Chamber Wellness Fund

Funding announcements

28 April 2023: Chamber Wellness Fund – successful applicants have been announced. View the funded projects.

The Chamber Wellness Fund is helping Queensland chambers of commerce to help build awareness of mental health services, and to upskill chambers and their members to support business owners.

Successful chambers have received grants of between $2,000 and $5,000 to develop and implement local mental health wellness initiatives tailored to the small business owners and operators in their area.

The $150,000 fund is part of the Queensland Government's Small Business Wellness Package which aims to support the mental health and wellness of Queensland small businesses and promote and improve access to available support services.

Eligible activities

Successful grant funded activities fall into 1 of 3 priority areas:

  1. Activities that inform or connect chamber members to mental wellbeing resources and support services available
  2. Training for chamber of commerce members
  3. Training for chamber of commerce executives.

Application process

Stage 1: Registration of interest (ROI) – closed

Registrations of interest opened 9am, 14 December 2022 and closed 11.59pm, 14 February 2023.

Stage 2: Full application – closed

Full applications opened 9am, 28 February 2023 and closed 11.59pm, 24 March 2023.

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) advised applicants of the outcome of their applications on 28 April 2023. View the list of successful applicants and their project names.