Regional Growth Fund

The Regional Growth fund ran from 2017 to 2023 through several grant programs designed to improve local and regional services, promote economic development and social cohesion, and enhance social wellbeing of people living and working in regional NSW. 

Orana Burrendong Dam


Northern Rivers Performing Arts Centre Lismore

Regional Cultural Fund

$100 million to strengthen the arts, culture and heritage of Regional NSW.


Women playing netball

Regional Sports Infrastructure Fund

$100 million for projects that enable sport and recreation participation.

The map below shows successful projects that were awarded funding under the fund to September 2022.

Strategic Review

The NSW Government undertook a strategic review of the Regional Growth Fund to consider how effective it has been in supporting investment across regional NSW. The key findings of this review are outlined in the Regional Growth Fund strategic review summary brochure (PDF 7.98MB).

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