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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO5156

Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments Stream - Round 6

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Close Date & Time:
10-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
351002 - Regional Development
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Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The $1.38 billion Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to:

  • drive economic grow
  • build stronger regional communities into the future

For Round 6 a total of $250 million is available.

The Community Investments Stream will fund new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas. Infrastructure projects are not eligible under the Community Investments Stream.

For most projects grant funding will be up to either 50% or 75% of your eligible project costs. Your location will determine the percentage of grant funding you can receive.

You may apply for a partial or full exemption to your cash contribution if you can demonstrate that you are experiencing exceptional circumstances.

For small projects with a total grant amount of equal to or less than $20,000, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs.


To be eligible you must have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

You must be one of the following:

  • an incorporated not-for-profit organisation
  • an Australian local government agency or body as defined in the glossary of the grant opportunity guidelines
  • a non-distributing cooperative.

We can only accept applications where:

your project is located in an eligible location as outlined under section 5.2 of the grant opportunity guidelines

you can provide evidence of how you will provide your share of the project costs

For more information on eligibility please refer to the grant opportunity guidelines. 

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $5,000.00 to $1,000,000.00

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