Where to find grants in Australia
There are a number of ways that you can find a grant. In Australia, these are:
Grant Finder lists grants available across Australia including by State. These generally lead to economic outcomes, increased productivity and engagement in civil life
Dept of Social Services Community Grants Hub https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/
Each State has its own priorities. Some grants may also appear similar to federal grant alternatives but with a local flavour
Local Government Grants
Don’t forget to look up your local government website – especially for community building and local business grants.
Sector specific grants
eg arts, coast guard, tourism, multicultural etc.
Carry out a web search specifically for the industry you are involved in.
Philanthropic trusts and foundations
If you have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, philanthropics are generally humanitarian in nature, providing funding for the better good
Venture Capital/Business Angels
Private sector investment with the skills you need if you are an early stage start-up company with high potential growth
Source pledges of support via the internet for your worthy cause or new business idea
Ready to get started? There are paid subscription sites that will alert you to up and coming grant opportunities. Listed below are other sites that you can access for free:
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