Stronger Country Communities Fund

Consultation has concluded: Council will now submit funding applications for the top three projects and other projects identified in consultation with the Member for Wagga Wagga. Read more.

With a large number of NSW Government funding opportunities currently available Wagga Wagga City Council is seeking input from the community to help prioritise the shortlist for applications for one of these grant programs, the Stronger Country Communities Fund.

Council must work within strict deadlines set by the NSW Government for the application process, so it is important that everyone nominates the projects that are most important to them before Friday 1 September.

Read about each shortlisted project here.

Submit your priorities by completing the online form, calling 1300 292 442 or email council@wagga.nsw.gov.au. Hard copy forms are available at Council's Customer Service Desk or by request.

To suggest a new project please complete this form .

With a large number of NSW Government funding opportunities currently available Wagga Wagga City Council is seeking input from the community to help prioritise the shortlist for applications for one of these grant programs, the Stronger Country Communities Fund.

Council must work within strict deadlines set by the NSW Government for the application process, so it is important that everyone nominates the projects that are most important to them before Friday 1 September.

Read about each shortlisted project here.

Submit your priorities by completing the online form, calling 1300 292 442 or email council@wagga.nsw.gov.au. Hard copy forms are available at Council's Customer Service Desk or by request.

To suggest a new project please complete this form .

  • CLOSED: The period to nominate a project for the Stronger Country Communities Fund has closed.
    If you can think of another project that fits the funding criteria please nominate it for consideration in year two and beyond of the Stronger Country Communities Fund program, or potentially for some of the other funding sources emerging from the State and Federal Governments.

    The Stronger Country Communities Fund targets infrastructure projects in regional NSW to ‘improve the lives of residents and enhance the attractiveness of these areas as vibrant places to live and work'.

    Projects must be between $250,000 and $1M can involve:

    • building new community facilities to be shared by all within the community — such

    If you can think of another project that fits the funding criteria please nominate it for consideration in year two and beyond of the Stronger Country Communities Fund program, or potentially for some of the other funding sources emerging from the State and Federal Governments.

    The Stronger Country Communities Fund targets infrastructure projects in regional NSW to ‘improve the lives of residents and enhance the attractiveness of these areas as vibrant places to live and work'.

    Projects must be between $250,000 and $1M can involve:

    • building new community facilities to be shared by all within the community — such as parks, playgrounds, walking or cycle pathways
    • refurbishing existing local facilities — such as schools and health centres, community centres, libraries
    • enhancing local parks and the supporting facilities — such as kitchens and toilet blocks
    The funding guidelines are available or as a hard copy by request.
    Consultation has concluded: Council will now submit funding applications for the top three projects and other projects identified in consultation with the Member for Wagga Wagga. Read more.
  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Please help us prioritise projects for the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund by nominating your preferences.

    A list of what each project entails can be found here.

    Please help us prioritise projects for the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund by nominating your preferences.

    A list of what each project entails can be found here.

    Consultation has concluded: Council will now submit funding applications for the top three projects and other projects identified in consultation with the Member for Wagga Wagga. Read more.