Hospitality Business Grant Program VIC

The Hospitality Business Grant Program provides funding to food service businesses Victoria affected by the return to Stage 3 and Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions.


What do you get?

One-off grant of up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian food service businesses.


Eligible businesses will be provided with a one-off, $25,000 grant to pay for business costs to support the continued operation of the business. An additional $5000 is available for each additional premises located within metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire, capped at a total of $20,000.

Eligible businesses with premises located in Melbourne CBD (postcodes 3000, 3005, 3006 and 3008) will also be eligible for an additional $20,000 grant to help them through the large and sustained shock to their trading environments.

 What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • operate a business with premises located in Victoria
  • operate a restaurant, cafe, pub, bar, club, reception centre, coffee and dessert outlet or takeaway food venue  that serves patrons and hold a Class 2 or 3 Service Sector Certificate of Registration under the Food Act 1984 (Vic)
  • employ staff and have an annual payroll of $3 million and up to $10 million in 2019–20
  • not have received funding assistance through the Business Support Fund – Expansion and/or the Victorian Live Music Venues Program.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Hospitality Business Grant Program.

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