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NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment - Regional Development

Round Three is now open and closes 5pm AEST on Friday 27 September 2019.

The Stronger Country Communities Fund website is the main source of information. Please read the website thoroughly if you have not already done so. 

Stronger Country Communities Fund

Who can apply

  • the 93 regional NSW councils, regional Joint Organisations of councils, the Lord Howe Island Board and the Unincorporated Far West groups
  • incorporated, not-for-profit organisations or other organisations that have a public purpose and carry out activities in NSW, including Local Aboriginal Land Councils.

To confirm if you are eligible to apply, please refer to the Regional Growth Fund website

How to apply

You will need to submit one application form per project.

Project applications must be specific to a Local Government Area and will be prioritised against other projects in that Local Government Area in the assessment process. 

You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please ensure you save as you go to avoid losing any information and take note of your application ID to use when naming any uploaded files e.g. Budget – SCCF3-xxxx.

All applications must be made online and will be required to provide the following:

  • A written description of your project, detailed scope and its benefits
  • Evidence of community consultation to upload
  • Filled out the Project Plan template and have it ready to upload
  • Filled out the Project Budget template and have it ready to upload
  • If relevant, a copy of landowner's consent in writing to upload
  • If relevant, a letter of support from the relevant NSW state sporting organisation to upload

Current Rounds

SCCF Project Applications - R4

Submissions are now open.
Submissions close 12:00PM 25 June 2021 (AEST).
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