Australia: Business Collaboration Grants
The Surf Coast Shire Council is currently seeking applications for its Business Collaboration Grants to support a thriving, connected business community.
Council is committed to growing a prosperous economy through fostering an environment where business people can connect and thrive. Creating thriving and connected businesses will ensure that Surf Coast Shire is a place which is resilient, sustainable and inspires innovation.
The purpose of the grant is to:
Support the creation of new business networks, or further develop existing business networks leading to better collaboration and skills development.
Improve the capacity and capability of businesses to thrive.
Grants of up to $2,000 are available in this program.
Applicants are required to match funds 1:1 with either cash or in-kind contributions.
Surf Coast Shire-based professional association.
Surf Coast Shire-based business networks.
Surf Coast Shire-based individual business.
Groups of individual businesses who join together as a collective (note: these must be legally constituted or nominate either an individual business or an auspicing body to apply, and take legal financial responsibility for the grant).
Businesses/Business Networks that have received Council funding for the same project.
Businesses/Business Networks that have received a Council COVID Recovery Assistance Grant (2020-2022).
Businesses/Business Networks that have an overdue Acquittal Report for previous funding received from Council.
Elected members and employees of Council must not be involved in the development of an application and are not eligible to sign or be listed on any grant.
Non- Surf Coast Shire businesses or collectives.
For more information, visit https://www.surfcoast.vic.gov.au/Community/Grants/Business-Collaboration-Grants