Invest Frankston Business Grants

Invest Frankston Business Grants provide innovative business in Frankston City with funding to create employment opportunities, enhance the reputation and build a resilient local economy in Frankston City.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

Businesses and start-ups in Frankston City.


Invest Frankston Business Grants provides funding to innovative small businesses in Frankston City. The grants aim to support businesses which can create employment opportunities in Frankston and build a resilient local economy.

Grants of up to $30,000 are available for businesses who can achieve one or more of the following outcomes:

  • create employment
  • build a resilient local economy through sustainable and diverse industries
  • improve and activate commercial or industrial occupancy precincts
  • enhance the reputation of Frankston City
  • position Frankston City as the start-up capital of Melbourne‚Äôs South East

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • legally trade from a premises that you own or lease (including business incubator or co-working spaces) within a commercial, industrial or activity centre zone in Frankston City, with at least 3 years remaining on your lease as at 1 September 2019, or
  • if you have less than 3 years remaining on your lease, be willing to extend your lease to have 3 years remaining from 1 September 2019 if awarded a grant, or
  • be a start-up with a full-time membership with a locally approved co-working facility or business incubator, or
  • be willing to relocate to a commercial, industrial or activity centre zone in Frankston City within three months of being awarded a grant

You must also:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have had a turnover of less than $2 million in the previous financial year

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Invest Frankston Business Grants.