Current Funding

Advance Queensland
Business Development Fund
Funding available $125,000 up to 2.5 million – Ongoing
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Advance Queensland
Startup Events & Activities Fund
Up to $250,000 – Applications now open
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Advance Queensland
Young Starters’ Fund
Up to $20,000 – 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 Industry, Innovation and Science
Building Better Regions Fund
Infrastructure Projects Stream
From $20,000 to $10million
Community Investments Stream
From $5,000 – $10million
Round is currently Closed:
Infrastructure Project Stream
announced August 2017
Community Investment Stream
announced September 2017
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Regional Jobs and Investment Package
Wide Bay to receive $20million
Closed
Announcements made August 2017
New Round Open Late 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
Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme
Up to 50 percent of total project cost
Currently Closed
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Various Funding Programs
Various funding – ongoing
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Department of State Development
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.
Ongoing
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Department of State Development
Building Our Regions
Building our Regions is a $375 million targeted
regional infrastructure program for local
government project

Round 3 Expressions of Interest
Closed Friday 24th February 2017
Round 3 Successful applicants
announced July 2017
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Our Community Search
Grants for not-for-profits
Various funds available
Various closing dates
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Philanthropy Australia
Subscribe for a list of Philanthropy grants
Various fund available
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Queensland Government
Back To Work Regional Employment Package
Youth Boost

Back to Work – up to $15,000
Youth Boost – up to $20,000
Currently Open. Closes June 30th 2018
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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 Opens: March 2018
Round 10 Closes: June 2018
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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.
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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.
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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
Currently Open – Closes 27th October 2017
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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 – Elite Indigenous Travel and
Accommodation Assistance Program

Up to $3,000 – Currently closed
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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
open.
Closes: First Friday March 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 – Currently closed
Applications open in late July, early
August each year and are accepted
for up to six weeks from the opening
date
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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

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.
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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 Infrastructure and Regional Development– Black Spot Program Funding
Various funding available – 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 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
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Energy Consumers Australia
Up to $10,000
Advocacy and research grants applications are considered on a quarterly basis. Important dates for 2016/17 and 2017/18.

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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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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 – Community Benefit Gambling Fund
Up to $35,000 – Funding round 95 will open mid-October and will close at 11.59pm on 30 November 2017.

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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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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) – Horizon Scholarship
Applications for the 2018 Horizon Scholarship open in January 2018. – Yearly
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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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