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Aboriginals Benefit Account Grant Funding

The Aboriginals Benefit Account provides funding for one-off projects that benefit Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory.


What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Indigenous owned or controlled organisations based in the Northern Territory preferred.


The Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) grant funding is available for one-off projects that are for the benefit of Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory.

Four funding categories are available:

  • supporting enterprises
  • supporting community
  • supporting culture, language and leadership
  • supporting land, sea and waters management and use.

Funding is available in each funding category for:

  • small projects of up to and including $250,000 (GST exclusive)
  • large projects over $250,000 (GST exclusive).

What are the eligibility criteria?

Unless otherwise set out in the Application Kit, applicants must:

  • have a legal personality and full legal capacity to enter into an Agreement with the Commonwealth
  • not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings (as relevant to the entity type)
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST purposes where relevant
  • be financially viable, as assessed by the Agency
  • not have been named as non-compliant under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) Grant Funding.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) Grant Funding.

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