Dairy Farming Business Grants


Secure a grant for your Diary business!

"The Energy Efficient Communities Program – Dairy Farming Business Grants provides dairy farming businesses with grants of up to $20,000 to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and lower on-farm emissions. Grants may be used for equipment replacement, component upgrades, energy audits or feasibility studies.

  • Close date: 17 Aug 2020 05:00 PM AEST
  • What do you get? Grants from $5,000 to $20,000 for dairy farming businesses
  • Who is this for? This grant opportunity is for dairy cow farming businesses

The objective of this grant opportunity is to support Australian dairy farming businesses to save energy through:

  • replace existing equipment with higher efficiency equipment
  • install or replace a component/s to help an existing system run more efficiently
  • carry out on-farm energy audits
  • carry out monitoring of energy usage and emissions

There is an estimated $10 million available for this grant opportunity and funding will be distributed between jurisdictions in proportion to the number of dairy cow farms with the following breakdown of grant funding."1 Tasmanians will receive 9% of the funding at $900,000.00 and each grant is capped at $20,000.00.

What are the eligibility criteria?

"To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be licensed to operate a dairy cow farming business in Australia – providing, where relevant, a Dairy Registration Number from a recognised authority

You must be located in one of the following states:

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia"2

How to apply?

Head to https://business.gov.au/Grants-and-Programs/Energy-Efficient-Communities-Program-Dairy-Farming-Business and hit "Apply Now".

More information call Business.gov.au on 13 28 46.


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This information was correct at the time of writing. All information is available at Business.gov.au. Credit for this article goes to Business.gov.au.

Notations 1 and 2 are referenced to https://business.gov.au/Grants-and-Programs/Energy-Efficient-Communities-Program-Dairy-Farming-Business.