Business

Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership

Funder:  Federal – Foreign Affairs

Grant Background: The Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership (AIIPOIP) helps shape maritime cooperation in the Indo-Pacific to support an open, inclusive, resilient, prosperous and rules-based maritime order. These grants are to support maritime projects which advance the goals of India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI), especially the marine ecology pillar that is co-led by Australia.

The funding under this Partnership is available to partners to progress the IPOI initiative to a stage where more intergovernmental activities take place. This opportunity is set to catalyse ideas for the IPOI to pursue in future years by focusing on the maritime ecology pillar, on which Australia is the lead partner.

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Business

Going Global Export Program

Funder:  NSW – Investment

Grant Background: The Going Global Export Program supports eligible NSW businesses to reach new customers in new international markets. The Program is run by Investment NSW and supports businesses in the following industries/sectors:

  • Food and Beverage, Agri-Food, Processed Food
  • Health and Medtech

The Program is intensive and requires participants to be actively engaged for 2 to 6 months. Participants will have access to:

  • online workshops
  • business matching
  • coaching from a dedicated Export Adviser from Investment NSW
  • access to the NSW Trade and Investment Commissioner in-market
  • support from industry experts
  • training in marketing and e-commerce.

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Energy
Environmental

International Climate Change Engagement Program FY21-22

Funder:  Federal – Foreign Affairs

Grant Background: The International Climate Change Engagement Program aims to advance Australia’s interests on international climate change action. The intended outcome of the program is to advance Australia’s priorities in implementing the Paris Agreement

Program priorities are:

  • To assist developing countries in the Indo-Pacific to meet their Paris commitments through the development and implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions.
  • Support Australia’s negotiating priorities under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, including transparency of countries’ commitments, carbon markets and provision of support.
  • Strengthen bilateral relationships with key partners in the Indo-Pacific through practical climate engagement and initiatives, particularly for trade and investment opportunities.
  • Achieve regional cooperation on cleaner, more efficient energy generation and use.
  • Leverage private sector investment in climate action.
  • Other projects that may advance Australia’s interests not covered in the above list.

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Community
Business, Community

International Relations Grants Program Australia-ASEAN Council 2021

Funder:  Federal – Foreign Affairs

Grant Background: The International Relations Grants Program aims to promote institutional, community and people connections and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals.

The expected outcomes of the Program are:

  • strengthened bilateral relationships in areas of mutual interest with particular countries and regions,
  • international networks, collaboration and connections between institutions and communities to build understanding, trust and influence,
  • enhanced Australian international reputation and reach through the promotion of our economic, creative and cultural, sporting, innovation and science, and education assets, and
  • increased understanding of Australians of the cultures and opportunities in each of these countries.

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Intenational
Business

Australia-Korea Foundation 2021 Grant

Funder:  Federal – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Grant Background: The Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) was established by the Australian Government in 1992 to promote bilateral relations between Korea and Australia. The objectives of the Foundation are to:

  • increase public awareness of Australia in Korea and of Korea in Australia;
  • develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context; and
  • increase Australians’ capacity to effectively engage with Korea.

The AKF offers annual grant funding to organisations and individuals to support projects or activities which advance Australia’s engagement with Korea, including exchanges, partnerships and other collaborations in the general fields of business, education, academia, arts/culture and society.

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Business

Australia-Japan Foundation 2021 Grant

Funder:  Federal – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Grant Background: The Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) seeks to advance Australia’s engagement with Japan by:

  • supporting people-to-people linkages;
  • amplifying and shifting perceptions of Australia in Japan to reflect contemporary Australia; and
  • facilitating the promotion of the inventive, innovative capabilities that Australia brings to Australia-Japan collaborations across broad and ever sophisticated sectors.

The AJF also seeks to bring to the fore, awareness of the ongoing vital importance of Australia and Japan on each other’s foreign and trade policies by facilitating informed discussions.

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International
Uncategorized

Council for Australian-Arab Relations 2021-22 Grant Round

Funder:  Federal – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Grant Background: The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) 2021-22 Grant Round corresponds with Dubai Expo 2020, to be held from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, a significant public regional diplomacy opportunity for CAAR. Accordingly, the priorities for this round are aligned with the Dubai Expo 2020 themes and grant proposals are strongly encouraged to incorporate participation in, or links with, the Dubai Expo 2020 program.

Key priority areas: Successful grant proposals will align with at least one of the CAAR 2021-22 Grant Round priority themes of:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Health and Sport
  • Tourism
  • Education
  • Gender equality
  • Sustainability

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Agriculture
Business

Wine Export Grant

Funder: Wine Australia

Grant Background: Wine Australia is inviting small and medium Australian wine businesses to apply for the Wine Export Grants program, as part of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package).

Wine Export Grants are offered for specific wine export promotion activities aimed at supporting small and medium wine businesses to secure new distribution channels in export markets.

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Business

Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Integration Stream – Medical Products Priority Round 1

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The Manufacturing Integration Stream will support projects that integrate Australian businesses into domestic and international value chains, propelling their goods and services into new markets and fostering Australia’s reputation as a modern manufacturing leader. It will encourage and facilitate linkages between local businesses and domestic and international firms, increasing scale, supply capacity, and the ability to innovate. It will also facilitate the adoption of product standards and greater sharing and transfer of knowledge.

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Agriculture
Agriculture

Traceability Grants

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The Traceability Grants Program provides opportunities for successful applicants to conduct projects that will enhance the supply chain traceability systems and arrangements that support the export of our agricultural commodities.

The objectives of the program are to:

  • Support industry projects that will enhance our agricultural supply chain traceability systems, including developing and trialling technologies that digitise information flow.
  • Provide an advantage for our exporters in overseas markets to assist them in maintaining their competitive edge.
  • Increase opportunities to export Australian commodities.

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