Grants

Please note there are different selection types available – direct, restricted and open. Direct selection processes are not published on this website or GrantConnect. More information on selection types is available on the Selection Types 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.

Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days Program

Category

Agriculture

Closing Date & Time

The program provides $39.025 million to support agricultural show societies and field day organisers that have cancelled their 2020 event due to COVID-19. The program is funded through the $1 billion COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund. View grant

Forestry Recovery Development Fund Program

Category

Rural Development

Closing Date & Time

The Forestry Recovery Development Fund Program will provide $40 million in assistance to the forestry industry to strengthen medium to long-term recovery from the 2019–20 bushfires. It will assist the forestry industry to invest in upgrades to existing manufacturing lines, as well as diversification and innovation to produce value-added wood products. View grant

Future Drought Fund: Drought Resilience Leaders

Category

Drought

Closing Date & Time

The Drought Resilience Leaders Project aspires to catalyse a new era of leaders and mentors in Australia, recognising the wide range of leadership that is required to enable agriculture dependent communities to adapt and transform to meet future challenges arising from drought and climate change. View grant

Future Drought Fund: Networks to Build Drought Resilience

Category

Drought

Closing Date & Time

The Networks to Build Drought Resilience Program aspires to build community capacity by strengthening social and community networking, support, engagement and wellbeing to help develop an enduring resilience in agriculture dependent communities to the impacts of climate change, including drought. View grant

National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants Round 4

Category

Farming
Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government’s National Landcare Program aims to protect, conserve and provide for the productive use of Australia’s water, soil, plants and animals. View grant

Advancing Pest Animal and Weed Control Solutions

Category

Rural Development

Closing Date & Time

A grant opportunity to research and develop new practices, methods and tools, or adapt existing ones for the control of established pest animals and weeds. 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 throughout the nation 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

Closed grants

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Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund 2019-20 (ECCCF)

Category

Legal Services

The Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) is to provide funding to support Legal Aid Commissions (LACs) for costs incurred defending clients in serious, high cost, Commonwealth criminal matters (such as drug importation, people smuggling, terrorism, fraud and slavery). View grant

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Category

Commemorative

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program aims to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation 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

Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2019-20

Category

Farming

The program aims to improve access for industry-identified priority uses of agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals. View grant

Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program Major Commemorative Grants

Category

Veterans

Major Commemorative Grants provide funding for state/territory or nationally significant commemorative activities which commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

Australian Biological Resources Study: National Taxonomy Research Grant Program

Category

Scientific Research

The Australian Biological Resources Study’s National Taxonomy Research Grant Program provides grants for research into taxonomy and systematics and to support the training and/or recruitment of taxonomists. View grant

National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants Round 3

Category

Farming

The Australian Government’s National Landcare Program aims to protect, conserve and provide for the productive use of Australia’s water, soil, plants and animals. View grant

Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program Transition Assistance Funding Round 2

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Applications are open for Transition Assistance Funding Round 2 under the Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program. This Transition Assistance Funding aims to build disability sector capacity and service provider readiness in the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. View grant

Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program

Category

Rural Development

The Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program is designed to provide funding for the maintenance and upgrade of existing infrastructure and the building, purchase, rent or construction of new infrastructure related to the running of an agricultural show on regional showgrounds. View grant

Fostering Integration Grants

Category

Multiculturalism

The Fostering Integration Grants aim to facilitate the participation, integration and social cohesion of both newly arrived migrants and culturally diverse communities in Australia. The grant opportunity will run in 2019-20. View grant

Mainstream Capacity Building (MCB) Grant Round 2019-2020

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

The Mainstream Capacity Building (MCB) Program aims to drive practice change in the delivery of critical mainstream services through the development and trialling of best practice frameworks. View grant

Economic and Community Participation (ECP) Grant Round 2019-2020

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

The Economic and Community Participation (ECP) Program aims to build the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life. View grant

Supporting Younger Veterans program

Category

Veterans

On 25 June 2016, the Australian Government announced financial support for younger veterans with military service post-1999. Recognising that this group has unique needs, the Supporting Younger Veterans program was established. View grant

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