$:$ Matched Funding for Business Development
Open to any business type or industry sector, applicants are eligible to apply for a maximum of $10,000 (excluding GST) to get access to professional business advice in key areas.
Professional services which businesses can access through the funding includes:
- business planning
- finance matters
- workforce planning
- transformation of business and operating models
- identification of new business opportunities, including research and development
- analysis of growth opportunities
- information technology
- business future proofing, including how to maximise technology
- business continuity planning (including both emergency planning and managing occurrences such as supply chain disruptions)
- other advice as deemed appropriate by the assessment panel where the Applicant can demonstrate benefit of transformation and growth to their business.
Applicants must provide matched funding equal to the grant amount sought, and will need to demonstrate how their chosen Provider will contribute to supporting the business through transformation and growth opportunities.