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

Indian Ocean Territories Marine Parks Grants

Grant Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

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.

Children’s Contact Service – Additional Services

Grant Category

Child Health, Development and Wellbeing

The Children’s Contact Services grant opportunity aims to improve the wellbeing of Australian families, particularly families with children who are at risk of separating or have separated.

Mental Health Training Package for the Legal Assistance Sector

Grant Category

Mental Health

The objective of this program is to improve service delivery by the legal assistance sector to people experiencing mental health issues, or at risk of suicide. The online training package will be delivered nationally to all Commonwealth-funded legal assistance providers across Australia and their employees.

Women’s Leadership and Development Program: Lead and Succeed

Grant Category

Women

The Women’s Leadership and Development Program (WLDP) Lead and Succeed grant opportunity supports projects that improve outcomes for women in Australia in three key priority areas: women’s workforce participation; women’s leadership; and women’s safety.

Economic Pathways to Refugee Integration Grants to Social Enterprises

Grant 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

Grant 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.