Grants

Grants are a great way I can partner with your community organisation to provide financial support.

This page will be regularly updated with information on current grant opportunities. Subscribe to my e-newsletter to stay up-to-date with new rounds.

Business Events Grants

The $50 million Business Events Grants program is part of the $1 billion Relief and Recovery Fund which is providing assistance to sectors, regions and communities disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19.

The upfront grant ($10,000–$250,000) will meet up to 50 per cent of costs incurred in participating at a pre-approved business to business event, such as space hire, design and manufacture, plus travel and accommodation. 

For more information, and to register your interest, please visit the Austrade website.

Supplementary Volunteer Grants

The Australian Government has provided Volunteering Queensland with funding to administer a Supplementary Grants program to volunteer involving organisations.

Grants of between $1,000 – $5,000 are available to support the efforts of Queensland’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering.

For more information, and to apply, please visit the Volunteering Queensland website.

Closes: 20 September 2020

Local Sporting Champions

The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships.

For more information, and to apply, please visit sportaus.gov.au.

Closes: 30 September 2020

Veterans’ Health Week

$200,000 in funding is available for community groups and ex-service organisations to assist with activities to keep socially connected as part of Veterans’ Health Week (Sunday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2020).

Communities are being encouraged to get creative to ensure events can still take place, with organisations able to apply for $720 in funding to support their activities.

For more information, and to apply, please visit the Veterans’ Health Week page.

Closes: 9 October 2020

Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days Program

The Australian Government is inviting agricultural show societies and field day organisers to apply for a grant to reimburse them for costs they incurred when they had to cancel their scheduled show or agricultural field day in 2020 because of COVID-19.

The $39 million package will reimburse eligible cost for shows and field days, with grants of up to $70,000.

For more information, and to apply, please visit communitygrants.gov.au.

Closes: 9 October 2020

Smart Farms Small Grants

Applications are invited for projects to increase farming, forestry and fishing communities’ awareness, knowledge, skills and capacity to adopt best practice sustainable agriculture.

A total of $43.5 million (GST exclusive) is available for Smart Farms Small Grants over six years (2017–18 to 2022–23).​

For more information, and to apply, please visit communitygrants.gov.au.

Closes: 9 October 2020

Regional Connectivity Program

The Regional Connectivity Program (RCP) is a $53 million competitive grant opportunity to expand the economic, social and public safety benefits of improved digital connectivity to regional, rural and remote Australian communities. 

The RCP will complement the existing National Broadband Network (NBN) and the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program, particularly in areas of fringe commercial mobile coverage and outside of the NBN fixed-line footprint.

For more information, please visit grants.gov.au.

Closes: 20 October 2020

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Grants of up to $10,000 or $150,000 – depending on the category applied for – are available to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and involve people around the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

Projects and activities should promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

For more information, and to apply, please visit communitygrants.gov.au.

Closes: 11 February 2021

For more information:

Community Grants Hub

Grant opportunities targeted to community groups

Community Grants Hub

Grant opportunities targeted to community groups

GrantConnect

A centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities

GrantConnect

A centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities