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Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program QLD

The Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program provides small and micro businesses with funding to help them adapt and sustain their operations.

Application detail:

Please note applications are no longer being accepted for south east Queensland businesses. Applications remain open for regional Queensland businesses.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

Small and micro Queensland businesses impacted by COVID-19.


Funding is available to help businesses prepare for the safe resumption and rebuilding of their operations.

Grants may be used for:

  • financial, legal or other professional advice to support business sustainability and diversification
  • strategic planning, financial counselling or business coaching aligned to business development and diversification
  • building the business through marketing and communications activities, for example, content development (web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc.)
  • digital/technological strategy development
  • digital training or re-training to adapt to new business models
  • capital costs associated with meeting COVID-19 SAFE requirements
  • specialised digital equipment or business specific software to move business operations online (e.g. logistics program for online ordering)
  • meeting business costs, including utilities, rent

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have been subject to closure or otherwise highly impacted by current shutdown restrictions announced by Queensland's Chief Health Officer on 23 March 2020
  • demonstrate that your business revenue has had a minimum 30% decline since 23 March 2020 over a minimum 1-month period due to the onset and management of COVID-19
  • employ staff and have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
  • have a valid Australian business number (ABN) active as at 23 March 2020
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have a Queensland headquarters
  • have an annual turnover over $75,000 for the last financial year, or can provide evidence this will be met if you have only recently started your small business
  • have a payroll of less than $1.3 million
  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program QLD.

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