Financial reporting and subsidy applications

To receive the 2022/23 State Government subsidies all councils must complete the following forms:

  • Statement of library operations
  • Narrative statement
  • Subsidy application
  • Local priority grant application

Financial reporting forms

All councils (except Murray River) must complete:
Statement of library operations form A Excel spreadsheet: save and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Narrative statement Word document: save and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Application for library subsidy Word document: print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Local priority grant Word document: print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Executive or administrative council of a regional library service must also complete:

Statement of library operations form B
to be filled out by the executive or administrative council of a regional library service, on behalf of the regional library service

Excel spreadsheet: save and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Murray River Council must complete:
Statement of library operations form A: Murray River Council Excel spreadsheet: save and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Narrative statement Word document: save and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Application for library subsidy Word document: print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au
Local priority grant Word document: print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au

Please save each form separately. Do not combine as one PDF. This makes it difficult to process the forms.

All forms are to be filled out and emailed to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au by Friday 7 October 2022

The Financial Reporting Manual defines and outlines reporting requirements.

Acquittal of local priority grants is by sample. The State Library will contact you if you need to acquit your project.

If you have any enquiries about the manual, application forms or the funding arrangements please email Samantha Mantakoun, Administrative Officer, Public Library Services or Kate O’Grady, Consultant, Public Library Services.