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

NAIDOC Local Grants Program

Grant Category

Indigenous Communities

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.

Australia’s Disability Strategy – National Disability Conference Initiative

Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open competitive process to apply for grant funding under the National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2022–23.

Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants

Grant Category

Climate Change

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. 

Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) Grants Program

Grant Category

Veterans

The Supporting Younger Veterans program provides grants to ex-service organisations and their partners to deliver services for the younger veterans’ community that build capacity for the future.  The grants also help raise awareness of the issues faced by the younger veterans’ community.

Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) Program

Grant Category

Veterans

The objective of the Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

Future Drought Fund: Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Grants Program

Grant Category

Drought

The Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes grants program is an open and competitive grant opportunity, to trial and demonstrate how scaling of particular practices (or combinations of practices) to improve management of natural capital can build drought resilience.