Grants Expertise Management System (GEMS)—Australia’s largest and most current grants database can streamline your entire grants process.

GEMS Grants database builds your organisation a 12-month customised grants calendar, listing just the grants matched to your projects.

“Working in a fast-paced grants role, the GEM Portal has been an instrumental tool for me. I have it open on my desktop every day and it has played a significant role in helping the organisation manage and win grants.”

Kate, Wesley Mission Queensland

Grants Expertise Management System, or GEMS for short, is Australia and New Zealand’s only online end-to-end grants management platform. Backed by a powerful database of all grant sources around Australia and New Zealand, GEMS generates fully customised 12-month grants calendars, listing just the grants relevant to your organisation.

GEMS contains ALL grant sources for your organisation.

No matter which sector or State(s) you work in, GEMS includes:

  • Trusts and Foundations
  • Health and medical research funders including peer-reviewed
  • Corporate Foundations
  • Local, State and Federal government grants and tenders
  • International funders that give to Australian-based organisations

“Thanks Strategic Grants for your help and support in 2023; the best investment we could have made in helping realise grant income to support vision impaired Queenslanders.” Kerry Cutting, Philanthropy Manager – Major Gifts & Foundations

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Access exclusive content and training material through the Grants Knowledge Centre

  • Track your progress against our grants Best Practice Tracker
  • Access the exclusive Strategic Grants’ grants benchmarking report
  • Download project planning and reporting templates
  • Boost your knowledge with our training video library

Forget the last minute scramble

The GEMS customised grants calendar is your 12-month submissions plan.

  • Plan ahead and submit strong applications
  • Keep updated with grant email alerts

Your grants program, simplified

  • A single source of truth for your grants program: deadlines, funding history, application notes and reporting dates in one place
  • Email alerts on upcoming application and reporting deadlines

GEMS can talk to your CRM

Seamlessly integrate with your CRM to allow easy data migration. Connect to:

Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT


Be ready with reports

Download reports on your grants program status….all at the click of your mouse!

Work anywhere

  • Use GEMS’ cloud-based system anywhere with your unique log-in
  • No user account limits

More time for relationship building

We spend the time sifting through thousands of grant records, so you can spend precious time building relationships.

Stay current

GEMS is fuelled by a 90-hour research per week in house research team to keep the data always up-to-date.

Stay connected

  • Monthly one-hour Grants Chat Webinars with the Strategic Grants Team and other GEMS users
  • Business hours support whenever you need it

Would you like a GEMS Demo?

We would love to show you through the GEM Portal, demonstrate the features and chat about how GEMS can help save you hours of time in your grant seeking. GEMS is best suited for organisations with an annual revenue of over $1 million. If your organisation is smaller, we have a product specifically for you – check out GEM Local

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carbon neutral

We are proud partners of Carbon Neutral’s Plant-a-Tree program.

For each new GEMS subscription, we will plant five trees on behalf of your organisation. Find out more here

More information about GEMS

Synchronise grants to Raiser’s Edge NXT
At the click of a button, simply and easily send your grants information straight into Raiser’s Edge NXT.

Synchronise grants to Salesforce
Any grant that is in your GEM Portal grants calendar can be synchronised to your Salesforce CRM.

GEM Local for nonprofits below $1M in Annual Revenue
GEM Local is a grants calendar database designed specifically to help small Australian charitable and community organisations find the right grants for them.

GEM for Councils
Build the capacity of your local areas’ community groups through grants training and tools.