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.
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:
Training and coaching
Website build or upgrades
Professional business advice
Strategic marketing services
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.
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
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.