Select Page

AGRICULTURE/FORESTRY/FISHING/MARITIME

flower warehouse

CLICK HERE to subscribe to our “Latest Grants” email

Superyacht Industry Development Fund: Stream 1

The Superyacht Industry Development Fund supports Queensland’s small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and not-for-profits in the superyacht supply chain to: acquire internationally recognised industry certification and accreditation that enhance their ability to win superyacht contracts
Amount Available: up to $10,000
Closing Date: 14 Feb 2020

Superyacht Industry Development Fund: Stream 2

The Superyacht Industry Development Fund supports Queensland’s small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and not-for-profits in the superyacht supply chain to participate in up to three tradeshows by providing up to $3,000 in matched funding for businesses to offset eligible costs incurred from participating in these international market engagement events.
Amount Available: up to $3,000 matched funding
Closing Date: No given date, but first delegation is in May 2020

Deadly Deals

Provides Queensland Indigenous businesses with funding of up to $100,000 to help them develop a product, process or service to market.
Amount Available: up to $100,000
Closing Date: no current end date

The Enterprise Solution Centre

Provides businesses with matched funding of between $2,500 and $100,000 to help them find commercialisation solutions for their novel product, process or service. Must be a food, beverage or agribusiness producer, or be a supplier to the agribusiness chain.
Amount Available: between $2,500 and $100,000
Closing Date: Applications may be made at any time.

ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program

ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program supports a broad range of development, demonstration and pre-commercial deployment projects that can deliver affordable and reliable renewable energy for Australian families and businesses. The Program Objective is to fund Activities that contribute to one or more of the following Program Outcomes: reduction in the cost of renewable energy, increase in the value delivered by renewable energy and improvement in technology readiness and commercial readiness of Renewable Energy Technologies d. reduction in or removal of barriers to renewable energy uptake e. increased skills, capacity and knowledge relevant to Renewable Energy Technologies.
Amount Available: From $100,000 to $50,000,000, matched funding
Closing date: ongoing

Supporting a healthy pollination future grants

The Pollination Fund, part of the Hort Frontiers strategic partnership initiative, aims to enhance and support existing pollinators, and identify the most effective pollination methods for various horticulture crop types. To help in safeguarding the horticulture industry, the Pollination Fund will identify putting practical measures in place to support honey bee health and identify and develop new pollination opportunities and techniques.
Amount Available: dependent on application
Closing date: No current closing date

Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme

The Queensland Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017 – 2027 outlines a ten-year reform agenda for the sustainable management of Queensland fisheries. As part of this strategy, vessel tracking capability will be required on all commercial fishing boats by 2020, with a priority to install units on net, line and crab commercial fishing boats by 1 January, 2019.
The Queensland Government Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme offsets the costs incurred by commercial fishers to purchase and have installed approved vessel tracking units on their fishing boats.
Costs eligible for the rebate include those for the purchase and installation of approved vessel tracking units.
Amount Available: as above
Closing date: 31 December 2020

The Enterprise Solution Centre – Food/Agribusiness funding

Provides businesses with matched funding of between $2,500 and $100,000 to help them find commercialisation solutions for their novel product, process or service. Must be a food, beverage or agribusiness producer, or be a supplier to the agribusiness chain.
Amount Available: between $2,500 and $100,000
Closing date: Applications may be made at any time

Sustainability Loan QLD

Provides Queensland primary producers and commercial fishers with loans of up to $1.3 million to become more productive and sustainable.
Amount Available: up to $1.3 million
Closing date: Applications may be made at any time

Farm Management Deposits Scheme

Provides primary production businesses with tax deductions on farm management deposits to help them deal with inconsistent income from natural disasters, climate and market changes.
Amount Available: tax deductions
Closing date: Applications may be made at any time

Wine Export Grants

Wine Australia is inviting small and medium Australian wine businesses to apply for the Wine Export Grants program
Funding available: up to $25,000
Closing date: 01 May 2020

Farm Investment Loans

Farm Investment Loans – Provides farm businesses with loans of up to $1 million to help them build and maintain strong, resilient and profitable businesses
Funding available: up to $1,000,000
Closing date: 30 June 2026

First Start Loan-Primary producer

First Start Loans (no fees, low interest rates) can help you:
* Acquire your first farm business – can help your first steps towards achieving this goal by assisting you purchase a property or supporting your leasing or share farming arrangements.
* Become a partner in the family farm – can assist you to purchase property from your parents or other family members, or enter a family partnership.
Funding available: finance up to $2,000,000
Closing date: no current closing date

First Start Loan – Commercial Fisher

Loan can assist you in the early years of establishing your first commercial wild-catch fishing enterprise. Obtain the finance you need to enter into a wild-catch fishing enterprise or become a full-time commercial wild-catch fisher.
Funding available: finance up to $2,000,000
Closing date: no current closing date