It’s the start of the new financial year, and while you’ve been busy setting goals for the year ahead, state governments have released a number of exciting new programs and grants to give your small business a much-needed boost. At Business Fuel, we’ve compiled a state by state list of what we consider to be the best of the lot. See below.
Back to Work South East Queensland
Provides businesses in South East Queensland with payments of up to $20,000 when they employ long-term unemployed, youth and mature aged workers. Click here to find out more.
Business Development Fund QLD
Provides Queensland businesses with investment funding between $125,000 and $2.5 million to research or commercialise an innovative product or service. Click here to find out more.
New South Wales
Bin Trim Rebates Program
Provides small to medium sized businesses in NSW with reimbursements of between $1,000 and $50,000 to cover up to 50% of capital costs to install the small-scale recycling equipment needed to increase workplace recycling. Click here to find out more.
Minimum Viable Product NSW
Provides NSW technology start-up businesses with funding of up to $25,000 to conduct market research and test their business model with consumers. Click here to find out more.
Through funding, LaunchVic connects credible service-providers with startup founders and entrepreneurs who are building ambitious and exciting businesses in Victoria. Click here to find out more.
Boost Your Business
Boost Your Business Vouchers support Victorian businesses to become more productive, employ more people, improve market access and increase their scale, diversity and profitability. Click here to find out more.
Advanced Manufacturing Market Expansion Program TAS
Provides small to medium manufacturing businesses in Tasmania with financial assistance of up to $10,000 to cover up to 50% of project costs to establish new interstate and international markets. Click here to find out more.
Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Growth Voucher System TAS
Provides small to medium manufacturing businesses in Tasmania with funding of up to $15,000 to undertake innovation and growth projects that improves their competitiveness. Click here to find out more.
Commercial Development Grants Program WA
Provides businesses working in the arts and cultural sector with funding of up to $40,000 to help them grow and market their business. Click here to find out more.
Indigenous Business Development Program NT
Provides indigenous people in the NT with funding of up to $30,000 to start or grow a business. Click here to find out more.
The South Australian Government is currently reviewing all business grants, and as a result, aren’t providing any stimulus to S.A small business presently. However, this is expected to change shortly.