Flood Disaster Recovery Small Business Grant NSW

Flood Disaster Recovery Small Business Grants provides small businesses and not-for-profits with funding to help them recover from damage caused by storms and floods from 10 March 2021 onwards.


The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

NSW small businesses, sole traders and not-for-profit organisations affected by storms and floods from 10 March 2021 onwards.


Funding may be used to contribute to the costs of clean-up and reinstatement activities, including:

  • payment for tradespeople to conduct safety inspections
  • equipment and materials required for cleaning up, or hiring a cleaner to assist with post-flood clean-up
  • equipment and materials essential for immediately resuming operations
  • the removal and disposal of damaged foods and materials
  • repairing premises and internal fittings
  • leasing temporary premises or replacing lost or damaged stock if it's essential for resuming operations
  • hiring equipment and/or replacing stock needed to resume operations.

What are the eligibility criteria?

You must be a sole trader,  small business owner or a not-for-profit organisation in a defined disaster area and:

  • have suffered direct damage
  • be primarily responsible for meeting the costs you are claiming
  • be intending to re-establish your small business or not-for-profit organisation within the same area
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN as at 10 March 2021
  • be engaged in carrying on the small business at the time of the floods in the defined disaster area, if you are a small business owner
  • be registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) or an equivalent state regulatory body and have held that registration at the time of the eligible disaster, if you are a not-for-profit organisation.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Flood Disaster Recovery Small Business Grant.

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