3.3 - Improve the discoverability and accessibility of government data: Grants
GrantConnect (Phase 1 – discovery and notification of Commonwealth grant opportunities and grant guidelines) went live on 6 February 2017. Publication of grant opportunities and guidelines on GrantConnect, by all non-corporate Commonwealth granting entities, became mandatory on 30 April 2017.
From 31 December 2017, relevant entities have reported grants awarded on GrantConnect. Statistical information on grant opportunities and grants awarded is available from the GrantConnect website.
Government: All non-Corporate Commonwealth entities that undertake grants administration.
Non-Government: All potential grant recipients (e.g. business, not-for-profits, individuals).
Steps to implementation
|Implementation Step||Implementation Period||Status|
Finance to implement Phase One of the GrantConnect platform to enable public users to:
|Late 2016-Late 2017||Completed|
Status updates for commitments are provided approximately every two months. With each update, agencies are encouraged to provide further and better particulars of the commitment and its steps to implementation, which may result in changes to timelines outlined in Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18.