CBD Revitalisation Program NSW

This program provides funding to businesses, councils and cultural institutions to help them deliver events and activations across Greater Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle.

The grant is no longer available

Application detail:

Dates for Round 3 will be announced in early 2022.

What you get?

Funding of between $250,000 and $1 million.

Who is this for?

NSW businesses, councils and cultural institutions.


Examples of eligible events and activations include:

  • one-off events and event series that encourage ongoing visitation to an eligible CBD(s)
  • an art gallery running mid-week activities
  • a local council setting up a lunchtime food event targeting workers to provide a reason to come into the office
  • an entertainment business extending operating hours to run after hours special events
  • a NSW government cultural institution running an exercise class in a unique location.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • commit to the delivery of an eligible event or activation activity by the delivery date
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST).

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at CBD Revitalisation Program.

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