Below are the latest funding news articles and media announcements as advised by the Australian Government through their Media Releases australia.gov.au as well as other Australian Government funding sources.
In addition to these, we have an archive upon our own website:
Funding for local business, local government and the community.
Business Development Fund
The $641.6 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.
For Round 3, $200 million is available, with up to $45 million of this funding earmarked to support tourism related infrastructure projects.
There are two streams of funding available under the program:
Applications close: 15 November 2018
Business Development Fund
The Business Development Fund is the Queensland Government’s $40 million early stage and follow-on venture capital investment fund. The intention of the Fund is to attract co-investment from private investors to support emerging and high growth innovative businesses and generate high-value jobs in Queensland.
Up to $2,500,000
Jobs and Regional Growth Fund
The fund will help facilitate private sector projects which create employment and economic growth opportunities in regional areas outside South East Queensland facing significant economic and employment challenges.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). This fund is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing approximately $54 million per year.
Up to $35,000
Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance
The Department of Transport and Main Roads provides a Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance package for eligible registered operators.
Black Spot Program
This program provides improvements for sites with identified safety concerns, funded under the Australian Government Black Spot program.
The Australian Government will provide $744.5 million to the Black Spot Program from the 2013-2014 financial year to the 2021-2022 financial year, with an on-going commitment of $60 million each year following.
Innovate Queensland helps small to medium enterprises grow through workshops and webinars on innovation, technology commercialisation, innovation planning and research, and design.
Queensland Arts Showcase Program
The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.
Up to $100,000
Small Business Digital Grants Program
This Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption.
Matched funding up to $10,000