The Federal government offers a lot resources in the form of grants and financial assistance every year. Grants are designed to bolster regions/niches that are declining or in need of development. Hundreds of grants are available for job creation, taking on employees, innovation, apprentices, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, plus much more.
Below you will find a SAMPLE list of Grants that are open for the year:
Hospitality Grants – 20 x $2,000 Business Grants
To help support businesses local cafes and restaurants to offer outdoor dining in city centre-based businesses can now apply for funds towards outdoor furniture and fittings.
Grants for Wine Bar/ Brew Houses/Restaurant or Microbrewery
Grants of up $50,000 will be issued by the Government to attract businesses with a clear point-of-difference. The aspiration of this program is to attract high quality hospitality businesses including (but not limited to):
- A landmark restaurant that offers a truly unique dining experience. It will be a restaurant that will become synonymous with Station Street – a memorable anchor business
- A wine bar, brew house (microbrewery) or entertainment venue that offers associated dining
- A high quality franchise with a clear point-of-difference which will attract significant foot traffic to the street
Job Creation Grants
50 businesses received $40,000 each to create jobs and improve their growth in Asian markets.
Home Based Business Grants $5,000 each
$200,000 has been awarded to this program and will be divided up in to $5,000 grants. Available to home based Entrepreneurs in QLD.
Equipment Grants up to $10,000 each
Eligible for businesses for the purchase of hardware, software and services (such as digital coaching).
Live Music Grants up to $30,000 each
The new live music and performance grant. The grant aims to increase the quantity and quality of live music and performance venues in the area.
It also aims to improve the acoustic performance and suitability of live music and performance venues.
City Based Business Grants up to $30,000 each
The Business Improvement Grants Program aims to stimulate and encourage diverse inner city commerce by supporting new and established local businesses to improve precinct amenity, stimulate business activity and provide direct benefits to the community.