Crop insurance research grants

Crop insurance research grants are an initiative of the Rural Assistance Package and are intended to support the development of risk management products such as multi-peril crop insurance in Queensland. Guidelines for crop insurance research grants Purpose The purpose of this scheme is to provide grants for research projects that aim to improve the availability of industry production data useful in the development of risk … Continue reading Crop insurance research grants

The Horizon Scholarship closing 24 February 2017

Applications now open: Students studying agriculture have access to scholarship Applications for the Horizon Scholarship are now open to first-year university students studying agriculture-related degrees. The Horizon Scholarship, an initiative of the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) in partnership with industry sponsors, provides $5,000 per year for the duration of a student’s university degree. Applications close on Friday, 24 February 2017. The Horizon … Continue reading The Horizon Scholarship closing 24 February 2017

RAS Foundation VET Scholarships closing 12 February 2017 (NSW)

RAS Foundation VET Scholarships VET (Vocational Education and Training) Scholarships are available to support individuals in NSW who demonstrate a passion for rural life and commitment for any career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW. Scholarships of up to $5,000 for full-time study or up to $2,500 for part-time study are available. There is no limit on the types of … Continue reading RAS Foundation VET Scholarships closing 12 February 2017 (NSW)

Rural Research and Development for Profit closing 6 December 2016

The Rural Research and Development (R&D) for Profit programme boosts funding to the rural research and development corporations (RDCs) for nationally coordinated, strategic research that delivers real outcomes for Australian producers. The total funding available for the programme is $190.5 million over eight years, ending on 30 June 2022. Keeping Australian farmers at the cutting edge The Rural R&D for Profit programme aims to improve farm-gate productivity … Continue reading Rural Research and Development for Profit closing 6 December 2016

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation – ongoing application process (NSW/Regional)

VFFF seeks to increase their impact and improve their philanthropic practice through a number of strategic initiatives. These programs are ‘beyond funding’ opportunities in which the foundation can work closely with others and invest resources beyond the financial including its networks, time, expertise and voice towards achieving greater outcomes. For requests over $50,000. and up to $5 million, VFFF has a two-step application process which … Continue reading Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation – ongoing application process (NSW/Regional)

The Queensland Feral Pest Initiative closing 2nd December 2016 (QLD)

The Queensland Feral Pest Initiative is to support weed and pest animal management projects. The Queensland Feral Pest Initiative has received funding through the Queensland Government to support the growth of a productive and prosperous food and fibre sector in Queensland, Queensland Government’s Rural Assistance Package and the Australian Government Agricultural Competitiveness White  Paper, the  Australian Government’s plan for stronger farmers and a stronger economy. This funding … Continue reading The Queensland Feral Pest Initiative closing 2nd December 2016 (QLD)