Free Grant Writing Workshops | RDA

RDA Illawarra will be hosting two FREE Grant Writing workshops in July (Wollongong and Kiama). These will be general grant writing workshops but will also contain a National Stronger Regions Fund information session.

Can you please distribute and promote the attached flyer through your networks and channels?

Workshop Details:

  • How to navigate the grants landscape
  • How to collaborate to strengthen your submission
  • Best way to present your proposal
  • How to frame your project proposal
  • How to create a winning project plan and realistic budgets
  • What to do if you’re successful – the next steps

Kiama Workshop

Kiama Pavilion, Kiama Showground – 2 Bong Bong St, Kiama

Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Time: 9.15am – 12.30pm

Cost: FREE

Morning Tea Provided

Wollongong Workshop

Villa D’oro – 39-41 Flinders St, Wollongong

Date: Thursday, 9 July 2015

Time: 9.15am – 12.30pm

Cost: FREE

Morning Tea Provided

For more information and registration portal, visit


The Federal Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has released details of the National Stronger Regions Fund with applications accepted from 1 October until 28 November 2014. One billion dollars has been committed over five years from 2015-2016.

RDAI will conduct an information session on Tuesday 21 October from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at AiGroup, Level 1,166 Keira St, Wollongong.

You are invited to come along to find out more about how you might benefit from submitting an application under this program.

Funding is for capital projects (construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade, extension or enhancement of existing infrastructure). Grant funding must be matched in cash on at least a dollar for dollar basis.

Local Government and incorporated not-for-profits are eligible for grants between $20,000 and $10 million and with completion by 31 December 2019. Projects should deliver ongoing economic benefit to the region and support areas of disadvantage.

For guidelines and application go to

For further media coverage go to

Contact David Muscio at RDA Illawarra on 4227 4500 or e mail to indicate your interest in attending.