Business Grants & Programs

Looking for financial support to aid recovery or develop and grow your business?

There are a range of grants and support options available to businesses. To stay up to date with grant funding announcements, sign up to our newsletter, join the industry Facebook group and keep an eye on our Latest News.

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Business Grants & Programs

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Business Costs Assistance ProgramPayments of $1,000 / $2,800 / $5,600 / $8,400 per week for eligible businesses (based on employing status and 2019-20 payroll size).Open, ongoingDetails
Licensed Hospitality Venue FundAutomatic payments of between $5,000 and $20,000 per week, (depending on venue capacity) for licensed hospitality premises.
Open, ongoingDetails
Jobs Victoria Fund Financial support for Victorian employers to employ people who have been most affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic. Open, ongoingDetails
COVID-19 Disaster Payment Payments of $200 / $450 / $750. Commonwealth Government support payments for eligible workers, micro-businesses and sole traders impacted by public health orders.
Open, ongoingDetails
Business Continuity Fund$5,000 grants for businesses that remain impacted by capacity limits.. To receive this funding, businesses must have received or be eligible for the Business Cost Assistance Program Round Two.Open, ongoingDetails
Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Available to businesses with an annual turnover of less than $50 million that have suffered a decline in turnover of at least 30% due to COVID-19.In place from 28 July, ongoingDetails
Commercial Landlord Hardship Fund 3Grants to eligible small landlords who experience hardship as a result of waiving rent for their tenant(s) between 28 July 2021 and 15 January 2022 under the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme. Up to $6000 per tenancy, and up to $10,000 for landlords experiencing acute hardship.Open until 15 January 2022Details
COVIDSafe Deep Cleaning Rebate For small and medium-sized businesses, where anyone suspected or confirmed to have coronavirus (COVID-19) has been on the premises or worksite when they may have been infectious. The rebate covers up to 80 per cent of the cleaning costs at each worksite, capped at a grant of $10,000 (for a total cleaning cost of $12,500).Open, ongoingDetails
Small Business Energy Saver ProgramSupporting Victorian small business owners save on energy efficient equipment. The program provides a bonus for businesses who upgrade equipment at their business premises.Open until 31 May 2022Details
Small Business Digital Adaptation Program$1200 rebates so small businesses can access a range of digital business tools.Open until 5 December 2021Details
Small-Scale and Craft Program Stream ThreeGrants of $25,000 to $100,000 are available for projects delivered by eligible small-scale and craft agribusinesses. Open until 19 November 2021Details
Impacted Public Events Support Program Round TwoGrants of $25,000 to organisers of Tier 1 and Tier 2 events under the Public Events Framework that are approved or registered to take place between 11:59pm on 24 June 2021 and 11:59pm on 23 September 2021. Suppliers to Tier 1 and Tier 2 events may be eligible for a $10,000 grant under this program.
Open until 26 October 2021Details