If you’re a business owner in Queensland, you might not be aware of all the small business grants Queensland currently has available that could help your business in what has been a challenging time.
The Queensland Small Business Commissioner has recently released a great resource outlining the small business help and support that is available in Queensland. This resource will be continually updated, and contains information on emergency support, wellbeing, grants loans and rebates and lots of other resources that will be useful to many small business owners.
This document has a range of small business grants Queensland has on offer. See below for a quick summary of the grants we see as most relevant to our members, and be sure to head to the official link for more information and the full list of available grants and resources.
Small Business Grants Queensland
AusIndustry: Grants and Program Finder
Supporting business growth to innovate, invest and commercialise. Programs include Entrepreneurs’ Programme; Research and Development Tax Incentive; Venture Capital; AusIndustry Outreach Network. Learn more
Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – Flooding (10 Nov – 3 Dec 2021)
Disaster assistance for Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 10 November – 3 December 2021 to assist directly impacted primary producers with the costs of clean-up and the reinstatement of their business. An initial amount of up to $10,000 is available to support an initial claim, with the maximum grant amount is $50,000.
Applications close 30 June 2022.
Liquor licensing fee or change of hours application fees waiver
Tourism and hospitality businesses can have their licensing fees for 2021-22 waived or refunded if they were licensed under the Liquor Act or Wine Industry Acts as at 30 June 2021. Automatically applied. Learn more
Queensland COVID-19 cleaning rebate
Supports small and medium businesses and non-for-profit organisations that have been listed as an exposure site by Queensland Health with rebates on 80% of cleaning costs, capped at $10,000. Available now. Learn more
Backing Queensland Business Investment Fund (BIF)
Created to support established small and medium businesses innovate, realise their potential, and promote job creation in Queensland. Direct investment in Queensland business of between $2.5-$10M. Managed by QIC. Available now. Learn more
Find a grant or assistance in Queensland | services.qld.gov.au
Register to receive updates on the most recent Queensland Government grant opportunities. Ongoing tool. Learn more
As you can see there are some fantastic small business grants Queensland has available, and while these might not be relevant to every business, it’s important to know what’s available, as it could make a big difference to your business.
Remember our FAN Industry Membership includes assistance with grant writing, so the FAN can assist your business when navigating and applying for grants.