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Access Your Share Of Millions Of Dollars In Government Funding

What would your business do with an extra $20,000? What about an extra $100,000? 

These amounts can be game-changing and are available to startups and small businesses as part of the Australian Government’s economic growth strategy. 

Australian Business Grants can help you identify the grants you’re eligible for and guide you through the application process. 

Take a look at some of the main grant categories below:

Entrepreneurs Program For SMEs

Ideal for: Innovative startups across industries

Divided across four main areas, this grant aims to drive business growth and competitiveness by supporting business improvement and innovation connections. 

With over $500 million available in total, this is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity.

Export Market Development Grant

Ideal for: Businesses looking to expand and sell overseas

To encourage businesses to increase international marketing and promotion expenditure, this program is a key Australian Government financial assistance program for aspiring and growing export-ready businesses.

 The scheme reimburses up to 50 per cent of eligible export promotion expenses above $5,000, across eight categories of promotional activities.

R&D Tax Incentive

Ideal for: SMEs pushing the boundaries of discovery

This programme aims to provide a tax benefit to help offset some of the cost of conducting eligible research and development activities. It is the Government’s key mechanism to stimulate Australian industry’s investment in R&D.

R&D tax incentives include a 43.5 per cent refundable tax offset for eligible companies with an aggregated annual turnover of less than $20 million per year (conditions apply).

Accelerating Growth Loans

Ideal for: SMEs looking to build larger teams and upsize

Access financial support to build momentum and grow jobs.

This program aims to drive jobs and business growth by providing emerging scalable fast growth businesses with capital to address barriers in accessing finance from commercial sources.

Minimum Viable Product Grant

Ideal for: Promising startups with game-changing concepts

This program gives startups the funds needed to progress from a proof of concept stage to a minimum viable product. 

The program is aimed at startups that are yet to generate revenue, to help them engage with a potential business customer and create innovative solutions that address industry needs or market gaps.


Find out if your SME is eligible for a share in millions of dollars in government funding