Successful projects – Round three 2017
The third round of Community Road Safety Grants closed on 23 July 2017. All applications were assessed by a panel of representatives from Transport for NSW and Roads and Maritime Services.
The successful applicants for round three are:
|Organisation||Project name / description|
|Anglicare North Coast||The Road to Freedom project (road safety workshop for newly arrived female refugees / humanitarian entrants) Coffs Harbour|
|Anglicare North Coast||The Road to Freedom project (road safety workshop for newly arrived female refugees / humanitarian entrants) Richmond Tweed|
|Australasian College of Road Safety – NSW Chapter||Road safety seminar series|
|Australian Road Safety Foundation||Learner Driver Program for Disengaged Youth on the Tweed Coast Pilot Program|
|Australian Road Safety Foundation||Senior Driver Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Central Coast Community Keeping Safe Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Hawkesbury Community Keeping Safe Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Hunter Community Keeping Safe Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Penrith Community Keeping Safe Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Tamworth Community Keeping Safe Program|
|Blue Datto Foundation Ltd||Western Sydney Peer Keeping Safe Program|
|CareSouth||Learner Driver Mentoring Program|
|Civic Disability Services||Civic road safety training|
|Fighting Chance Australia||Increasing road safety awareness for young adults with a disability|
Foster Care Angels Inc
|Safer driving courses for young people in care|
|Georgina Josephine Foundation||Radio Campaign, "Check the driveway’|
|Great Community Transport Incorporated||Bikes on Buses|
|Gulgong Liquor Accord Night Rider||Night Rider|
|Jubilee Community Services Inc||Seniors Driver and Pedestrian Education|
|Kidsafe NSW||Keeping our kids safe on the roads: focusing on CALD communities|
|Kidsafe NSW||Keeping our mob’s kids safe on roads: Aboriginal communities program|
|Kootingal and District preschool Inc||Road safety track|
|La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council||La Perouse Aboriginal Mission Road Safety Project|
|Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation Ltd (LBDF)||LBDF Road Safety Education Campaign (incl. Holiday Time Road Safety)|
|Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative Ltd||Drive for safety and success in Campbelltown|
|Metro Assist Inc||New Drivers Safety Education|
|Northside Community Forum Limited||Road Safety Training for Persons Living with a Disability|
|NSW State Emergency Service||CareFlight MediSim Trauma Care Workshop delivery to SES|
|Participate Australia Ltd||Road safety program for people with intellectual disability|
|Passion of Welfare Incorporated Association||Develop and increase awareness of road safety in South Asian community|
|Rotary Club of Woolgoolga Inc||Youth driver awareness day|
|SCARF Incorporated||Drive Safe Empower Project – driver education and mentoring for refugee youth|
|Shellharbour Aboriginal Community Youth Association (SACYA)||SACYA Road Safety Program|
|STEER Project||Voluntary Breath Testing - VBT|
|Survive The Ride Association of NSW||Under the Radar rider safety workshops|
|Sydney Riders||Sydney Riders - Motorcycle Safety Program|
|The Reach Foundation||Fused in the Hunter|
|URBANO||Stop at the Dots|
|Youthsafe||Capacity building for Learner Driver Mentor Programs|
Successful applicants have been contacted in writing and offered funding based on their proposals. Unsuccessful applicants are advised and given feedback where required.
When the next round of Community Road Safety Grants open in the first half of 2018, full details will be published on this page. To register for future updates, email Community Road Safety Grants
Local road safety projects
The Community Road Safety Grants Program allows community groups across NSW the opportunity to deliver local safety projects. Locally run projects will help increase road safety awareness and support safer road use. Community grants will create opportunities that:
- Allow community organisations to develop road safety projects in their local areas in partnership with other local groups
- Encourage safer road user behaviour and reduce road trauma
- Contribute to achieving targets in the NSW Road Safety Strategy 2012-2021 for reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Grants of up to $5000 are available for road safety projects that involve community engagement. These projects should improve road safety awareness in local communities.
Larger grants of up to $30,000 are also available. Detailed project plans will need to be provided for these grants, showing expenditure, project stages and time frames.
Transport for NSW will award up to $1.6million in grants over four years.
Community projects should align with the internationally recognised safe system approach. This approach takes a holistic view of the road transport system and the interactions among the main components within the system. These include the road users, roads, roadsides, vehicles and travel speeds, which all have a role within the system to help keep people safe.
Applications made as part of the program must be evidence-based, using research or best-practice principles. They must address local issues, targeting specific groups or problems, and align with the NSW Road Safety Strategy 2012-2021
Transport for NSW will fund NSW community based organisations. Applications for grants that may impact upon road infrastructure will be subject to approval by Roads and Maritime Services or local council before being granted.
Proposals need to demonstrate a road safety issue and propose an effective project concept to address the problem. Proposals will be assessed using standard assessment criteria, outlined in the Guidelines for applicants (PDF, 117Kb).
The following types of organisations are ineligible to apply:
- Research organisations
- NSW Government departments
- Local councils (TfNSW already funds the Local Government Road Safety Program)
- Road safety education programs targeting students or teachers in government and non-government schools (TfNSW already funds the education sectors with the Road Safety Education Program)
- Schools (TfNSW funds the education sectors for road safety education programs)
- Projects that already receive funding from TfNSW
Funding is not available for:
- Salary costs of staff to manage the project implementation
- Infrastructure already managed by councils or Roads and Maritime.
How to apply
Application forms will be available here when applications are open. All proposals must be submitted using our application forms, with no sections left blank. The forms identify where any supporting documentation needs to be included.
Those applying for larger grants should discuss their proposal before submission to ensure the project aligns with NSW Government road safety principles.
Forms and information
- Guidelines for applicants (PDF, 117Kb)
- Application form - Grants up to $5000 (PDF, 170Kb)
- Application form - Grants up to $30,000 (PDF, 176Kb)
- Funding agreement (PDF, 307Kb)
- Letter of offer (PDF, 86KB)
We can help
For help with your application, contact our Community Road Safety Grants team:
Phone: (02) 8265 7372