Small business grants schedule

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training administers grants to support small businesses in Queensland to grow and thrive. These grants provide a range of options to assist businesses with coaching, advice, increasing digital capacity or purchasing specialised equipment to achieve high-growth potential.

To assist small businesses with planning applications for grant rounds, the department has released a grants schedule for 2019–20. Information about future grant programs will be available after the new small business strategy is published.

2019–20 Small business grants schedule

Grant program


Opening date

Closing date

Small Business Disaster Recovery Grants

up to $10,000

10 June 2019

This grant will remain open for up to 2 years

Small Business Artisan Producer Grants Program

up to $5,000

11 July 2019

22 August 2019

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program

Round 5

up to $5,000

1 August 2019

30 August 2019

Business Growth Fund Program

up to $50,000

1 August 2019

17 February 2020

Social Enterprise Grants Program up to $50,000 2 October 2019 12 December 2019

Small Business Digital Grants Program

Round 7

up to $10,000

11 November 2019

10 December 2019

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

Round 1

up to $10,000

19 May 2020

Applications closed

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

Round 2

  • South East Queensland

up to $10,000

1 July 2020

Applications closed on 14 July 2020

  • Regional Queensland

up to $10,000

1 July 2020

To be advised

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