Dear Members,

The Department of Employment, Small Business, and Training administers grants and programs to help Queensland small business continue to recover, grow and thrive by committing grant funds for businesses to increase key capabilities, embrace innovation, and assist high-growth businesses to capitalise on opportunities.

Small business grants schedule 

Grant program Amount Launch date Opening date Closing date
Business Basics (Round 2) Regional Queensland $5,000 17 August 2021 9am on 31 Aug 
Until funds are exhausted
Business Growth Fund Program up to $50,000 1 May 
11 May 
Stage 1 (Mentoring Sessions): Closed
Stage 2 (Applications): 5pm on 16 August 2021*
  • Regional Queensland
up to $10,000 Currently open 1 July 
5pm on 6 August 2021

*Only businesses who have completed stage 1 are able to lodge an application in stage 2. New applications are not being accepted for this funding round.

Kind regards,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries and Newsagents Association