Advancing Indigenous business

The Advancing Indigenous Business initiative, as part of the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20, is delivering targeted support for Indigenous businesses to support their development, growth and continued business success.

Business owners can access targeted business support including grants, workshops, events, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Indigenous business support services

Many organisations, including the Queensland and Australian Government, provide support to overcome business challenges and manage cultural complexities.

Learn more about the wide range of contacts and resources available for Indigenous businesses.

Indigenous small business grants

Find out if your Indigenous business can apply for an Accelerate Indigenous Small Business Grant. Eligible businesses can apply for funding to engage business mentors, coaches or an advisory board for 6-12 months.

Government grants and funding for small businesses

The Queensland Government provides a wide range of grants and funding programs for small businesses.

Check if you can apply for other government grants and funding programs.

Mentoring and networking opportunities

Mentoring and networking programs, including Mentoring for Growth and the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS), provide opportunities for you to build, develop and grow your business.

Read more about business mentoring and networking in business.

Workshops and events

Regularly check the Business Queensland events calendar for current events, forums, workshops and seminars.

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