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SCCF Project Applications - R4

This is a preview of the SCCF 4 - Application Form form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.

Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF) Introduction

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The Stronger Country Communities Fund was established in 2017 by the NSW Government and has since provided $400 million for more than 1500 local projects that enhance the lives and wellbeing of regional communities.

Round Four of the Stronger Country Communities Fund will see a further $100 million made available for community projects that increase the liveability of regional NSW communities, including up to $50 million for projects that enhance female sporting facilities and increase female participation in sport.

Applications for the Stronger Country Communities Fund Round Four close at 11:59am AEST on Friday 25 June 2021 and late submissions will not be accepted.

Eligibility overview

Eligible applicants for Round Four include:

  • regional councils and Joint Organisations
  • non-government organisations
  • community organisations registered as incorporated associations
  • Local Aboriginal Land Councils

Projects must be located in one of the 93 regional NSW Local Government Areas, Lord Howe Island or the Unincorporated Far West. Projects in metropolitan Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong are not eligible.

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. 

Application submission

Please note the important information below regarding your application:

  • Your application is not officially submitted for consideration until you click 'Review and Submit' at the end of the application form. Once submitted, your application cannot be varied.
  • Allow enough time to complete your application, considering the time to upload files. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59am AEST on Friday 25 June 2021.
  • Ensure you save your application regularly to avoid losing any information. This can be done at the bottom of each page.
  • Take note of your application ID to use when naming any uploaded files e.g. "Project Plan - SCCF4 - [application ID]". Your application ID is the Submission Number sent to you when you started the application - SCCF4 - [application ID].
  • If you are unsure or unclear about anything within the application form, Program Guidelines or deadlines, please contact us on 1300 679 673 from 8.30am to 4.30pm or email and quote your application ID.

Commencing your application

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