Social Enterprise Grants Program QLD

The Social Enterprise Grants Program provides social enterprises with funding to help them to access professional advice and support to start and grow their business.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Matched funding of between $5000 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland social enterprises.


The Social Enterprise Grants Program provides Queensland social enterprises with matched funding to help them access professional advice and support to start and grow their business.

The funding may be used to participate in training, engage a consultant, advisor, or business coach for up to 6 months to help establish or grow the business, hone their mission and/or create employment opportunities and pathways.

The training, advice or services must fall under one or more of the following areas:

  • mentoring/coaching, professional business advice
  • business and strategic planning
  • marketing, branding or digital strategy development
  • website development or upgrades or technology for e-commerce

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a social enterprise based in Queensland
  • have a registered business name
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be led by an economic, social, cultural or environmental mission that has a public or community benefit
  • trade to fulfil your mission and derive more than 50% of your income from trade
  • reinvest the majority of any profits/surplus into the fulfilment of your mission
  • provide evidence (letter by CPA or chartered accountant) that the business does, or intends to, reinvest or give 50% of income generated to fulfil its mission
  • not be insolvent

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Social Enterprise Grants Program.