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

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Digital Literacy for Older Australians (Be Connected) – National Network Manager and Grants Funding Administrator

Group Of Mature Adult Students in Class Working at Computers in College Library

Grant Category

Literacy and Numeracy Support

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Be Connected program aims to improve the digital skills, confidence and online safety of people aged over 50 in Australia, when using digital technology.
This grant opportunity is for a National Network Manager and Grants Funding Administrator to deliver the Be Connected program.

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Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 (Round 2, Batches 1 and 2)

Decretive image of a tree sapling

Grant Category

Agriculture

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This grant supports the establishment of new long-rotation plantation forests and assists the sector in responding to the projected growth in demand for local timber resources, increasing domestic timber supply and helping to reduce Australia’s carbon emissions by storing the carbon in timber.

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Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2024-25

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2024-25 grant image

Grant Category

Veterans

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Demand-driven

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

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

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Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program – Round 2

2023-1895 - Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program - Round 1 image

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Open non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

Successful initiatives under this opportunity will prevent and reduce Central Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ contact with the criminal justice system through place-based, community led measures to prevent crime, treat drug and alcohol addiction or address illegal drug use.

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National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 2

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 2 image

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Open non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Attorney-General’s Department

The National Justice Reinvestment Program aims to reduce contact with the criminal justice system and incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and young people through support for place-based and community-led justice reinvestment initiatives across Australia.

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

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

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Volunteer Grants Activity – 2023-24 Volunteer Grants

Volunteer Grants Activity – 2023-24 Volunteer Grants image

Grant Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Not-for-Profits Infrastructure

Volunteer Grants support the work of local community organisations by enabling the inclusion of vulnerable people and promoting awareness to increase participation in volunteering.

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Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2023-24 (Round 9)

Young Vet with a pig

Grant Category

Farming

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

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Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) Program

Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) Program image

Grant Category

Settlement Services

The SETS program is an early intervention, national settlement program that supports humanitarian entrants and other eligible vulnerable migrants to achieve full participation in society as soon as possible by facilitating connections with mainstream services and the broader community.

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Disability Representative Organisations (DRO)

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Grant Category

Disability Sector Representation

The Disability Representative Organisations (DRO) grant opportunity will run from 2024–25 to 2025–26. The DRO grant opportunity will provide $10.208 million (GST exclusive) over 2 years ($5.104 million per year) to organisations to provide systemic advocacy for Australians with disability.

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Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Inclusion Round (Inclusion Round)

Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Inclusion Round image

Grant Category

Housing and Homelessness Crisis Accommodation

The Inclusion Round provides capital grants to fund the building, renovation or purchase of new emergency accommodation for women & children experiencing violence. The Round will focus on First Nations women & children, women & children from a CALD backgrounds, and women & children with disability.

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 1 image

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 1

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 1 image

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

The National Justice Reinvestment Program aims to reduce contact with the criminal justice system and incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and young people through support for place-based and community-led justice reinvestment initiatives across Australia.