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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First Nations Playgroups

Childs drawings on paper and colourful pencils on a table and some plastic toys

Grant Category

Child Health, Development and Wellbeing

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection Process

Targeted competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

First Nations Playgroups will act as a key engagement activity for First Nations families, improve the early development and wellbeing of First Nations children, improve parent-child relationships and increase feelings of belonging and connection to family, community and culture.

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Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

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Grant Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection Process

Open competitive

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 peace operations, and their families.

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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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Justice Reinvestment in Central Australia Program – Round 2

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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

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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

‘Shropshire A9’, Australians embarking for service in the First World War. Port Melbourne, Victoria. Maker: Josiah Barnes, Australian War Memorial (AWM) Photograph PB0987.

Marking (First World War) Private Graves Grants Program

‘Shropshire A9’, Australians embarking for service in the First World War. Port Melbourne, Victoria. Maker: Josiah Barnes, Australian War Memorial (AWM) Photograph PB0987.

Grant Category

Veterans

Throughout Australia, individuals and groups are working to identify private unmarked graves of First World War veterans, and marking these graves to recognise their service. This grant program contributes to the cost of establishing a grave marker on currently unmarked private graves.

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Commonwealth Regional Scholarship Program

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Grant Category

Scholarships

This program will deliver 100 scholarships to students from regional, rural and remote communities to assist with the cost of boarding. This grant opportunity is a targeted competitive process, with the objective of selecting one or multiple organisations to administer the scholarship program.

Reading Writing Hotline

Grant Category

Literacy and Numeracy Support

The Reading Writing Hotline provides a national focus on improving outcomes for working age Australians and helps individuals overcome language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) issues by connecting them to the training opportunities they need.

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Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway (KTMW)

World War 2 Australian Solders on the muddy Kokoda Track

Grant Category

Commemorative

The purpose of the grant is to support KTMW in continuing to commemorate the service of Second World War service personnel, by providing a financial contribution to its operation and maintenance costs and activities towards sustainability for a limited term.

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Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) grant

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Grant Category

Child Care

The ACECQA grant was established by the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (National Law). Its role is to support the nationally consistent regulation of quality and safety in early childhood education and care services across Australia.

2021-8493 - Housing Policy Partnership

Housing Policy Partnership

2021-8493 - Housing Policy Partnership

Grant Category

Indigenous Housing

The purpose of the grant is to establish a secretariat and policy support function to support the establishment of the Housing Policy Partnership. The Housing Policy Partnership will provide a coordinated approach across government to address housing outcomes for First Nations people.

The program has an appropriation of $5,539,000 over the period 2022–23 to 2024–25.