Grants and Finance

A range of grants are available to assist with energy efficiency and business investment for horticultural businesses. Check here occasionally for current grant and finance opportunities.

Artisanal Sector Program grants

The Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has announced a series of grants, an Artisanal Sector Roadmap, and the launch of an online portal for artisan producers. Stage one grants support artisan producers to improve productivity or grow their business through small-scale investments in equipment, skills, and services. Stage one grants are open now until 31 January 2019. [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Queensland Rural Economic Development Grants Program

The Queensland Government has announced a new $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants Program open to projects the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner has called 'shovel-ready'. “A slice of the $10 million will be awarded to successful projects across regional Queensland that add value to agricultural products, help to develop new markets, or [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Federal Export Grants for Small to Medium Businesses

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) grant opportunity will support SME Export Hubs in the development of local, regional, and Indigenous brands through business collaborations in the identified areas of competitive strength. The grants range from $150,000 to $1.5 million to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises export hubs in the six Growth [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Queensland Small Business Digital Grants Program

The Small Business Digital Grants Program can assist small businesses to access digital technologies and services to help them work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption. Available funding Matched funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Sustainability Victoria grants and events

Sustainability Victoria is an organisation designed to facilitate and promote environmental sustainability in the use of resources. Over August and September they will be offering grants and hosting events. Their business grants close on Friday 28th September 2018. Find out more. This includes Gas Efficiency Grants offering up to $50,000,  closing 28th September 2018, or earlier if funding is fully allocated. Apply [...]

Regional Investment Corporation – Farm Loans

The Regional Investment Corporation opened on 1 July 2018 and will deliver new low-interest loans directly to farm businesses. The Australian Government established the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) to deliver up to $2 billion in Commonwealth farm business concessional loans and the $2 billion National Water Infrastructure Loan Facility. Loans are available under two categories: Farm Investment Loans: [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Grants and Finance, News, Opportunities|

Environmental Upgrade Finance, a new initiative

As a property and business owner, you have the opportunity to apply for a new form of finance called an Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA). It can help you access capital, free up cash flow, and help you complete projects that give your business long term security and cost savings. Currently available to Victorians in participating [...]