Small Business Assistance Grant – December 2021 WA


This program provides funding to WA small businesses that were directly financially impacted by the Chief Health Officer’s COVID Restrictions (Directions) over the festive season.
Open

Closes in 1 day

Closing date: 31 May 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $12,500 for employing small businesses and up to $4,400 for non-employing small businesses.

Who is this for?

WA small businesses in the hospitality sector, music event industry or the creative and performing arts sector.

Overview

Funding is available for businesses impacted by recent COVID-19 restrictions (23 December 2021 to 4 January 2022), operating within the hospitality sector, the music events industry or the creative and performing arts sector.

Eligible employing businesses will receive $1,130 for each impacted day (up to a maximum of $12,500), and eligible non-employing small businesses will receive $400 for each impacted day (up to a maximum of $4,400).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be located within the Perth, Rottnest or Peel regions
  • be currently trading in WA
  • operate in the hospitality sector, the music events industry or the creative and performing arts sector
  • have an annual turnover of more than $50,000
  • have a valid and active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have an Australia-wide payroll of less than $4 million in the 2020-21 financial year
  • be able to demonstrate a reduction in turnover of at least 30% compared to the same period the prior year that is directly linked to the restricted trading conditions.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Small Business Assistance Grant – December 2021.