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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.

$ Available: Up to $150 000.00.

Eligibility: If the applicant is an existing tourism business, the tourism offering must:

  • have a current GetConnected (ATDW) listing
  • be bookable online
  • agree to update their GetConnected listing to reflect the new or improved offering when it is open to visitors.

If the applicant is a new tourism business they must agree to:

  • create a GetConnected (ATDW) listing once the business is open to visitors
  • make the tourism offering bookable online.

The tourism offering must be available to visitors for at least 50 weeks per calendar year.

Key Dates: Closes on 31 March 2021.


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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