Grants and Funding

​​​​​​​​Summary of closing dates for funding/grants

Strategic Industry Partnership Program - 2024 Round​
The Strategic Industry Partnership Program (SIPP) provides targeted grants on a co-investment basis to agricultural industry associations and peak industry bodies.
Applications open Monday 1 July 2024 and close 16 August 2024.​
​Hardship grants due to unseasonable dry conditions
​Administered by Department of State Growth, grants of up to $5,000 will be available to Tasmanian livestock producers who can demonstrate hardship as a result of unseasonable dry conditions.​​​
Applicatons close 3pm, Friday, 10 May 2024, or until program funding is exhausted, whichever occurs the earliest.​
​Therapeutic Farming Small Grants Program​
Therapeutic Farming, also known as care farming or social farming, is defined as a combined offering consisting of working farms with embedded agricultural practices (such as horticulture, livestock handling, forestry) alongside the provision of therapeutic mental health support.  Applications close 5pm, Friday 17 May 2024.
​King and Flinders Islands Primary Producers - Seasonal Conditions Scheme​
​Due to extended dry conditions, The Tasmanian Government will provide relief to King and Flinders Island Primary Producers, by offering one-off payments of up to $20,000 to eligible primary producers.  Applications open 3pm, Tuesday 19 March and close 11pm Sunday 30 June 2024, unless program funds are exhausted first.
​On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme​

​​​​​​​​​​​The Tasmanian and Australian Governments are offering a 25 per cent rebate to primary producers and horticultural farmers to purchase and install new on-farm water infrastructure, or repair and replace damaged infrastructure.
Applications closed 31 December 2023 
​Primary Producer Flood Recovery Tier 2 Grants​
​Applications for Tier 2 funding has been extended until 30 April 2024.  If you have been approved for Tier 1 funding, you can apply for Tier 2.
Tier 1 applications closed on 31 January 2023.

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.
​Farm Business Resilience Program (Tasmania)​

​The Farm Business Resilience Program subsidises learning and development opportunities for farmers, farm managers, and employees – focused on improving strategic farm management capabilities that lead to making better decisions, more often.​

​​*or when funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.

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