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Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund

​​​​​​The Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund is administered by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources to support Australian agricultural industry.

The Fund’s objective is to support national agricultural industry organisations to develop leadership capability within agricultural industry representative bodies. It aims to build farm leaders’ skills so they can better represent their agricultural industry.

Applications for this grant funding are open until 12 noon (Canberra local time) on Wednesday, 17 May 2017.

You can access the application form through the Australian Government’s grant information system GrantConnect. You will need to register before you are able to access the grant guidelines and the application form.

Applicants should read the Fund’s guidelines before completing the online application.

Grant guidelines

Grant eligibility details are available in the Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund grant guidelines.

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How to complete the on-line application form

This document will step you through how to complete the on-line application form for the Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund programme.

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Grant agreement

If you are successful with your grant application you will be asked to enter into a Commonwealth grant agreement to deliver your project. A draft agreement is provided for your information. Grant agreements will be developed individually to reflect the details of the project, including milestone reports and payment schedule.

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Presentations

Information sessions were delivered across Australia from 20 February to 6 March 2017. The presentation on the programme guidelines delivered during these sessions are available.

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Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund grant application presentation

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Questions and answers

All questions raised during the competitive grant process will be documented and shown for general information on the Grant guideline questions and answers webpage.

Available funding

The government has committed $5 million to the Fund.

Individual grants are expected to be between $100,000 and $500,000, lesser amounts will be considered.

Find out if you are eligible to apply by viewing the guidelines.

Check your eligibility

The Fund is a competitive grant process open to Australian national agricultural industry representative bodies.

Smaller organisations could consider forming a consortium with similar or aligned organisations to develop larger projects that better cover the organisation’s or industry leadership development needs.

To understand if your organisation or your consortium meet the grant eligibility requirements you must read the guidelines.

Contact us

If you are interested in the programme, register for information updates by email to Leadership Fund, or call the department – 1800 870 733.