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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 17 August 2021 9am on 31 August 2021 Until funds are exhausted
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): 5pm on 16 August 2021*

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program

Round 2

  • Regional Queensland

up to $10,000

Currently open

1 July 2020

5pm on 6 August 2021

*Only businesses who have completed stage 1 are 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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