Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business Program

The Indigenous Tourism Fund provides Indigenous-owned businesses and Indigenous organisations with funding to help them start up, grow or stabilise their business within the tourism sector.

Closes in 18 days

Closing date: 14 Jun 2022

What you get?

Up to $50,000 for Indigenous-owned tourism businesses and up to $100,000 for Indigenous community organisations.

Who is this for?

Indigenous-owned tourism businesses and Indigenous community organisations.


This program aims to increase the number of Indigenous tourism products available in the domestic and international market, particularly in regional and remote Australia.

Funding may be used to:

  • build supply and boost product development (e.g. through the acquisition of small plant and equipment, product development, strategic planning, IT equipment or production of marketing material)
  • support the marketing and distribution of Indigenous tourism products to ensure sustained demand
  • meet the changing needs of Indigenous tourism businesses as they move through the COVID-19 recovery and as travel restrictions are progressively lifted

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for the purposes of goods and services tax (GST)
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • be a business and/or community organisation with 50% or more Indigenous ownership and operating or planning to operate in the tourism sector

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Indigenous Tourism Fund.

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