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National Landcare Program Smart Farming Partnerships Grant

The National Landcare Program Smart Farming Partnerships Grant provides funding for farmers and organisations to help them implement new and innovative tools and sustainable agriculture practices.


What do you get?

Between $250,000 and $4 million.

Who is this for?

Experienced farmers and organisations.


Smart Farming Partnerships supports four to five-year projects to develop, trial and implement new and innovative tools and farm practices. As well as increasing on-farm profitability and productivity, projects should promote the uptake of sustainable agriculture practices across agricultural, fishing, aquaculture, and farm forestry industries.

Approved projects will allow new ideas and technologies to be shared and tested across industries and regions.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a legal entity capable of entering into a legally binding and enforceable agreement with the Commonwealth
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for the purposes of GST
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • form a partnership / consortium for the project you are seeking funding for
  • have planned to complete project activities on or before 30 April 2023

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Smart Farming Partnerships.