The Australian Government's Building Better Regions Fund provides grants for projects which will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.

Round Four is aimed at supporting projects in drought-affected regions. (Applications will be ineligible if projects are not in a drought-affected location.)

Round Four provides an additional $200 million, giving further opportunity for eligible applicants to apply.

The closing date for applications is 19 December 2019.

Infrastructure Projects Stream

Infrastructure Projects Stream

The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports projects which involve the construction, upgrade or extension of infrastructure in drought-affected areas. Through these projects, it aims to provide both economic and social benefits.

Community Investments Stream

Community Investments Stream

The Community Investments Stream will fund new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to drought-affected communities.


GrantConnect [Aust Govt]

GrantConnect publishes forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities and grants awarded.

Grants Finder [Qld Govt]

Find a grant or assistance in Queensland including information on grants, rebates, loans, subsidies or training.

The Australian Government's site has information on grants and assistance for business from all levels of Government.

City of Gold Coast

Gold Coast operators can access the City’s business growth programs, networking and high-level coaching to drive your enterprise forward.

Community Grants

Browse Queensland Government grants and resources for community organisations.

Advance Queensland

Are you an innovator? Browse the range of grants and assistance from Advance Queensland for startups and entrepreneurs. 

Austrade Export Grants

The Export Market Development Grants scheme is a financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters.

FIAL Grants

Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) has a range of grants to support innovation in the food and agribusiness sector.


If you are applying for funding and would like a letter of support from RDA Gold Coast, click here to submit a request.