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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Australian Marine Parks - Electronic and Vessel Monitoring Systems Assistance Program

Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

The Electronic and Vessel Monitoring Systems Assistance Program (the program) is the final component of the Fisheries Assistance and User Engagement Package announced by the Australian Government on 1 July 20 View grant

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants

Category

Social Inclusion

The Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to apply to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities View grant

Strong and Resilient Communities Activity (SARC) – Cashless Debit Card (CDC) Support Services

Category

Employment Services

The SARC CDC Support Services grant opportunity aims to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people on pathways to self-reliance and empowerment through local community-driven solutions that strengthen economic participation. View grant

Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) 2021–22

Category

Legal Services

The Australian Government is inviting legal aid commissions to apply for grant funding under the Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) 2021–22 program. View grant

National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities

Category

Farming

The Australian Government is offering grants valued between $100,000 and $250,000 over 2 years for Soil Extension Activities. This is the last round of Smart Farms Small Grants, with the focus on supporting the National Soil Strategy and Ag2030 goals. View grant

Disability and Carers Program: Sport4All Expansion

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

The Sport4All Expansion grant opportunity is part of the Department of Social Services’ Disability and Carers Program. The program provides support to people with disabilities and carers to actively participate in community and economic life. View grant

Disability and Carers Program - Disability Inclusive Health Practices grant opportunity

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

The Disability Inclusive Health Practices grant opportunity is part of the Department of Social Services’ Disability and Carers Program. The program provides support to people with disabilities and carers to actively participate in community and economic life. View grant

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program: Large Grants

Category

Water Resources

The Large Grants round of the Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program is providing grants between $100,001 to $2,000,000 to applicants, including farmers, community groups and local councils, to undertake projects to restore the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin.  View grant

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program: Small Grants (Round 2)

Category

Water Resources

Round 2 of the Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program (Small Grants) will provide grants between $5,000 and $100,000 to community groups and farmers to undertake projects to improve the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in Murray–Darling Basin. View grant

Redress Support Services

Category

Community Development

The Redress Support Services program aims to provide timely access to trauma informed and culturally appropriate community-based services to support people’s engagement with the National Redress Scheme. View grant

Future Drought Fund - Drought Resilience Innovation Expression of Interest (EOI) and Grants Program

Category

Agriculture

These grants will support innovative projects that equip farmers and agricultural-dependent communities and businesses with the tools and capacity to adapt, reorganise, transition and/or transform in preparation for drought conditions.  View grant

Legal advice service supporting the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Category

Legal Services

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a targeted competitive process to apply to deliver legal advice services under Program 1.4 Justice Services in 2021–22 and 2022–23. View grant

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