Choose the right grant for your needs

This information is current as at 18 May 2020.

See also: Disaster Recovery Grants

 

Drought

Emergency Transport

Farm Business Skills

Grant Features

Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate

Emergency Drought Relief Transport Subsidy

Natural Disaster

Animal Welfare

Donated Fodder

Pre-Approval & Reimbursement

Course Provider

Purpose

There has been an unprecedented demand for the EWIR program which has seen available funding exhausted.

The Commonwealth Government has advised the NSW Government that there is no available funding and the scheme is now closed to new applicants from 14 May 2020.

From 1st July, subsidy up to 50% of the full cost of freight up to a maximum/km/journey (see Guidelines).

Transport of:

  • Stock to/from agistment
  • Stock to sale/slaughter
  • Transport of fodder
  • Transport of stock and domestic (household) drinking water.
  • From 1st July also includes transport of farm chemicals, fertiliser and seed to farms.

Available to farmers affected by a declared natural disaster event.

Transport of:

  • Stock to/from agistment
  • Stock to sale/slaughter
  • Transport of fodder
  • Transport of water.

Available where:

  • Animals are at significant risk
  • There is little or no feed and/or   water available, including both pasture and stored fodder
  • Animals leave the farming enterprise   permanently and
  • The business demonstrates a   significant financial need.

Available for transporting donated fodder organised by community groups to a central location for distribution to properties affected by drought and other emergencies.

Available to provide access to vocational and skills training in the following categories:

  • Risk management
  • Financial management
  • Business management
  • Succession planning.

Education and service providers can apply to be listed as a pre-approved course on the RAA website

Maximum amount available

Due to exhaustion of Commonwealth Government funding, the scheme has now closed.

$50,000 per farm business

$15,000 per farm enterprise per financial year.

$20,000 per farm enterprise per financial year.

Total program funds are limited to $500,000 available in each financial year.

$5000 for the first individual. Additional $1000 available per person for a maximum of four people for a total maximum of $9000 per farm business

Assessed on case by case basis

Availability

Closed: 14 May 2020

Round 2 funding
Opened: 1 July 2019
Closes: 30 June 2020

Round 3 funding
Open: 1 July 2020
Closes: 1 November 2020

Available in the event of a declared natural disaster

Funded until 30 June 2020.

Funded until 30 June 2020.

Opened: 2 November 2015

Closes: 30 June 2020

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The scheme has now closed.
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NSW RAA Grants & Subsidies

Disaster Recovery Grants

NSW Bushfires

from 31 August 2019

Grant Features

Primary Producers
Special Disaster Grants - Bushfires

Small business and Not-for-Profit Organisations

Purpose

Available to eligible primary producers to contribute towards the costs of:

  • clean-up, removal of debris and   disposal of dead livestock;
  • repair or replacement (purchase   or hire/lease) of damaged assets such as farm buildings and essential plant   and equipment (excluding housing).
  • salvaging crops, health   maintenance of livestock and poultry; and
  • fencing, pasture restoration,   and infrastructure (including access and internal roads).

Service NSW is taking applications for the recently announced NSW Small Business and Non-Profit Organisation Grant of up to $50,000.

If you have already applied for the $15,000 grant, your application will be assessed as a priority and you can apply for additional funding (up to a total of $50,000, to cover expenses not already claimed)  under the new grant. Please visit the Service NSW website

Maximum amount available

$75,000 per eligible primary producers.

Up to $50,000 is available through Service NSW

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Availability

Areas declared from 21 Jan – 1 Feb 2020 close on 31 July. **Dungog declared on 30 April closes 30 October 2020**

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https://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/sdgb

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