South Australia’s regional communities will get a $5 million boost with the next round of the Regional Growth Fund to unlock economic activity and create jobs.

The Regional Growth Fund is for $160 million over 10 years to support South Australian projects that help drive economic growth and strengthen regional communities.

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham said applicants are able to seek grants from $50,000 up to $2 million in the fourth round of funding.

Funding in the competitive pool are local government bodies, Incorporated Associations, Registered Charities/Company Limited by Guarantee, cooperatives and business clusters of two or more non-associated organisations who are sharing financial commitment to the project.

Applications close on Monday 12 July 2021.

More details about the Regional Growth Fund can be found online: Regional Growth Fund

The Regional Development Strategy and details of key regional projects are available on the Our Regions Matter website at: