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

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants

Grant Category

Social Inclusion

The Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to apply to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants from 1 July 2

Strong and Resilient Communities Activity (SARC) – Cashless Debit Card (CDC) Support Services

Grant Category

Employment Services

The SARC CDC Support Services grant opportunity aims to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people on pathways to self-reliance and empowerment through local community-driven solutions that strengthen economic participation.

Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) 2021–22

Grant Category

Legal Services

The Australian Government is inviting legal aid commissions to apply for grant funding under the Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) 2021–22 program.

National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities

Grant Category

Farming

The Australian Government is offering grants valued between $100,000 and $250,000 over 2 years for Soil Extension Activities. This is the last round of Smart Farms Small Grants, with the focus on supporting the National Soil Strategy and Ag2030 goals.

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program: Small Grants (Round 2)

Grant Category

Water Resources

Round 2 of the Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program (Small Grants) will provide grants between $5,000 and $100,000 to community groups and farmers to undertake projects to improve the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in Murray–Darling Basin.

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program: Large Grants

Grant Category

Water Resources

The Large Grants round of the Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program is providing grants between $100,001 to $2,000,000 to applicants, including farmers, community groups and local councils, to undertake projects to restore the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin.