Grant funding opportunities

Grants and Finance

Grant funding and finance opportunities

Grants and finance

A focus area for the IOT RDO is to support the development of local business capability and capacity, so that local businesses are able to realise their potential and obtain maximum benefits from emerging opportunities. Part of the IOT RDO’s work in this area is to identify and inform our local communities about grant funding and finance opportunities.

Latest Grant Opportunities

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Australian Government's grants information system

GrantConnect provides centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities and grants awarded.

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Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

NAIF is a development financier to infrastructure projects in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia. NAIF’s mission is to be an innovative financing partner in the growth of northern Australia. A key focus of any financing is to drive public benefit, economic and population growth and Indigenous involvement in northern Australia.

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Check if you're ready to apply for a grant

Finding a suitable grant opportunity is just the start of the process to get funding. The application process can take time and effort. Understanding the entire process will help you be grant ready and may improve your chances of getting funding.

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Community Grants Hub

The Community Grants Hub (the Hub) provides a shared-services arrangement to deliver grant administration services on behalf of Australian Government client agencies to support their policy outcomes. Client agencies are responsible for grant policy and the development of grant programs, while the Hub is responsible for administering grant programs at the direction of policy owners and consistent with the requirements of the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines 2017.

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Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

The know and how to ensure the long-term vitality of rural and remote Australia. A not-for-profit organisation, we connect common purposes and funding from government, business and philanthropy with the genuine local needs of rural people and places.

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Regional Precincts and Partnerships Program (rPPP)

Stream One: Precinct development and planning.

The rPPP Precinct development and planning offers grants up to $5 million to develop a precinct idea through to investment-ready stage in partnership with local stakeholders to benefit regional communities.

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Find out more about the Indian Ocean Territories Regional Development Organisation.

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