NSW: Current Opportunities

This list provides direct links to grants open in New South Wales

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May 2017

26th Dubbo Regional Council’s Stronger Communities Community Grants Program  Community groups are invited to apply for up to $50,000 for projects that deliver social, cultural, economic or environmental benefits to the Local Government Area

26th Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) – Round 8 helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought impacting Queensland and northern NSW

31st Charles Sturt University CUP Rural and Regional Indigenous Community Engagement Program  Small grants ($500 – $1,500) are available from the Indigenous Students Centre to support community or individual initiatives through contributions to cultural, economic, sporting and related activities and build higher education aspiration and awareness particularly among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in rural and regional communities in CSU’s campus footprint

June 2017

2nd Impact100 Sydney North aims to make at least one Primary Grant of $100,000 each year. The successful applicant will demonstrate high impact and a measurable difference with this $100,000 grant to help ‘Young People at Risk’

4th Taronga Green Grants offer up to $50,000 for innovative ideas, designs and inventions that will inspire and empower communities to live more sustainably

9th Innovation Fund (Round Two) Regional councils who have communities of less than 10,000 people are encouraged to apply for one-off grants to develop new solutions for their communities to help address the unique issues and challenges they face

10th Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to enable artists from regional NSW to be part of the professional art making community. Individual applicants are eligible to apply for funding of up to $10,000 + GST

14th Youngcare’s At Home Care Grants provide one-off funding between $2,000 and $10,000 to help those aged 18-65 with high care needs who are living at home, and are at risk of entering aged care

19th The Eco Schools grants program funds schools to assist with environmental learning opportunities for students, teachers and the school community. Eco Schools’ projects provide hands-on curriculum-based environmental education focussing on strong student participation

19th Young Regional Artist Scholarship The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities

23rd Innovation for Community Impact (I4CI) brings together the collective resources of the NSW government, the philanthropic sector and local community groups to address pressing and persistent social issues facing communities in ten regional NSW Local Government Areas across the Hunter New England, Mid-North and Central Coast districts

26th Youth Opportunities Program The Program provides one-off, time-limited grants of up to $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus

30th Appliance replacement offer are offering discounts on new energy efficient fridges and TVs so you can replace your old inefficient models. New appliances can cut your energy bills, improve your household and family living costs and help protect our environment

July 2017

17th The Bouddi Foundation for the Arts invites young artists between the ages of 15-25 to apply for a grant to assist them in the furtherance of their artistic activities