Grants and Donations
Bathurst Regional Council in partnership with the Bathurst Regional Access Committee provides grants to assist businesses, community organisations and sporting groups in the local area to improve access for all members of the community.
Businesses, community organisations and sporting groups within the Bathurst region may apply for funding of 50% of project costs up to a maximum of $5,000 on a dollar for dollar basis. Bathurst Regional Access Committee provide recommendations to Council for consideration to allocate the funding.
In the past, funds have been awarded to complete paths, build access ramps, install automatic doors and build or modify accessible toilets.
Projects must be completed within the current 2021/2022 financial year to be eligible to apply for a grant.
The 2021/2022 applications closed on Friday 13 August 2021 and are currently referred to Bathurst Regional Access Committee for recommendation.
Successful 2021/2022 projects must be completed by Friday 20 May 2022.
Further details regarding this grant program can be obtained by contacting Council's Community Services Department on 02 6333 6523.