Heritage Near Me Incentives Program: Heritage Activation Grants


These grants fund projects in NSW designed to increase public enjoyment of local heritage, such as physical works for public access, public programming, strategy development and business planning.

Projects must benefit heritage items listed on Local Environmental Plans and encourage public use and enjoyment. Eligible projects could include: 

  • Physical construction, reconstruction and conservation works necessary for public access and activation 
  • Fire, safety, access or building services upgrades, compliance and upgrading works to meet current Building Code Australia, the Disability Discrimination Act and Work Health and Safety Act requirements 
  • The professional development of strategic, business, marketing and programming plans to support community-based, participatory, sustainable and sympathetic works 
  • One-off events or projects that will initiate, support or promote on-going heritage activities with the area/place/item.

$10,000 to $100,000 is available per grant.

Applications close 27 June 2016.

Read a summary on The Grants Hub.

Read full grant details.

Jessie Ballantyne

Founder & Managing Director