Grants

This is a summary of grant programs that are currently available to Australian grape and wine producers. Please consult the individual websites for full eligibility details and how to apply. If you are aware of other relevant grant programs or if you notice any errors, please email simon.nordestgaard@awri.com.au.

Business typeStateProgramFunding forMax fundingBusiness contributionBusiness sizeEndsOfficial website
GrapegrowersVICAgriculture Energy Investment PlanEnergy auditsFree auditN/A> $8k annual energy spend28/02/2020Agriculture Victoria
GrapegrowersVICAgriculture Energy Investment PlanEnergy efficiency upgrades (requires previous energy audit)$1,000k 1:1> $8k annual energy spend28/02/2020Agriculture Victoria
Grapegrowers & wineriesACTBusiness Energy and WaterEnergy and water audits + implementation bonus$5K1:1< $25K annual electricity spend or < 20 FTEOngoingACT Smart
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllAccelerating CommercialisationCommercialising novel products, processes or services$1,000K1:1AllOngoingDepartment of Industry
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllInnovation ConnectionsIdentifying IT, tech, and R&D needs and placing researchers$50K1:1$750K - $100M annual turnoverOngoingDepartment of Industry
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllExport Market DevelopmentExport and tourism promotion activities$150K1:1< $50M annual turnoverOngoingAustrade
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllR&D Tax IncentiveTax offsets for eligible R&D activities43.5% or 38.5% tax offsetsN/AAllOngoingAustralian Tax Office
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllBusiness GrowthImplement strategies from audits under prior relevant programs$20K1:1$750K - $100M annual turnoverOngoingDepartment of Industry
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllAustralian Postgraduate Research InternPlacement of a phD student in industry$13k1:1All2020APR Intern
Grapegrowers & wineriesNSWTechVouchersPartnering with a research organisation, technical support$15K1:1< $30M annual turnoverOngoingNSW Department of Industry
Grapegrowers & wineriesTASAdvanced Manufacturing Innovation and Growth VoucherImproving manufacturing systems$15K1:1< $20M annual turnover30/6/2020TAS Department of State Growth
Grapegrowers & wineriesVICRegional Job FundJob creation, business expansion in regional VICVariousN/AAllOngoingRegional Development Victoria
WineriesAllWine Tourism and Cellar DoorRebates on cellar door sales$100KN/A> $1.207M annual rebatable wine sales30/09/2019 (Round 1)Wine Australia
WineriesAllManufacturing ModernisationTechnology and efficiency upgrades$1,000K1:1< 200 employees31/10/2019Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Wineries SAExport Accelerator
Export market development$30K1:1
< $15M annual turnoverOpens 1/10/2019SA Department of State Development

Last updated: 06/09/2019