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January 1, 1970
Informing committees, community groups, businesses, Council, not-for-profits, and individuals of potential funding opportunities through grants and programs.Hello everyone,The end of 2022 has arrived. This monthly newsletter provides information on a selection of Community, Business and Infrastructure funding and support opportunities that are currently available.Links are provided at the end of each grant or support listing which will direct you to the appropriate website for full details and how to apply for that program.For details on Glen Innes Severn Council grants for FY 2022/2023 currently up to 7 November 2022, see the table on page 12 of the Annexure document of the 24 November 2022 Council Meeting.You can also subscribe to receive our Economic Development Newsletter.Enjoy Christmas and the New Year. See you in 2023. Kind regards,Richard Quinn - Grants OfficerGlen Innes Severn Council
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 31 December 2022 or until expendedValue: $10,000 to $50,000Run By: NSW Government – Regional NSW
This program supports the wellbeing of children and young people living in regional NSW to recover from and build resilience to future adversity. It leverages the work of Regional Youth Community Coordinators (YCC) to identify projects for funding in regional NSW Local Government Areas (LGAs).Funding recipients can be government or non-government organisations in eligible regional Local Government Areas (LGAs) such as:
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 31 December 2022Value: $100 voucher per eligible child, 4.5 to 18 years of age.Run By: NSW Government - Service NSW
Parents, guardians and carers can claim a $100 voucher per year to put towards the cost of lessons and fees with registered providers.
It's a great opportunity to let kids find their passion and learn new skills.
Vouchers can be used to contribute to registration, participation and tuition costs for performing arts, visual arts, coding, languages, literature, music and other creative and cultural activities with our approved list of activity providers.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: 7 February 2023Value: Community grants: Up to $10,000; Major grants: $10,001 to $150,000Run By: Australian Government - Department of Veteran's Affairs
The objective of the program is to commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.
Community grants (up to $10,000):These small grants are for projects and activities that are focused on the local community, commemorate the service and sacrifice of local community members, and are primarily accessed by the local community.
Major grants ($10,001 to $150,000):These projects may include the construction of new war or peace memorials, where none currently exist, as well as additions to existing memorials.
Further information and eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: Not specified.Value: Free travel to and from school or TAFERun By: NSW Government – Transport for NSW
School travel passes can be used for free travel to and from school or TAFE. Depending on where you are travelling, you may receive a free school travel pass, School Opal card or both.
For rural/regional students: If your application is successful, a new school travel pass will be sent to the school/college, or in some cases to the student's home address, by the transport operator. Please contact the operator directly to find out when and where the student's pass will be sent.
Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: Round 2: 5.00pm, 13 February 2023Value: Up to $10,000Run By: NSW Government – Department of Veteran’s Affairs
This fund helps conserve, repair and protect war memorials across NSW. Since 2008, grants have been provided for a wide range of projects including conservation, assessments, honour roll repair, war memorial cleaning and conservation work, aborist advice for war memorial trees, security measures for memorials, repairs to war memorial halls and improvements to the accessibility to memorials.
Open: NowCloses: 14 February 2023Value: Up to $15,000Run By: James N Kirby Foundation
The James N Kirby Foundation provides grants that impact not only the future educational and technical development of young Australians, but also the health and welfare of many Australians in need as well as The Arts and The Environment. The Foundation considers requests under the following four categories, seeking to support organisations and programs whose work benefits:
Please note the James N Kirby Foundation can only consider requests from organisations with current Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) endorsement. Our Foundation does not make grants to auspiced entities (i.e. an organisation that applies for funding through another organisation that has DGR status.)Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: UnspecifiedRun By: Legal Aid NSW
Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. We support grassroots organisations and individuals, and academics who are working with on-ground community groups. The funding body is looking for projects about flora and fauna conservation around Australia. These projects should involve any of the following:
An Expression of Interest (EOI) application form appears on the website on the opening date.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to $200Run By: NSW Government – Service NSW
Open: NowCloses: Ongoing. Judged on a case-by-case basisValue: Fund total of up to $500,000 each yearRun By: Australian Government - Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communication and the Arts
The National Cultural Heritage Account is a grant program that assists Australian cultural organisations to acquire significant cultural heritage objects that they could not otherwise afford.
Australian cultural organisations can apply for funding. This includes public galleries, libraries, archives and museums as well as historic buildings, local cultural organisations and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander keeping places for sacred/secret material.
You can apply anytime. Funding is assessed and approved on a case-by-case basis.
Open: NowCloses: 7 March 2023Value: Between $10,000 to $50,000Run By: Australian Government - Australian Council for Arts
This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences and communities.
Supported activities must last no longer than two years from the proposed commencement date of the project.
Open: NowCloses: UndisclosedValue: Up to $75,000Run By: NSW Government – Rural Assistance Authority through jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA)
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 31 December 2022Value: Up to $20,000Run By: Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Rural GPs providing unsupervised anaesthetics, obstetrics, surgery and/or emergency medicine may be eligible for the Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP) to help maintain and update your skills.
The Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP) provides financial assistance to GPs who provide procedural and/or emergency medicine services in unsupervised settings in rural and remote areas. This government funding supports GPs with access to relevant educational activities to maintain or update their procedural and/or emergency medicine skills.
Procedural GPs can receive up to $20,000 per financial year, and GPs providing hospital-based emergency services can receive up to $6000 per financial year. Additional funding of $6000 per financial year is available for eligible GPs providing emergency mental health services
Participants must be registered in the program prior to attending an activity they wish to claim.
Open: NowCloses: 30 June 2023, or if funds exhausted beforehandValue: $10,000 to $100,000Run By: NSW Government – Department of Regional NSW
Open: NowCloses: Not specifiedValue: Tax relief measuresRun By: NSW Government - Revenue
The following tax relief support is available for NSW businesses impacted by COVID-19:
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Save up to $1,000 in feesRun By: NSW Government - Department of Education
Traineeships are a proven pathway to well-paid jobs in a diverse range of careers. In NSW, traineeships are also fee free.
There’s never been a better time to start a traineeship in NSW. The NSW Government is paying the course cost for 70,000 new traineeships – meaning trainees undertaking a government funded traineeship course no longer face a student fee of up to $1,000.
Traineeships are a great career pathway. They combine on-the-job training with formal study to give you the skills and experience employers are looking for. Traineeships generally take around 1-2 years to complete, and trainees earn a salary while they learn.
There are more than 390 traineeship courses funded in NSW, in a range of industries including early childhood, health and allied services, business, IT, hospitality and warehouse operations.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: NEIS Allowance & Rental Assistance on approval. Business advice. Run By: Australian Government - Department of Education, Skills and Employment
New Business Assistance with NEIS can help you turn your business idea into a viable business. Over the last 36 years, NEIS has helped over 194,000 people become their own boss by starting their own business. NEIS offers free accredited small business training, business plan development, business mentoring and, if eligible, NEIS Allowance.
A NEIS Allowance for up to 39 weeks and NEIS Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks is available (if eligible).Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: UnspecifiedRun By: Legal Aid NSW
If you have been affected by a bushfire, storm or flood, Legal Aid can help you with everyday legal problems including financial hardship. Call Legal Aid on 1800 801 529 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.Financial hardship is when a person is having trouble repaying a loan, or debt.You might be having trouble:
People affected by natural disasters can experience both short-term and long-term financial difficulties, ranging from lost credit cards and problems accessing cash to being unable to make loan repayments. Your bank or credit provider must consider what’s happened to you if you have experienced a disaster. You can speak to their hardship department, or you can talk to a financial counsellor on 1800 007 007.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to $2,000Run By: NSW Government
Regional recipients of the Minimum Viable Product grant can now claim up to $2,000 to help them travel for an innovation-related purpose. The stipend removes cost barriers that would otherwise prevent an early-stage startup from participating in innovation-related meetings, programs or events at the Sydney Startup Hub launch or run through the Local Innovation Network. This helps to ensure regional entrepreneurs can access the full benefits of the NSW Government’s investment in creating sustainable innovation communities.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Free promotions on tourism industry websitesRun By: NSW Government - Destination NSW
Get Connected is Destination NSW’s website membership program. Simple and easy to use Get Connected membership is free and is open to all tourism operators within New South Wales. This program gives you the opportunity to showcase your tourism products on Destination NSW’s consumer websites FREE of charge and tap into over 1.5 million potential customers a month, both domestic and international - that’s over 18.5 million people a year who are looking for tourism products.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to $2,000Run By: NSW Government - SafeWork NSW
If you own or operate a farm or a business that uses quad bikes or an SSV, or you work on one, you may be eligible for a safety rebate.As an owner or operator, you'll be eligible to apply for a maximum of $2,000 per ABN.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 9.00am, 22 December 2022Value: Between $10,000 and $100,000Run By: Australian Government – Australian Trade and Investment Commission
Caravan parks play a critical role in delivering accommodation options for visitors. There is a total of $10 million to swiftly upgrade or create new infrastructure. This includes visitor facilities to enhance the visitor experience. The Caravan Parks Grant Program is open to privately-owned caravan parks. Eligible businesses can apply to develop new infrastructure or park assets. It may also be used for significant enhancements that build on existing infrastructure.Applicants must meet all the eligibility criteria.Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: UnspecifiedRun By: NSW Government – Department of Planning & Environment - Water
The program is open to individuals and entities in the irrigation, urban and manufacturing sectors across the Murray Darling Basin for projects that will achieve water efficiencies and return water to the environment.Projects funded under the program will provide long-term benefits through improved water infrastructure and reduced water losses. Water users and the community will also benefit from increased water reliability and the creation of job opportunities.The following types of projects are eligible to apply for funding under the program:
Feasibility funding is available to help identify early project opportunities to reduce water losses and increase water available for the environment in the Murray-Darling Basin. This can include investigations into improving infrastructure, confirming water losses and savings, informing the potential costs of construction, and supporting formal discussions with stakeholders.Further information & eligibility.
Information acknowledgment sources and disclaimer: Information for this December 2022 newsletter was sourced from www.grants.gov.au, www.business.gov.au, Regional Development Australia Northern Inland and/or the following Government departments, business, industry or philanthropy organisations on grants and support programs including Australian Government - Sport Australia, NSW Government – Regional NSW, NSW Government - Service NSW, Australian Government – Department of Veterans’ Affairs, NSW Government – Transport for NSW, NSW Government – Department of Veteran’s Affairs, James N Kirby Foundation, Legal Aid NSW, Wettenhall Environment Trust, Australian Government – Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communication and the Arts, Australian Government – Australian Council for the Arts, NSW Government - Destination NSW, NSW Government – Rural Assistance Authority, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, NSW Government – Revenue, NSW Government – Department of Education, Australian Government - Department of Education, Skills and Employment, Legal[RQ1] Aid NSW, NSW Government - Destination NSW, NSW Government - SafeWork NSW, Australian Government – Australian Trade and Investment Commission, NSW Government – Department of Planning & Environment - Water.
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