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

Biosecurity Business Grants – Round 2

Biosecurity Business Grants – Round 2

Biosecurity Business Grants – Round 2

Grant Category

Indigenous Employment and Business

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Biosecurity Business Grants program aims to provide funding to support Indigenous business opportunities relating to biosecurity activities in northern Australia.

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities

Grant Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply to deliver projects under the Family and Communities Program’s Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities grant round from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2025.
These grants aim to support equity and opportunity for Australian communities through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment.

Developing the cultural awareness and trauma responsive skills and capabilities of the child and family sector workforce

Developing the cultural awareness and trauma responsive skills and capabilities of the child and family sector workforce

Developing the cultural awareness and trauma responsive skills and capabilities of the child and family sector workforce

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The grant aims to develop the cultural awareness and trauma responsiveness of the child and family sector organisations and workforce engaged through the Department of Social Services’ grants funding.

Services for People with Disabilities

Disability Youth Leadership

Services for People with Disabilities

Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

The Department of Social Services

The Disability Youth Leadership Initiative grant opportunity will link skilled young people with disability and employers to develop their leadership and progress their career aspirations.

2021-7986 – Specialist Elder Abuse Services

Specialist Elder Abuse Services

2021-7986 – Specialist Elder Abuse Services

Grant Category

Social Support

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

This grant opportunity aims to improve the government’s knowledge of and expand its options to respond to elder abuse in a variety of forms. The Specialist Elder Abuse Services will build upon the Elder Abuse Service Trials that commenced in 2018–19.

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, 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.

Closed Grants

Grants in Aid 2022–23

Grant Category

Veterans

The Grants in Aid 2022-23 program is only open to national ex-service organisations (ESOs) by invitation, and aims to fund discrete projects or activities by national ESOs that address a specific problem or issue and achieve a clear benefit to the ex-service and Defence community.

Justice Policy Partnership

Grant Category

Legal Services

The purpose of the Justice Policy Partnership is to develop a joined-up approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice policy, with a focus on reducing adult and youth incarceration.

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2022–23

Grant Category

Veterans

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

Foundation Partner for a National Centre for Place-Based Collaboration (Nexus Centre)

Grant Category

Community Development

This grant is intended to fund a ‘Foundation Partner’ to deliver the first phase of work required to inform the establishment of a National Centre for Place-Based Collaboration (Nexus Centre).

The Nexus Centre is envisaged to be an independent, non-government entity that will work with and across governments, communities and other stakeholders around Australia to support and amplify the effects of existing and emerging place-based initiatives.

Native Title Officer Scheme

Grant Category

Legal Services

The purpose of the Native Title Officer Scheme is to provide funding as a contribution towards salary costs for native title officers.

National Bench Book on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and the Legal System Program

Grant Category

Legal Services

The Bench Book will be a practical and readily-accessible resource for judicial officers and legal professionals providing justice and legal assistance services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal and civil justice systems.