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

Future Drought Fund Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program – Proof-of-Concept Grants

Grant Category

Agriculture

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a targeted competitive process to apply for funding under the Future Drought Fund, Drought Resilience Innovation Grants Program. Invited organisations were selected following an Expression of Interest round.

Sponsorship of the Young Australian of the Year Award: 2022-25

Grant Category

Civics and Citizenship

The Young Australian of the Year Award is a category of the Australian of the Year Awards. It is Australia’s peak award recognising the tremendous and important contributions that young people make to Australian society. The Award recognises the inspirational and exceptional efforts of young people.

Enhance and expand legal assistance services for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse

Grant Category

Legal Services

The grant opportunity will improve outcomes for vulnerable people facing disadvantage by ensuring their access to legal representation and associated services. Funding will be provided under 2 streams.

Our Marine Parks Grants – Round 3

Grant Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

This grant opportunity will support community organisations, Indigenous communities and industry to engage in the management, protection and conservation of Australian Marine Parks.

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Australian Biological Resources Study: National Taxonomy Research Grant Program (Round 3)

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Grant Category

Scientific Research

The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to contribute towards outcomes under the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Program 1.2: Environmental Information and Research com

Australian Marine Parks - Electronic and Vessel Monitoring Systems Assistance Program

Grant Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

The Electronic and Vessel Monitoring Systems Assistance Program (the program) is the final component of the Fisheries Assistance and User Engagement Package announced by the Australian Government on 1 July 2018.