Grants and Funding

Grants and funding programs for tourism businesses are available from the federal and state governments and in some cases from local councils.

There are grants for tourism operators looking to expand their business, for research and development and for innovation and exporting.

Australian Business Gateway – Grants and assistance programs

Grants and other funding programs are available from the federal, state and territory governments and in some cases from local councils. Generally there are no grants available for starting a business. However, there are grants and other assistance for business activities such as expanding your business, research and development, innovation and exporting.

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Events Tasmania

Events Tasmania provides grants to private business, clubs, associations and community groups.Two grant categories are available - New Event Ideas and Small Event Projects.

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Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

The FRRR works to strengthen the economic and social strength of Australia’s regional, rural and remote communities through partnerships with the private and public sectors. The grants program offers support to small rural Australian communities.


Grants Link

This website will help source funding available under Commonwealth grant programs for individuals, businesses and communities to help develop solutions to local and national problems, fund ideas and initiatives or provide assistance in times of hardship.

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Tasmanian Department of State Growth

This provides access to the list of department programs.

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Tasmanian Community Fund

This fund provides grants to community organisations that enhance well-being and improve social, environmental and economic outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

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Feb 2017