Funding and Grants
GRANTassist provides businesses with access to up to date information on State and Federal Government assistance and programs relevant to businesses. GRANTassist can help you locate the assistance and program initiatives most relevant to your business needs across all industry sectors.
Regional Development Fund
The purpose of the Regional Development Fund (RDF) is to increase economic growth and productivity for regional South Australia.
Administered by Regions SA, the RDF is made up of two grant programs:
- The Major Projects Program for grants of between $200,000 and $2 million. This is aimed at supporting major economic projects, strengthening regional industries and assisting regional businesses take advantage of new opportunities.
- The Community Infrastructure Program for grants of between $200,000 and $1 million to support investment in regional communities to develop their economic infrastructure, and grow their capabilities as a foundation for future jobs and economic growth.
Industry Skills Fund
The Industry Skills Fund assists industry to invest in training and support services and to develop innovative training solutions. The fund will help build a highly skilled workforce that can take advantage of new business growth opportunities and adapt to rapid technological change.
The fund will provide over 250,000 training places and support services for industry. The fund prioritises SMEs.
South Australian Event Funding
Events South Australia provides sponsorship support to many large and small events. Smaller events that promote South Australia and its regions as tourism destinations are funded through the Regional Events and Festivals Program. Events South Australia also supports a variety of major existing and new events.
The Federal Department of the Environment provides a number of links to grants and funding programs available for businesses to apply for, including: