Business Basics Grants Program

Business Basics Grants Program

The Business Basics grants program provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice. This round of Basics is focused on fostering resilience.

Applicants can apply for funding for grant funded activities under the following priorities:

  1. Business continuity and succession
  2. Security planning and solutions
  3. Sustainability.

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

Program key details
Eligible business sizeSmall businesses with less than 20 employees (headcount)
Opening dateStage 1: Registration of Interest (ROI) opens at 9am, Wednesday 29 May 2024
Closing dateStage 1: Registration of Interest (ROI) closes at 5pm, Tuesday 11 June 2024
Application processStage 1: Registration of Interest (ROI)Stage 2: Full Application (selected ROI applicants only)
Grant typeCompetitive – not all applications will be funded
Available funding$5,000 (excluding GST) per grant
Co-contributionNone
Project lengthMaximum 6 months
PaymentUpfront payment on approval
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