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Business Boost Grants Program

The Business Boost grants program provides support to businesses to advance improvements in their efficiency and productivity.

This support includes funded activities in 3 project areas:

  1. Future planning

  2. Specialised and automated software

  3. Staff management, development and planning

The program is administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

Available funding

You may be eligible to receive a grant payment of $15,000 (excluding GST) on completing your proposed project.

Successful applicants must co-contribute at least 30% of the total project costs.

Grant funding will be paid only after compliant acquittal documentation is received.

We will not fund projects with:

  • a total cost of less than $10,715 (excluding GST)

  • or

  • payments made before the approval date (you must be approved before you pay for grant-funded project activities).

The table below shows the breakdown of total project costs and the co-contribution amounts.

*Your project can cost more than $21,429 but the maximum amount DESBT will contribute is $15,000.

Current grant programs

*Only businesses who have completed stage 1 are able to lodge an application in stage 2. New applications are not being accepted for this funding round.

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