In welcome news the Queensland Government has announced three new small business grants programs worth $25 million over two years:
- Business Basics grants of up to $5,000 each to support new and emerging businesses to increase core capabilities and adopt current best practices. Applications to open on May 31, 2021.
- Business Boost grants of up to $15,000 will help small businesses to improve their efficiency and productivity through organisational development and upgrades through automated software and CRM systems. Grants can be used for website development and upgrades, strategic marketing, training and coaching, advisory services and planning for business continuity and succession. Applications to open late July 2021.
- Business Growth Fund grants of up to $50,000 will allow established small & medium businesses to buy highly specialised equipment to seize and accelerate growth opportunities. Applications to open May 11, 2021, with Guidelines available from 1 May. Full details at: Business Growth Fund Program
These grants can provide the opportunity to access funds for specialised services that may normally be outside of normal operating budgets. This funding allows successful businesses to undertake eligible projects that will support their establishment and growth strategies by enhancing key capabilities and encouraging innovation.
Full details of available Queensland Small Business Grants can be found at:
If you have any questions or require assistance with an application please don’t hesitate to contact us.