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

National Agriculture Traceability Grants Program - Sustainability Reporting Uplift Grant Round image

National Agriculture Traceability Grants Program - Sustainability Reporting Uplift Grant Round

National Agriculture Traceability Grants Program - Sustainability Reporting Uplift Grant Round image

Grant Category

Rural Development

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This grant will contribute to uplifting the agriculture sector’s data capabilities to consistently report against sustainability frameworks and meet emerging international requirements and standards.

Helping Families Learn and Grow with Playgroups – Toy Libraries image

Helping Families Learn and Grow with Playgroups – Toy Libraries

Helping Families Learn and Grow with Playgroups – Toy Libraries image

Grant Category

Child Health, Development and Wellbeing

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

Helping Families Learn and Grow with Playgroups – Toy Libraries aims to contribute to universal services for families, improve the early development and wellbeing of children, improve parent-child relationships, and increase feelings of belonging and connection in families with their communities.

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2023–24 image

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2023–24

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2023–24 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.

2021- 8484 – Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators Pilot

Disability Employment - Tourism Local Navigators Pilot

2021- 8484 – Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators Pilot

Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

The Pilot will be trialled over a 12-month period with Tourism Local Navigators focusing on building the capacity of small and medium sized (SME) tourism businesses to address barriers to recruiting, retaining and promoting jobseekers with disability.

Future Drought Fund: Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program image

Future Drought Fund: Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program

Future Drought Fund: Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program image

Grant Category

Drought

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The program will fund projects that contribute to improved drought resilience with investigations that explore innovative approaches to farm productivity and natural capital. The results aim to guide and promote wider adoption of practices, systems, and approaches across farming sectors.

Life education Australia

Life Education Australia Program Improvements

Life education Australia

Grant Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Education

The Life Education Australia Program Improvements grant is part of Schools Outcome 1.5 which supports improved early learning, schooling, student educational outcomes and transitions to and from school through access to quality childcare, support, parent engagement, quality teaching and learning environments. This program supports initiatives that contribute to improved access to high quality teaching and learning in early learning and school education for all Australian students.

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Accelerate Adoption of Wood Processing Innovation Program

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Grant Category

Business Development

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This program will provide a total of $110 million over 4 years from 2022–23 to 2025–26 for projects to support wood processing facilities to adopt innovative practices to improve their use of available wood supplies, increase their production facilities and add value to existing product lines. These projects could also contribute to helping reduce the industry’s carbon footprint.

Indigenous Rangers Coastal Clean Up Project Grants - Round 1

Indigenous Rangers Coastal Clean Up Project Grants - Round 1

Indigenous Rangers Coastal Clean Up Project Grants - Round 1

Grant Category

Pollution Control Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Restricted

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

These grants will provide up to $1.5 million (GST exclusive) over 2022–23 and 2023–24 for Ranger organisations in the Gulf of Carpentaria to undertake ghost net and marine debris activities by supporting establishment of marine debris and ghost net management programs, purchase of equipment, training, etc.

Biosecurity Business Grants – Round 2

Ranger Capability Building 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

These Grants will provide up to $1.1M (GST exclusive) per Round, for Ranger organisations with fee-for-service arrangements to undertake capability building activities and purchase equipment and training to enhance their ability to do biosecurity work.

Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2022-23 (Round 8)

Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2022-23 (Round 8)

Assistance Grants - Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals 2022-23 (Round 8)

Grant Category

Farming

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

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

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Grant Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program aims to commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australia’s defence personnel in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Closed Grants

Supporting Agricultural Showmen and Women Program – Showground Rental Relief

Grant Category

Business Development

The Australian Government is inviting the Victorian Showmen’s Guild (VSG) via a restricted one off ad hoc process to apply for the Showground Rental Relief Grant under the Supporting Agricultural Showmen and Women Program.

Emerging Priorities Program (EPP)

Grant Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

The objective of this grant opportunity is to fund projects that assist school communities to respond to emerging priorities in school education, including recovery from COVID-19.

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC): Economic and Community Participation Program Building Employer Confidence and Inclusion in Disability Grant Opportunity

Grant Category

Services for People with Disabilities

This grant aims to build the confidence and ability of employers to hire, support and retain employees with disability and create inclusive workplaces by breaking down attitudinal barriers about people with disability.

Quality Outcomes - Civics and Citizenship Program - National History Challenge 2021–2024

Grant Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

The Australian Government is inviting one organisation via a restricted process to apply to deliver services in the 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 calendar years under the Early Learning and School Support Program - Quality Outcomes Support c

Improving Market Transparency in Perishable Agricultural Industries

Grant Category

Business Development

The intended outcome of the program is to improve market transparency in perishable agriculture goods industries by funding projects which generate knowledge, technologies, products or processes which aim to achieve this outcome.

Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days (Round 2) – AgShows and Field Days

Grant Category

Business Development

The purpose of the grant program is to provide operational support for agricultural show societies and organisers of agricultural field days that were forced to cancel their events scheduled in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions.