Grants

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We are making updates to make it easier for you to apply for grants.

Important Information

The Community Grants Hub system will be unavailable from 8:00 pm Saturday 29 January 2022 to 12.00 pm Sunday 30 January 2022 AEDT.

Submission of grant applications should take place outside the outage period.

Please note that there are different selection processes available. More information is available on the Selection Processes page.

The outcome of all grants awarded and funding rounds, including direct rounds, are published on GrantConnect no later than 21 working days after the grant agreement takes effect, in accordance with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines 2017.

GrantConnect is the Australian Government’s centralised grants information system. It is the authoritative source for grants information.

Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days (Round 2) – AgShows and Field Days

Category

Business Development

Closing Date & Time

The purpose of the grant program is to provide operational support for agricultural show societies and organisers of agricultural field days that were forced to cancel their events scheduled in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. View grant

Emerging Priorities Program (EPP)

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

Closing Date & Time

The objective of this grant opportunity is to fund projects that assist school communities to respond to emerging priorities in school education, including recovery from COVID-19. View grant

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC): Economic and Community Participation Program Building Employer Confidence and Inclusion in Disability Grant Opportunity

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

This grant aims to build the confidence and ability of employers to hire, support and retain employees with disability and create inclusive workplaces by breaking down attitudinal barriers about people with disability. View grant

Improving Market Transparency in Perishable Agricultural Industries

Category

Business Development

Closing Date & Time

The intended outcome of the program is to improve market transparency in perishable agriculture goods industries by funding projects which generate knowledge, technologies, products or processes which aim to achieve this outcome. View grant

Quality Outcomes - Civics and Citizenship Program - National History Challenge 2021–2024

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

Closing Date & Time

The National History Challenge (the Challenge) is an annual national competition providing opportunities for students to research, investigate and interpret their community, own or world history using primary and secondary sources. View grant

Supporting Agricultural Showmen and Women Program – Showground Rental Relief

Category

Business Development

Closing Date & Time

The purpose of the Showground Rental Relief grant is to support the resilience and sustainability of travelling show businesses and the agricultural shows they service. It recognises the disruptions caused by COVID-19. View grant

NAIDOC Local Grants Program

Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

The 2022 NAIDOC Local Grants funding round aims to support activities being held during NAIDOC Week 2022 (3 - 10 July 2022) that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, achievements and continuing contributions to our country and society. View grant

Australia’s Disability Strategy – National Disability Conference Initiative

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

The National Disability Conference Initiative provides funding of up to $10,000 to conference organisers to help people with disability participate in nationally focused, disability related, conferences held in Australia. View grant

Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants

Category

Climate Change

Closing Date & Time

The objective of the grants is to implement various on-ground ecosystem restoration activities, and demonstrate how these lead to measured climate, biodiversity and livelihood benefits.  View grant

Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2021-22

Category

Farming

Closing Date & Time

The grant program aims to improve access for industry-identified priority uses of agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals. View grant

Soil Science Challenge

Category

Scientific Research

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government is inviting applications for new projects that add to Australia’s soil health knowledge and address soil-related research priorities: soil carbon dynamics; soil hydrology; soil biology and nutrients; or soil/root interface. View grant

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program aims to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people around the country in a range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

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Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) Program

Category

Veterans

The objective of the Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing. View grant

Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) Grants Program

Category

Veterans

The Supporting Younger Veterans program provides grants to ex-service organisations and their partners to deliver services for the younger veterans’ community that build capacity for the future.  The grants also help raise awareness of the issues faced by the younger veterans’ community. View grant

Disability and Carer Support - National Disability Advocacy Program

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

This grant opportunity (2022–23 to 2024–25 financial years) will contribute to the achievement of Outcome 3: Disability and Carers – Program 3.1.2: Disability and Carer Support, of the Department’s Portfolio Budget Statement.  View grant

Disability and Carer Support - National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals Program

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

This grant opportunity (2022–23 to 2024–25 financial years) will contribute to the achievement of Outcome 3: Disability and Carers – Program 3.1.2: Disability and Carer Support, of the Department’s Portfolio Budget Statement.  View grant

Future Drought Fund: Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Grants Program

Category

Drought

The Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes grants program is an open and competitive grant opportunity, to trial and demonstrate how scaling of particular practices (or combinations of practices) to improve management of natural capital can build drought resilience. View grant

Sponsorship of the Young Australian of the Year Award: 2022-25

Category

Civics and Citizenship

The Young Australian of the Year Award is a category of the Australian of the Year Awards. It is Australia’s peak award recognising the tremendous and important contributions that young people make to Australian society. The Award recognises the inspirational and exceptional efforts of young people. View grant

AgUP Program – 2022 (Round 1)

Category

Business Development

This opportunity will support co-funded industry-led (agriculture, fisheries and forestry) initiatives aimed at supporting jobs and retaining the Australian workforce by building skills, establishing and enhancing career progression pathways and mentoring opportunities.  View grant

Future Drought Fund Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program – Proof-of-Concept Grants

Category

Agriculture

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a targeted competitive process to apply for funding under the Future Drought Fund, Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program. Invited organisations were selected following an Expression of Interest round. View grant

Future Drought Fund Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program – Innovation Grants

Category

Agriculture

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a targeted competitive process to apply for funding under the Future Drought Fund, Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program. Invited organisations were selected following an Expression of Interest round. View grant

Australian Biological Resources Study: National Taxonomy Research Grant Program (Round 3)

Category

Scientific Research

The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to contribute towards outcomes under the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Program 1.2: Environmental Informat View grant

Enhance and expand legal assistance services for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse

Category

Legal Services

The grant opportunity will improve outcomes for vulnerable people facing disadvantage by ensuring their access to legal representation and associated services. Funding will be provided under 2 streams. View grant

Our Marine Parks Grants – Round 3

Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

This grant opportunity will support community organisations, Indigenous communities and industry to engage in the management, protection and conservation of Australian Marine Parks. View grant

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