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Disaster Risk Reduction Fund - Local and Regional Risk Reduction Stream

ClosedGrant Closed: 14th of July 2022 Value: $50,000 to $1.5 Million Run By: Resilience NSW Further Information: https://www.nsw.gov.au/resilience-nsw/disaster-risk-reduction-fund/disaster-risk-reduction-fund-local-and-regional-risk-reduction-stream

Under two funding pathways, Pathway 1 and Pathway 2, the Local & Regional Risk Reduction stream aims to deliver direct risk reduction and risk mitigation solutions, build capabilities in disaster risk reduction, and promote collaboration between local communities, councils and other stakeholders.

Pathway 1 offers funding of $50,000 to $300,000, for projects run by a single entity with a focus on implementing smaller scale, place-based solutions to prevent new, reduce existing and manage residual disaster risk.

Pathway 2 offers funding of $300,000 to $1.5 million, for projects delivered by a consortium of organisations or partnerships with a focus on strategic initiatives that create long-term regional benefit and build risk reduction capability building efforts across communities or regions.

Eligible organisations can only submit one application per pathway.

Applicants eligible for funding in Pathway 1 are:

  • Local councils
  • Charitable and incorporated not-for profit organisations, including culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) non-governmental organisations; and peak bodies and industry groups (if applicable)
  • Local Aboriginal Land Councils
  • Unincorporated community groups under the auspices of an organisation eligible to apply in its own right.

Applicants eligible for funding in Pathway 2 are:

  • Joint organisations of Councils (JOs)
  • Regional organisations of Councils (ROCs)
  • Consortia and partnerships with Local Aboriginal Land Councils or non-governmental organisations
  • Consortia and partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) non-governmental organisations, communities, or groups
  • Consortia and partnerships where the lead applicant is an eligible entity included in the list of eligible organisations under Pathway 1. Non-lead partners can include the private sector, social enterprises and B-Corporations, universities and academic institutions.
Last Updated: 10th of July 2022
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