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Future Drought Fund - Drought Resilience Innovation

ClosedGrant Closed: 8th of September 2021 - 9:00 pm Value: Up to $3.3 Million depending on grant type Run By: Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Further Information: https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/future-drought-fund

These grants will support innovative projects that equip farmers and agricultural-dependent communities and businesses with the tools and capacity to adapt, reorganise, transition and/or transform in preparation for drought conditions such as changing temperature, increasing variability and scarcity of rainfall, and changed seasonality of rainfall.

3 grant types are available in this EOI and grant opportunity.
Ideas Grants will provide $50,000 (GST inclusive) for one year.  
Proof-of-Concept Grants will provide funding of up to $120,000 (GST inclusive) for one year. 
Innovation Grants will provide funding of between $300,000 to $1.1 million (GST inclusive) per year for a maximum of 3 years.

This grant opportunity will run through a 2-part process. You can express interest in an Innovation Grant, Proof-of-Concept Grant, or an Ideas Grant. You may submit more than one application. Separate projects need a separate application form.

The EOI process will be used to move applications into the most appropriate funding stream to support merit worthy proposals of varying scale and development, and to manage risks. If your proposal is assessed as suitable in the EOI process for an Innovation Grant or a Proof-of-Concept Grant, you will be invited to apply for these through a targeted competitive grant round. If your proposal is assessed as suitable in the EOI process for an Ideas Grant, you will be offered this grant based on your EOI. 

Last Updated: 23rd of August 2021
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