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Agriculture Innovation

Coles Nurture Fund

    The Nurture Fund provides grants of up to $500,000 dollars to small and medium businesses for projects which that are unique, drive innovation and provide outstanding sustainability benefits and promote development of new market-leading products,...
    • Round 12 opens January 29, 2024

    Elders Community Partnerships

      Elders community partnerships range from national industry associations and not-for-profit charities, right down to local schools and community groups. Donations totalling over $2m a year are made to projects that align with their objectives: Support...
      • By enquiry

      Rabobank Sponsorship

        Focuses on supporting agricultural awards, education and research, including sponsorship of Vic Hub member, Southern Farming Systems. Also sponsors Agribusiness conferences and conventions.
        • By enquiry

        Woolworths Dairy Innovation Fund

          These grants will support on-farm improvements that deliver innovation, efficiency, greater resilience or enhanced sustainability. The contribution to farms will fund new capital improvements or technology, and provide additional funds to help expand existing projects....
          • New round likely November 2022
          Drought Resilience

          Climate-Smart Agriculture Program Grants

            These grants include: Partnerships and Innovation: applications for Round 1 opened on 22 February 2024 Capacity Building: applications for Round 1 opened on 22 February 2024 Soil Capacity Building: applications for closed non-competitive and restricted...
            • DAFF

            Farming Together Program

              Since 2016, Southern Cross University has been home to the Farming Together Program. Farming Together was born through the Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program, a $15 million program funded by the Australian Commonwealth Government....
              • Ongoing collaboration opportunities

              Regional Investment Corporation Drought Loans

                Low interest loans to assist primary producers to prepare, manage or recover from the effects of drought.
                • Ongoing opportunities

                Regional Partnerships – Regional Drought Resilience Planning Program

                  Designed to improve regional drought resilience through the development of Regional Drought Resilience Plan that will identify what actions are needed and how they could be implemented. In the pilot program, Regional Drought Resilience Plans...
                  • Pilot programs underway, the full program will open June 2024
                  • Funded by DAFF, delivered by AgVic

                  ANZ Seeds of Renewal

                    The program focuses specifically on helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities and ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia. It is built on two key tenets: Vibrant communities are diverse and inclusive with...
                    • Opens July 5 2022, ongoing
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