Caring for State Heritage Grants NSW

Caring for State Heritage Grants provide matched funding to help conserve, manage, maintain and activate assets on the State Heritage Register.

Close date: 08 Feb 2021.

What do you get?

Up to $150,000.

Who is this for?

Owners, custodians, or managers of heritage items.


Funding may be used for:

  • developing heritage management documents - up to $20,000 (matched funding required)
  • physical conservation works including restoration, reconstruction, repair, reinstatement and preservation - funding of between $20,000 and $150,000 (matched funding required)
  • interpretation projects to enable activation and community enjoyment of an item - funding of between $10,000 and $40,000 (no matched funding required)

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be the owner, manager, long-term lessee or custodian of a SHR listed item who falls into one of the following groups:
    • Aboriginal custodian
    • community organisation
    • local government organisation
    • private company
    • private individual, including family trusts
    • religious organisation
    • university
  • have legal responsibility for maintenance and repair of the SHR item

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Caring for State Heritage Grants.