Agriculture - Food
Agriculture, Business

Coles Nurture Fund

Funder: Coles

Grant Background: Coles launched the $50 million Nurture Fund in April 2015 to help small and medium sized businesses innovate and grow. Since then, they have offered more than $24 million in financial support to more than 60 Australian food and liquor producers.

From Australia’s first quinoa processing facility, to chickpea tofu, to home grown garlic and to Australian first prawn farming technology, the Coles Nurture Fund is helping Aussie producers bring their big ideas to life.

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Agriculture
Agriculture

National Product Stewardship Investment Fund

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The objectives of the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund grant opportunity are to support organisations across Australia to:

  • accelerate work on new industry-led product stewardship schemes, and
  • improve the rates of recycling across new and existing schemes

You can use your grant for one or more of the following activities:

  • business case development
  • scheme design
  • scheme implementation

$ Available: Up to $1million.

Eligibility:  To be eligible you must have an Australian business number (ABN) and be one of the following incorporated entities:

  • an incorporated not for profit organisation
  • an incorporated association
  • a company
  • a company limited by guarantee

Key Dates: Closes on 21 August 2020

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

#agriculture #newproductdevelopment #strongfarms #farmbiz #farminnovation #recycling

Agriculture-Food
Agriculture, Business

Black Summer Innovation Programme

Funder:  Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL)

Grant Background: The Black Summer Innovation Program (BSIP) is a fund provided by FIAL designed to help small and medium businesses, who have been affected by events of national natural catastrophe or global diseases outbreaks (in 2019 or 2020). Funding is designed to support these businesses innovate to create commercial products, processes or services.

Grants of up to $25,000 are available to Australian food and agribusinesses geographically located in and affected by drought, flood, fire, African Swine Flu and coronavirus epidemic. Grants are to be used to support business, product or service innovations. No matched funding is required.

This fund aims to:

  • Encourage existing food and agribusinesses to pivot post natural disaster to use innovation for future success.
  • Access new and novel food processing, packaging and agricultural technologies.
  • Engage experts across the sector to identify and implement the innovation opportunities.

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