Apply Now For Trust Grants To Make Fishing Better!

Got an idea to improve the fishing in your local area? Now’s the time to turn your ideas into reality!

The NSW Recreational Fishing Trust Grants are now open, meaning you can apply for funding for projects and initiatives. These grants are open to anyone, including fishing clubs and organisations, universities, councils, community groups and individuals.

The good news is it’s easy to apply! Any idea which aims to benefit recreational fishing in NSW is worth considering. If you’d like to discuss your ideas – or even if you don’t know where to start – just call us on (02) 4916 3835 or email us We will be happy to help! Guidelines and the application form can be found here. The friendly team at NSW DPI Fisheries can also work with you to help develop your application if needed.

Types of community projects that have been funded in previous years include fishing platforms, fish cleaning tables, kayak launching platforms, access upgrades, safety infrastructure and a range of other angling facilities. Other projects include fishing workshops and clinics including teaching kids and adults how to fish, fishing for therapy, schools fishing education, projects to increase participation in recreational fishing and other fishing club events to promote fishing.

Don’t delay – the closing date for funding applications is 30 October, 2020.

We look forward to working with you to make fishing better!

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