Grants in Aviation

Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund

Tier 1 up to $100,000; Tier 2 up to $200,000

The Ignite Ideas Fund offers funding for commercialising highly innovative products or services, at or beyond the minimum viable product stage. This fund serves as a companion program to the Advance Queensland Ignite Spark Program, which supports projects in advancing highly innovative products or services from prototype development through testing and validation to market readiness.

NSW MVP Ventures Program

$25,000 - $200,000

NSW MVP Ventures Program is committed to supporting startups and innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the product lifecycle, bridging the gap between early-stage research and mature investment opportunities. The program offers grants designed to accelerate the commercialisation of highly innovative products or processes. The Program aims to: support businesses in increasing the commercialisation of innovative products and processes in NSW, and attract and retain commercialisation activities within the state.

Industry Growth Program

$50,000 - $5 million

The Industry Growth Program offers support to innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in commercialisation and/or growth projects within the priority areas of the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF). This program comprises Advisory Services and opportunities for matched grant funding. Businesses that have received Advisory Services through the program are eligible to apply for matched grant funding to enhance their projects.

Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program

$5000 - $3 million

The Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program Round 10 offers funding for the enhancement of aerodromes situated in remote regions of Australia. Its primary objective is to ensure year-round, all-weather accessibility and enhance the delivery of essential goods and services, particularly in areas where road access is either absent or unreliable.

Go-Green Co-Innovation Program (GGCIP)

$150,000 - $500,000

As a pivotal component of the Singapore Australia Green Economy Agreement, Go-Green Co-Innovation Program (GGCIP) seeks to incentivise and facilitate collaborative innovation among SMEs from both countries. The program will play a crucial role in establishing or expanding business operations and commercial activities that promote bilateral trade in green goods and services. Grants are available for financing initiatives aimed at advancing the decarbonisation of economic activities and facilitating the transition of Singapore and Australia toward achieving net zero emissions. These initiatives encompass the development and commercialisation of products, services, or solutions.

Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships (EATP) Program


The EATP initiative promotes the employment of emerging aviation technologies such as new propulsion systems, drones, and electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to address the needs of communities around Australia, particularly in remote locations.

Future Industries Investment Program

at least 50 per cent of project cost with a minimum of $3 million

The $30 million Future Industries Investment Program is a competitive grant program that provides uncapped funding for projects with matched investments of at least 50 per cent or eligible businesses that can create at least 20 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs in NSW.

Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships Program


The $32.6 million Emerging Aviation Technology Partnership Program, implemented by the Australian Government, will support strategic partnerships with industry, using emerging aviation technology to address community needs, particularly in regional Australia.

Australian Airline Financial Relief Package

Grant budget of $750 million

Charges that can be funded include the aviation fuel exercise, Airservices Australia charges on domestic airline operations and domestic and regional aviation security charges.

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