Grant Directory

Office of Responsible Gambling Infrastructure grants - Infrastructure Grants can be used toward the costs of construction, alteration, renovation, completion and fit-out of buildings and community infrastructure in the following categories:

  • Arts & Culture $50,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Community Infrastructure $10,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Disaster Readiness $10,000 to $200,000 available per project
  • Sport & Recreation $50,000 to $300,000 available per project

Opening: Monday 10 October 2022 • Closing: 11.59pm (AEDT) Monday 31 October 2022

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR), in conjunction with the Australian Government, is currently running a grant funding program called Rebuilding Regional Communities (RRC), which aims to support remote, rural and regional communities in Australia to recover from and adapt to COVID-19. Sitting in FRRRs Strengthening Rural Communities Program, RRC provides two tiers of funding to support community recovery: micro grants for requests of up to $10,000, and larger grants, offered twice per year, for requests between $10,001 and $50,000.

Strengthening Rural Communities Round 15 includes:

  • Micro grants: closing 5pm AEDT, 29 November 2022
  • Larger grants (two stage process): closing EOIs 5pm AEDT, 18 October 2022; Full applications (by invitation) 5pm AEDT, 29 November 2022

Please see the Guidelines for more information

Volunteer Grants - to assist volunteers and encourage volunteering. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community organisations to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. Register your interest with Member for Farrer Sussan Ley at or by calling (02) 6021 3264. 

NSW Environmental Trust Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program - projects that assist in the ongoing sustainable management and stewardship of significant environmental assets and services in NSW for grants of between $50,000 and $200,000. Applications close 5 pm Monday 10 October 2021.

Applications are now open for the $40 million ‘Our Region, Our Voice’ Regional Youth Investment Program which will provide grants of up to $3 million for projects that aim to help young people reach their full potential in the regions. The grants will be allocated across nine investment themes which have been identified as a high priority from Regional Youth Insights, the largest regional youth research project ever commissioned by the NSW Government. 

Local Councils, schools, not-for-profit organisations, and Local Aboriginal Land Councils are all urged to apply. Applications close 10 am, 4 October 2022. 

For more information about the program and eligibility guidelines, visit 

Murray Local Land Services is offering wetland habitat improvement grants of up to $15,000 to support landholders, land managers and the community to improve habitat in local wetlands. Closes 12 September 2022.

Volunteer Museum Grants are designed to provide assistance to volunteer community museums and Aboriginal cultural centres in NSW. The program is designed to provide access to funding, in addition to providing experience in the grant application process. Small Grants are available up to $2,000, up to $4,000 is available for Skills Development Grants, and matched funding of $50 – $500 for Leg-up Grants. Ongoing until expended.  Learn more

Regional Events Acceleration Fund - to help attract new major events to regional NSW, make existing iconic events even bigger and better, and improve accessibility and inclusion.  Closes 4 October 2022. Learn more

Quick Response Grants are delivered monthly from February to November 2022. All applications are competitively assessed at the end of each month. Individuals can apply for up to $3000, organisations can apply for up to $5,000 and there is no minimum grant amount. Learn more

Sheargold Foundation grants - Support for charities in the areas of education, welfare, health, and wellbeing. This includes overcoming barriers, understanding human behaviour, maintaining ethical standards and long-term sustainability. To be eligible, organisations must have DGR status.

Saluting their Service Commemorations grants support projects and activities that directly commemorate Australia’s servicemen and women who served in wars, conflicts and peace operations. STS grants also promote appreciation and understanding of the role those who have served have played in shaping the nation. Ongoing.

FRRR Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program. Small and vital stream available (grant limit $10K). Always open. 

Cages Foundation Grants - all funding provided by CAGES Foundation will leave behind a greater and innate ability for Aboriginal individuals, organisations and communities to achieve improved life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children beyond the life of the funding. All funding will be directed to organisations that recognise the strong cultural, creative and innate assets of our First Nations peoples. Open.

Find more grants here.
FRRR funding tree - this page will help you to identify FRRR funding programs your community group is eligible to apply for.
Find NSW Government grants here

Other grants 


Our Community
Regional Development Australia (RDA) Riverina
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal 
Grant Ready 
Philanthropy Australia
Ian Potter Foundation 
Our Community University Partnerships
The Funding Centre
AMP Tomorrow Fund


Regional Arts NSW Grants 
Australia Council for Arts Grants
South West Arts
Murray Arts
West Darling Arts
Australia Council

Screen Australia
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund 


Environment Protection Authority
Local Land services