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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Digital Literacy for Older Australians (Be Connected) – National Network Manager and Grants Funding Administrator

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Grant Category

Literacy and Numeracy Support

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Be Connected program aims to improve the digital skills, confidence and online safety of people aged over 50 in Australia, when using digital technology.
This grant opportunity is for a National Network Manager and Grants Funding Administrator to deliver the Be Connected program.

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Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 (Round 2, Batches 1 and 2)

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Grant Category

Agriculture

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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Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2024-25

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2024-25 grant image

Grant Category

Veterans

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) program supports the role of ex-service organisation (ESO) wellbeing and compensation advocates, who provide advice and assistance to the veteran and defence communities.

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Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program – Round 2

2023-1895 - Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program - Round 1 image

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Open non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

Successful initiatives under this opportunity will prevent and reduce Central Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ contact with the criminal justice system through place-based, community led measures to prevent crime, treat drug and alcohol addiction or address illegal drug use.

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National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 2

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 2 image

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEST

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 of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and young people through support for place-based and community-led justice reinvestment initiatives across Australia.

Expansion of the Community Child Care Fund-Restricted (CCCFR) non-competitive grant opportunity (for specified services)

Grant Category

Indigenous Education

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Education

The CCCFR expansion program aims to establish new early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in mainly remote and very remote areas to increase participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in culturally appropriate ECEC.

Closed Grants

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National Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) Training for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities and Faith Leaders

Religion, bible study and woman Christian learning about God, Lord and Jesus in an office

Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The purpose of this grant is to fund a large multicultural organisation to engage and train CALD communities and faith leaders to take a role in changing attitudes in their community to prevent FDSV and work alongside specialist FDSV services.

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Healthy Masculinities Trial and Evaluation (Healthy MaTE)

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Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

The Healthy MaTE grant opportunity is a prevention project and is intended is to help provide school-aged boys and young men with greater understanding of ways to have healthy relationships with masculinity, as well as to develop healthi

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National Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) Workforce Survey

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Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

This grant opportunity seeks an organisation to undertake a national FDSV workforce survey. To build sector capacity to support people who experience gender based violence, there needs to be an understanding of the nature, size and current capabilities of the workforce.

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National Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) Workforce Education on Abuse of Older People

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Grant Category

Family and Domestic Violence

This grant opportunity seeks to engage a specialist organisation to develop education and awareness raising materials targeted at workers delivering support to older people in their home. This will enable workers to provide high quality support and intervention where there are instances of FDSV.

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Protection (subclass 866) Visa Legal Assistance

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Grant Category

Legal Services

Provision of Government-funded specialist legal assistance at the primary Protection (subclass 866) visa (Protection visa) processing stage including provision of immigration advice, visa application assistance and community outreach.

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Social Enterprise Development Initiative: Education and Mentoring Coordinator

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Grant Category

Community Development

The $11.6 million Social Enterprise Development Initiative (SEDI) will run over 3 years from 2023–24 to 2025–26, and will appoint an Education and Mentoring Coordinator to establish an online Social Enterprise Information and Connection Hub. The Hub will support the broader social enterprise sector to help build sector knowledge and skills.