Grants List

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Ongoing funding

$20 Boss Program
$20 per participant startup capital | Ongoing | Foundation for Young Australians

2015-16 Celebration Grants
Between $1000 and $5000 | Ongoing | Multicultural NSW

Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants
$500-$5000 | Ongoing | Aboriginal Benefits Foundation

Accelerating Commercialisation
Up to $1M (dollar for dollar) | Ongoing | AusIndustry

Arts Projects – Organisations
$10,000 to $100,000 | Ongoing | The Australia Council

Australia Council Grant Programs
As above | Ongoing | Australia Council for the Arts

Australian Communities Foundation
Between $5000 & $10,000 | Ongoing | Australian Communities Foundation

Black Spot Program
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Department of Infrastructure and Transport

Building Partnerships
Up to 35% of approved project costs up to a maximum of $100,000. | Ongoing | Jobs for NSW

Business Growth Grants
up to $20,000 | Ongoing | AusIndustry

Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grants
500 | Ongoing | Cadbury

Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund
Up to $500,000 | Ongoing | Ministry for the Arts

Community – University Partnerships (CUP) grants
Various small grants $500 - $1500 | Ongoing | Charles Sturt University

Community Broadcasting Online Grants
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Community Broadcasting Foundation

Discovery Grants
$500,000 | Ongoing | Philanthropy Australia and NAB

Employment Assistance Fund
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Australian Government

Farm Innovation Fund
Concessional loans up to $250,000 | Ongoing | Rural Assistance Authority

Green Army
Average of $10,000 per project | Ongoing | Department of the Environment

Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant
$100,000 | Ongoing | Philanthropy Australia and NAB

Indigenous Advancement Strategy
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Australian Government

Matana Funding for Disadvantaged Young People
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Matana Foundation for Young People

Museum Grants
up to $2000 | Ongoing | Arts NSW

National Cultural Heritage Account
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Ministry for the Arts

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Next Generation Technologies Fund
Ongoing | Department of Defense, Science and Technology

NSW Government
6000 | Ongoing | Jobs Action Plan Rebate

NSW Government
2000 | Ongoing | Small Business Grant

Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme
Payroll tax rebates of $5,000 | Ongoing | NSW Government

Playing Australia
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Ministry for the Arts

Quick Response Grants
$1500 | Ongoing | Regional Arts (NSW)

R&D Tax Incentive
A refundable tax offset | Ongoing | AusIndustry and the Australian Tax Office

Regional Flagship Events Program
$10,000 for 1 year or $20,000 for 3 years | Ongoing | Destination NSW

Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP)
$25Million funding pool (North Coast NSW) | Ongoing | Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Restart Wage Subsidy
$10,000 | Ongoing | Job Services Australia

Sidney Myer Fund – Education Grant
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Sidney Myer Fund

SVA Venture Philanthropy Fund
varied | Ongoing | Social Ventures Australia

Up to $15,000 | Ongoing | NSW Government

The ClubGRANTS Scheme
Undisclosed | Ongoing | Clubs NSW

The Funding Network
undisclosed | Ongoing | The Funding Network Australia

The Ian Potter Foundation
Undisclosed | Ongoing | The Ian Potter Foundation

Waste Less, Recycle More
Undisclosed | Ongoing | NSW EPA

RDA has compiled this list of available grants for the benefit of our Mid North Coast community. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the grants that are available, instead it is a list of featured grants, primarily for organisations. There are many more grants available and we have provided some useful links below to help you find them.

Here are some other places to search for grants

Grant Finder

Visit Grant Finder to search over 600 grants that could help to fund and support your business.


The Community Builders website covers available sources of funding and how to write a more successful submission.

Community grants from your local council


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