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Grants Available for Businesses in Australia

July 23, 2017




Depending on which state/territory you’re in, there are a number of grants available to businesses in various industries. We thought it might be a handy little summary to have links to these in one place and we hope you find them useful.

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia


A really good starting point is the Australian Government Grant Finder: But you could spend a long time browsing through this site. Another site to look at is:



Northern Territory Grants & Funding

The NT is one of the best places for grants and funding in Australia, for small business and even Not-For-Profits.

Small Business.  The Start, Run & Grow program has just reopened for the 17/18 FY and information about these grants can be found here: Business Growth Grants.

Community Grants.  A number of community grants for Not-For-Profits, Women, Young People and a detailed grant finder can be located here:

Tourism.  Something for Tourism businesses in the NT is the Entrepreneurs’ Programme Northern Territory Initiative. For more information, contact Rachel Telford.

NT Tourism also have grants available for tourism businesses and events.


Queensland Grants & Funding

Queensland have the Business Grants and Assistance website:

SME.  We have specifically been looking at the Small Business Digital Grants Program for our clients. We are waiting for these to reopen at the moment. Other grants available for businesses are: Innovation, Indigenous small business, Small Business Entrepreneur Grants and many more.

Community Grants.  There are also Community grants available or if you’re in Brisvegas, there are Brisbane City Council Community Grants.

Tourism & Events grants are here:



New South Wales Grants & Funding

As NSW is the state with the largest population, there are a lot of grants available, but there is also a lot of competition for the funding.

SME. Grants for NSW are here:

Community Grants for NSW are HERE and HERE. Looking for Tourism and Events grants? Check out the Destination NSW website. Running a sporting organization? NSW Office of Sport has you covered.

Youth grants are available as well as Regional Grants & Funding.



Victoria Grants & Funding

Grants Victoria lists a large number of Victorian government grants by area of interest. Grants are available for volunteers, sporting groups, community infrastructure and multicultural events.

Business.  Information on a number of Grants, vouchers, and assistance programs for  number of businesses, are available at Business Victoria.

Regional Development Grants are here:



South Australia Grants & Funding

SA Grants information about grants available through government and non-government organisations.

Business.  Looking for SA Funding & Grants for business? Check this out:

Community. There is also an SA Community Benefit fund.

Tourism and NFPs.  Also grants for Sporting Orgs, Tourism & Events and Arts.



Western Australia Grants & Funding

A great resource to check out is the Awards, Grants & Rebates website. Here you will find a comprehensive list of funding available for a variety of industries.

Community grants are here:




Tasmania Grants & Funding

Business.  In Tassie there is a range of assistance – including grants – available for business activities such as expanding your business, innovation, exporting, and research and development.

Community & sporting organisations can apply for the Tasmanian Community FundCommunity Support Levy or Communities, Sport and Recreation.



The information provided here is not an exhaustive list, but it’s a good start for your organization. Finally, there are  a number of Non Government grants that you might be able to access.

If you know of any other grants, email us and we’ll add them to this blog.

And if you’re interested in using any grants with us, please email us, so we can give you a hand with the process.


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