Small Business Northern Flood Grant Program NSW

This program provides funding to small businesses and not-for-profits impacted by storms and floods in February and March 2022 in northern NSW.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

A one-off $10,000 grant.

Who is this for?

Northern NSW small businesses and not-for-profits.


This program provides one-off grants to small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in northern NSW to cover operating costs during their immediate recovery period. This includes:

  • salaries and wages
  • utilities and rent
  • government fees and charges (including local government rates)
  • financial, legal or other services
  • marketing or communications
  • perishable goods
  • other business costs.

Funding is available for organisations physically locatedĀ  and operating in one of the following Northern Rivers local government areas (LGAs):

  • Ballina
  • Byron
  • Clarence Valley
  • Lismore
  • Kyogle
  • Richmond Valley
  • Tweed Shire.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must be a small business owner or a not-for profit organisation physically located and operating in an eligible Northern Rivers LGA and:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN), registered on or before 1 January 2021
  • have derived at least $75,000 in turnover in the financial year ended 30 June 2021 or 30 June 2020
  • had an aggregated annual turnover of between $75,000 and $10 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2021 or 30 June 2020
  • experienced a decline in turnover of 40% or more due to the impacts of flooding during the entire month of March 2022 compared to the entire month of March 2021 or March 2020
  • intend to continue operating or re-establish operations within the highly impacted Northern Rivers LGAs.

Apply now

Apply for the Small Business Northern Flood Grant Program NSW

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.

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