Grants

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.

Open Grants

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Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Inclusion Round (Inclusion Round)

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Grant Category

Housing and Homelessness Crisis Accommodation

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Inclusion Round provides capital grants to fund the building, renovation or purchase of new emergency accommodation for women & children experiencing violence. The Round will focus on First Nations women & children, women & children from a CALD backgrounds, and women & children with disability.

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National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 1

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Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

The National Justice Reinvestment Program aims to reduce contact with the criminal justice system and incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and young people through support for place-based and community-led justice reinvestment initiatives across Australia.

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Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program – Round 1

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Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

This opportunity aims to prevent and reduce contact with the justice system for First Nations adults and young people through place-based, community-led crime prevention initiatives, measures relating to treatment of drug and alcohol addiction, or diversionary measures relating to illegal drug use.

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Information, Linkages and Capacity Building – Individual Capacity Building Grant Opportunity

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Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Information, Linkages and Capacity Building program provides funding to organisations to deliver projects in the community to help all Australians with disability, their families and carers benefit from more inclusive, accessible and connected communities.

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Keeping Women Safe in their Homes (KWSITH) Queensland

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Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Australian Government is inviting Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) via a restricted process to apply to deliver services under the Keeping Women Safe in their Homes (KWSITH) Queensland from January 2024 to 30 June 2027.

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Community Language Schools Grants Program

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Grant Category

Multiculturalism

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Home Affairs

The Community Language Schools Grants Program (CLS) will strengthen the cohesion and prosperity of Australia’s successful multicultural society by supporting more young Australians to acquire a second language.

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Information, Linkages and Capacity Building – Social and Community Participation Grant Opportunity

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Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Information, Linkages and Capacity Building program provides funding to organisations to deliver projects in the community to help all Australians with disability, their families and carers benefit from more inclusive, accessible and connected communities.

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Disability Worker COVID-19 Leave Grant

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Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

Submission period 2 - opens 3 October 2023 and closes 9:00pm 6 November 2023.
This grant allows reimbursement to National Disability Scheme (NDIS) providers, including registered and unregistered NDIS providers and sole traders, that make payment to eligible staff when they have a COVID-19 infection and no or insufficient sick leave.

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Our Marine Parks Grants - Round 4

Our marine parks

Grant Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

This grant opportunity will support Australian Marine Park users, particularly First Nations peoples, to maintain Traditional Owners cultural knowledge and sites; enhance their capacity to engage in marine park management; support evidence-based decision making; and improve ecosystem health.

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Support Plantation Establishment 2023–24 (Round 1, Batches 1, 2 and 3)

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Grant Category

Business Development

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This grant supports the establishment of new long-rotation plantation forests and assists the sector in responding to the projected growth in demand for local timber resources, increasing domestic timber supply and helping to reduce Australia’s carbon emissions by storing the carbon in timber.

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Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

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Grant Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program aims to commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australia’s defence personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations, and their families.

Closed Grants

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Destination Australia Program 2024 (Round 5)

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Grant Category

Higher Education Vocational Education

The Destination Australia grant opportunity aims to attract and support international and domestic students to study in regional Australia; increase the sustainability and growth of regional tertiary education providers and communities and offer students a high quality learning experience in regional Australia.

Please note this application process is for eligible tertiary education providers only and is not for students who wish to apply for a scholarship in 2024.

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Veteran Employment Program Recruitment Advisory Service for Employers of Veterans

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Grant Category

Veterans

The purpose of the Program is to provide practical and long-lasting advice and support for employers with a view to facilitating increased veteran employment opportunities.

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Veteran Recognition of Prior Learning – Tertiary Support

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Grant Category

Veterans

The purpose of the grant program is to support veterans seeking to start in tertiary education by supporting Australian universities to provide several initiatives to enable a smoother transition from ADF service.

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National Priority Research Fund: Supporting National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032

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Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

The National Priority Research Fund program will build the evidence base required to support the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032 and its subsequent Action Plans.

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Community Child Care Fund – Establishing Child Care in Limited Supply Areas

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Grant Category

Child Care

The Grant Opportunity aims to assist eligible early childhood education and care (ECEC) providers to establish new centre based day care and family day care services. It is targeted to disadvantaged communities in regional and remote areas to give children greater access to quality ECEC.

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Marking (First World War) Private Graves Grants Program

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Grant Category

Veterans

Throughout Australia, individuals and groups are working to identify private unmarked graves of First World War veterans, and marking these graves to recognise their service. This grant program contributes to the cost of establishing a grave marker on currently unmarked private graves.