Community Sponsorships and Donations

Fourth round applications are open until 6:00pm (AEST) 31 January 2020.

Inland Rail is committed to supporting communities along the alignment, by making voluntary financial contributions to eligible community groups running events, projects and activities which contribute to local and regional prosperity, well-being and sustainability.

Financial requests between $1,000 and $4,000 will be considered from eligible community organisations.

There are four annual open rounds.

For projects, events, activities commencing:
Round opens:
Round closes:
June to August
1 February each year30 April each year
September to November1 May each year31 July each year
December to February1 August each year31 October each year
March to May1 November each year31 January each year


How to apply

Please refer to the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations Program Guidelines for information about the Program, eligibility requirements, application and assessment processes and terms and conditions of funding.

All applications must be made using the Program’s application form.

More information

Please refer to the FAQs or email IRCommunitySponsorships@artc.com.au.

Fourth round applications are open until 6:00pm (AEST) 31 January 2020.

Inland Rail is committed to supporting communities along the alignment, by making voluntary financial contributions to eligible community groups running events, projects and activities which contribute to local and regional prosperity, well-being and sustainability.

Financial requests between $1,000 and $4,000 will be considered from eligible community organisations.

There are four annual open rounds.

For projects, events, activities commencing:
Round opens:
Round closes:
June to August
1 February each year30 April each year
September to November1 May each year31 July each year
December to February1 August each year31 October each year
March to May1 November each year31 January each year


How to apply

Please refer to the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations Program Guidelines for information about the Program, eligibility requirements, application and assessment processes and terms and conditions of funding.

All applications must be made using the Program’s application form.

More information

Please refer to the FAQs or email IRCommunitySponsorships@artc.com.au.