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.

Community Awareness Grants

The Australian Government is providing up to $450,000 in Community Awareness Grants for community-based initiatives that encourage more Australians to say “yes” to organ and tissue donation.

Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants program

Funding of between $100,000 and $3 million is available under Round 11 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants program, which provides funding for short-term, industry-led research collaborations.

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.

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.

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.

Australia Council

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

Please check the website for current grants opportunities.

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.

Driver Reviver Site Upgrade Program

Owners of Driver Reviver locations across the nation can now apply for a share of $7.3 million in Australian Government funding to upgrade their life-saving rest sites.

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.

National Science Week

Organisations and individuals in Victoria with ideas for exciting National Science Week events for next year 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.

Recycling Modernisation Fund

The Traceability Grants Program encourages applications from farming groups, research organisations and other eligible industry bodies in the regional Victoria for grants to support projects that enhance traceability in the agricultural produce supply chain.

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.