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)

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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

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Mentoring to Work Project

Grant Category

Transition to Work

The Mentoring to Work Project will match young parents and young former students at risk of long term unemployment with appropriate mature volunteer mentors who have strong employment and business links.

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Y4Y Youth Force Project

Grant Category

Transition to Work

The Y4Y Youth Force project will connect 80 disadvantaged, unemployed young people through the task based (‘gig’) economy with socially-motivated employers who list tasks specifically for Youth Force participants on a gig economy platform.

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Build and Grow Project

Grant Category

Transition to Work

The Build and Grow project is an eight-week training program that focuses on practical skills development in a simulated workplace; it also offers the support of a Youth Development Worker to help participants deal with other barriers to work.

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Support for VET Students Projects

Grant Category

Transition to Work

The Support for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Students project will take a location-based, early intervention approach by providing individualised support to young students through a caseworker.

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) - Jurisdictional Based Grants NSW, SA & ACT

Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

To facilitate the rollout of ILC in NSW, SA & ACT and drive change for people with disability and communities.

National Landcare Program - Smart Farms Small Grants

Grant Category

Farming Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

There are pressures on Australia’s natural resources that can limit the viability an