Grants and Funding

RDA Central Coast aims to ensure our community are aware of current funding initiatives, as well as provide information and advice on grant and funding options available through federal, state and local government programs and community-based initiatives.



Programs are designed to help Australian businesses of all sizes and industries improve productivity and competitiveness and create jobs. Includes a Grant Finder tool.

Central Coast Council

Central Coast Council gives the community opportunities to apply for funding to support events, programs and initiatives. Go to to find out more.

Future Drought Fund – Grant Forecast Opportunity

The Future Drought Fund: Long Term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program is a $40 million, six year program to investigate innovative farming practices through the lens of drought resilience and associated risk management.