The Australian Government offers a wide range of grant opportunities across all sectors of the economy. Some of the key grant programs are listed below but please note that this is not a complete list.

In order to ensure you are kept up to date with grant opportunities for your organisation, you can register at GrantConnect – the Australian Government’s central grants portal – by going to

You may also want to subscribe to regular updates at the Australian Government’s Community Grants Hub and at Support for Businesses in Australia.

Community Grants Hub

Subscribe to regular updates at the Australian Government’s Community Grants Hub.

Be Connected program

Older residents in regional Victoria will be encouraged to bridge the digital divide through a new government investment to help senior Australians remain connected with friends and family online and learn new skills.


In order to ensure you are kept up to date with grant opportunities for your organisation, you can register at GrantConnect, the Australian Government’s central grants portal.

Government Business Grants

Here you’ll find the latest business grants where you can search for what might be most appropriate for your enterprise.

Agricultural Shows and Field Days

The Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program will provide operational support for agricultural shows societies and organisers of agricultural field days that cancel their scheduled show or agricultural field days in 2020 because of COVID-19.


The Office for the Arts has a range of funding programs to support Australia’s arts community.

Please check the website for all the current opportunities.

Australia Council

The Australia Council for the Arts offers a range of arts grant rounds.

Please check the website for current grants opportunities.

Drought Resilience

Through the adoption of new technology and innovative practices, this program will deliver a range of on-ground outcomes achieving benefits that meet farmers’ priorities and contribute to landscape-scale drought resilience in agriculture dependent communities.

Export Market Development Grants

Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises to market and promote their goods and services globally.

Smart Farms Small Grants

Eligible extension activities will be delivered to farmers, land managers and the wider network of farm advisers.

National Science Week

Organisations and individuals in Victoria with ideas for exciting National Science Week events are being encouraged to apply for a grant to make their idea a reality.

Saluting Their Service

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s servicemen and women in wars, conflicts and peace operations, and promote appreciation and understanding of the role that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

Stronger Communities Program

The Stronger Communities Program (SCP) provides grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to community organisations and local governments for small capital projects that deliver social benefits for local communities.

Check the website for more information and for updates on opportunities as they arise.