The Australian Government offers a range of grants, assistance and other support to existing small businesses. These grants cover a wide range of areas including research and development, trade, innovation and employment. Eligibility depends on the nature of your business and the state in which it operates. So, what grants are available to your small business?
Let’s take a look at the 5 grant categories:
1. Marketing and sales
There are a range of grants available that can help you promote your business, build partnerships and explore new markets. Find out more about what’s on offer to help support your business moving into different markets.
2. Taking your idea to market
Do you have an idea for a new product or service? You may be eligible for expert advice and investment funding to conduct market research and test your business model with consumers. Find out more about assistance or funding available to help get your idea or proof of concept to market.
3. Importing and exporting
Does your business conduct import or export activities? You may be eligible for a range of loans, funding and subsidies on things such as customs duties and GST. Find out more about the grants and assistance available to support your importing and exporting activities.
4. Buying equipment
Do you need specialised equipment or technology for a new project or to grow your business? There’s a range of rebates, funding and discounts that you may be able to access. Find out more about what’s available.
5. Employing people
Do you currently employ staff or are you looking to start employing staff? The Government supports employers with a range of wage subsidies and training and development funding. Find out more about the assistance available to help you support your staff.
Thousands of Australian small businesses require an additional cash flow injection each year. If you’re looking to take advantage of an opportunity or purchase new equipment, apply online for a small business loan today.
Source & for more info: www.business.gov.au