Stronger Country Communities Fund – Round 5 now open

Funding body:

NSW Government

Funding program:

Stronger Country Communities Fund

Closing date:



  • Local Government

The Stronger Country Communities Fund supports projects that aim to boost the wellbeing of communities in regional areas by providing new or upgraded social and sporting infrastructure, or community programs that have strong local support. 

Round 5 includes $160 million, available for community projects that increase the wellbeing of regional NSW communities, and up to $50 million for projects delivered by eligible community applicants. 

For more information, including eligibility criteria and how to submit an application, visit the Program’s website. Applications are open now and close at 5pm AEST, 23 September 2022.