$4 Million in heritage funding available

Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson is encouraging owners and managers of local heritage items to consider applying for more than $4 million in funding for local conservation projects.

Ms Hodgkinson said the grants were designed to help communities rejuvenate and conserve their local heritage.

"I would urge all owners and managers of heritage items, local government and businesses, not-for-profit organisations and industry associations to consider applying for funding," she said.

There are two heritage funding programs open for application: $2.67 million in funding is available under the second round of Heritage Activation Grants program and $2 million is available under the first round of the Local Heritage Strategic Projects Program.

Applications under the Local Heritage Strategic Projects Program are open all year round and applications under the Heritage Activation program close on Monday April 21. Visit: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/Heritage/heritage-near-me-incentives.htm.