Grants for defence industry
If your small or medium sized business is looking to invest in its defence-related capabilities, you can apply for a grant that will fund up to 50% of your costs:
- a Capability Improvement Grant of up to $250,000 to engage a consultant or expert to implement business improvements
- a Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant of up to $1 million to invest in projects that build capabilities aligned with Defence’s stated Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities
- a Defence Global Competitiveness Grant of up to $150,000 to invest in projects that overcome barriers to accessing export opportunities.
Australian businesses and research organisations can also apply for matched funding of up to $1 million through the New Air Combat Capability - Industry Support Program to invest in projects that will help them win work with the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program.