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October 4, 2022
Informing committees, community groups, businesses, sporting organisations, Council, not-for-profits and individuals of potential funding opportunities through grants and programs.Daylight saving has arrived! This October newsletter provides information on a selection of business, community, infrastructure and COVID-19 community & business funding and support opportunities currently available.Links are provided at the end of each grant or support listing to 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 EOFY 2022/2023 currently up to 31 August 2022, see the 'Annexure A' table on page 99 of the Annexures document of the 23 September 2022 council meeting.You can also subscribe to receive our Economic Development Newsletter.Enjoy the longer days of October.Richard Quinn - Grants OfficerGlen Innes Severn Council
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 9 October 2022Value: 5 x $50 Parents NSW Vouchers (total $250)Run By: NSW Government – Service NSW
The NSW Government has launched Parents NSW Vouchers to reward and thank eligible NSW households for their efforts to support learning from home in 2021. The 5 x $50 Parents NSW vouchers can be used at participating businesses:
Further information and eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! Current stream: 9pm, 11 October 2022; Next round: 9pm, 7 February 2023Value: Up to $150,000Run By: Australian Government - Department of Veteran's Affairs
Projects and activities relating to all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations are eligible. However, given the conclusion of the Anzac Centenary Period, projects and activities that commemorate later wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations are now encouraged.The program aims to provide funding for projects and activities that are ready to proceed and where the funding will ensure their completion. Projects must be able to be completed within 12 months of the funding agreement being executed.There are two categories of grants available under this program:
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 18 October 2022Value: $10,000 to $50,000Run By: Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal (FRRR) through Australian Government provided funding
The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Rebuilding Regional Communities (RRC) stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.Recognising the impacts of COVID-19 on communities, the Australian Government has partnered with FRRR to distribute $5 million from 2022 to 2024 to support community-led initiatives that:
Further information & eligibility.
Open: NowCloses: Hurry! 21 October 2022Value: Complimentary Science Equipment for StudentsRun By: Deadly Science and Toyota Community Trust
An exciting project that will provide high-quality STEM learning resources including weather stations and resources to selected rural and remote schools. Eligible applicants must:
Open: NowCloses: 30 November 2022Value: Up to $13,000 value per month, subject to eligibility and Google acceptanceRun By: Google
Google Ad Grants is the non-profit edition of AdWords, Google's online advertising tool. Your not-for-profit organisation could raise awareness, attract donors and recruit new volunteers using Google search ads. Google Ad Grants shows your message to people searching for a non-profit organisation like yours. Each qualifying non-profit organisation could have access to up to AU$13,000 per month in search ads shown on Google.com. Additional Google Ads may be purchased in a separate account.
Open: NowCloses: 30 November 2022Value: Up to $25,000Run By: Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
The Royal Agricultural Society Foundation (RASF) Community Futures Grant program provides funds of up to $25,000 for vital community projects in rural and regional NSW. Past grants have helped communities create playgrounds, community gardens and workshops, assisted with funding for upgrades of shared facilities including showgrounds, and restorations of community halls and kitchens.
Open: NowCloses: 3pm, 7 March 2023Value: $10,000 to $50,000Run By: Australian Government - Australian Council of the Arts
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to a total of $7,000 funded servicesRun By: Legal Aid NSW
If you’ve been affected by a bushfire, storm or flood, Legal Aid NSW can help you with everyday legal problems including insurance claims and disputes, financial hardship, tenancy and Centrelink. An Early Resolution Assistance (ERA) approval of $2000 in professional fees is available for legal services and up to an additional $5000 is available for disbursements. Funding extensions are available in reasonable circumstances. An eligible business or primary producer with more than one bushfire related legal matter may receive more than one approval for legal services and related expenses.To be eligible for funding under the Scheme, the applicant must be:
You can phone Legal Aid through LawAccess NSW on 1800 801 529 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.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 personalised expert advice, online tutorials and eventsRun By: NSW Government
Get independent business advice, practical insights and business skills training on a range of topics for your small business. Business Connect supports NSW businesses as they navigate the challenges of starting, running, adapting and growing their business. Personalised advice and practical information can be provided on a range of business topics to help you achieve business success. If you want to start a business: If you have a new business idea but aren’t sure how to take it further, Business Connect can help you to:
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to $11,000Run By: Australian Government - Workforce Australia
Give a young person a valuable chance in life through a work trial at your business. During the trial, you don't pay the young person. Instead, the Australian Government gives them $200 a fortnight on top of their income support and covers their insurance.
Businesses can also receive up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) through a Youth Bonus wage subsidy if they hire an eligible young person between 15 and 24 years of age.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Up to $5,000Run By: NSW Government - Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife
Applications are invited to support revegetation activities for communities in the Local Government Areas (LGA) listed as impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires.Glen Innes Severn is listed.
Open: NowCloses: OngoingValue: Free promotions on tourism industry websiteRun 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! 14 October 2022Value: $25,000 to $15,000Run By: NSW Government - Office of Sport
The NSW Football Legacy Fund is an initiative established by the NSW Government, Football NSW and Northern NSW Football as a result of NSW hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup matches in Sydney in July 2023.
The Fund aims to improve football facilities and support infrastructure, increase participation opportunities, and improve female player pathways.
The Fund will support football at all levels through the construction or upgrade of community facilities, participation initiatives, leadership and development programs.
Open: 10 October 2022Closes: 11.59pm, 31 October 2022Value: $10,000 to $200,000Run by: NSW Government
The objective of this program is to fund the costs of construction, alteration, renovation, completion and fit-out of buildings and community infrastructure to deliver outcomes for disadvantaged NSW communities including regional, remote and drought-affected areas, culturally and linguistically diverse, disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and disaster-affected communities.
Who can apply:
Open: 31 August 2022Closes: 29 November 2022Value: Up to $10,000Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR), on behalf of the Australian Government.
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:
Information for this October 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 NSW Government – Service NSW, Australian Government – Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal, Deadly Science, Google, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, Australian Government – Australian Council of the Arts, Legal Aid NSW, NSW Government, Australian Government – Workforce Australia, NSW Government - Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, NSW Government - Destination NSW, NSW Government – SafeWork NSW, NSW Government – Office of Sport, and NSW Government – Revenue.
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Glen Innes Highlands acknowledges and pays respect to the Ngoorabul people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging, and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.
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