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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO4310

Forestry Recovery Development Fund Program

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

Phone:
1800 020 283

Email Address:

Web Address:

GO ID:
GO4310
Agency:
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Close Date & Time:
13-Oct-2020 11:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2020-4358
Primary Category:
111004 - Rural Development
Publish Date:
1-Sep-2020
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Description:

The Australian Government is inviting applications from privately owned wood processing facilities that were impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires, in a restricted competitive process, to apply for a grant under the $40 million Forestry Recovery Development Fund Program. 

Through competitive grants of between $1 million and $5 million, the Forestry Recovery Development Fund Program will strengthen industry and government cooperation to upgrade and secure forestry processing assets while safeguarding and creating jobs in forestry communities.

The objectives of the program are:

  • deliver funding to privately owned wood processing facilities that have been directly or indirectly impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires, and

  • enable wood processing facilities to develop new processing lines for their business, including upgrades to existing facilities and technologies, and new facilities that complement existing activities.

The intended outcomes of the program are:

  • support industry to adopt smarter, more efficient practices in product processing and forestry operations, and

  • provide for regional jobs and support regional communities.

Eligibility:

To be eligible you must: 

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)

  • be registered for the purposes of GST

  • be a permanent resident of Australia

  • have an account with an Australian financial institution

  • be financially viable

  • have the demonstrated skills and capacity to deliver the project

and be one of the following entity types:

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply go to the application form here.

 

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

Phone:
1800 020 283

Email Address:

Web Address: