Rural & Regional Grants


If you're working in rural or regional Australia, then this is the blog post for you! Below is a snapshot of grants currently available for rural and regional areas.

Using the keyword search in our Grants Directory is a great way of finding grants specific to your needs. For example, if you type 'regional' into our Grants Directory, 274 regional grants will be displayed. That is quite a large number of grants for you to check out! Try out your own keyword now.

Happy searching!

Jessie Ballantyne
Founder & Managing Director

Community Legal Centre Family Violence Fund

Up to $100,000  |  28 Aug 2017  |  VIC

Funds Victorian-based community legal centres and Aboriginal Legal Services to continue or expand family violence related services to address current unmet demand in 2017-19.


Aura Community Grants

$1,000 - $50,000  |  31 Aug 2017  |  QLD

Provides financial support for local community groups to develop and deliver programs, initiatives and events which help to build vibrant communities that will thrive now and into the future.


Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

Up to $5,000  |  31 Aug 2017  |  NSW, QLD

Aims to help support local communities in 14 Cotton Grower Association areas in New South Wales and Queensland. Recipients could include organisations like early childhood centres, playgroups, kindergartens, meals on wheels, neighbourhood houses, agricultural societies or other local organisations.


Tasmanian Community Road Safety Grants

$500 - $25,000  |  01 Sep 2017  |  TAS

Supports community involvement in addressing local road safety issues and promoting road safety.


Homework Club Partnership Fund

Up to $20,000  |  15 Sep 2017  |  VIC

Funds organisations currently running or wanting to set up Homework Clubs.

Social Impact Investments

Unspecified Amount  |  18 Sep 2017  |  NSW

Funds social impact investments that target high need youth in regions of high unemployment.


Small Grants for Rural Communities

Up to $5,000  |  27 Sep 2017  |  National

Provides funds for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities with populations of 10,000 or less, living in small rural and remote locations in Australia.


Grass Roots Fund

Up to $5,000  |  30 Sep 2017  |  WA

Provides financial assistance to grain growing communities towards events and projects which contribute to the health and vitality of their community.


Stand Like Stone Foundation - Annual Small Grants

Up to $5,000  |  30 Sep 2017  |  SA

Embraces the Limestone Coast region located in the South East of South Australia. Stand Like Stone gives grants to non-profit organisations whose purpose is to benefit the community.


Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund

Unspecified Amount  |  03 Oct 2017  |  National

Supports performing arts to reach regional and remote communities across Australia. Grants are available to support the net touring costs associated with a national tour.


Jessie Ballantyne

Founder & Managing Director