The Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program is now open for applications

The Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program is a Queensland State Government initiative which provides new small businesses access to professional advice and support in the critical early stages of establishing a business.

​Grants of up to $5,000 (matched by participants) are available to help small businesses engage a consultant, advisor or business coach for up to three months and businesses choose their own consultant or advisor to work with.

Funding can only be used for:

  • professional business, tax, computing, legal or financial (accounting) advice
  • mentoring/coaching
  • business and strategic planning
  • market research and marketing strategies, including branding strategies and social media/digital strategies.

To be eligible the business must:

  • have a business name registered within the last four years
  • have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • have a Queensland headquarters
  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt.

To access the guidelines containing essential information on eligibility, how to apply and your obligations as an applicant, click here.

16 Nov 2018