Grants available now via Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal


The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal is offering $300,000 in grants under its 2016 Innovation for Community Impact (I4CI) program to address pressing and persistent social issues facing communities across the Hunter New England, Mid-North and Central Coast districts.


Grants of up to $50,000 are available for eligible community groups to support programs that target a range of issues including domestic violence, youth crime and disengagement, education and training, and early years' development. 

I4CI aims to create sustainable social change by targeting grass roots programs in 10 specific regional NSW Local Government Areas:

  • Wyong
  • Gosford
  • Nambucca
  • Kempsey
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Port Macquarie
  • Newcastle
  • Lake Macquarie
  • Maitland
  • Port Stephens
nib foundation is proud to be one the contributors to this collaborative grant program and we encourage you to apply or share the news if you know a worthy local community group in one of these regions.

Any incorporated organisation that meets the program guidelines and eligibility criteria is eligible to apply. Applications are open now and close on the 8th April 2016, so visit Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal for information about how to apply