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 and at Support for Businesses in Australia.

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.

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.

Building Better Regions Fund | Community Investments Stream

The Community Investments Stream will fund new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas. Infrastructure projects are not eligible under the Community Investments Stream.

Building Better Regions Fund | Infrastructure Projects Stream

The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports projects that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas. The projects can be either construction of new infrastructure or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure. The Infrastructure Projects Stream only supports investment ready projects.

Community Grants Hub

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

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.

Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) Program

The grant provides small/medium businesses up to $25,000 to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills.

Government Business Grants

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

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.

National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program

This Grant Opportunity will provide funding for a range of activities aimed at reducing suicide deaths and suicidal behaviour across the Australian population and particularly among at risk populations and communities.

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.