Round 1 of the Community Broadcasting Program

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EATP Round 2

The Round 2 grant opportunity is now open for applications Here  (reference GO6264).

The EATP program is intended to encourage adoption of emerging aviation technologies (such as drones, electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft and new aviation propulsion systems) to address community needs, particularly in regional Australia.
Applications close 27-Jul-2023 11:30 pm (ACT Local Time).

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Small and Medium Business Recovery Grants Now Open

Reimbursement grants of up to $50,000 for eligible small businesses and $75,000 for eligible medium businesses are now available to assist with the costs of cyclone-related clean-up and reinstatement for businesses directly impacted by damage from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie and Tropical Cyclone Ilsa. Visit the Small Business Development Corporation website to learn more and apply: here

Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant

Funding up to $250,000 is available for individual projects that contribute to increasing or sustaining jobs, expanding or diversifying industry, developing skills or capability, increasing business productivity and attracting new investment to the regions.

Who's eligible?
·   local governments
·   not-for-profit organisations
·   Australian registered businesses
·   industry associations
·   incorporated bodies
·   universities or training institutions (under collaborative agreements)

Eligible applicants are encouraged to contact the Pilbara Development Commission to discuss their project proposal prior to the submission of an application. 

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For more information email [email protected]

ARENA’s Regional Microgrids Program

Applications are now open for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)'s Regional Microgrids Program.
The program, which supports the development and deployment of renewable energy microgrids across Australia, makes funding available under two streams:
▪ Regional Australia Microgrids
▪ First Nations Community Microgrids
Webinars about the program and funding will be held on September 6 and September 14.
For more information, including how to apply, visit: Apply Here

Innovate to Grow Program

The newest round of the Innovate to Grow Program, coordinated by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, will equip small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the cyber security and digital technology sectors with critical research and development (R&D) know-how to grow their businesses.
CSIRO’s Innovate to Grow program links businesses to expert knowledge, resources, and mentors to help businesses validate, and develop their R&D ideas that could lead to commercial outcomes.
On completing the program, eligible participants can apply to work with CSIRO’s expert researchers and access dollar-matched R&D funding through the Kickstart program.
Dr Marthie Grobler, Principal Research Scientist in human-centered cyber security at CSIRO’s Data61 strongly urged eligible businesses to consider applying to stay at the forefront of research impact in these critical sectors.
CSIRO’s Innovate to Grow: Cyber Security and Digital Technology program commences 12 October and is available for a limited number of SMEs.
Apply online before 17 September. Apply Here
This program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources through the Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund.

Australian Heritage Grants 2023-2024

The Australian Heritage Grants Program aims to improve recognition, conservation, preservation, and access to the National Heritage Values of National Heritage Listed places. The program also aims to increase community engagement and raise awareness of listed places. More information:


Selling to Australian Government

Is your business looking to sell to the Australian Government? The newly updated Selling to Government website has all the information and support you need to get involved in government procurement and contracting opportunities. Find more information here


Applications for the 2023 Innovate with nbn® Australia Grants Program are now open - and it's a great opportunity for Pilbara businesses to turn their great ideas into game-changing achievements.
Run in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute, the program aims to lift the digital capability of people and businesses in regional Australia.
Funding for regional and remote businesses will be spread across seven categories - agriculture, arts, education, health, Indigenous business, tourism, and women in regional business – and each winner will receive $15,000.
The overall Innovate with nbn Champion will be awarded an additional $20,000 grant to help take their idea to the next level. 
Learn more and apply at: Here
Applications close September 29.

Regional Events Scheme funding-applications are opened for 2024-25
Regional Events Scheme (RES) is an annual funding round for smaller and developing regional events across WA. You can apply for funding of between $5,000 and $40,000 per year. The total funding available in the 2024-25 RES round is up to $1.1 million, including $250,000 for the Regional Aboriginal Events Scheme (RAES). To apply for RAES, your event must deliver Aboriginal activities and experiences through the leadership and participation of Aboriginal people. Your event must be held in one of WA's nine regions as determined by the Regional Development Commission Act 1993. These are the Peel, South West, Great Southern, Wheatbelt, Mid-West, Gascoyne, Goldfields-Esperance, Pilbara and Kimberley. More details Here

The Grant Hub on the RDA Pilbara website is live and ready to go!
The Grant Hub is a one-stop shop for all local businesses, community groups, not-for-profits and individuals who are considering applying for a grant.
You can see what grants are available, register to receive alerts when new opportunities arise and access tips to help you apply for grants.
Find more here: Grant Hub

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Prevent scams

Did you know that government grant information is available free online. You never need to pay for it.
When you start to look for government grants to support your business, you may find fraudulent websites and services that claim to provide access to government grants information.
It’s important to remember that all available state, territory and federal government grant information can be accessed for free through official government sources.