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NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Round Two closed Friday 4 May 2018 and is currently being assessed

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 Stronger Country Communities Fund is available to all 92 regional local government areas, Lord Howe Island and the Unincorporated Far West. Regional local councils are those outside Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

Applications can only be submitted by eligible councils, Lord Howe Island and the Unincorporated Far West.

 

How to apply

The Council Registration form from Round One has been removed in Round Two.

Councils will only need to submit one application form per project via SmartyGrants.

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

  • detailed project scope
  • appropriate project plan in the provided template
  • clear and detailed project budget in the provided template
  • at least one quote (from a tradesperson or qualified contractor) or detailed estimate from a quantity surveyor or suitably qualified person
  • information on how the project will help boost the livability of the local community
  • evidence on how the project will meet a need of the community including who and how many in the community will benefit from the project
  • information on how the project will be operated and/or maintained upon completion
  • a letter of support from the relevant NSW state sporting organisation if a sports-related project is seeking over $1 million in grant funding.

Rounds

There are no rounds available for NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet at the moment.