Aboriginals Benefit Account Grant Funding

The Aboriginals Benefit Account provides funding for one-off projects that benefit Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory.

Closes in 396 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

What you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Indigenous owned or controlled organisations based in the Northern Territory preferred.


Four funding categories are available:

  • supporting enterprises
  • supporting community
  • supporting culture, language and leadership
  • supporting land, sea and waters management and use

Funding is available in each category for:

  • small projects of up to and including $250,000 (GST exclusive)
  • large projects over $250,000 (GST exclusive)

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have full legal capacity to enter into an agreement with the Commonwealth
  • not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • be financially viable, as assessed by the Agency
  • not have been named as non-compliant under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012
  • not be an unincorporated association

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) Grant Funding.