A round-up of the latest grants for local innovators and entrepreneurs


Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant 

Round 2 is open for regional Queensland Businesses

Up to $100 million available to deliver a second round of grants, with half of this funding specifically earmarked for regional small businesses located outside of South East Queensland. Grants valued between $2,000 and $10,000. 

Business Events Grant

Applications Close 30 March 2021

The Business Events Grant program aims to support the event industry including the tourism sector to fund Australian businesses to participate as buyers or sellers at pre-approved business events including exhibitions, conferences and conventions from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021. 


North Queensland Economic Diversification Grants

Expression of Interests Close 19 March 2021

The objective of the scheme is to fund eligible projects to broaden and diversify into new industries and support projects that provide opportunities to generate new economic activity and employment.

Virtual Start to Scale Program

Course Dates: 16 and 23 February 2021

Develop the skills required to build a financial strategy supporting plans to scale, including a comprehensive business budget and a 90-day cash flow forecast.  Demystify the investment and capital raising process and learn how to build a financially sound pitch and how to build a great team, recruit the right people to suit your culture and realise your vision.

Virtual Runway Extender Program

Course Dates: 23 and 30 March 2021

Learn how to build a cash flow forecast and develop strategies to extend your runway.  Be empowered by the knowledge of how to maximise a current cash position and identify strategies to stretch and improve cash flow.  Find out how to negotiate with suppliers, obtain additional funding, if required and build a 90-day action plan to extend your runway. 

IndustryTech Fund

Applications now closed

Provides financial incentives to larger scale co-funded projects that accelerate the development and deployment of significant and highly collaborative industry based platform technology projects.