Looking for a grant for your business? This page contains the main grants currently available in our region. However if you can't find something that suits your business, we suggest you look at the grants listed on  Business Grant Guru - the most comprehensive business grants database in Australia.

SA Energy Productivity Program

The aim of this program is to assist large energy using businesses in the state to reduce their energy usage and related costs, and contribute energy supply benefits to the state.

Opening Date: 20 December 2016

Closing Date: 31st May 2017

Available funding: $31Million

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Export Market Development Grants

The export market Development Grant scheme is a key Australian Government Financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. Administered by Austrade, the Scheme supports a wide range of industry sectors and products.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: 28th February 2017

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Building Better Regions Fund

The building better regions program provides funding for infrastructure and community investment projects that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: 18th January 2017

Funding Amount: $297.7 Million

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Growing South Australian Companies Program

This program is designed for CEO's/MDs and executives of small to medium sized companies based in South Australia.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date:  Ongoing Basis

For more information about this program 

Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans

This program aims to assist eligible dairy farming businesses in South Australia, impacted by the 2015-16 reduction in milk prices.

Opening Date:  NOW

Closing Date:  30 June 2017

Funding Amount: $1m

For more information 

Business Coaching Program

The Business Coaching Program is structured to provide applicants with the mechanisms and strategies to grow their business.

Opening date:  NOW

Closing date:  This program is on an ongoing basis

Funding amount: $2500 inc gst

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Unlocking Capital for Jobs Program

This program aims to assist small to medium sized enterprises to secure commercially viable loans where they would otherwise not have the balance sheet strength to satisfy a bank’s lending criteria. 

Funding Amount: $500,000- $10.0M

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date:  30/03/2018

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Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

This Program aims to encourage South Australian Businesses to employ additional full-time, part-time and casual employees, and maintain them for at least 12 months.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing

Funding Amount: $10,000

For more information

Business transformation Voucher program

The Business Transformation Voucher Program aims to help businesses develop and implement new activities or improve existing operations with the aim of enhancing the profitability, productivity and competitiveness of South Australian Manufacturing firms.

Opening Date: Now

Closing Date: Ongoing

Funding Amount: $50,000 

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Industry Capability Network (ICN)

The Industry Capability Network program aims to promote South Australia, Australian and New Zealand industry through import replacement and opportunities for participation in major projects. ICN performs a technical role providing purchasers with a free sourcing service to identify Australian and New Zealand suppliers capable of supplying those items that would otherwise be imported.

Opening Date: Now

Closing Date:  Ongoing

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Premier's Research and Industry Fund (PRIF) - Innovation Voucher Program

This program is aimed at small-to-medium Enterprises (SMEs) and research Services Providers (RSPs) to encourage Technology Innovation and industry Diversification in key priority areas. The program is set to stimulate innovation and SMEs to develop new manufactured products or systems to help drive productivity and business profitability.

Funding Amount: between $10,000 and $50,000, requiring co-contribution

Applications Open: Ongoing

Applications Close: Ongoing

For further information please visit: Premier's Research and Industry Fund 

Big Data Connect Program

The Big Data Connect Program aims to encourage South Australian Manufacturers to explore opportunities for using big data to improve productivity, competitiveness and increase profitability.

Funding Amount: $10,000

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Business Model Innovation Program

The Business Model Innovation program is designed to help South Australian manufacturers, especially those small to medium sized enterprises, to explore new business models and adding services to current offerings to create value and new revenue sources.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Export Partnership Program

The Export Partnership Program aims to provide funding assistance for small and medium sized businesses to access new global markets through marketing and export development opportunities

Funding Amount: up to $50,000

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Gateway Business Program

This program aims to provide funding to assist small to medium-sized firms prepare for export. It can meet eligible expenses incurred in developing international markets. 

Funding Amount:   Funding of up to 50% reimbursement of eligible export-related expenditure, up to a maximum of $25,000 over two years for eligible projects. Individual project caps range between $2,000 and $10,000. 

Aspiring exporters can also be assisted with $5,000 in coaching/mentoring expenses.

Opening Date: Ongoing

Closing Date:  Ongoing

For further information visit: Gateway Business Program

Business Mission Program

This program aims to provide companies and other institutions with an interest in doing business internationally the opportunity to participate in its program of international Business Missions. 

Applications open: Ongoing basis

Applications Close: Ongoing basis

For further information visit: Business Mission Program 

Other Grants & Funding

A wide range of grants and other funding opportunities is available from government agencies, corporate bodies and non-government organisations.

For further grant information visit the following sites: