Hay Inc is proudly funded by NSW Government in association with Hay Inc Key Partner Australian Wool Innovation. Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) delivered startup funding to assist with the establishment of Hay Inc in 2014. AWI is a key partner in the program committed funding to Hay Inc until 2025. AWI also assists with the introduction to shearing and shed management and sheep classing part of the training program.
Donations and in kind support has been received from businesses and rural enterprises in the Hay district. Including TA Field “Wyvern” Carrathool. Training also takes place at Cannon Family “Rosevale” Hay, Gibson Family “Croidon” Hay, Paraway “Steam Plains” Conargo, Rutledge Family “Yeadon” Hay, Ives Family “Glencoe” Hay, Australian Food & Agriculture Company “Burrabogie” Hay, Hay Field Station, Rollinson Family “Goolgumbla” Conargo, Ireson Family “Belmont” Booligal, McGufficke Family “Bunumburt” Oxley, Houston Family “Benduck” Hay, Shear Outback Hay, Ryan Family "Curragh" Oxley and Les Lewis Mobile Repairs Hay.
NSW Department of Primary Industries through their TOCAL and Murrumbidgee Rural Studies Centre has also assisted with the training assessment of the rural education program, with funding through State Training Services.
TAFE Hay also assists with First Aid Training.
NSW Stud Merino Breeders Trust have supported Hay Inc through sponsorship of the Hay Alumni Network and the Future Merino Breeder Scholarship.
Riverina Local Land Services assist with Lamb health training and have supported with a corporate social responsibility grant to incorporate Natural Resource Management into the training. Westchester from Nuveen grant for storage container. Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants Program funding. Coopers Animal Health and Allflex Intelligence. NSW Government Stronger Country Communities Fund. Regional Community Grant; Engie Community Grant.
Hay Inc continues to include a work placement opportunity as part of the program after successfully receiving funding for the ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grant from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal in 2015, to develop this part of the program. Most subject matter experts (trainers) volunteer their time along with committee members. Landholders in the Hay district have offered their properties, livestock and equipment for training purposes, as well as donations to the entity.