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Grant Opportunity - AgUP Program 2022 (Round 1)

30 Nov 2021


The AgUP grant program provides grants to co-fund industry-led (agriculture, fisheries and forestry) initiatives aimed at supporting jobs and retaining the Australian workforce by building skills, establishing and enhancing career progression pathways and mentoring opportunities.

The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to contribute towards outcomes under the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Outcome 3 – More sustainable, productive, internationally competitive and profitable Australian agricultural, food and fibre industries through policies and initiatives that promote better resource management practices, innovation, self-reliance and improved access to international markets commencing in the 2021–22 financial year.

The grants will support initiatives that encourage the development of innovative approaches to career progression and support the retention and sustainability of the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector workforce.

To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Statutory Entity
  • Unincorporated Association

To apply for this grant opportunity, you must be the industry-lead organisation of a consortium for the project. See section 7.2 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines for how to apply as a member of a consortium.

You must also meet the following criteria:

  • be a national, state, regional or sectoral representative body, that represents Australian agricultural, food and fibre industries
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • be located in Australia

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