Defence provides grants to support its strategic priorities, and to meeting Australian Government policy objectives associated with Defence.

Defence grants are supported by the authority set out in the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997 and the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997.

Defence grant opportunities are published on GrantConnect, including details of who can apply, how to apply and how applications will progress.

Applications for Defence grant should clearly explain the expected outcomes of the initiative, how these are linked to Defence priorities, and in particular how the initiative seeks to support the specific priorities expressed in the grant program guidelines.

Grant programs

Below is a list of grant programs, linked for further information.