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.

Close date: 15 Oct 2021.

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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