Heritage Tourism Grants Program in Australia
The National Parks and Wildlife Service is accepting applications for the Heritage Tourism Grants Program to accelerate the development of heritage tourism experiences and stimulate investment into heritage places.
Grants of up to $50,000 will support projects that enable the activation and use of State Heritage-listed Places, Local Heritage-listed Places or State Heritage areas for tourism purposes. These grants will be provided on a matched funding basis.
Applicants can apply for funding from $1,000 to $50,000 (excluding GST).
The maximum grant period is 12 months after execution of the grant agreement.
What type of projects are eligible for funding?
Eligible projects will contribute to development of heritage tourism experiences and invest in heritage places or areas to enable the activation and use of State or Local heritage listed places or areas for tourism purposes. Projects might include:
Construction of facilities and/or significant enhancements to existing buildings or structures, to create unique and high impact visitor experiences.
Adaptive projects to buildings or structures that result in improved access, visitor engagement with heritage assets and stories, and increased opportunities for tourism.
New or enhanced visitor experience products supported by professional documentation e.g. concept design, interpretation plan.
Owners or lessees of State or Local Heritage Places listed in the South Australian Heritage Places Database
Owners or lessees of businesses or properties operating or seeking to operate in a State Heritage Area listed in the South Australian Heritage Places Database
Licensees/lessees of State Government Owned Heritage Places listed in the South Australian Heritage Places Database
Applicants must be a legal entity with an ABN (sole trader, partnership, company or trust)
For more information, visit https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/park-management/improving-sa-national-parks/nbt-co-investment-fund/small-grants