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.

The grant is no longer available

What 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.