RDAWEP has access to many grant programs and funding opportunities and can help your business, organisation or community group find relevant funding sources.
Assistance with the preparation of business cases and grant applications may also be provided. The level of assistance is determined on a case-by-case basis.
Projects which deliver regional economic development and new employment outcomes have priority and receive greater levels of support.
The conditions and guidelines for government grant funding programs are consistently changing. This is monitored by RDAWEP.

For information and advice about grant programs please contact RDAWEP offices in Port Lincoln or Whyalla.

Trade Waste Initiative – Resource Productivity Assessments

A Resource Productivity Assessment aims to identify opportunities for improving your business operations by making it more efficient, saving resources (materials, water, energy), preventing waste and increasing productivity, all of which can help reduce operating costs and improve business performance and profitability.
Funding for round three opens in July 2017.
For more information visit www.greenindustries.sa.gov.au

Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC)

Looking for financial assistance for an export project?  The ATMAC programme has $1.65m to allocate in 2017/18.
The programme is administered by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources to support the Australian agricultural industry’s access to overseas markets.
For more information visit www.agriculture.gov.au
Applications close 31 December 2018 or until all funding has been allocated.

Entrepreneurs Programme

The Entrepreneurs Programme uses experienced advisers and facilitators to ensure businesses get the advice and support needed to improve their competitiveness, productivity and to seek growth opportunities.  The programme is FREE for eligible businesses and will cost you nothing but your time.  www.business.gov.au

Sunsuper’s Dreams for a Better World

Do you have a dream to help make the world a better place?  Sunsuper’s Dreams for a Better World Round 3 – Sport and Education and Round 4 – Animals and Community are now open.
For more information and to submit your dream visit Dreams for a Better World

Sheepmeat Industry Governance Scholarship

The Sheepmeat Industry Council of Australian and Meat and Livestock Australia is offering eight scholarships for the AICD Company Directors Course.  Each scholarship is valued at up to $10k and is open to sheep producers or people working in the sheepmeat industry.
You must be able to demonstrate at least 10 years experience in the sheep industry and be able to commit to the full five days of the course.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 1st August, 2017.

Grants SA – Simplifying funding for community organisations

The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) has simplified access to four of its grant programs. The Charitable and Social Welfare Fund, Multicultural Celebrating Diversity one-off grants, Volunteer Training grants and Volunteer Support Fund will provide $3 million of one-off funding to community organisations to support local projects that strengthen communities across South Australia.
Funds will be distributed through major, medium and minor funding rounds. Major grants of $20,001 to $50,000 will be open twice a year, medium grants of $5,001 to $20,000 will be open four times a year and minor grants of up to $5,000 will be open all year round and applications close 5pm on the last working day of every month.
For more information visit http://www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/services/grants-for-organisations/grants-sa

 Advancing Renewables Program

Community Grants Hub