Current Funding

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Drought and rural assistance
Helps farmers and primary producers face an increasingly variable climate. Prepare for and manage the effects of drought and other challenges.
Various funds available. Various closing dates.
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Department of Transport and Main Roads
School Bus Upgrade Scheme (SchoolBUS)
Provides funding to eligible school bus operators to assist with the purchase of new buses or buses that are less than 5 years old.
Various funding – ongoing.
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Inspiring Australia Queensland
STEM club grants
Provides organisations running STEM clubs with funding of up to $2,000.
Applications close 5pm on 4 September 2018.
Applicants will be notified on 10 September 2018.
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Queensland Reconstruction Authority
Natural Disaster and Recovery Arrangements
To provide disaster relief and recovery payments and infrastructure restoration to help communities recover from the effects of natural disasters.
Various funding assistance. Ongoing.
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Advance Queensland
Business Development Fund
Funding available $125,000 up to 2.5 million – Ongoing
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Advance Queensland
Biofutures Industry Development Fund
Up to $2.5million – Application are ongoing until November 2019
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Australian Government
Business Grants Search
Various funds available- Various closing dates
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Department of Innnovation, Tourism, Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games
Advancing Small Business Queensland
Up to $10,000- Various closing dates
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Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Building Better Regions Fund
Infrastructure Projects Stream
From $20,000 to $10million – Round is currently closed.
Community Investments Stream
From $5,000 – $10million – Round is currently closed.

Successful applicants for Infrastructure Project Stream have now been announced.
Successful applicants for Community Investment Stream have now been announced.

Infrastructure Project Stream announced August 2017
Community Investment Stream announced September 2017
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Bridges Renewal Programme
Up to 50 percent of total project cost – Closed Round 3 Announced September Round 4 opening date to be announced
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Various Funding Programs
Various funding – ongoing
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Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
Made In Queensland Program supporting Queensland manufacturing sector to become more internationally competitive
$50,000 to $2.5 million on a dollar-for-dollar basis. – Round 2 closed.
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Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
Jobs and Regional Growth Fund
The $130 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund is part of the government’s broader $200M Jobs and Regional Growth Package, targeted at growing regional economies and jobs for Queenslanders.
$130 million package
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Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
Building Our Regions
Building our Regions is a $375 million targeted regional infrastructure program for local government project
Round 4 now closed. Successful applicants announced mid-2018.
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Our Community Search
Grants for not-for-profits
Various funds available – Various closing dates
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Queensland Government
Back To Work Regional Employment Package Youth Boost Mature Aged Workers Boost
Back to Work – up to $15,000 Youth Boost – up to $20,000 Mature Aged Workers Boost – up to $20,000 – Closesd June 30th 2018
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Queensland Government
The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program
Up to $20,000 – Currently Open
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Queensland Government
Grants Finder
Various funds available – Various closing dates
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Tourism and Events Queensland
Queensland Destination Events Program
$10,000 to $100,000 – Round 9 Opens: November 2017 Round 9 Closes: February 2018 Round 10 closed.
Round 11 opens 18 July 2018. Round 11 closes 10 October 2018. Eligible event
dates: May 2019 – May 2020
Round 12 opens November 2018. Round 12 closes February 2019. Eligible
event dates: September 2019 – September 2020.
Round 13 opens March 2019. Round 13 closes June 2019. Eligible event dates:
January 2020 – January 2021.
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Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants
The Foundation provides grants to assist Aboriginal Communities and Individuals by providing funds to support projects, with the current focus on supporting art, literacy, education, health and cultural projects with a connection to Aboriginal art and/or artists.
Up to $5,000 – ongoing – Grant applications are considered by the Board of the Foundation at each directors meeting. The Board currently meets approximately 6 – 8 times each year. Grant applications for 2017-2018 are now closed.
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Aim for the Stars Grants
Scholarships: Enabling girls and women to invest in their future and fulfil their potential.
Up to $4,000 – Aim for the Stars scholarships are awarded annually. Applications for 2018 will open in February with the winners being announced in July. Applications for 2018 are now closed. Winners announced 1 July 2018.
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Aurizon Community Giving Fund
Aimed at charities or community groups in the areas of health and wellbeing, community safety, environment or education.
Up to $20,000 – Closed 27 October 2017. Recipients announced in June 2018.
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Australia Council for the Arts
The Program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activities
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Australian Communities Foundation Funding
ACF is committed to helping build healthy and resilient communities, by supporting a range of charitable organisations and projects each year.
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Australian Government – Department of Employment
The Wage Subsidy Scheme offers a subsidy to employers who employ a job seeker with disability, who is registered with a Disability Employment Service Provider
Up to $1,500 – Ongoing
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Australian Government –Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority
First Start Loans Commercial Fisher First Start Loans
Up to $2,000,000- Ongoing
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Australian Government
Restart Wage Subsidy
Up to $10,000 – Ongoing
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Australian Scholarship Foundation
Scholarships to build capacity in Not-For-Profits
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Australian Sports Commission
Various Sports Grants
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Arrow Energy
Brighter Futures
– Round 1 – 2018 Applications are now closed.
Applications for Round 2 are now open. Closes: Friday 7 September 2018
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Cadbury
Fundraiser Community Grants
Up to $500 – Ongoing
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Carers Australia
Young Carers Bursary Programme
Up to $3,000 – Applications for the 2019 bursary program open 9.00am 25 July 2018 and close
5.00pm 5 September 2018.
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Coco-Cola Australia Foundation
Community Grants
1. Flagship partners: grants to charities with a clear and measurable program addressing an issue aligned with the CCAF mission, up to $200,000 per annum for up to three consecutive years
Currently closed.

2. Employee connected: grants to support local causes and charities connected to our employees, up to $25,000 as a one-off grant – Round is currently closed.
Dates for the 2019 Employee Connected will be advised later in 2018.
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Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd
Various Grant Categories Available
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Coopers Brewery Foundation
Brewing Support for the Community
Up to $30,000
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Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Drought Relief Assistance Scheme
Up to $20,000 per property per annum.
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Department of Education
Textbook and Resource Allowance
Undisclosed – Ongoing
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Department of Education and Training
Capital Grants Program
Minister to determine an amount of financial assistance – Ongoing
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Department of Employment
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
Income support for up to 39 weeks – Ongoing
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Department of Innovation, Industry and Science
Business Growth Grants
Up to $20,000 – Ongoing
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Department of Tranport and Main Roads
The department provides a Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance package for eligible registered operators.
Various funding available
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Indigenous Advancement Strategy
This programme is aimed at improving the lives and outcomes of Indigenous Australians. If your business is involved in the programmes key areas, you may be eligible for funding through this program.
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Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Veteran & Community Grants
Up to $50,000 – Ongoing
Final closing date for all grants is 28 February 2019.
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Up to energy consumers Australia
Up to $10,000 – Advocacy and research grants applications are considered on a quarterly basis.
Applications due 30 August 2018. Decision date 11 October 2018
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Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
First Start Loan
Various funding available – Currently Open
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Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
Various Grant Categories Available
Various funding available – Currently Open
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Inger Rice Foundation Grants
Various Grant Categories Available
Up to $5,000 – Currently Open
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James N Kirby Foundation
Small Grants
Up to $15,000 – Applications for Small Grants are open from 1 November to 28 February each year.
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Jetstar
Flying Start Programme
Up to $30,000 – Ongoing
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Mantana Foundation
Young People Grant Program
Up to $10,000 – Ongoing
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Impact Investing Australia
Impact Investment Readiness Fund
Up to $100,000 – Ongoing
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Innovate Queensland
Innovate Queensland supports small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to grow through a range of workshops, webinars and collaboration activities.
– Ongoing
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Phonographic Performance Company of Australia
Performer’s Trust Foundation Grants
Up to $5,000 – Ongoing
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Queensland Government
Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority

Primary Production First Start Loan
Up to $2,000,000 – Ongoing
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Queensland Government
Arts Business Innovation Fund
The Arts Business Innovation Fund seeks to strengthen the financial and organisational capacity of not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations, by responding to innovative business ideas that will achieve an organisation’s mission into the future.
Up to $100,000
Various funding available – Various closing dates
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Queensland Government
Community Benefit Gambling Fund
Up to $35,000 – Funding for round 98 will open mid-July 2018 and will close at 11.59pm on 31 August 2018.
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Queensland Government – Business Queensland
Mentoring for Growth (M4G)
Provides access to a panel of business mentors who can help address commercial challenges
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Queensland Government
Sport & Recreation Disaster Recovery Program
The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program supports not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations with funding to re-establish their facilities and activities after extreme natural events, including flooding and associated damage. – Currently Open
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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Horizon Scholarship
Applications for the 2018 Scholarship has now closed. 2019 Scholarship TBA.
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Screen Queensland
Post, Digital and Visual Effects Attraction Grant
Various funds available – Various closing dates
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Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation
Various Grant Categories Available
Various funds available – Various closing dates
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Social Ventures Australia
Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund
Various funds available- Various closing dates
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Sunsuper
Dreams for a Better World Program
Up to $50,000 – Various closing dates
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The Courier Mail
The Courier-Mail Children’s Fund
Various Funding – Various closing dates
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Tim Fairfax Family Foundation
Rural & Regional Development Grant
$10,000+ – Ongoing
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Trade and Investment Queensland
Export Skills Development
Offering mentoring, networking and skills development assistance for export-ready businesses
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