Business, Rural & Regional

Regional Job Creation Fund

Funder:  NSW – Regional

Grant Background: The $140 million Regional Job Creation Fund supports existing businesses in regional NSW to grow and encourages interstate or overseas businesses to invest in regional NSW.

The Regional Job Creation Fund supports regional investment and job creation by providing 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 regionally significant and /or iconic tourism experiences and visitor attractions creating new inter-state or international demand in the region
  • relocation of a business operation from out of state to regional NSW

$ Available: Up to $5million.

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for funding, applicants must be a business or co-operative, and: • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)

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
  • 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: EOIs close 18 February 2022.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

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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