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The $100,000 Uralla Grants program was set up to share the benefits of the New England Solar Farm with the Uralla Shire, Dangarsleigh and Kellys Plains communities.

The program is part of the Community Benefit Sharing Initiative and is funded by UPC\AC Renewables Australia. Members of a local Community Reference Group helped design the grants program and oversee the selection of successful applications.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for local community projects or initiatives, allocated via two funding rounds.

The first round of grant funding was awarded to 14 local projects which provided support for health and sporting services, local indigenous and non-indigenous historical awareness, environmental education, and community events.

Learn more about our successful Uralla Grants round one program.

Uralla Grants second round projects

The second round of funding under the Uralla Grants program has been awarded to 12 local projects covering tree planting, community events and upgrades to local schools, pre-schools, sporting and aged care facilities.

The successful projects were selected by the Community Reference Group to share $50,000 in funding.

The projects and events will be delivered over the next 12 months.

Read more about the successful round two projects

Uralla Grants Round 2 recipients
Uralla Grants Second Round Recipients

Uralla Grant Guidelines

Uralla Grants are available to any individual, community organisation or business that is a resident of the defined community area map. This area is comprised of the Uralla Shire Council area along with areas of Dangarsleigh and Kellys Plains within five kilometers of the New England Solar Farm project site.

​Please read the Uralla Grants guidelines prior to completing your grant application.

Uralla Grants Defined Area. To check if you are located in the defined area email urallagrants@upc-ac.com

How to apply for Uralla Grants

Once you have read the Uralla Grants guidelines, you can complete a grant application form.

Download the form and carefully complete each section.

Uralla Grants application form

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Once completed, please scan and return your application to: urallagrants@upc-ac.com

​You can also provide your form in person or by post to the New England Solar Farm Uralla office at 96B Bridge Street, Uralla, 2358

​You will be notified as soon as we have received your application.

For more information contact:


1300 250 479

Or keep in touch via our Uralla Grants Facebook page