EMDG is changing
The information on this page is relevant for Rounds 1, 2 and 3. Changes are coming for Round 4. We will communicate this information when details, including guidelines, are finalised and released. To get regular updates, subscribe to the EMDG Update newsletter.
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 Australian 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 were:
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.
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: