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Funding & incentives

This page provides current information about funding opportunities and incentives to finance and assist the bioenergy industry and other stakeholders in the development of bioenergy feasibility studies, research and development, project implementation etc.

Grant finding reference guide

A summary of incentives, funding and other opportunities for projects, developments and research in Victoria can be downloaded here. Please note that this was prepared mid 2012 and may be quite out of date. An updated version is currently being prepared and will be posted here by late June 2013.

Grant web resources

Grants come and go, so we have compiled this list of websites as a reference for you to search for your own grants. You may even find grants here that we have missed in this guide, that are more suited to your situation. Happy grant finding!

Business Victoria Grantfinder
www.business.gov.au/Grantfinder/Grantfinder.aspx

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development & Local Govt
www.grantslink.gov.au/Info.aspx?NodeId=8&GeographyId=8

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Programs and Services
www.innovation.gov.au/Section/Innovation/Pages/OverviewforInnovation.aspx

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
http://www.daff.gov.au/about/current-grants

National Competitive Grants Program - Australian Research Council
www.arc.gov.au/ncgp/lp/lp_default.htm

Business Victoria
www.business.vic.gov.au/BUSVIC/LANDING/PC_50727.html

Sustainability Victoria
www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/1812-grants-and-funding.asp

AusIndustry Programs
http://www.ausindustry.gov.au/Pages/AusIndustry.aspx - see left hand side of page

Regional Development Victoria – Regional Growth Fund
http://www.rdv.vic.gov.au/regional-growth-fund

Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
www.epa.vic.gov.au

Beyond Waste Fund (EPA)
http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/waste/docs/EPASVMWMG-funds-background.pdf

Department of Business and Innovation
www.dbi.vic.gov.au

Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
A-Z of government initiatives
http://www.climatechange.gov.au/Home/government/initiatives.aspx

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
http://www.environment.gov.au/about/programs/index.html

The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
www.ret.gov.au

Clean Energy Initiative
http://www.ret.gov.au/energy/clean/cei/Pages/default.aspx

Bioenergy Australia Newsletter
www.bioenergyaustralia.org

Clean Energy Council
www.cleanenergycouncil.org.au

Australian Government Grants
Expand your knowledge of the types of funding programs available and make informed decisions to fund your Australian business.
http://www.australiangovernmentgrants.org/programs.php

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
http://www.rirdc.gov.au/programs/new-rural-industries/new-rural-industries_home.cfm