Grants and funding for tourism businesses

On 1 April 2020, the Australian Government announced an increase in funding for the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme. Allowing exporters and tourism businesses to get additional reimbursements for costs incurred in marketing their products and services around the world.

The tourism industry is supported by a range of assistance programs. These programs focus on developing the capability and capacity of businesses to grow, become resilient, and achieve the 2020 expenditure growth target.

Tourism industry grants

QTIC Grants Gateway - Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Information on relevant funding programs and grants for the tourism industry. Free for QTIC members. Non-members can purchase an annual subscription to access the Gateway.

The Queensland tourism and events grants guide – Tourism and Events Queensland
Tourism & Events Queensland have developed this useful guide on how to become 'grant ready' with information and advice on accessing and applying for grants.

Queensland government grants

Small Business Digital Grants program provides matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) to eligible businesses to enhance the digital capabilities of their business, help them to be more competitive and employ more staff.

The Mentoring for Growth (M4G) program offers access to volunteer business experts who can provide insights and options to address your business challenges and opportunities. M4G is currently being delivered online only and is available to Queensland businesses. Specialised sessions can be convened to assist businesses with investment readiness.

Use the Queensland Government grants and assistance finder to search for other support for your business.

Other business funding sources

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