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Funding Programs

WA STATE GOVERNMENT grants and subsidies can be found here

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GRANT CONNECT

GrantConnect is the Australian Government’s grant information system.  It provides centralised publication of current and forecast Australian Government grant opportunities.

grants.gov.au

Some recent grant opportunities:

GO ID: GO5168
GO Title: Supply Chain Resilience Initiative Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Business Development
Close Date and Time: 17-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5052
GO Title: Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing in 2022
Agency: Australian Research Council
Primary Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research
Close Date and Time: 19-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5256
GO Title: AgUP Program – 2022 (Round 1)
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Primary Category: Business Development
Close Date and Time: 20-Jan-2022 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4980
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Translation Stream – Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Processing – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4979
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream – Medical Products Priority – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4974
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Integration Stream – Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Processing – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4981
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream – Defence Priority – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4978
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream – Space Priority – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO4983
GO Title: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream – Recycling and Clean Energy Priority – Round 2
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 14-Jan-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5037

GO Title: The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Teaching Prizes
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research
Close Date and Time: 10-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5038
GO Title: Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Prizes
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research
Close Date and Time: 10-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5156
GO Title: Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments Stream – Round 6
Agency: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Primary Category: Regional Development
Close Date and Time: 10-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5170
GO Title: Energy Efficient Communities Program – Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grants
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Energy Resources
Close Date and Time: 18-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5331
GO Title: Peri-Urban Mobile Program
Agency: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Primary Category: Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Close Date and Time: 18-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5242
GO Title: Catalysing the Artificial Intelligence Opportunity in Our Regions Round 1
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 21-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5172
GO Title: Securing Raw Materials Program Round 2
Agency: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 24-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5146
GO Title: Moon to Mars Trailblazer Stage 1
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 28-Feb-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5342
GO Title: Program Guidelines – Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships (EATP) Program – Round One Grant Opportunity.
Agency: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 31-Mar-2022 11:30 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5294
GO Title: Moon to Mars Initiative Demonstrator Mission Grants
Agency: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Primary Category: Industry Innovation
Close Date and Time: 01-Jul-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

GO ID: GO5206
GO Title: Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program
Agency: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Primary Category: Regional Development
Close Date and Time: 24-Oct-2023 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

 

AUSINDUSTRY BUSINESS GRANTS

business.gov.au lists all business-focused federal government programs.
 
Some examples are:

Research and Development Tax Incentive

The Research & Development Tax Incentive provides a targeted tax offset to encourage more companies to engage in R&D.  The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Greg Hunt has released for public consultation a Review Paper on the R&D Tax Incentive.    For further information please visit R&D Tax Incentive on business.gov.au

Accelerating Commercialisation

The Accelerating Commercialisation program helps small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers to commercialise novel products, services and processes.  Successful applicants will be connected with a Commercialisation Adviser.  Matched funding grants of up to $1 million are available on a competitive basis.  For further information please visit Accelerating Commercialisation on business.gov.au

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The programme provides practical advice and support for businesses, including advice from people with private sector experience; co-funded grants to commercialise novel products, processes and services; funding to take advantage of growth opportunities; and connection and collaboration opportunities.

https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/internal-assistance/entrepreneurs-programme-


FINANCE FOR AUSTRALIAN EXPORTERS

Export Finance Australia (formerly Efic)  provides financial support to Australian based companies which are exporting, in the global supply chain or seeking to grow internationally.

Export Finance Australia’s primary purpose is to facilitate and encourage Australian export trade on a commercial basis.  They assist their clients (SME’s and larger domestic exporters, Australian companies participating in export focused global supply chains and Australian companies conducting business and investing in emerging and frontier markets) by providing financial services in circumstances where they have been unable to source adequate finance from the private sector.

https://www.exportfinance.gov.au/


MEDICAL RESEARCH FUTURE FUND

Pathogen Genomics Grant Opportunity – $32 million over four years 2019-20 to 2022-23

Provides researchers with grants of up to $10 million for large-scale pilot research studies into pathogen genomics late in the research and development pipeline aiming to demonstrate clinical and/or public health utility, cost-effectiveness, and capacity for translation of genomics in the clinic, in recognition that such evidence is critical to the adoption of genomics in mainstream healthcare.

Further information: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/genomics-health-futures-mission-pathogen-genomics or genomics@industry.gov.au

Congenital Heart Disease Grant Opportunity – $20 million over five years from 2019-20 to 2023-24

Provides researchers with funding of up to $10 million to provide new diagnoses and treatment options for those suffering from congenital heart disease.  Ideally projects will align with the National Strategic Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease.

Further information: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/congenital-heart-disease or arp@industry.gov.au


OTHER FUNDING PROGRAMS

Community Heritage Grants

Grants of up to $15,000 are available to community groups, including historical societies, museums, public libraries and indigenous and migrant organisations to support the preservation of publicly accessible heritage collections which are locally owned and nationally significant.  Applications close at 5pm, Monday 4 May 2020,

https://www.nla.gov.au/content/community-heritage-grants-4