Up to $300,000 is available to support development and enhancement of emergency relief facilities across NSW.
The Emergency Relief Infrastructure Grants round contributes to the construction of new facilities and enhances existing ones to provide assistance for communities during times of emergency. These projects make a real contribution to individuals and communities across NSW.
The Emergency Relief Infrastructure Grants aim to provide shelter and support for local communities and emergency services across the state during times of crisis.
The funding range available for a single project is between $10,000 and $300,000.
Funding is available for building, upgrading or the development of emergency relief infrastructure facilities. Preference will be given to projects that are able to demonstrate that they are ready to commence, with planning for the project well underway and relevant planning and building approvals in place.
Examples of the types of projects that could be funded under this program include:
- kitchen expansion
- power generators
- amenity upgrades.
Your project must be located in NSW and must complete within two years of signing a funding agreement. In the application assessment process, consideration is given to the following areas:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
- regional and remote communities
- disadvantaged communities
- culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Funding is open to not-for-profit organizations, which are solvent, and based in NSW.
Applications close 7 October 2016.