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National Product Stewardship Investment Fund


The National Product Stewardship Investment Fund provides grants of up to $1 million for projects that will deliver against the fund's two objectives. To accelerate work on new product stewardship schemes and/or improve rates of recycling across new and existing schemes.

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What do you get?

Grants from $300,000 to $1 million.

Who is this for?

This grant opportunity is for incorporated Australian entities including not for profit organisations, associations, companies and incorporated trustees on behalf of trusts.

Overview


The objectives of this grant opportunity are to support organisations across Australia to:

  • accelerate work on new industry-led product stewardship schemes, and
  • improve the rates of recycling across new and existing schemes

There is $14 million available for this grant opportunity. The minimum grant is $300,000 and the maximum grant is $1 million.

You can use your grant for one or more of the following activities:

  • business case development
  • scheme design
  • scheme implementation

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must have an Australian business number (ABN) and be one of the following incorporated entities:

  • an incorporated not for profit organisation
  • an incorporated association
  • a company
  • a company limited by guarantee

If you’re a scheme administrator of a regulated federal or state government product stewardship scheme, you’re eligible if you’re one of the above entities and your proposed project is not related to a regulated scheme.

We can only accept applications where you can provide evidence from your board (or chief executive officer or equivalent if there is no board) that the project is supported, and that you can complete the project and meet the costs of the project not covered by grant funding.

Applying


How do you apply?

The National Product Stewardship Investment Fund is currently closed to applications.

Need help?

  • Contact us for help with your application or to find out more.

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement – standard

CEO or board letter