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Lead Educate Assist Promote (LEAP) Grants SA

LEAP Grants provide industry and business groups with funding to undertake projects that lead, educate, assist and promote sustainable business practices.

The grant is no longer available

Application detail:

Applications close 30 June 2022 or when all funds are allocated, whichever occurs first.

What you get?

Funding of up to $100,000 (maximum $50,000 per fiscal year) per applicant.

Who is this for?

Coordinated business groups, peak industry bodies or associations.


Funding may be used for:

  • projects that target a specific industry sector, group of businesses, or supply chain
  • projects that focus on circular economy and sustainability principles such as waste avoidance and reduction; materials efficiency; circular supply chains; design for reuse, repair, or remanufacture; extended producer responsibility/product stewardship
  • feasibility studies or pilot projects to implement circular economy principles
  • development, testing and refinement of guidelines or strategies
  • assessing a group of selected businesses, providing tailored advice; summarising and sharing results to encourage industry-wide change
  • research to identify commercially viable solutions to address specific issues
  • educational and promotional materials and activities such as fact sheets, case studies, peer-to-peer learning events, workshops, development of awards and other recognition programs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applications will be accepted from:

  • industry associations, peak industry bodies
  • registered business groups, networks, clusters (incorporated or unincorporated entities)
  • companies or local government with strong alliance to a network of businesses.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • be operating in South Australia
  • hold a current Australian business number (ABN) and be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • provide in-kind support for project delivery, including communication and dissemination of project promotional and educational materials to the target audience, and other agreed deliverables
  • be solvent and able to enter into a legally binding funding agreement with the South
    Australian Government (via Green Industries SA)
  • demonstrate they have a strong relationship with a network of South Australian businesses, and the means to effectively engage and communicate with them.

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Lead Educate Assist Promote (LEAP) Grants.