Small Business Artisan Producer Grants Program - Queensland


The Small Business Artisan Producer Grants Program provides assistance to artisan producers of gourmet food (including non-alcoholic beverages) to help them grow their businesses, access new market opportunities and enhance their gourmet food expertise.

Available funding

Funding of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible artisan producers to engage business consultants, mentors or digital experts to assist them to establish and grow their businesses, and to seize market opportunities as they arise.

If successful, a 50% funding contribution of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) is provided following completion of your project. The applicant needs to meet the eligibility and assessment criteria in the application guidelines to be considered and must provide satisfactory evidence of the project's completion to obtain funding. The minimum grant funding amount available is $1,000 (i.e. project value is $2,000 or more)

Application Process

The Small Business Artisan Producer Grant has now closed and we are not accepting applications.

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Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

These grants are available to all small business artisan producers based in Queensland that operate within the gourmet food sector (including non-alcoholic beverages).

To be eligible for this grant, the business must:

  • be an artisan producer of gourmet food (including non-alcoholic beverages) based in Queensland

  • have a registered business name

  • have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant

  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN)

  • have a Queensland headquarters

  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt

  • be sensitive to the impact of production on people and environment.

Only 1 application will be accepted from an individual ABN or financial beneficiary of a business.


Applications opened on Thursday 11 July 2019 and closed Thursday 22 August 2019.

Additional information

Read more about support for artisan food and beverage producers on the Business Queensland website.

View the 2019-20 Small business grants schedule to help plan your applications for grant rounds.

Administering agency

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training


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Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Phone: 1300 654 687