Business Grants

Small Business Grants and Support


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 specialised digital brand agency dedicated to helping brands forge meaningful connections with their customers through brand experiences and high-performance multichannel marketing.

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.


Disaster Recover Small Business Grant (NSW)

NSW Government (Open)

If you’re a small business or a not-for-profit organisation in NSW and you’ve been directly impacted by storms and floods, you may be eligible for a storm and flood disaster recovery small business grant.  This disaster recovery grant of up to $50,000 is to help pay for the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of a small business or not-for-profit organisation’s operations.

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SafeWork Small Business Rebate (NSW)

NSW Government (Open)

If you are a NSW small business owner or sole trader who employs less than 50 full-time workers, you may be eligible for a SafeWork small business rebate of up to $1,000 on the cost of equipment that makes your workplace safer. Charities and not-for-profit organisations can also apply.

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High Emitting Industry Grant (NSW)

NSW Government (Open)

Funding is available to help high-emitting manufacturing and mining facilities in NSW develop and deploy decarbonisation projects, from feasibility studies through to commissioning. Grannts of up to $350k are available.

Supporting decarbonisation in high emitting facilities – help NSW manufacturing and mining operations deliver value for money emissions reduction projects.

Accelerating transformative decarbonisation projects – prioritise innovative and ambitious low emissions projects to fast track NSW’s progress to net zero.

Helping industry thrive in a low carbon economy – build local skills, knowledge and jobs to ensure NSW industry prospers in a new low carbon economy.

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Digital Jobs for Manufacturing Program (VIC)

Victoria Government (Closes 31st March 2024)

The Digital Jobs for Manufacturing Program offers grants of up to $5000 to assist Victorian manufacturing businesses adapt to a digital operating environment.

The program is open to businesses with a manufacturing presence in Victoria which are on a growth trajectory and are seeking to utilise their existing workforce to apply digital technology to their operations. The Digital Jobs for Manufacturing Program provides funding to enrol a nominated employee in a 12-week online, part-time industry endorsed digital skills course.

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Ready for Growth Fund (VIC)

Victoria Government (Closes 01st June 2024)

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.

Businesses must have more than four employees and fewer than 200 employees, have an annual revenue of less than $20 million, and meet all industrial relations obligations as an employer in accordance with the National Employment Standards.

Ready for Growth will help businesses:

• 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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Advancing Victorian Manufacturing Program (VIC)

Victoria Government (Open)

Advancing Victorian Manufacturing is the Victorian Government’s blueprint to ensure Victoria is home to internationally competitive manufacturers that are growing economic opportunity and jobs.

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Timber Supply Chain Resilience Package (VIC)

Victoria Government (Closes April 30th 2024)

On 23 May 2023 the Victorian Government announced that native timber harvesting in Victorian state forests will end on 1 January 2024.

The Timber Supply Chain Resilience Package will provide support to Victorian manufacturers to access grants, professional advice, and planning services to support business transition and to plan for the future.

Businesses may only be eligible if they process native hardwood sourced from Victorian state forests to manufacture products such as (but not limited to) flooring, stairs, furniture, doors, windows, architectural features or pallets.

Grants from $3k to $14K are available.

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CSIRO Kick-Start Program (VIC)

Melbourne City (Closed)

CSIRO Kick-Start is an initiative for innovative Australian start-ups and small businesses, providing funding support and access to CSIRO’s research expertise and capabilities to help grow and develop their business. Matched funding with vouchers between $10k and $50k.

Innovation is a major driver of business growth, however many start-ups and small businesses can often face barriers, such as lack of technical expertise or funding, when trying to access research and development ( R&D) to explore new opportunities.

CSIRO’s Kick-Start program helps start-ups and small businesses overcome some of these barriers to pursue R&D activities, by providing an end-to-end facilitation service, including:

  • help with articulating your research question
  • connecting businesses with relevant CSIRO researcher expertise and capability – think of us as you in-house R&D division
  • matched funding support to improve the affordability or expand the scope of R&D services.

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Business Growth Fund Basics Grant (Qld)

Queensland Government (Closed)

The Qld Business Growth Fund grants program has been developed for high-growth businesses who can accelerate growth, drive Queensland’s economy and employ more Queenslanders.  The program is a great opportunity for small and medium-sized high-growth businesses to access up to $75,000 to scale-up for business success and seize their next growth opportunity.

It provides funding for eligible businesses to buy specialised equipment, enabling them to unlock growth potential, increase production, expand their workforce and move them into the next stage of growth.

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Seed Innovation Grant  (SA)

South Australia Government (Open)

The Seed-Start program equips innovative, early-stage South Australian startups with grant funding to support the commercialisation of an innovative product or service.

Grants of between $20,000 and $500,000 are available to fund eligible activity with a maximum project duration of three years. Matched funding requirements will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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Venture Capital Fund  (SA)

South Australia Government (Open)

The SAVCF has been structured as a co-investment fund, requiring each initial investment into an eligible company to be matched with at least 50% investment from other venture capital funds, high net-worth’s or other sophisticated investors.

High Growth Sectors: Space, Defence, Agribusiness, Hi-Tech, Digital, Creative Industries, Health & Wellbeing, Energy

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Advancing Renewables Program (Aust Gov)

Australian Government (closed)

The Advancing Renewables Program supports a range of development, demonstration and pre-commercial deployment projects. This includes opportunities to optimise the transition to renewable electricity, commercialise clean hydrogen and support the transition to low emissions metals. Matched funding of between $100,000 and $50 million.

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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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Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants (Aust Gov)

Australian Government (Closes May 01st 2023)

The Australian Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants provide Australian businesses with grant funds to build capacity to deliver products and services into domestic and/or international space industry supply chains that could support Moon to Mars activities.

Grants from $250,000 up to $1 million to fund up to 75 per cent of eligible project expenditure.

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Export Market Development Grant (Austrade)

Australian Government (Open)

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.

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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

How to implement an eCommerce Store on my Website
How to create a quality and trusted Brand Message and Offer
How to optimise my Brand Marketing
How to implement a professional Digital Marketing Campaign
How to BOOST your profile on Google and Facebook


Need Funding Options?

rev™ Marketing Finance gives you a variety of finance options that include Government grants, Lumi finance, and PayPal pay-later that will help you to kick-start your marketing & sales projects AND keep your business cash flow under control.

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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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