Grants

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.

Producer Demonstration Site Project

This program seeks to support groups of livestock producers to adapt, validate and demonstrate the business value of integrating new management practices and associated skills into local farming systems. 

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: 21/10/2016

Funding Amount: $25,000

For more information

Female Facilities Program

Sporting clubs and organisations across South Australia can now apply for a share in $4 million to upgrade and build female change rooms.

This is the first round of $10 million allocated to the Female Facilities Program for three years as part of the State Government’s $40 million mega sport State Budget announcement.

The Female Facilities Program is open to not-for-profit sport clubs, associations and community organisations. 

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date:  31st October 2016

Funding amount:  up to $500,000

Growing South Australia Companies Program

This Program is designed for CEOs/MDs and executives of small to medium sized companies based in South Australia.

Opening Date:  NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing basis 

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Gateway Business Program

This program aims to provide funding to assist small to medium sized firms prepare for export.

Funding Amount:  $2,000-$25,000

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date:  Ongoing Basis

For more information

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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NRM Agricultural Knowledge Small Grants

The ‘NRM Agricultural Knowledge Small Grants’ are aimed at supporting agricultural and horticultural groups in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin (SAMDB NRM) region allowing them to undertake agricultural training, skills and knowledge building activities in the areas they see as being important

Funding Amount: $30,000 GST exc.

Opening Date: 20th August 2016

Closing Date: 12th September 2016 

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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

Big Data Connect Program

This program aims to encourage South Australian manufacturers to explore opportunities for using big data to improve productivity, competitiveness and increase profitability. 

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 

For more information

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

For more Information 

Regional Capability Community Fund (RCCF)

The Regional Capability Community Fund program seeks to support Rural, regional and remote communities across South Australia to better protect themselves, their families and their livelihoods from natural disasters such as flood, fire and extreme weather.

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: 31/03/2016 (this program is available annually)

Funding Amount: $2500

Available funds: $470,000

For more information

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

For more information

South Australian Young Entrepreneur Scheme (SAYES)

This Program is designed to provide practical business skills for participants and to enable growth of the enterprises they bring to the program.

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: $50,000 of $1.7M

Opening Date: NOW

Closing Date: Ongoing

For more information 

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 

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 

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:

http://grantslink.gov.au/

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/regions/programs

http://australia.gov.au/topics/business-and-industry/grants-and-financial-assistance