Grants and Finance

A range of grants are available to assist with energy efficiency and business investment for horticultural businesses. Check here occasionally for current grant and finance opportunities.

Artisanal Sector Program grants

The Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has announced a series of grants, an Artisanal Sector Roadmap, and the launch of an online portal for artisan producers. Stage one grants support artisan producers to improve productivity or grow their business through small-scale investments in equipment, skills, and services. Stage one grants are open now until 31 January 2019. [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Regional Investment Corporation – Farm Loans

The Regional Investment Corporation opened on 1 July 2018 and will deliver new low-interest loans directly to farm businesses. The Australian Government established the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) to deliver up to $2 billion in Commonwealth farm business concessional loans and the $2 billion National Water Infrastructure Loan Facility. Loans are available under two categories: Farm Investment Loans: [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Grants and Finance, News, Opportunities|

Environmental Upgrade Finance, a new initiative

As a property and business owner, you have the opportunity to apply for a new form of finance called an Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA). It can help you access capital, free up cash flow, and help you complete projects that give your business long term security and cost savings. Currently available to Victorians in participating [...]