Culture and heritage

Heritage

NSW Heritage Grants

2017-18 and 2018-19 grants

Applications will open on 26 October 2016 and close on 12 December 2016

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that our heritage is valued, protected, and enjoyed. The Heritage Grants Program is designed to help owners, managers and communities to know, value and care for their heritage. 

 

Aboriginal Heritage

Cover of 2017-2019 Aboriginal Heritage Places Program grant guidelines

OPEN: 26 October 2016

PURPOSE: To support the conservation and promotion of significant Aboriginal heritage in NSW (State or Federal Government owned and/or managed lands not eligible).

Funding available: $20,000 to $70,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding: Matching funding required from Local Councils, no matching funding from other applicants

Aboriginal Heritage Places Program - guidelines (PDF 584KB)

Community Heritage Projects (Peak Organisations)

Cover of guidelines for community heritage grants

OPEN: 26 October 2016

PURPOSE: To facilitate the delivery of programs that support the promotion, protection and celebration of heritage in NSW.

Funding available: Up to $150,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: No

Community Heritage Projects Peak Heritage Organisations - Guidelines (PDF 500KB)

Community Heritage Projects

OPEN: Currently closed. Opening in 2017 for 2018-19. 

PURPOSE: To deliver engaging projects that support community groups, to promote, protect and celebrate heritage in NSW.

Funding available: $25,000 to $50,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: No

Major Works

Cover of guidelines for major works heritage grants

OPEN: 26 Oct 2016

PURPOSE: To conserve, protect, maintain, enhance and celebrate items listed on the State Heritage Register.

Funding available: $10,000 to $150,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: Yes

Major Works Grants – Guidelines (PDF 862KB)

Heritage Reports

Cover of guidelines for major works heritage grants

OPEN: 26 Oct 2016

PURPOSE: To enhance the quality and coverage of conservation documents and management reports for items listed on the State Heritage Register.

Funding available: Up to $10,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: No

Heritage Reports Grants - Guidelines (PDF 782KB)

Local Government Heritage Advisors

Cover of guidelines for Local government heritage advisers

OPEN: 26 Oct 2016

PURPOSE: To improve professional heritage advice at Local Councils.

NOTE: The current funding round is for 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Funding available: Up to $10,000 (per year / per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: For some councils - Please refer to guidelines for further details.

Local Government Heritage Advisors - Guidelines (PDF 703KB)

Local Heritage Places (Small heritage grants program)

Cover of Local Government Heritage Places Grants guidelines

OPEN: 26 Oct 2016 

PURPOSE: To improve the maintenance of local heritage items.

NOTE: The current funding round is for 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Funding available: Up to $10,000 (per year / per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: For some councils - Please refer to guidelines for further details.

Local Heritage Places Grants - Guidelines (PDF 564KB)

Local Government Heritage Planning Studies

Cover of Local Government Heritage Planning Studies Grants - guidelines

OPEN: 26 Oct 2016

PURPOSE: To improve the quality and increase coverage of heritage studies within a Local Government Area (LGA) or group of LGA’s.

Funding available: Up to $40,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: For some councils - Please refer to guidelines for further details.

Local Government Heritage Planning Studies Grants - Guidelines (PDF 484KB)

State Heritage Emergency Works

Grants under the State heritage emergency works program are open year round subject to available funding.

State Heritage Emergency Works

Cover of State Heritage Emergency Works Grants - guidelines

For projects that avert the immediate risk of further damage to State Heritage Register listed items or items with an Interim Heritage Order

OPEN: Open year round subject to available funding

Funding available: Up to $10,000 (per project ex GST)

Matching funding required: No

State Heritage Emergency Works - guidelines (PDF 469KB)

Page last updated: 09 November 2016