Expressions of Interest for Round 2 now open
The Rural Economic Development Grants Scheme has been funded to an amount of $10m over three funding rounds.
Grants will fund projects which provide unique opportunities to generate economic and employment opportunities related to primary production across rural and remote Queensland.
Grants are available up to a maximum of $250,000 with a 50 per cent cash contribution requirement from applicants.
Example projects eligible under the scheme could include the development of new products or markets, or improved business processes where such investment creates employment – for further detail on eligible applicants and eligible projects under the scheme view the guidelines and frequently asked questions.
Key dates for Round Two
|24 July 2019||Expressions of Interest open|
|6 September 2019||Expressions of Interest close at 11:59 pm|
|25 October 2019||EOI outcomes will be advised and successful submissions will receive an invitation to submit a full application including an application pack|
|10 January 2020||Applications to apply close at 11:59 pm|
|6 March 2020||Applicants will be notified of application outcomes.|
Following this, successful applicants will be announced by the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries.
|Upon approval and funding agreement||Successful applicants will receive funding to agreed milestones as their project progresses|
How to apply
QRIDA is leading a competitive selection process for the grants, with Expressions of Interest now open. Successful EOI applicants will be invited to submit a full application.
It is essential that you read the guidelines prior to applying for information relating to eligibility, application and assessment processes, timeframes and your obligations as an applicant.
For more information on the Rural Economic Development Grants Scheme Freecall 1800 623 946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.