National Stronger Regions Fund

The Australian Government has released its third round of National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) under the $1 billion Promoting Economic Development in Australia’s Regions program.

The new grants provide a one off opportunity to local governments and incorporated not-for-profit organisations to fund priority infrastructure in local communities. The new grant funding is summarised below:

Grant Eligible Applicants Criteria Funding Per Applicant Closing Date
National Stronger Regions Fund Local Governments
  • Construction of new infrastructure;
  • Upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure;
  • Project delivers an economic benefit to the region beyond the construction period; and
  • Supports disadvantaged regions.
Min $200k, up to $10 million in matched funding

Applicants considered remote or very remote must contribute at least $1 for every $3 sought.

15 March 2016
Incorporated not-for-profit organisations 15 March 2016

MRA has submitted more than 100 government grant applications to date, winning more than $27m in funding for our clients.

If your organisation is interested the above grant program, please contact us at or on (02) 8541 6169.

MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success.