RDA FNQ&TS collates information on upcoming grants from government, corporate, philanthropic and private sectors.

Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing
Dept of Agriculture – Traceability Grants Program This program provides opportunities for successful applicants to conduct projects that will enhance the supply chain traceability systems and arrangements that support the export of our agricultural commodities.  The objectives of the program are to support industry projects that will enhance our agricultural supply chain traceability systems, including developing and trialling technologies that digitise information flow and to provide an advantage for our exporters in overseas markets to assist them in maintaining their competitive edge and to increase opportunities to export Australian commodities. Undisclosed 21 Feb 2020
Dept of Agriculture – Small Exporters Assistance Package In 2019, the government announced $6.1 million over four years to extend the program to continue to support small exporters to overcome barriers to market access. $5 million is available for distribution over the period 2019-20 to 2022-23.  Under the program, grants are available to organisations and individuals for projects that support small exporters in the dairy, fish, eggs, grain, plant, horticulture, meat and animal products industries to overcome barriers to market access. Undisclosed 28 Feb 2020
Queensland Government – Land Restoration Fund Queensland is well placed to be Australia’s major source of land sector carbon credits over the next two decades. Our large and complex environment gives us an advantage in the use of new carbon farming methods that deliver environmental, social and economic benefits.  The Queensland Government’s $500 million Land Restoration Fund is an innovative program to expand carbon farming in the state by supporting land-sector projects that deliver additional environmental, social and economic co-benefits. Opening 28 Jan 2020 28 Feb 2020
Dept of Agriculture and Fisheries – Drought Relief Assistance Scheme Drought Relief Assistance Scheme Up to $40,000 Ongoing
Prime Minister’s Literary Award The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (the Awards) is an annual program which accepts books published in the previous calendar year.  The Awards celebrate the contribution of Australian literature and history to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.  The Awards play an important role in supporting a national appreciation of Australian literature. Entries are sought for books of high literary merit, and in the case of Australian history, scholarly accomplishment.
The Australian history category recognises outstanding work that contributes significantly to an understanding of Australian history.
$5,000 to $80,000 28 Feb 2020
Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Project Grants The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government program designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.  RAF supports and promotes participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture in regional and remote Australia by:  encouraging and supporting sustainable economic, social and cultural development in regional communities;  developing partnerships and networks which leverage financial and/or in-kind support for specific projects and encourage ongoing collaboration; developing audiences and broadening community engagement with the arts;  increasing employment and professional development opportunities for, and raising the profile of, regional and remote artists. $30,000 28 Feb 2020
Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award An event which has attracted attention from some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions and been enriched by the participation of Indigenous curators and artists in the judging process. $37,000 prizepool 22nd April 2020
Arts Queensland Playing Queensland Fund Up to $250,000 Ongoing
Arts Queensland Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) Up to $100,000 Ongoing
Cairns Regional Council Art and Cultural In-Kind Assistance Grant Up to $5,000 in-kind Ongoing
Phonographic Performance Company of Australia  Performer’s Trust Foundation Grants Up to $5,000 Ongoing
Qld Government  Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF) – Various Various Various
Screen Australia Enterprise Business & Ideas funding $200,000 Ongoing
Screen Australia Enterprise People funding Up to $140,000 Ongoing
Screen Australia Generate Development funding Undisclosed Ongoing
Screen Australia  Premium Development funding Undisclosed Ongoing
Screen Australia Screen Story Development Fund Undisclosed Ongoing
Screen Queensland Marketing and Travel Fund $1,000 – $7,500 Ongoing
Screen Queensland Screen Development Investment Up to $25,000 Ongoing
Screen Queensland Production Attraction Program Undisclosed Ongoing
Business / Industry Development / Start Up / Employment
Queensland Government – Immediate Industry Recovery Package The package includes targeted financial support and advice; promotes Queensland locally and abroad through marketing and media activities; and provides counselling and support to businesses and students.  It will assist local government, business and industry with resilience and recovery strategies to deal with and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) Undisclosed Undisclosed
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science – Automotive Innovation Lab This program aims to help businesses enhance their automotive product design and development process.  It will do this by supporting activities at specialised facilities and service organisations, including:  designing,  prototyping, testing. From $50,000.00 to $200,000.00 24 Feb 2020
26 Feb 2020
Package Assisting Small Exporters Under the program, grants are available to organisations and individuals for projects that support small exporters in the dairy, fish, eggs, grain, plant, horticulture, meat and animal products industries to overcome barriers to market access. The objective of the program is to assist small exporters in the dairy, fish, eggs, grain, plant, horticulture, meat and animal product industries to overcome barriers to market access. Nil Minimum or Maximum 28 Feb 2020
Trade and Investment QLD – Go Global Export Program A core objective under the TIQ Strategic Plan 2019–2023 is to help ambitious, capable Queensland businesses with an internationaly competitive offering ‘go global’ by developing capability, providing market intelligence, accessing networks and making valuable connections.  The Go Global Export Program aims to:  set up businesses across Queensland for ongoing export success assist export-ready companies in overcoming the challenges arising from executing an existing export transaction in a foreign market
create a pathway for success for new export sales that will create additional employment across Queensland.

$2,500 – $25,000

Round 1

28 Feb 2020
Queensland Small Business Month MAY2020 – Small Business Month Grants Program

The program provides funding support to Queensland individuals or organisations who are seeking to host their own event as part of Queensland Small Business Month (QSBM) 2020 from Friday 1 May to Sunday 31 May 2020.  The objectives of the Small Business Month grants program are to:  provide a platform for collective investigation of local small business community concerns and solutions specific to an area or locality;  empower local small business communities to come together to learn from experts and specialists in areas relevant to their sector or region;  enable local leadership in small business communities.
The fund will enable the individual or organisation to offset the costs incurred by delivering events and activities that provide transformative impacts for small businesses.

$5,000 10 Mar 2020
METS Ignited – Collaborative Projects Fund The Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund is intended to drive collaboration between Queensland METS companies, global suppliers, mine operators, research organisations and capital providers to support the improved productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of the Australian METS and mining sectors. $50,000 to $250,000 16 Mar 2020
Coles – Nurture Fund Coles launched the $50 million Nurture Fund in April 2015 to help small and medium sized businesses innovate and grow.  Since then, we have offered more than $21 million in financial support to over 50 Australian food and liquor producers.  From Australia’s first quinoa processing facility, to chickpea tofu, to home grown garlic and to Australian first prawn farming technology, the Coles Nurture Fund is helping Aussie producers bring their big ideas to life. Small and medium sized businesses can apply for a grant of up to $500,000 to help them develop new market-leading products, technologies and processes.  Farmers and producers affected by bushfires or drought can also apply for a grant to help renew their business. $500,000 20 Mar 2020
Tablelands Regional Council Economic Development Fund (2019/2020)
For eligible organisations, groups or individuals to conduct projects, activities and events that will help grow business, investment and employment in the Tablelands region.
Up to $5,000   (Total Fund pool:  $35,000) Undisclosed
Advance Queensland Business Development Fund
Helps to turn ideas into reality with co-investment in Queensland businesses at the forefront of commercialising ground-breaking research or innovations.
Up to $2,500,000 Ongoing
Advance Queensland Life Sciences Catalyst.    Help to accelerate the development of start-ups and SMEs. It provides them with opportunities at all stages of the innovation spectrum and aims to create a unique roadmap with a customised solution for each new idea.  The program, funded by the Government’s Advance Queensland initiative, is open to regional and south-east Queensland start-ups and SMEs in the life sciences sectors that aim to help feed, fuel and heal the world. Undisclosed Ongoing
Business Queensland Small Business Grants Schedule Various Ongoing
Business Queensland Business Growth Fund $50,000 Round Two
Now Open
Dept of Jobs and Small Business New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) Various Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science Accelerating Commercialisation Matched to $1 million Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science Cyber-security Small Business Grants Up to $2,100 – 2019/2020 Current round open – close date undisclosed
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneurs’ Programme
Accelerating Commercialization / Business Management / Incubator Support / Innovation Connections
Various Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources – Incubator Support Initiative Incubator Support – Expert in Residence supports incubators to increase their capabilities and improve the chance of commercial success for start-ups in international markets by organising and providing access to top quality research, managerial and technical talent through incoming and outgoing secondments of national or international experts. Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources – Incubator Support Initiative Incubator Support – New and Existing Incubators gives incubators the help they need to assist start-ups, through:  delivering high quality services to start-ups to improve their chances of commercial success in international markets partnering with first-generation migrant and refugee support organisations to assist migrant and refugee founders to establish their business both nationally and internationally assisting start-ups with a regional focus to expand and scale their business. Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Trade, Business and Innovation NT Welcome to the Territory Incentives Undisclosed Ongoing
English Family Foundation Igniter Fund – Supporting Social Enterprise Changemakers Up to $100,000 Ongoing
Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority First Start Loan – Commercial Fisher Up to $2 million Ongoing
Community Service & Development
Dept of Veteran Affairs – Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) BEST is intended to assist the veteran and defence communities by providing support and resources to ESO practitioners for pensions, advocacy and/or welfare work. It assists ESOs by providing a contribution to the work of these practitioners. It does not fully fund an organisation.  The objectives of the program are to assist ESOs to a) improve the quality of claims received by DVA at the primary determining level;  b)reduce the rate of appeals to the Veterans’ Review Board (VRB) and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT);  c) promote the provision of welfare services to the veteran and defence community. Undisclosed 17 Feb 2020
Dept of Home Affairs – Community Languages Multicultural Grant Grant objective is to support the administration of community language schools through the provision of funding based on student enrolment numbers to help cover school operating costs.  The Community Language Multicultural Grants aims to: Support the maintenance, development and acquisition of languages other than English. Undisclosed 17 Feb 2020
Dept of Veteran’s Affairs Veteran and Community Grants Undisclosed 27 February 2020
Catholic Church Insurance (CCI) Through small and large grants, we’re helping Catholic organisations and others carrying out Catholic mission in Australia to make a positive impact. $5,000 to $10,000 28 Feb 2020
Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the GCBF. This fund is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program, distributing approximately $57 million per year.  The fund allocates grants to not-for-profit community groups, to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities. $500 to $35,000 29 Feb 2020  Round 104
NATSI – Flexible Aged Care Program The grant opportunity is provided to support special measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by assisting NATSIFAC Program service providers, in locations where higher costs and reduced capacity to generate revenue constrain their ability to replace equipment, undertake building maintenance and upgrades, and provide quality, safe staff accommodation. $4,000,000 12 Mar 2020
Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants The 2020 Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program (ACDGP): Bushfire Renewal Round will focus on supporting the building, rebuilding and promotion of the creative industries in bushfire-affected areas of Australia. Undisclosed 16 Mar 2020
Babinda Community Bank Branch & Bendigo Business Centre Gordonvale Grant Program

Is your organisation in need of funds for a Community project? The Foundation facilitates a wide range of grants for eligible charities and not-for-profit organisations in Australia.  The Foundation works closely with Community Bank companies that choose to reinvest their profits back into the local community via structured charitable grant programs. See programs open below.

Undisclosed 20 Mar 2020
Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australia-ASEAN Council Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC) grants generate opportunities for Australian business, education, science and innovation and the arts to work with partners in Southeast Asia.  The AAC’s mission is to increase knowledge and promote Australia’s interests in Southeast Asia by initiating and supporting activities designed to enhance awareness, understanding and links between people and institutions in Australia and ten Southeast Asian countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. $400,000 26 Mar 2020
Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australia-India Council  The objectives of the Australia-India Council Grant Program are to:  -raise awareness of Australia in India, and of India in Australia, in a way that encourages further growth in relations between the two countries, including in the trade and investment relationship Undisclosed 26 Mar 2020
Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australia-Indonesia Institute The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established in 1989 to foster links between Australia and Indonesia by increasing cultural awareness and mutual understanding, and promoting cooperation and exchange. AII grants contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia and foster positive images of Australia and Indonesia in each other’s country. $400,000 26 Mar 2020
Dept of Foreign Affairs – Council on Australia Latin American Relations The objectives of the program are to promote people-to-people links and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals.  In order to incorporate the Council’s Business Plan 2020-2021, COALAR is looking to advance its objectives through a sustainability focus in the 2020-21 grant round. $300,000 26 Mar 2020
Jetstar Flying Start Invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Up to $30,000 flights / cash 31 March 2020
 Attorney-General’s Dept Grants to Australian Organisations Program (GAOP)
The objectives of the Grants is to fund suitable activities that relate to, or assist with, the pursuit of an equitable and accessible system of federal civil justice.
$20,00 to $900,000 Ongoing
Attorney-General’s Dept Financial Legal Assistance Schemes Undisclosed Ongoing
Attorney-General’s Dept Native Title Respondent Funding Scheme Undisclosed Ongoing
Australian Communities Foundation Funding Various Various Ongoing
BankWest Foundation Easy Grants – Various Up to $1,000 Ongoing
Cairns Regional Council Community Grants – Various Various Ongoing
Cook Shire Council Community, Sponsorship, In-Kind Support program Up to $3,000 Ongoing
Coopers Brewery Foundation General Giving Grants Up to $30,000 Ongoing
Cowboys Leagues Club Donations and Community Requests Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Communities, Disability, Services and Seniors (QLD) Financial assistance is available for people in disaster declared areas to help repair their homes and make them secure and safe to live in. Up to $14,685 Ongoing
Dept of Housing and Public Works Household Resilience Program $11,250 Ongoing
Dept of Veterans’ Affairs Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Programme Up to $20,000 Ongoing
Dept of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran and Community Grants Up to $50,000 Ongoing
Ecstra Financial Capability Open Grants
Ecstra’s purpose is “to equip Australians with the support and access to resources they need to make confident money decisions now, and for their financial future.
Up to $3,000 Ongoing
Glencore Community Investment Program Ongoing
Google Advertising Grants Up to $10,000 Ongoing
IGA – Independent Grocers of Australia Community Chest Undisclosed Ongoing
Mareeba Shire Council Community Partnership Program Undisclosed Ongoing
National Australia Bank Pledge of $5 million to support bushfire recovery efforts and provide immediate relief to business and agriculture customers and support longer-term recovery and rebuilding efforts. Up to $2,000 Ongoing
Queensland Government Essential Services Safety and Reconnection Grant Up to $4,200 Ongoing
RACQ Drought relief Up to $200,000 Ongoing
Rio Tinto – Western Cape Development Fund The Western Cape Community Development Fund is a formalised partnership program that allows us to partner with our communities of interest to address key social,  environmental and economic challenges and opportunities that result in long-term, sustainable benefits. Undisclosed 2020/2021 Round One Open
Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural & Regional Development Grant Over $10,000 Ongoing
Torres Strait Island Regional Council Community Grants $2,000 – $10,000 Ongoing
Universal Charitable Fund (UCF) Small grants with ‘IMPACT’ Up to $2,000 Ongoing
Education / Training / Professional Development
Australian Research Council – Linkage Project The Linkage Projects scheme supports projects which initiate or develop long term strategic research alliances to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research.  To facilitate successful collaboration between higher education institutions and other parts of the innovation system, there will be three assessment rounds for Linkage Projects for funding applied for in 2020, and funding outcomes will be recommended to the Minister within six months of the application closing date for each round. $50,000 to $300,000 1 Dec 2020
Country Education Foundation (CEF) Rural and Regional – Supports youth in your area through financial grants for education and employment expenses. Our grants contribute towards apprenticeships, traineeships, cadetships, diplomas, certificate level studies, university qualifications or employment. Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Education Future Teachers Bursary
To provide financial assistance and fast-track the careers of eligible Year 11 or 12 students who are interested in becoming teachers.
Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Education (Qld) Student hostels assistance: Capital and Recurrent grants Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Education, Training and the Arts School Subsidy Scheme $50,000 – undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science Grant opportunity is to support Australian students under the age of 18 to attend or participate in STEM related events, activities and competitions in Australia and overseas. $600,000 Ongoing
Dept of Jobs and Small Business Get your business growing Up to $20,000 Ongoing
Institute of Technology for Australia and New Zealand Mentorship from a Philanthropist Undisclosed Ongoing
Sidney Myer Fund / The Myer Foundation Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program Up to $10,000 Ongoing
Emergency / Safety
Dept of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors (Qld) Essential household contents grant Up to $5,3000 Ongoing
Dept of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors (Qld) Essential services safety and reconnection grant Up to $4,200 Ongoing
Dept of Housing and Public Works (Qld) Rental grants Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Housing and Public Works (Qld) Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program Up to $20,000 Ongoing
Dept of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities Black Spot Program Undisclosed Ongoing
Queensland Government Essential services hardship assistance grant Up to $750 Ongoing
Qld Rural and Industry Development Authority Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – NFP Up to $25,000 Ongoing
Qld Rural and Industry Development Authority Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – Small Business Up to $25,000 Ongoing
Environment / Energy / Water
Dept of the Environment and Energy This second round of the Program is dedicated to the many groups and sectors that have an interest in how Australian Marine Parks are managed and the capability and capacity to assist the Director of National Parks with this important task. The objectives of this grants round are two-fold:  -to support interested and capable organisations and community groups to engage in marine park management; -to improve knowledge and understanding of Australian Marine Parks. Undisclosed 28 Feb 2020 Round Two
Energy Efficient Communities Program Will deliver grants to assist businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills.  Funding will support activities to help businesses and community organisations to save energy. Undisclosed Soon to open early 2020
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science  Advancing Renewables Program $100,000 – $50m Ongoing
Dept of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning – Resource Recovery Industry Development Program Supports the Government’s goal to make Queensland a world leader in recovery projects. It provides funding to Queensland’s resource recovery industries through support for projects and initiatives that divert waste from landfill, reduce stockpiling and create jobs.
Funding is available to local governments, established businesses and not-for-profits looking to use proven resource recovery technologies to improve existing operations or bring significant new facilities to Queensland. Applications are also welcome from consortia offering integrated supply chain solutions.
Various Various
The Norman Wettenhall Foundation Small Environment Grants Scheme $1,000 – $10,000 Various
Roddenberry Foundation Catalyst Fund $2,500 – $15,000 Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing
Dept of Health – Rural, Regional and Remote Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure Through an initial stimuls package, objectives of the grant opportunity to facilitate improved facilities, equipment, services and systems in rural, regional and remote Australia; provide improved quality of care and health outcomes for patients through quicker and easier access to medical treatments, drugs, therapies and devices, through participation in clinical trials. $5,000,000 to $100,000,000 3 Mar 2020
Dept of Health – Indigenous Australian’s Health Programme – Eye and Ear Surgical Support Funding for the continuation of the Eye and Ear Surgical Support (EESS) initiative has been approved for a further four years from 2020-21 to 2023-24.  This Grant Opportunity aims to reduce the instances of avoidable blindness and deafness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations through expediting access to eye and/or ear surgery. $8,350,000 6 Mar 2020
Dept of Health – National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program To provide culturally appropriate aged care to older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The service providers in this program deliver a mix of aged care services, mainly in rural and remote areas. $800,000 12 Mar 2020
Heritage / History
Dept of Defence – Army History Research Supports and encourages research into the Australian Army’s history and development both on operations and during peace. The Scheme is open to both academic and non-academic researchers. Up to $15,000 13 Mar 2020
Dept of Communications and the Arts National Cultural Heritage Account Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Communications and the Arts Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support
For activities that best contribute to delivery of the following Program outcomes:
• a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry that features strong participation and provides economic opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
• the continued production, exhibition, critique, purchase and collection of Indigenous visual art.
From $5,000 to $80,000 16 March 2020
Australian Research Council The Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to support research projects led by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researcher. Undisclosed 18 March 2020
Dept of PM&C – National NAIDOC Poster Competition NAIDOC Week 2020 acknowledges and celebrates that our nation’s story didn’t begin with documented European contact whether in 1770 or 1606 – with the arrival of the Dutch on the western coast of the Cape York Peninsula.  The winning artwork will collect a $10,000 cash prize and used as the 2020 National NAIDOC Poster. Have your artwork seen and celebrated Australia-wide as the centrepiece to NAIDOC Week 2020! $10,000 23 March 2020
National Indigenous Australians Agency – 1,000 Jobs Package Tranche Two of the 1,000 Jobs Package has a General stream and Youth Engagement Jobs (YEJ) stream. The General stream is open to any industry, if the proposed job and employer are eligible. The YEJ stream supports employers to create jobs to work with people aged 24 years and younger to strengthen their engagement with their culture and community and/or promote mental health and social wellbeing. Tranche Two subsidies  now available. 30 Apr 2020
Advance Queensland – Deadly Deals Supports targeted Indigenous businesses and innovators to undertake the next step in the development of a product, process or service to market. Up to $100,000 Ongoing
Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants $500 – $5,000 Ongoing
CAGES Foundation  Community grants for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of Science, Information Technology and Innovation Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarships Up to $120,000 Ongoing
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science Indigenous Advancement Strategy Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of the Prime Minister & Cabinet Community led Grants for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, communities and service providers Various Ongoing
Dept of the Prime Minister & Cabinet PBC Capacity Building Funding for Native Title Corporations Undisclosed Ongoing
Dept of the Prime Minister & Cabinet  Tailored assistance Employment Grants Undisclosed Ongoing
Screen Australia Indigenous Travel Grants Up to $6,000 Ongoing
Screen Australia Indigenous Internships – This program is designed to assist the career development of talented filmmakers who can demonstrate a strong commitment to a career in the film industry. This is not an entry-level scheme. Up to $10,000 Ongoing
Wallace Global Fund Grants Undisclosed Ongoing
Media / Communications
Closing The Empowering Business to Go Digital program will provide a single grant of up to $3 million in total to support a non-government organisation – either existing or new – to build and enhance small business digital capability and to address issues raised in the Small Business Digital Taskforce report. $3,000,000 matched 17 Mar 2020
Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd Emergency Grants Up to $10,000 Ongoing
Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd Quick Response Grants Up to $10,000 Ongoing
Regional Development / Rural
Dept of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning – Jobs and Regional Growth Fund Between $100,000 – over $10m 2019 or until funds fully allocated
Business Queensland Back on Track Roadshow
Our Back on Track roadshow is travelling across North and Far North Queensland to help small businesses recover, rebuild and prosper.
Various Various
Business Queensland Natural Disaster Assistance
-Queensland Bushfires (Sept 2019, Nov 2019)
-FNQ Flooding (25 Jan – 14 Feb 2019)
Various Various
RACQ Drought Relief Up to $200,000 Ongoing
Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Providing low interest loans to assist you into primary production. Up to $2,000,000 Ongoing
Science / Research & Technology
Maker Projects: Community STEM Engagement Grants 2020 The Maker Projects: Community STEM Engagement grants aim to foster creativity and inquiry-based learning and support the development of STEM skills in students and youth under 18 years of age in design, engineering and programming, through hands-on learning. $20,000 to $100,000 19 Feb 2020
Australian Psychologist Peace Project Award $500 24 Feb 2020
Australian Research Council Discovery Projects
The intended outcomes of the Discovery Projects scheme are:
-expanded knowledge base and research capacity in Australia; and-economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia
Undisclosed 26 February 2020
MRFF – Traumatic Brain Injury Grant The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Traumatic Brain Injury Mission – 2020 Traumatic Brain Injury grant opportunity will support clinical research that improves knowledge and its translation into practice in order to enhance personalisation of care after traumatic brain injury (TBI). $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 4 Mar 2020
MRFF – Stem Cell Therapies Mission The Medical Research Future Fund – Stem Cell Therapies Mission provides $150 million over 10 years from 2019-20 to support stem cell research to deliver innovative, safe and effective treatments. $6,000,000 4 Mar 2020
 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2021.  The grant opportunity provides focused research support for early career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions.  Undisclosed  12 Mar 2020
The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science is an element of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. The prizes will award up to $750,000 each year for outstanding achievements in science, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching.  The prizes are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation and excellence in Science Teaching Prizes. $50,000 12 Mar 2020
Dept of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources – Cooperative Research Centres Project

This grant supports short-term (up to 3 years), industry-led collaborations.  Projects must:  develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes benefit small to medium enterprises (SMEs) include education and training activities. 

19 Mar 2020
Dept of Environment and Science (QLD) – Queensland Citizen Science Grants

Projects vary in how citizen scientists contribute, and there are many ways in which people can take part in scientific investigations – from formulating questions, to collecting samples (samples could include scats, weeds, taking photographs, recording sounds) and analysing data as well as writing and disseminating outcomes.

As with any scientific research, citizen science projects should have a project leader and explicit scientific objectives and outcomes resulting in credible, reliable data that will be shared (as appropriate) with participants, the science community, and the broader public.

$30,000 25 Mar 2020
National Health and Medical Research Council – Research Grant Scheme NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the following NIHR HTA research topics: 19/41 Clozapine for children and young people with treatment resistant schizophrenia;  19/42 Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor to prevent depression following traumatic brain injury; 19/76 Antipsychotics for anorexia nervosa. $3,000,000
Round 2
25 Mar 2020
Dept of Industry, Innovation & Science  CSIRO Kick-Start $10,000 – $50,000 Ongoing
Institute of Technology for Australia and New Zealand Data Science Strategy Undisclosed Ongoing
Institute of Technology for Australia and New Zealand Match Funds and Website Grants Undisclosed to $1,000 Ongoing
Life Sciences Qld / Advance Qld  Life Sciences Catalyst Program Undisclosed Ongoing
Sports & Recreation
Tablelands Regional Council – Sports Bursary The Sports Bursary provides financial assistance for Year 11 and 12 athletes who are competing at a state, national or international level, and that are using their experiences to support the development of sport in the local community. $650 13 Mar 2020
Australian Sports Commission Local Sporting Champions program Up to $500 Ongoing
Dept of National Parks, Sport and Racing Get in the Game Various 2018 – 2020
Queensland Government Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program Up to $20,000 Ongoing
Tourism & Travel
Tourism and Events Queensland Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP)
Supports regional events that will attract tourists to regional Queensland, general local economic activity and support local jobs.
$10,000 to $25,0000 5 February 2020
Dept of Health – Improving Health System Response to Family and Domestic Violence The objectives of the Program are:
• continued improvement in general practice, allied health and other activities that will increase capacity, enhance quality care and improve access and health outcomes for patients;
• improved access to the range and choice of medical and health care services available to target population groups including children, disadvantaged groups, Indigenous populations, and people in regional, rural and remote locations;
$6 Million available 26 Feb 2020
Young Pink Sisters Financial assistance for breast cancer treatment Up to $600 Ongoing
Youth & Children
Country Women’s Association Qld  Public Rural Crisis Fund: Drought, flood, fire and family crisis support Up to $5,000 Ongoing
Courier-Mail  Children’s Fund Various Ongoing
Dept of Defence Defence Family Support Funding Program $2,000 – $75,000 Ongoing
Dept of Education and Training Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances Grant Undisclosed Ongoing
Matana Foundation Young People Grant Program up to $10,000 Ongoing