Aboriginals Benefit Account Grant Funding

The Aboriginals Benefit Account provides funding for one-off projects that benefit Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory.
The grant is no longer available

What do 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)

Check if you can apply

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

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