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.

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

Category

Indigenous Education

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

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.

Indian Ocean Territories Marine Parks Grants

Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Open

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

This grant opportunity will support local community groups and organisations, industry and research organisations to engage in the management, protection, conservation and promotion of Indian Ocean Territories Marine Parks.

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection process

Open

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 peacekeeping operations.

Closed grants

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Economic Pathways to Refugee Integration Grants to Social Enterprises

Category

Settlement Services

The grant opportunity seeks to support economic participation focused social enterprises to increase the rate of employment for refugees and humanitarian entrants with lower skill levels and low English language proficiency.

City-Country Partnerships

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

The City-Country Partnerships program invites applications from suitable organisations to develop formal partnerships between high performing independent schools and remote schools with a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The successful delivery organisation will develop and oversee partnerships designed to improve student outcomes and attendance rates and improve the quality of operational management, principal leadership and increase the reach of effective teacher practices.

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

Category

Business Development

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.

Emerging Priorities Program (EPP)

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

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.

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

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.

Improving Market Transparency in Perishable Agricultural Industries

Category

Business Development

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.

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

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

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.

Supporting Agricultural Showmen and Women Program – Showground Rental Relief

Category

Business Development

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.

NAIDOC Local Grants Program

Category

Indigenous Communities

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.

Australia’s Disability Strategy – National Disability Conference Initiative

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

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.

Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants

Category

Climate Change

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. 

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.

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