The Grant Guidelines for the Linkage Program (2019): Linkage Projects for funding applied for in 2020 and the Grant Guidelines for the Linkage Program (2019): Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing in 2021 are now available on GrantConnect:

Key dates for these schemes have been updated on the Grants Calendar available on the ARC website.

For further information regarding eligibility please see the ARC website.

If you have questions regarding the Grant Guidelines please email


All accountable authorities and officials must use GrantConnect to publish all Grant Opportunities, all Grant Opportunity Guidelines and all addenda/alterations.

The ARC will no longer publish Grant Opportunity Guidelines (formerly known as Funding Rules) on our website.

While the Grant Guidelines are available to view, you will need to sign in or create a User Registration account in GrantConnect to access all relevant documentation for Grant Opportunities.

For further information on GrantConnect, please refer to the ARC GrantConnect information page or the GrantConnect website