Grants in Defence

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund

$100,000-$1 million

The $50 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund is an opportunity for SME manufacturing businesses to receive funding up to $1 million.

Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry (SADI)

$5,000-$500,000

Grants for businesses currently servicing the defence sector with upskilling and training to build skills and capability in the defence force.

Export Market Development Grant

Up to $150,000 annually

The Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) is open to Australian manufacturers and service providers, which are exporting or planning to export their products and services into international markets.

Defence Global Competitiveness Grant

$15,000 - $150,000

A new grant for the Australian defence industry, worth up to $150,000 is now open to Australian SME’s. The Defence Global Competitiveness Grant provides matched funding up to $150,000 for investment in projects that will build Australia’s defence exports to be stronger, more sustainable and more globally competitive.

South Australian Commercialisation, Research and Startup Fund

$100,000-$1 million

South Australia has launched a new Research, Commercialisation and Startup Fund, with a focus on early-stage startups and scaling-up established businesses. The $28 million fund will also support collaboration between enterprise, researchers and universities and the commercialisation of new products and services, building research and research infrastructure capability in South Australia.

Boost Your Business Vouchers

$10,000 - $50,000

The Boost Your Business Vouchers is a Victorian funding program to help businesses grow and become more productive.

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants

$50,000-$3 million

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants. Defence-related businesses may be eligible for a grant of up to $1 million to invest in projects that build capabilities aligned with Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.

SA Export Accelerator Program

$5,000 - $30,000

The South Australian Export Accelerator is a grant designed to help South Australian businesses expand into international markets.

Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Accelerating Commercialisation

Up to $1 million

The Accelerating Commercialisation grant provides up to $1 million in funding for businesses that are looking to commercialise a novel product, process or service to market. The grant falls within the Federal Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

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