Woolworths Organic Growth Fund

Heritage Bank partners with Woolworths to provide interest-free business loans and grants to organic farmers. 


The Woolworths Organic Growth Fund has been established by Woolworths to invest in organic farming projects in Australia. 

Through the Woolworths Organic Growth Fund, Woolworths has committed up to $30 million over a five year period. This funding will be made available to eligible Australian farmers in the form of interest-free loans and financial grants.

Farmers will also have contracted purchase volumes, providing them with the certainty of longer-term supply of organic fruit and vegetables to Woolworths.

How does it work?

The Woolworths Organic Growth Fund is managed by Woolworths, who are responsible for applicant selection, managing the relationship with the funding recipients and providing 100% of the capital and financing off its own balance sheet. 

Applicants who successfully apply to the Woolworths Organic Growth Fund for an interest-free loan will be invited to apply for an interest-free loan issued by Heritage Bank. 

Heritage Bank will provide the business loan and distribution of the funds to the borrower, as well as ensure all loans and lending activities comply with applicable credit and regulatory requirements. 

How to apply

To learn more about applications and to see when the next round of grants open, visit Woolworths Organic Growth Fund. 

Who we've helped

Cantrill Organics
Cantrill Organics
Nashdale, NSW

Australia's largest organic cherry orchard expanding into new varieties.

Kalafatis Fresh
Kalafatis Fresh
Goulburn Valley, VIC

Third generation farm now growing to meet demand for organic pears and plums.

Bon Accord Organic Citrus Farm
Bon Accord Organic Citrus
Gayndah, QLD

Growth opportunities in organics for Queensland citrus farmers.

Australian Organic Farmers
All beneficiaries

Learn more about all the Woolworths Organic Growth Fund beneficiaries on the Woolworths website.

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