Export Assistance Grant NSW

The Export Assistance Grant provides exporting businesses, or businesses who were exporting goods or services before the impacts of COVID-19, bushfires or drought with funding to help them access global markets.

Close date: 31 Dec 2021.
Application detail:

Applications close at 11:59pm on 31 December 2021 or when the allocated funding is exhausted.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

NSW exporting businesses.


This grant helps eligible export businesses in NSW access global markets. Funds can be used for:  

  • marketing materials
  • website internationalisation
  • pivoting to online delivery (for example, converting face-to-face training content to online content for international audiences)
  • e-commerce development
  • market research
  • international tradeshow and trade missions
  • inbound business support
  • costs to support compliance/localisation of products for export
  • costs to protect business in international markets.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be based in NSW
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and be registered for goods and services tax (GST) as at 1 August 2019
  • be currently exporting or were exporting prior to the impacts of COVID-19, bushfires or drought
  • employ a minimum of 3 full-time equivalent workers at the time of application
  • own the goods/services to be exported, or be able to provide documented evidence that you are the agreed export supplier
  • produce the goods/services to be exported in Australia, or be able to provide documented evidence that the business provides substantial value to NSW
  • be an exporting business with an annual turnover of:
    • up to $100 million, or
    • greater than $100 million and you can demonstrate export turnover has declined by more than 30% in the 2019-2020 financial year and you have an intention to re-establish your export business in your established markets and/or diversify into new markets.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Export Assistance Grant.

Funding for NSW exporting businesses to help them access global markets