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Business Grants

Small Business Grants and Support

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The Australian Federal Government and State Governments provide a range of grants and funding options that are available to eligible businesses. These grants are to help businesses overcome the impact of the COVID-19 restrictions and to help kick-start and continue to grow their business.

rev™ Branding is a specialist digital brand agency helping to integrate brands with digital technology and marketing to drive sales and growth opportunities.

We have helped dozens of companies to access these small business grants and funding options, and use them to improve and grow your business through digital marketing and sales programs.

 

Small Business Support Program (NSW)

NSW Government (Closing April 29th)

The 2022 Small Business Support Program is designed to help businesses survive the immediate impact of the Omicron COVID-19 strain. It is for the month of February only.

  • Eligible employing businesses and not-for-profit organisations will receive 20% of their weekly payroll as a lump sum for the month of February, with a minimum payment of $750 per week and a maximum payment of $5,000 per week.
  • Non-employing businesses will receive $500 per week, paid as a lump sum of $2,000.
  • Businesses with a turnover of between $75,000 and $50 million that experienced a minimum 40% decline in turnover in January 2022, and in the first fortnight of February 2022, will be eligible to apply.

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Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate (NSW)

NSW Government (Closes June 30th 2022)

As part of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus and recovery plan, small businesses, sole traders and not-for-profit organisations may apply for a rebate worth $2,000 to help pay for government fees and charges. (Available until June 30th 2022)

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Alfresco Restart Rebate (NSW)

NSW Government (Closes June 30th 2022)

Registration for the $5,000 Alfresco Restart rebate is now open. The first 5,000 eligible small or medium food and beverage businesses that register can use the rebate to help create or expand their outdoor dining areas.  From late February, registered businesses will be able to claim the rebate for eligible expenses incurred between 14 October 2021 to 30 April 2022.

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Commercial Hardship Fund (NSW)

NSW Government (Closed May 31st)

The commercial landlord hardship fund provides additional support to smaller landlords whose main source of income is impacted because they have provided rent relief to their tenant(s) and have not claimed land tax relief.  If you are a small commercial or retail landlord with total taxable land holdings of less than $5 million and you have provided your tenant(s) with rental waivers, you may be eligible for a grant of up to $3,000 per month, per property.

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Export Assistance Grant (NSW)

NSW Government (Closing)

The NSW Government is launching a range of support measures for NSW businesses at each stage of their export journey. The package includes a range of financial ($10,000) and non-financial assistance, export capability-building and tailored engagement with our trade professionals in NSW and overseas.

Grant Covers:
• The Export Assistance Grant program will help NSW businesses recover from drought, bushfires and COVID-19 by providing co-funding to identify and access new export markets and re-enter previous export markets.
• Grants of up to $10,000 per eligible business will support up to 1,000 NSW eligible businesses
• Matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis, funding will centre on export marketing and development activities, such as market research, participation in international tradeshows and trade missions, inbound business support, e-commerce development and marketing materials.

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Arts and Culture Restart Grant (NSW)

NSW Government (May to June 2022)

Artists, musicians, theatres, venues, festivals and cultural organisations in NSW will be supported with $86 million in funding from the NSW Government to reopen with confidence and welcome back audiences. Funding of between $500 and $5000 is available to support NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers (including museum workers) to build their capability, portfolio of work, audience and/or market.

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Ready for Growth Program (VIC)

Victoria Government (Open)

Ready for Growth is a Victorian Government initiative to support 1000 Victorian businesses with high growth potential to access new markets and create jobs.

Ready for Growth provides businesses with tailored advisory services by expert Growth Facilitators. The program is being delivered by Business Victoria with delivery partner BDO Australia.

Ready for Growth will help businesses to:

  • Develop a Growth Action Plan
  • Build capabilities for growth
  • Find grants and programs to support growth
  • Improve connections to networks and ecosystems
  • Connect to peers through the Ready for Growth Alumni Network.

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Export Recovery Package (VIC)

Victoria Government (Open)

$4.7 Million Global Victoria Trade Alliance program aims to help Victorian exporters adapt their export/trade strategies to respond to the rapidily changing global trade markets.

  • Connecting with new Markets
  • Adopt new export strategies
  • Become globally competitive.

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Small Business Digital Adaption Program (VIC)

Victoria Government (Open)

$1,200 rebate to access a range of digital business tools to help modernise business operations.
These could include:

  • online menus and ordering systems
  • invoicing
  • stock and business management tools
  • website and e-commerce platforms.

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Business Basics Grants Round 3 (Qld)

Queensland Government (Closed)

$5000 Grant to eligible new or emerging businesses to improve their operations, such as upgrading websites, improving skills or adopting best practice.

  • Training and Coaching
  • Websites
  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing Advice
  • Business Continuaty & Succession.

NOTE: You MUST include a marketing service quote with your grant submission – ask us to generate one for you!

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Business Growth Fund Round 4 (Qld)

Queensland Government (Opens May 31st).

The program provides funding up to $50,000 for small and medium-sized businesses experiencing high-growth to buy specialised equipment to unlock growth potential, increase production, expand your workforce and maximise economic returns.

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Business Boost Grants Fund Round 1 (Qld)

Queensland Government (Closed)

The Business Boost grants program provides up to $15,000 grant support to businesses to advance improvements in their efficiency and productivity.

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Small Business Digital Champions (Aust Gov)

Australian Government (closed)

Small Business Digital Champions provided 100 small businesses with support for a comprehensive digital transformation of their business.

Grant Covers:
• Hardware
• Software
• Online content development
• Digital training.

This grant is closed to applications. Showcasing of the digital transformation from participating businesses will be completed via the case studies.

 

Entrepreneur Matched Funds Growth Program (Aust Gov)

Australian Government (Open)

Funding of between $2500 (ex GST) and $20,000 (ex GST), covering up to 50% of eligible project costs.  Applicable to businesses who have received one of the Entrepreneur Growth services, you can apply for a Growth Grant. With the grant, you can engage external expertise to implement the recommendations in your Growth roadmap or plan.

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Modern Manufacturing Initative (Aust Gov)

Australian Government (Open)

The Manufacturing Integration Stream supports projects that integrate Australian businesses into domestic and international value chains, propelling their goods and services into new markets. It provides co-funding to encourage linkages between local businesses and domestic and international firms, increasing scale, supply capacity, and the ability to innovate. It will also facilitate the adoption of product standards and greater sharing and transfer of knowledge.

Applicable Industry Sectors: Space, Medical, Food & beverage, Resources, Defence, Recycling, and Clean Energy.

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Export Market Development Grant EMDG (Austrade)

Australian Government (Closed November 30 2021)

Grants are available in 3 Tier Stages. Each tier provides a different level of support for SMEs as they grow their export markets. The lengths of these grants reflect the different stages of an exporter’s journey.

Grant Covers:
• Overseas representation expenses
• Marketing consultant expenses
• Free samples expenses
• Trade fairs, seminars, in-store promotions expenses
• Promotional literature and advertising expenses
• Overseas buyers expenses
• Registration and/or insurance of eligible intellectual property expenses.

Make an Enquiry

 

Training and Education Options

 

Business Victoria Upskill My Business

Victoria Government (Open)

Upskill My Business connects you to short courses, online events and resources from the state’s top education providers and industry experts. Courses on offer can help you regain ground to find more customers, better manage cash flow or just prepare for new market conditions

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Training and Education Course Contribution (AIM)

Australian Institute of Management (Open)

In order to support the development of Australia’s workforce long term, AIM has launched the COVID Stimulus Fund. This fund can be used by eligible students and organisations to:

Apply a contribution towards tuition fees for AIM Vocational Qualifications capped at:

$3,200 for online Diplomas
$2,000 for online Certificate IVs

Provide an additional 2 training seats at no cost to organisations who book in 3 or more employees to an AIM short course

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Business Growth Resources

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Ready to improve your business?

If you feel that your business can benefit from these grants and funding options, please get in touch with us to speak about how we can help you to apply for the funding and bundle our digital marketing and sales programs to improve and grow your business.

Please contact us on [email protected] or +61 3 9863-7444

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