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
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$1M1:1AllOngoingDepartment 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 turnoverOn holdNSW Treasury
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 sales30/09/2020Wine Australia
WineriesAllWine ExportWine export promotional activities$25K1:1< $20M annual turnoverUntil $1M awardedWine Australia
Wineries SAExport Accelerator
Export market development$30K1:1
< $15M annual turnover14/08/2020SA Department of State Development
Wineries NSWExport Assistance
Export marketing and development$10K1:1
N/AN/ANSW Treasury
Grapegrowers & wineries
SA, VIC, NSWBushfire - Small Business GrantsRecovery costs - incl. salaries, utilities, financial advice.$10KN/ASmall businesses in affected zones30/09-31/12/2020SA,VIC,NSW
Grapegrowers & wineries
SA, VIC, NSWBushfire - Recovery GrantsClean up, replacement of goods and equipment, etc.$75KN/ASmall businesses and primary producers in affected zones15/12-31/12/2020BUS:SA,VIC,NSW,
PP:SA,VIC,NSW
GrapegrowersVICWine Grape Testing RebateRebates for smoke taint testing Jan-April 2020$1.2KN/AAll31/10/2020Rural Finance
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllCOVID-19 - JobKeeperSubsidy for employees$1.5K per employee per fortnightN/AAll09/2020ATO
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllCOVID-19 - Supporting Apprentices and TraineesSubsidy for apprentices and trainees$21K1:1All31/12/2020Australian Apprenticeships
GrapegrowersNSWBushfire - Repair and ReplantingVineyard repairs/re-establishment$20K/burnt ha1:1All12/06/2020NSW Wine
GrapegrowerSA, VIC, NSWSmoke Taint GrantsRecovery costs - incl. salaries, utilities, financial advice, etc.$10KN/AGrapegrowers affected by smoke taintOpening soonBushfire Recovery Agency
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllEnergy Efficient Communities Program – Small Business GrantsInstalling more efficient equipment, energy audits, monitoring, etc.$20KN/A< $10M annual turnover26/08/2020Department of Industry
WineriesAllEnergy Efficient Communities Program – High Energy Using Business GrantsInstalling more efficient equipment, energy audits, monitoring, etc.$25K1:1> 0.05 PJ net energy consumption (~13.9 million kWh)24/09/2020Department of Industry
WineriesNSWManufacturing ModernisationInstalling more efficient equipment, energy audits, monitoring, etc.$70K1:1All10/08/2020Energy NSW
WineriesSA, VIC, NSWRegional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants - Stream 1Events, concerts, visitor attractions$30KN/ABusinesses in affected zones18/12/2020Austrade

Last updated: 11/09/2020