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Building Better Regions Fund - Community Investments Stream - Round Six


The Round 6 Community Investments Stream supports new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas.
Closed

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Grants of $5000 to $1 million to cover 50% or more of eligible project costs.

Who is this for?

An incorporated not-for-profit, local government agency or body or non-distributing co-operative.

Overview


The $1.38 billion Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government's commitment to:

  • drive economic growth
  • build stronger regional communities into the future.

For Round 6 a total of $250 million is available.

The Community Investments Stream will fund new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas. Infrastructure projects are not eligible under the Community Investments Stream.

For most projects grant funding will be up to either 50% or 75% of your eligible project costs. Your location will determine the percentage of grant funding you can receive.

You may apply for a partial or full exemption to your cash contribution if you can demonstrate that you are experiencing exceptional circumstances.

For small projects with a total grant amount of equal to or less than $20,000, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs.

Your project will need to deliver economic and social benefits to a regional or remote community. 

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

You must be one of the following:

  • an incorporated not-for-profit organisation
  • an Australian local government agency or body as defined in the glossary of the grant opportunity guidelines
  • a non-distributing cooperative.

We can only accept applications where:

  • your project is located in an eligible location as outlined under section 5.2 of the grant opportunity guidelines
  • you can provide evidence of how you will provide your share of the project costs
  • you provide all mandatory attachments as outlined under section 7.1 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

We cannot waive the eligibility criteria under any circumstances.

For more information on eligibility please refer to the grant opportunity guidelines.

Applying


How do you apply?

The Building Better Regions Fund - Community Investments Stream - Round Six is closed to applications.

Further guidance


Need help?

  • Let us answer your question via phone, email or webchat. And if we can't help, we'll put you in touch with someone who can.

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement

Accountant declaration template

Evidence of contribution letter template