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Business, Rural & Regional, Tourism & Events

Experience Enhancement Fund

Funder:  NSW – Tourism

Grant Background: The Experience Enhancement Fund offers grants on a matched dollar-for-dollar basis and is available for:

  • Upgrading existing accommodation to 4 – 5-star
  • Upgrading existing business and leisure event venues/facilities to meet client requirements
  • Repurposing existing infrastructure to provide new visitor economy facilities, services or experiences not currently available within the destination
  • Creating new tourism attractions or experiences

Local Councils, Industry Associations and tourism businesses based and operating in regional NSW can apply.

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Business, Tourism & Events

Refresh & Renew

Funder:  NSW – Tourism

Grant Background: The NSW Government has announced that $1 million in funding is available in 2020-21, to support the tourism industry in NSW to Refresh and Renew their tourism product to better meet consumer expectations.

Due to COVID-19, many people, who would traditionally travel to overseas destinations for their holiday, will now be travelling domestically to regional NSW destinations. To assist regional NSW tourism businesses to better meet consumer expectations, grants are now available to assist regional NSW tourism operators Refresh and Renew their product.

Eligible applicants include cafes, bars, restaurants, accredited visitor information centres, hotels, motels, caravan parks, visitor attractions, museums, galleries, conference and event centres or facilities. Work could include fresh paint, new curtains, new carpet, new furniture, bedspreads, TVs, beds, upgrades to facilities such as a new reception area, bar, display cabinets, etc.

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