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.

Regional Wine Export and Tourism Support Package

The Australian Government's $50 million Regional Wine Export and Tourism Support Program aims to help transform the Australian grape and wine industry by showcasing the nation's wine tourism offering and driving demand for Australia's wine exports.

Applications open: July 2019

Applications close: TBA

For more information about this program visit the website or read the business plan.

Future Jobs Fund

The State Government has established the Future Jobs Fund, with more than $200 million to drive employment growth and confront challenges to our modernising economy. The Fund aims to attract new business to South Australia and help our local industries to grow.

Applications open: now

Applications close: 29 September 2017

For more information about the program

SA Energy Productivity Program

This program aims to reduce energy costs to South Australian businesses and have a beneficial impact on the energy market in South Australia.

1. energy Productivity Audit Grant Program - aims to encourage businesses to become more aware of how they use and manage energy within their organisation.

2. Energy Productivity Implementation Grant Program - Establishes to implement the recommendation of the audits conducted through the program.

Applications Open: Now

Applications Close: 31st March 2018

For more information about the program

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund

The program aims to provide small and medium enterprises with funding to cover up to a third of eligible projects costs for capital projects that establish or expand advanced manufacturing activities in Victoria and South Australia.

Applications Open: 7th July 2017

Applications Close: 14th August 2017 5:00pm AEST

Funding Amount: $500,000 to $2.5 Million

For more information about this program

Business Model Innovation Program

This program is designed to help South Australian manufacturers, especially small-to-medium enterprises, to explore new business models and adding services to current offerings to create customer value and new revenue sources. 

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program

Events South Australia - Live Music Events Fund

This program seeks to support live music events and festivals with the potential to grow into major tourist attractions. 

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program

Investment Attraction South Australia (IASA)

This program aims to capture foreign direct investment - investment which creates high value-adding industries and sustainable jobs. It seeks to connect businesses with decision-makers, identify funding and support options, help them choose new premises and then settle into South Australia. 

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program

Agribusiness Growth Program

This program aims to accelerate business growth, employment and export development in the State's agribusiness value adding and food beverage industries, by providing expert consultant business' ability to plan and manage their growth.

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program

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 

Business Coaching Program

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

Applications Open:  NOW

Applications Close:  This program is on an ongoing basis

Funding amount: $1600 inc gst

To find out more about this program

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 about this program

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.

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

Funding Amount: $50,000 

For more information about this program

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.

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this 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

Find out more about this program

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

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program 

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.

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

For more information about this program

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

Applications open: Ongoing

Applications close: Ongoing

To find out more about this 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:

http://grantslink.gov.au/

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

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