Small business grants schedule

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The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training administers grants and programs to help Queensland small business continue to recover, grow and thrive by committing grant funds for businesses to increase key capabilities, embrace innovation, and assist high-growth businesses to capitalise on opportunities.

Current grant programs

Grant program


Launch date

Opening date

Closing date

Business Basics (Round 2) – Regional Queensland $5,000 25 August 2021 9am, 8 September 2021 11 October 2021
2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants – employing businesses and not-for-profit organisations between $10,000 and $30,000 2 August 2021 12pm (midday), 16 August 2021 Closed
2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants – non-employing sole traders $1,000


31 August 2021


Business Boost Grants Program up to $15,000 15 July 2021 30 July 2021 Closed
Business Basics Grants Program (Round 1) $5,000 17 May 2021 31 May 2021 Closed

Business Growth Fund Program

up to $50,000

1 May 2021

11 May 2021

Stage 1 (Mentoring Sessions): Closed

Stage 2 (Applications): Closed*

*Only businesses who have completed stage 1 were able to lodge an application in stage 2. New applications are not being accepted for this funding round.

Closed grants and programs

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