Latest Business & Innovation Grants Update: Monday 8 February

Latest Business Grants Update: Monday 8 February 2021

Find some key information below on featured grants and funding available for Moreton Bay Region businesses. For more business grants and funding opportunities visit RDA Moreton Bay

Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund Grant

The Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund provides industry and education providers with funding to deliver innovative projects that meet local requirements to quickly improve the quality or availability of cyber security professionals in Australia.

Amount available: From $250k to $3 million (50% co-fund)

Closing date: 11 March 2021


Global Innovation Linkages Program - Round 3

The Global Innovation Linkages Program provides funding to help Australian businesses and researchers collaborate with global partners. We support strategically focused, leading-edge research and development.

Your project must be in at least 1 of our 6 priority areas. The priority areas align with the 6 Government-funded Industry Growth Centres set up to support industry. Read more on the relevant Growth Centre website: Advanced manufacturing ; Food and agribusiness ; Medical technologies and pharmaceuticals ; Mining equipment, technology and services ; Oil, gas and energy resources ; and Cyber security.

Amount available: From $500,000 to $1 million (50% co-fund)

Closing date: 11 March 2021


The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Prizes award Australian scientists and innovators with prizes to recognise outstanding achievements in science and research-based innovation.

There are 5 Science Prizes for science and innovation:

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Science ($250,000)
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation ($250,000)
  • Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
  • Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
  • Prize for New Innovators ($50,000)

Nominees must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

Amount available: from $50,000 to $250,000

Closing date: 9 March 2021


Consumer Travel Support Program Grant

The COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program will provide a one-off payment in financial year 2020-21 to assist travel agents and tour arrangement providers who have been disproportionately impacted due to the OVID-19 pandemic.

Amount Available: $1,500 to $100,000

Closing Date: 13 March 2021


Gambling Communities Benefit Fund Grant

The objective of the fund is to allocate funding to not-for-profit community groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

Amount available: From $500 to $35,000

Closing date: 28 February 2021


Live Music Australia - Round 2

The Live Music Australia program will provide support to the live music sector, with a focus on small to medium venues that support high quality original Australian live music that is professionally staged. It aims to revive business ventures in local suburbs, towns and regions across the country, building capacity for a sustainable live music scene with strong community roots, in all parts of Australia.

Amount available: From $5,000 to $100,000

Closing date: 18 February 2021


Coles Nurture Fund Grant

Coles launched the Nurture Fund to help small to medium Australian producers, farmers and manufacturers to innovate and grow their business. From frozen raspberries and chickpea tofu to quinoa processing and cloud technology, the Coles Nurture Fund (CNF) is supporting businesses to develop new market-leading products, technologies, systems and processes. Together we hope to drive differentiation, sustainable practices, extend growing seasons, improve productivity and reduce imports. Small and medium sized businesses can apply for a grant of up to $500,000 to help them develop new market-leading products, technologies and processes.

Amount available: see above

Closing date: No current end date


National Women's Alliances Grant

The National Women’s Alliances (Alliances) grant opportunity will establish 6 civil society networks to ensure women’s voices are heard in the policy making process. The objective of the grant opportunity is that Alliances advocate for Australian women and collaborate with policymakers to inform Australian Government policies which impact women.

Amount Available: $820,898.70

Closing Date: 5 March 2021


Celebrating Multicultural QLD Program Grant

Examples of the types of project the program supports are:

  • community based activities (such as workshops, training, skills development, knowledge and awareness raising, fostering social connections) to address an identified issue, which are conducted over a period of time with key deliverables/milestones and specified anticipated outcomes
  • benefits at an individual level, such as increased community participation, economic independence, inclusion or access to opportunities within the local community.

Amount Available: up to $120,000

Closing date: 15 March 2021


Investing in QLD Women Grants

The Investing in Queensland Women program will provide $540,000 through two rounds of funding each year, with grants of up to $15,000 awarded to successful applicants to deliver community initiatives, including projects that prevent and respond to domestic and family violence and sexual assault

Amount Available: up to $15,000

Closing Date: 05 March 2021


2020-21 Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Grants Program

Applications are invited for one-off funding of up to $10,000 for activities that contribute to truth, healing and reconciliation for people with lived experience of institutional child abuse across Queensland.

Activities may include projects, events or initiatives that acknowledge and raise awareness of institutional child abuse and its impact.

Amount Available: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: 14 April 2021


Visions of Australia Grants

The Visions of Australia program funds the development and touring of exhibitions of cultural material of historic, scientific, design, social or artistic significance.

Tours must include at least three venues outside the organisation’s home state or territory. Regional and remote venues are a higher priority for funding.

Amount Available: No funding cap for individual applications (Total Fund is $1.2mil)

Closing Date: 05 Mar 2021


Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund Grant

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund offers grants to leading organisations for projects that deliver exceptional opportunities for Australian writers, journalists, editors, English and literacy teachers, visual artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors.

Amount Available: From $5,000 to $20,000 per per project/per year

Closing Date: 26 Apr 2021