Business Basics Grant

Posted 3 Sep '21

Business Basics Grant | Applications Open 8 September

The Queensland Government has just announced a Round 2 of the Business Grant Program called ‘Business Basics Grant’. The Grant is available to those regional businesses who missed out on Round 1 Business Grants announced last month.

Who is eligible for the Business Basics Grant?

  • not have been approved for funding under Round 1 of the Business Basics Grants program
  • have fewer than 20 employees (by head count) at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • have a Queensland headquarters, and be based in regional Queensland – including the Cairns area (use the eligibility tool to check your location)
  • have a turnover of $300,000 or less for the last financial year (2020–21)
  • have owners or directors that are not insolvent or an undischarged bankrupt.

What are the eligible uses of funds?

The Grant is only available for use on the following expenses:

  • Training and coaching
  • Website build or upgrades
  • Professional business advice
  • Strategic marketing services
  • Business continuity and succession

The application form will be available from 9am on the 8 September.

Please Note: This grant program is competitively assessed. Not all applications will be funded. For more information on the Business Basics Grant Program, visit the Queensland Government website

Should you have any questions or require further information, please contact our office on 07 4041 6188 (Cairns) or 07 5391 4747 (Sunshine Coast).


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