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Regional Queensland Small Business Grant - Applications open tomorrow at 9am, 08 September 2021

A new round of $5,000 Business Basics Grants is on its way for Regional Queensland Small Businesses.


Check the eligibility criteria, review the guidelines and get your supporting material ready. Applications open at 9:00am on 8 September 2021 and will close when sufficient applications are received for competitive assessment.


Note: This grant program is competitively assessed. Not all applications will be funded.


Available Funding


You may be eligible for a single up-front fixed grant payment of $5,000 (excluding GST).


The Business Basics grants program provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice.


This support includes funded activities in 5 priorities:

  1. Training and coaching

  2. Website build or upgrades

  3. Professional business advice

  4. Strategic marketing services

  5. Business continuity and succession

What will not be funded:

  • activities with a total cost of less than $5,000 (excluding GST)

  • payments made before the approval date (you must be approved before you pay for grant-funded activities).


Who Can Apply


This round is only available for eligible small businesses based in Regional Queensland.


To be eligible, your business must:

  • not have been approved for funding under Round 1 of the Business Basics Grants program

  • have fewer than 20 employees (by head count) at the time of applying for the grant

  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST

  • have a Queensland headquarters, and be based in regional Queensland

  • have a turnover of $300,000 or less for the last financial year (2020–21)

  • have owners or directors that are not insolvent or an undischarged bankrupt.


Eligibility Checker

Check your eligibility to find out if your business can apply for the program.


How to Apply


The Business Basics application portal will open at 9am on 8 September 2021 and can be accessed from the Business Queensland website.


Your application must include the following documents:


Signed and Witnessed Statutory Declaration


A signed and witnessed Statutory Declaration from the business's owner or director stating the business:

  • has a turnover of $300,000 or less in the last financial year (2020–21) and

  • meets all grant eligibility criteria

Supplier Quotes


No more than 2 supplier quotes detailing description and costs of services, who will undertake the activity, and an outline of key activities.


As always, we are here to help, if you have any questions in relation to Business Support Grants please contact our office on +617 544 1432.




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