Agricultural Development Fund TAS

The Agricultural Development Fund provides public or private sector organisations with funding to undertake innovative agriculture projects that promote sustainable growth in the industry.

The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of up to $500,000.

Who is this for?

Private or public sector organisations operating in the agricultural sector.


The Agricultural Development Fund provides Tasmanian agricultural industries with funding to undertake projects that contribute to sustainable growth and jobs in agriculture.

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • help producers to reduce emissions and adapt to and prepare for the impacts of climate change
  • assist agribusiness to identify, plan for and manage biosecurity risks
  • help industry address digital skill gaps and improve productivity
  • respond rapidly to threats in order to minimise adverse impacts on the sector.

Applicants must demonstrate how the project will deliver farm-level impacts that benefit Tasmanian farmers and contribute to sustainable growth and jobs in agriculture.

Check if you can apply

Tasmanian public or private sector are eligible to apply, provided that the project addresses a genuine need identified by Tasmanian industry and involves demonstrable collaboration with industry partners.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • be an entity with an ongoing presence in Tasmania
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have public liability insurance with a coverage value of $20 million
  • have not received funding from the Tasmanian government for the same activities.

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Apply for the Agricultural Development Fund TAS

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.