Investor Readiness Capacity Building Program WA

The Investor Readiness Capacity Building Program provides industry groups, business associations and not-for-profit organisations with funding to help them host business events, conferences and training workshops during 2021 and 2022.


Application detail:

Applications will remain open until all funding has been allocated for events held from 1 June 2021 to 30 June 2022.

What do you get?

Business event sponsorship to a maximum of $20,000 per organisation, matched with a minimum dollar for dollar, $1:$1 investment by the organisation.

Who is this for?

Western Australian industry groups, business associations and not-for-profit organisations


Events should incorporate investor readiness information that supports WA small and medium agribusinesses to become more internationally competitive and investor ready.

Topics and events presented should develop skills, confidence and competitiveness for small and medium businesses owners, leaders and entrepreneurs to expand operations, and grow their financial literacy and capacity to raise capital or seek international investment.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be one of the following WA entities:

  • not-for-profit organisation
  • industry association with members
  • agribusiness association or related industry association.

Eligible events will:

  • be held from 1 June 2021 to 30 June 2022
  • include approved investor readiness topics
  • include onsite presentations, workshops, conferences or networking activities
  • be matched by the host organisation providing a minimum of 50% in total eligible event expenditure, and
  • assist local businesses to do one or more of the following:
    • develop organisation financial literacy
    • develop marketplace competitiveness (particularly to the international market)
    • increase investment and operational capability
    • increase engagement with investors, local service providers and experts
    • improve resilience for the WA economy, and
    • support WA’s regional economy.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Investor Readiness Capacity Building Program.