We allocate Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) amounts in line with:
This allows us to give a grant to all eligible applicants within the available pool of funding.
Each year the government allocates a set amount of money for EMDG.
We decide the final grant amounts after we consider all applications. Grant amounts are determined based on:
The grant amounts for Round 1 were:
The grant amounts for Round 2 were:
The grant amounts for Round 3 will be updated soon.
Grant amounts vary for each round. This is because EMDG is an eligibility-based, demand-driven program. All eligible applicants receive a grant from the available funding.
We are pleased to see strong interest from small and medium sized exporters in expanding their export marketing through an EMDG grant. We acknowledge that applicants hoping for higher grant amounts may be disappointed.
If successful, you are offered a grant agreement that outlines the maximum grant amount the government can give you per financial year. That is if you match that amount with your own funds when spending on eligible expenses.
Find out more about matched funding on the Milestone reports page.
You can get EMDG grants for 8 financial years. The 8 financial years don’t need to be consecutive.
For more information read section 184.108.40.206 of EMDG Guidelines.
You may not get the grant amount you expected. If you get less than you expected, you may need to: