WANT $10,000 TO GET YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE?

The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption.

Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the purchase of hardware, software and services (such as digital coaching). The business must show that the digital technology or service purchased and adopted will enhance the digital capabilities of their business and help them to be more competitive and employ more staff.

The Small Business Digital Grant which will soon be opening for applications. 

These grants are given out on a first in first served basis so if you have been thinking about undertaking these services now is a great time to do it. 

We are happy to sit down and talk to you so that we can create a plan for you prior to the application round opening. This will allow you to be ready to submit the application ASAP. 

Some projects which we can help you with include

  • SEO (search engine optimisation)
  • Digital Marketing Strategy, set up and management
  • Website development

NOTE: You cannot have started the project already, it must be a new project which can only commence once you are approved for the grant. 


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Applications for grants will open soon!

Contact us today to get the ball rolling.

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ABOUT THE FUNDING PROGRAM

The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption.

 Available funding

Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the purchase of hardware, software and services (such as digital coaching). The business must show that the digital technology or service purchased and adopted will enhance the digital capabilities of their business and help them to be more competitive and employ more staff.

Payment will be made directly to the business on completion of the project and on presentation of proof of payment for the product or service. The value of the grant payment will be increased to compensate for any GST.

 Eligibility criteria

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
  • be based in Queensland
  • have a turnover of $2 million or less in the last 12 calendar months
  • declare if any owners or directors of the business are an undischarged bankrupt or insolvent.

The participating business must provide a project report on completion of the project detailing how the funds were spent and the impact it has had on the business.

What can the grant be used for?

Matched funding of up to $10 000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the purchase of hardware, software and services – such as digital coaching. The business must show the digital technology or service purchased and adopted will enhance the digital capabilities of their business and help them to be more competitive and employ more staff. 

The digital technology or service must fall under one of four identified priority areas: 

  • content development (web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc.) 
  • receiving payments or selling online 
  • specialised digital technology or software (business specific) 
  • digital planning, marketing strategy development, and training.

What should you include in your application? 

Your application must include: 

  • a detailed quote for the digital technology or service for which you are seeking funding 
  • clear outline of how the digital technology or service will enhance the digital capabilities of the business and make the business more competitive 
  • detail of the impact the digital technology or service will have on the business, for example revenue growth, cost savings, time savings, employment outcomes · a declaration of employee headcount
  • confirmation and breakdown of your matched financial contribution. 

If you will be using a consultant to deliver a service, a project proposal and quote from the consultant must be submitted with your application, and include: 

  • the services the consultant will provide, including a breakdown of key activities 
  • delivery timeframes 
  • consultant / service delivery costs 
  • names of the key people who will undertake the project work.