Funder: NSW – Regional NSW
Grant Background: The Regional Job Creation Fund supports regional investment and job creation by offering up to $10 million in co-funding to activate or bring forward regional projects in engine, enabling or emerging engine industries. Examples of eligible projects could include the:
- replacement, upgrade or adaptation of plant and equipment at an existing regional NSW business
- establishment of an additional production line for an existing regional NSW business
- onshoring of activity currently done overseas to a regional NSW location
- development of new regional tourism experiences and visitor attractions
- relocation of a business operation from out of state to regional NSW.
The Regional Job Creation Fund’s focus is to co-fund projects creating at least five sustainable regional jobs.
$ Available: Up to $20 000.00 per job created.
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, applicants must be a business or co-operative:
- operating in an ‘engine’ industry, enabling industry or emerging engine industry as described in the relevant Regional Economic Development Strategy, or
- aligned with government strategies including the 20-Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW.
- Applicants can be based internationally, interstate or in either metropolitan or regional NSW.
- have an Australian Business Number and be one of the following:
- a company incorporated in Australia
- a company incorporated by guarantee
- an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
- an incorporated association or co-operative
- a partnership
- a sole trader
- an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.
- be registered for GST
- have the demonstrated skills and capacity to deliver the project
- be financially viable and able to demonstrate that they are likely to remain so over the duration of the project
- have at least $20 million public liability insurance.
Key Dates: Closes 14 May 2021.
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