The details of the Business Basics Grants Program we mentioned in our grants update here on 6 May, have now been announced.  

This program will provide grants of $5,000 to support new and emerging businesses to increase core capabilities and adopt current best practice. This is a great opportunity for micro and non-employing businesses to access funds for professional services aimed at enhancing business development and management capabilities. 

This grant will fund activities in these 5 priority areas: 

  1. Training and coaching
    • Business development, marketing, human resources or business planning topics
    • Training or coaching
  2. Website build or upgrades
    • Website build or upgrade [including website refresh]
    • Adding e-commerce
    • Developing new website content
  3. Professional business advice
    • Business plans 
  4. Strategic marketing services
    • Strategic marketing plans including search engine optimisation 
  5. Business continuity and succession
    • Business continuity or succession plans 
    • Cybersafety training and tools 

Key eligibility criteria includes having: 

  • fewer than 20 employees at the time of application
  • turnover of less than $300,000 for FY21
  • a Queensland headquarters and an ABN

Applications open 31 May 2021 

Full details available here: Business Basics Grants Program

If you have any questions or require assistance with an application please do not hesitate to contact us.