Are You Eligible to Receive the $5,000 Business Basics Grant?
You can use your $5k grant with us on these digital marketing activities:
Program key details
|Eligible business size||Small businesses|
|Opening date||Round 3 – 9am, 4 May 2022|
Round 3 will close when sufficient applications have been received for competitive assessment.
Note: Round 3 has 2 streams dedicated to businesses based in South East Queensland (SEQ) and regional Queensland – the streams may close at different times.
Note: This grant program is competitively assessed. Not all applications will be funded.
To be eligible for this grant, your business must:
Are You Eligible For The Grant?
Each round of the Business Basics grants program has specific information to help you prepare and apply for a grant, and if successful, manage your grant.
The Business Basics grants program provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice.
This support includes funded activities in 5 priorities:
- Training and coaching
- Website build or upgrades
- Professional business advice
- Strategic marketing services
- Business continuity and succession.
The program is administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).
SEQ and regional Queensland funding available
For this round, there are 2 funding streams based on what Local Government Area (LGA) eligible businesses are headquartered. These LGAs are grouped into either South East Queensland or regional Queensland.
You may be eligible for a single up-front fixed grant payment of $5,000 (excluding GST).
The grant is for funding activities from the above 5 priorities.
We will not fund activities with either:
- a total cost of less than $5,000 (excluding GST)
- payments made before the approval date (you must be approved before you pay for grant-funded activities).
South East Queensland businesses
When applying for Round 3, you are a South East Queensland (SEQ) business if your principal place of business is located in 1 of the following local government areas:
- Brisbane City Council
- City of Gold Coast
- Ipswich City Council
- Lockyer Valley Regional Council
- Logan City Council
- Moreton Bay Regional Council
- Noosa Shire Council
- Redlands City Council
- Scenic Rim Regional Council
- Somerset Regional Council
- Sunshine Coast Council
- Toowoomba Regional Council.
Regional Queensland businesses
You are a ‘regional business’ if your principal place of business is any other local government areas within Queensland that is not identified as a SEQ location.
Use the eligibility tool to find out if your business is in SEQ or a regional local government area.