Grants

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 grants.gov.au.

You may also want to subscribe to regular updates at the Australian Government’s Community Grants Hub communitygrants.gov.au/grants.

For a broader range of state government, local council, business and philanthropic grants, you may want to review the Grants Hub which can be found at thegrantshub.com.au.

Community Grants Hub

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

How to apply: www.communitygrants.gov.au

GrantConnect

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.

How to apply: www.grants.gov.au

Government Business Grants

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

How to apply: business.gov.au/Grants-and-Programs

Arts

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.

How to apply: www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support

Australia Council

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

Please check the website for current grants opportunities.

How to apply: www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding

Building Better Regions Fund

The Building Better Regions Fund supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.

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

How to apply: www.regional.gov.au/regional/programs/building-better-regions-fund.aspx

Energy Efficient Communities Program

High energy using businesses will be supported by the Morrison Government to identify and capture energy efficiency opportunities that will help lower their power bills.

How to apply: www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-programs/energy-efficient-communities-program. 

Grant guidelines and application forms are available at business.gov.au, or by telephone on 13 28 46.

Regional Connectivity Program

The Program will provide targeted investment in local telco infrastructure projects to maximise economic and social opportunities in regional and remote communities across the country.

How to apply: www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=2B49171A-0AAE-D898-5B85979601DA97C0

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.

How to apply: www.dva.gov.au/about-us/overview/consultations-and-grants/grants-and-bursaries/saluting-their-service-commemorative

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.

How to apply: www.regional.gov.au/regional/programs/stronger-communities.aspx