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Want $15,000 to boost your business?

Jess Kitchin - Marketing Manager

By Jess Kitchin

July 16, 2021

Do you want to improve your businesses efficiency and productivity? The Queensland Government has finally rolled out the details on their Business Boost Grants Program! The grant opens on 30 July 2021 and closes when all the funds are exhausted.

This support includes funded activities in 3 project areas:

  1. Future planning
  2. Specialised and automated software
  3. Staff management, development and planning

Eligible Project Activities

Future planning

  • Strategic business planning for innovation or growth
  • Implementing a governance board to guide strategic planning
  • Exporting opportunities and requirements
  • Compliance with industry regulations and standards

Specialised and automated software

  • Design and implementation of management systems, including
    • data warehouses
    • asset management
    • customer relationship management systems
    • quality and compliance management
    • risk management
    • production systems
    • project management systems
  • Bespoke or complex website design and build, including e-commerce, software integration, booking systems
  • Cybersecurity tools
  • Innovative technology that improves or diversifies service offerings

Staff management, development and planning

  • Human resource management skills building
  • Professional development and training
  • Digital workplace plans and systems for a remote workforce

Available Funding

You may be eligible to receive a grant payment of $15,000 (excluding GST) on completing your proposed project.

Successful applicants must co-contribute at least 30% of the total project costs (Grant funding will be paid only after compliant acquittal documentation is received)

Head to the Queensland Government site for more details, including a table that shows a detailed breakdown of total project costs and the co-contribution amounts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant, your business must:

  • have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and registered for GST
  • have a Queensland headquarters
  • have a turnover of between $300,000 (minimum) and $600,000 (maximum) in the last financial year (2020–21)
  • have a publicly reachable web presence to identify business operations (e.g. business website and/or social media pages)
  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt.

Use the "Check your eligibility" tool on their website to find out if your business can apply for the program.

How to Apply

Applications open at 9am on 30 July 2021. Start preparing your application now.

Get in Touch

If you're ever uncertain if you meet eligibility criteria, need help on your application or even wish to get a quote for some strategic business advice for your application, be sure to reach out and schedule a coffee chat with one of our advisors - We're here to help. 


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About Jess

Marketing Manager

Jess is our marketing gal for all Trekk offices, locations, and projects. There's usually a large buzz of projects and activities across all the offices that she's juggling too kick our marketing goals! Jess has a Bachelor in Business (Management & Marketing), and outside of work she's a bit of a book-worm, often challenging herself to read a book a week. Her favourite genres are historical fiction, psychological thrillers and fantasy.  

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