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 & < 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 turnoverOngoing (rules changing 1 July 2021)Austrade
Grapegrowers & wineriesAllR&D Tax IncentiveTax offsets for eligible R&D activities43.5% or 38.5% tax offsetsN/AAllOngoingAustralian Tax Office
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 salesClosed, but Round 3 begins c. Sep 2021Wine Australia
WineriesAllWine ExportWine export promotional activities$25K1:1< $20M annual turnoverUntil $1M awardedWine Australia
Wineries NSWExport Assistance
Export marketing and development$10K1:1
> 3 FTEN/ANSW Treasury
WineriesAllManufacturing Modernisation - Manufacturing IntegrationHelp firms integrate into domestic and global value chains$20M
1:1Project > $2M27 April 2021Department of Industry
Grapegrowers & Wineries
NSW
NSW Regional Job Creation Fund
Upgrade/expand plant, relocate to regional NSW or develop tourism
$10M
1:1Project must create ≥ 5 jobs14 May 2021Department of Regional NSW
Grapegrowers & Wineries
SATourism Industry Development Fund
Tourism infrastructure and product development
$500K
70:30
All
31 March 2022SA Tourism Commission
Grapegrowers & Wineries AllProducer Technology Uptake Program
Trials, workshops, etc. that help producer groups adopt new technology$20K
None
Producer groups >10 members
22 April 2022AgriFutures

Last updated: 27/03/2021