and local government facilities. Following the successful rollout of the chargers, a series of EV tourist drives will be developed to promote EV travel across NSW. Close date 02 Aug ’24. Read More...

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Strengthening Rural Communities - Prepare and Recover

The prepare & recover funding stream supports communities in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate-related impacts or recover from existing disasters in the medium- to long-term timeframe. Close date 05 Sep ’24. Read More...

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MWRC Grant Search Database

Mid-Western Regional Council has a free grant search tool powered by the Funding Centre.

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Grant Applications // Letter of Support from DNCW

Did you know that Destination Central West (DNCW) may be able to provide a letter of support to include in grant and funding applications if your project aligns with the Central West NSW Destination Management Plan?

If you would like to request a letter of support, please complete their online form here.

If you have any questions regarding support for your project, contact DNCW here.

Please note that Destination Central West NSW cannot determine if your organisation or project is eligible for funding. You must confirm your organisation and project eligibility under the relevant fund or program before requesting a letter of support.