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Manufacturing Efficiency Funding

Funding body: NSW Government

Start date: 22/02/2019

Closing date: 30/06/2019

The NSW Government is offering over $16 million in funding to help manufacturing businesses save energy and money.

The funding will help you:

  • upgrade energy monitoring systems
  • replace or retrofit old, inefficient equipment
  • install new energy efficient equipment
  • improve manufacturing processes.

There are two funding offers available.  Funding offers may change in future rounds, so get your application in!


Find out more and apply

NSW Regional Business Power Infrastructure Upgrade Program (RBPIUP)

Funding body: NSW Government

Does your business need an electrical infrastructure upgrade to maximise growth? Help is available from the NSW Government.

Applications are open for the pilot NSW Regional Business Power Infrastructure Upgrade Program (RBPIUP) to help businesses to overcome electrical infrastructure impediments and boost growth.

The pilot program is targeted at regional businesses with projects that have the potential to result in substantial job growth and that will benefit the local economy and other businesses in their area.


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Stronger Country Communities Fund – Round Three

Funding body: NSW Government

Closing date: 27/09/2019

Stronger Country Communities Fund Round Three is now open, and will be delivering $100 million for community projects in regional NSW, with at least $50 million for youth-related projects. The third round of the Stronger Country Communities Fund increases the total value of the Regional Growth Fund to $1.7 billion.

For more information, and details on how to apply please visit:


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Growing Local Economies

Funding body: NSW Government - DPC

Updated program guidelines from 20 August

The $500 million Growing Local Economies Fund is part of the $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund and is available to support projects of economic significance in regional NSW. The program will invest in projects that draw on the economic strengths of areas in regional NSW.

Updated program guidelines will apply from Monday 20 August 2018. Under these guidelines, the minimum grant amount is set at $1 million and projects require a co-contribution of 25 per cent of the total grant amount. An exemption may be granted where a project is located in a disadvantaged area of NSW.

More than 100 projects have been submitted for consideration so far. All project submissions received on or after 20 August will be assessed under the updated guidelines. The fund will remain open for applications until funding has been fully allocated.

The new guidelines will be published on the Growing Local Economies Fund web page on Monday 20 August, together with an updated program fact sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Applicants should read and familiarise themselves with the program guidelines before submitting their project application for Growing Local Economies funding.

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Small Business Rebate – Safety

Funding body: NSW Government

The small business rebate provides a rebate to small business owners when they implement solutions for safety problems in their workplace.

Rebates of up to $500 are available when purchasing eligible safety items.

Find out more and apply

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