Information Paper GrantsLink FINAL - Bureau of Infrastructure ...

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Information Paper GrantsLink FINAL - Bureau of Infrastructure ...

Funding PrimerGrantsLINKCommonwealth Grant Funding PortalGrantsLINK is a Commonwealth Government portal that provides information on suitable andrelevant grants available for community projects. It includes information on grant funding offered byagencies from all three levels of government.AboutGrantsLINK can assist in finding Commonwealth, state and local government grants that are availableto individuals, businesses and communities. The funding listed on this websites helps applicants indeveloping solutions to local and national problems, as well as funding ideas and initiatives.Grants are grouped into the following categories:AgricultureBusiness and IndustryCommunity and SocietyCulture and HeritageEconomics and FinanceEducation and TrainingEmploymentEnvironment and NatureHealth and SafetyInformation and CommunicationsScience and Technology, andTransportIt is recommended that potential bidders investigate grants listed under all the categories, as theprograms are listed by outcome rather than by topic. By way of example, a number of programslisted under Business and Industry offer researchers support in commercialising their ideas, assistingin the manufacture of new technologies and provide support for initiatives that will help Australiagain efficiencies across various sectors.Developed by the Surface Transport Policy Division June 2011Department of Infrastructure and Transportwww.infrastructure.gov.au


Funding program snapshotTransport and InfrastructureThis page includes information on structural adjustment programs, investment in automotive R&D,equalisation and subsidy schemes.http://www.grantslink.gov.au/Info.aspx?NodeID=14Science and TechnologyThere is a number of grants programs supporting science and technology initiatives and are designedto fund a range of areas from research and development, engineering, technology, to partneringprograms to encourage collaboration in the research community, and other innovation projects.http://www.grantslink.gov.au/Info.aspx?NodeID=13Business and IndustryBusiness and industry grants programs include funding for commercialisation of innovative products,processes and services, tax concessions, financial support for projects focused on meeting a strategicindustry sector need, innovation investment, pre‐seed funding plus assistance to help organisationsto reach their full potential.http://www.grantslink.gov.au/Info.aspx?NodeID=2Getting started and getting assistanceTechnical aspects of GrantsLINK are managed by the Australian Government Department of RegionalAustralia, Regional Development and Local Government.Information on grants is provided by relevant portfolio agencies and Government departments andpotential applicants should direct questions about specific programs to the agency managing thatprogram.http://www.grantslink.gov.au/Developed by the Surface Transport Policy Division June 2011Department of Infrastructure and Transportwww.infrastructure.gov.au

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