Farm Innovation Fund NSW


The Farm Innovation Fund provides farmers with loans to help them carry out capital works. Works must have significant long-term benefits and mitigate poor seasonal conditions.
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Applications may be made at any time.

 
What do you get?

Loans of up to $1 million.

Who is this for?

NSW farmers.

Overview

The Farm Innovation Fund provides loans to help NSW farmers carry out capital works which:

  • identify and address risks to their farming enterprises
  • improve permanent farm infrastructure
  • ensure long term productivity and sustainable land use
  • prepare for changes to seasonal conditions

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • own or operate a farm enterprise in NSW where the proposed work is to be carried out
  • operate as a sole trader, partnership or private company, trading in agricultural products
  • show that the farm enterprise under normal conditions provides at least 50% of your total gross income
  • be registered with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a primary producer and have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • not have more than $5 million in gross off-farm assets
  • demonstrate that the work you wish to carry out will have significant impact on the land, your farming enterprise and will help you to prepare for adverse seasonal conditions
  • demonstrate that your farm enterprise is sustainable in the long term and will be able to repay the loan
  • have the security required for the loan

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Farm Innovation Fund.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Farm Innovation Fund.