Grants and Funding
Summary of closing dates for funding/grants
2021 Natural Disaster - Primary Producer Recovery Grants
|These recovery measures aim to assist those in demonstrated need with the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of infrastructure for primary producers that have suffered damage as a direct result of the Central Tasmanian Floods from October 2021 and November 2021 and the Southern Tasmanian Storm in December 2021.|
Applications are now open through SmartyGrants and close on 30 November 2022
Carbon Farming Advice Rebate Pilot Program
|The Carbon Farming Advice Pilot Rebate Program provides primary producers with rebates of up to $10,000 for advice sought about the costs and benefits of accessing carbon credits, auditing requirements, and on-ground actions that are eligible for carbon credits.|
|DairyTas Small Grants Programme||The DairyTas Small Project Grants Programme is an initiative that enables dairy farmer groups and other organisations in any of the regions of the State to apply for funding to undertake initiatives to help the dairy industry and to help develop local solutions to local problems.|
The small Projects Grant is a competitive grant round. The maximum grant available is $10,000 per grant excluding GST.
*or when funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.
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: 2021 Natural Diaster - Primary Producer Recovery Grant
These recovery measures aim to assist those in demonstrated need with the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of infrastructure for primary producers that have suffered damage as a direct result of the Central Tasmanian Floods from October 2021 and November 2021 and the Southern Tasmanian Storm in December 2021.
: Accelerating Trade Grant Program
Initiative 4.1 under the Tasmanian Trade Strategy 2019-2020 ('the Strategy'), the Accelerating Trade Grant Program helps Tasmanian businesses to collaborate, expand their presence and introduce Tasmanian products and services to the world.
: AgriGrowth Loan Scheme
The AgriGrowth Loan Scheme is an initiative of the Tasmanian Government providing low interest loans to Tasmanian farm businesses and agri-food businesses.
: DairyTas Small Project Grants Programme
The DairyTas Small Project Grants Programme is an initiative that enables dairy farmer groups and other organisations in any of the regions of the State to apply for funding to undertake initiatives to help the dairy industry and to help develop local solutions to local problems.
: Caring for our Country (Aust Gov)
'Caring for our Country' is the Australian Government's natural resource management program that integrates the delivery of the existing programs - the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous Land and Environmental Program.
: Farm Household Allowance
Support for eligible farmers and their partners. Helping you through hardship, including drought.
Farmers, researchers and businesses can now see levy funded research from all the Research and Development Corporations in one location
: New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
NEIS offers free accredited small business training, business plan development, business mentoring and, if eligible, NEIS Allowance.
: Preparing Australian Communities Program
The Preparing Australia Program will support projects that mitigate or reduce the disaster risk, impact and consequence associated with large-scale natural hazards.
: Research and Development Tax Incentive
The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&D Tax Incentive or R&DTI) helps companies innovate and grow by offsetting some of the costs of eligible research and development (R&D).
: Rural Investment Corporation
The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) provides government-backed loans with interest only periods and low interest rates to farmers and farm-related small businesses.
: Strengthening Rural Communities
The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs.
: Threatened Species RecoveryFund (Aust Govt)
The Threatened Species Recovery Fund will support communities to actively protect Threatened Species, leverage additional investment, and assist with delivering on the Targets and Action Areas in the Threatened Species Strategy.