NSW Heritage Grants


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.

The grant streams available are:

– Aboriginal organisations
– Owners and managers of gazetted Aboriginal Places
– Owners and managers of items listed on the State Heritage
– Register Peak heritage organisation
– Local government

Funding is available under three competitive grant categories:

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Grants
Funding Available: variable up to $70,000 (ex GST) per project

To develop a conservation management document for a nominated or gazetted Aboriginal Place or State Heritage Register item of Aboriginal cultural heritage.
To do activities or works identified in a conservation management document for a gazetted Aboriginal Place or State Heritage Register items of Aboriginal cultural heritage.
For projects that increase understanding, respect, celebration and cultural participation in Aboriginal cultural heritage.

Caring for State Heritage Grants
Funding Available: $20,000 to $150,000 (ex GST) per project

To develop a conservation management documents for an item listed on the State Heritage Register.
To support conservation, protection and activation of items listed on the State Heritage Register

Community Heritage Grants
Funding Available: variable up to $60,000 (ex GST) per project

To support community engagement projects.
To support interpretation of an item listed on the State Heritage Register.
For various activities for Local Government applicants, including for Heritage Advisor Services, a small grants program and heritage studies.

For detailed guidelines please go to https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/heritage/grants-and-funding

Funding Round Closes midday 8 February 2019