Drought Support Grants - Empowering our Communities

Much of rural and regional NSW is experiencing widespread ongoing drought conditions, meaning farmers, their families and rural communities may be experiencing significant levels of stress impacting on their mental health.

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network, is inviting local organisations in drought affected communities to apply for funding for group based activities that will promote community resilience and enhance community wellbeing, whilst delivering mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals.

Organisations, community groups and local governements based in the following areas are eligible to apply:

  • Bega Valley
  • Eurobodalla
  • Goulburn Mulwaree
  • Queanbeyan Palerang
  • Shoalhaven
  • Snowy Monaro
  • Yass Valley
  • Upper Lachlan Shire

Grants of up to $10,000 are available under the Commonwealth funded Empowering our Communities initiative aimed at helping farmers and communities in drought affected regions deal with the uncertainty, stress and anxiety of drought conditions. There are two levels of grant amounts available:

  • Level 1: up to $1,500
  • Level 2: $1,501 to $10,000

For more information on the Empowering our Communities grants, download the Application Guidance Document.

Funding is now open!

PLEASE NOTE: this is an open grants program and can be applied for at any time until the funding has been exhausted.

You can view the activities that were funded in Round 1 here.

Much of rural and regional NSW is experiencing widespread ongoing drought conditions, meaning farmers, their families and rural communities may be experiencing significant levels of stress impacting on their mental health.

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network, is inviting local organisations in drought affected communities to apply for funding for group based activities that will promote community resilience and enhance community wellbeing, whilst delivering mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals.

Organisations, community groups and local governements based in the following areas are eligible to apply:

  • Bega Valley
  • Eurobodalla
  • Goulburn Mulwaree
  • Queanbeyan Palerang
  • Shoalhaven
  • Snowy Monaro
  • Yass Valley
  • Upper Lachlan Shire

Grants of up to $10,000 are available under the Commonwealth funded Empowering our Communities initiative aimed at helping farmers and communities in drought affected regions deal with the uncertainty, stress and anxiety of drought conditions. There are two levels of grant amounts available:

  • Level 1: up to $1,500
  • Level 2: $1,501 to $10,000

For more information on the Empowering our Communities grants, download the Application Guidance Document.

Funding is now open!

PLEASE NOTE: this is an open grants program and can be applied for at any time until the funding has been exhausted.

You can view the activities that were funded in Round 1 here.