The Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants Scheme has been funded to an amount of $10 million over three funding rounds. These grants fund projects which provide unique opportunities to generate economic and employment opportunities related to primary production across rural and remote Queensland.
Grants are up to a maximum of $250,000 with a 50 per cent cash contribution requirement from applicants.
Expressions of Interest opened 18 June 2020 and closed at 11.59pm 10 July 2020.
Example projects eligible under the scheme could include the development of new products or markets, or improved business processes where such investment creates employment – for further details on eligible applicants and eligible projects under the scheme view the Guidelines.