The Government has announced three new small business grants programs to assist Queensland small businesses, including law firms.
- Business Basics grants of up to $5000 will support new and emerging businesses in increasing core capabilities and adopting current best practice. Applications are to open on 31 May.
- Business Boost grants of up to $15,000 will help small businesses improve their efficiency and productivity through organisational development and upgrades through automated software and CRM systems. Grants will be able to be used for website development and upgrades, strategic marketing, training and coaching, advisory services and planning for business continuity and succession. Applications will open in late July.
- Business Growth Fund grants of up to $50,000 will allow businesses to buy highly specialised equipment to seize and accelerate growth opportunities. Applications are to open on 11 May, with guidelines available from 1 May.
In addition to the new grants, two small business grants are still open for applications:
- Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program Round 2 for grants of up to $10,000 for small businesses in regional Queensland to adapt to the impact of COVID-19. No closing date has been announced yet.
- Small Business Disaster Recovery Grants of up to $10,000 to provide assistance to small businesses severely impacted by the North and Far North Queensland monsoonal trough. Applications close on 10 June, or sooner if the funding pool is exhausted.