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Community Grants


Advancing Renewables Program

The Advancing Renewables Program aims to fund projects that contribute to one or more of the following outcomes:

Reduce costs | Increase value | Improve technology | Reduce barriers | Increase skills

Applicants need to match the funding sought from ARENA

For further information visit – http://business.gov.au/assistance/advancing-renewables-program 


Strengthening Rural Communities – Small & Vital (FRRR)

Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Small & Vital grants (up to ($10,000) can be used for a wide range of purpose.

For further information visit: https://www.frrr.org.au/SRC_Small_Vital.php



Tackling Tough Times Together

The Tackling Tough Times Together grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.

Applications for Round 16 close on Monday 16 December 2019

For further information visit – https://frrr.org.au/grants/TTTT


Veteran and Community Grants 

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open , non-competitive process to apply for grant funding under the Veteran and Community Grants Program from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Applications close at 11.00pm AEDT on 27 February 2020.

For further information about eligibility and how to apply go to the Grant Round Application Page – https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/veteran-and-community-grants-0


On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme

Applications are open for eligible applicants to access the $4.75 million On-farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme.

The scheme has been established to provide one-off 25 per cent rebate up to $25,000 (GST exclusive) to primary producers in drought affected  areas for the costs associated with the purchase and installation of on-farm water infrastructure.

For more information on the scheme including the guidelines and application form can be found here – https://pir.sa.gov.au/grants_and_assistance/drought_support/financial_assistance#toc1