The NSW Governments Resources for the Regions program provides $50 million and is aimed at supporting job creation and economic growth in mining communities in regional NSW.
Applications are open from 12th June – 23rd July 2018.
Grants will be awarded to eligible projects that offer improvements to local infrastructure across health, water, road, education, tourism and CBD renewals to attract new business, tourists and residents.
The minimum grant amount is $1 million and there is no maximum grant amount. All projects must have a minimum financial co-contribution of 25 per cent of the total grant amount. The co-contribution for the project must be from sources other than the NSW Government and commitments must be confirmed before detailed applications are assessed.
To be eligible for this funding, applications must satisfy four criteria; Strategic assessment, Economic assessment, Affordability and Deliverability. More information can be found here.