Stronger Country Communities Fund
Since 2017, the Stronger Country Communities Fund has provided $500 million for more than 1,900 local projects that make regional communities even better places to call home. The Stronger Country Communities Fund continues to deliver grassroots projects that reinvigorate our rural communities in every single Local Government Area in regional NSW.
Successful applicants for Round Four
The NSW Government has announced the successful projects to receive funding under Round Four of Stronger Country Communities Fund. These 435 projects share the $100 million allocated to improve the lives of people in regional NSW.
Of the $100 million investment, almost $50 million will be injected into projects supporting female participation in sport.
Unsuccessful feedback sessions
The Department of Regional NSW can provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants and identify future funding opportunities where appropriate.
Program information and resources
Detailed information about the fund can be found in the Program Guidelines below:
The following resources and tools are available to support potential applicants with their submissions:
In Round One, $100 million was invested to improve community facilities such as town halls, recreation areas, shared paths and playgrounds. Through Round Two, a further $200 million was invested to provide community and sports-related infrastructure.
In 2019, Round Three provided $100 million for community projects with over fifty percent of funding dedicated to youth related projects including include indoor sports programs, creative arts and culture projects, mentoring and skills training services.
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Stronger Country Communities Fund approved projects – rounds one to three
Stronger Country Communities project success stories
- General enquiries: Email the Stronger Country Communities Fund team at:
Phone enquiries: 1300 679 673
- Grant management queries: If your enquiry refers to an approved project with an existing funding deed, email the Grants Management Office at email@example.com. Please quote your Application ID in the email subject line
- Branding and signage approvals: For approval to use logos, signs and branding for projects with allocated funding, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please review the NSW Government Funding Acknowledgement Guidelines before getting in touch.