Small Business Digital Grants Program - Queensland

Description

The Small Business Digital Resilience Grant program can assist small business to increase their digital capabilities, sustain operations and build resilience.

The applicant needs to meet the eligibility and assessment criteria to be considered, and applicants will be competitively assessed.

Service type

Support Service

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible the business must:

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

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST

  • have Queensland headquarters

  • have a turnover of $2 million or less in the last financial year

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

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

Successful applicants cannot reapply for funding under this grant program in future rounds.

Your business must also be in a financial position to pay up front for the approved product(s) and or service(s) in full. If successful, approved applicants will then be reimbursed after submitting supplier invoices and proof of purchase.


Assessment process

In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria, applicants were prioritised on:

  • the impact the digital technology or service will have on the business (measured by sustaining revenue, impact on gross profit, time and cost savings, maintaining employment outcomes and future growth)

  • the extent to which the digital technology or service will enhance the digital capabilities of the business to make the business more sustainable and resilient and more likely to grow in the future

  • the potential and likelihood the activity will sustain jobs or create future jobs

  • value for money.

Please note that your economic data must be realistic given the current circumstances, and that the applicant must only submit original answers.

Commencement

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Application process

Apply

To apply, complete the following steps:

  1. read the eligibility criteria

  2. read the updated application guidelines and terms and conditions carefully

  3. apply using the SmartyGrants portal.

                                                                           

Administering agency

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Phone: 1300 654 687
Email: grants@desbt.qld.gov.au