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Small-Scale and Craft Program Stream 1: Round 3 VIC

The Small-Scale and Craft Program provides small-scale and craft producers with funding for projects that help expand and grow their business.

Closes in 23 days

Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

What you get?

Matched funding of up to $15,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian small-scale and craft agribusinesses.


Funding is available to help Victorian small-scale and craft agribusinesses scale-up operations, expand into new markets, adopt new technology and increase tourism offerings.

Grant funding may be used for:

  • new equipment or small-scale infrastructure (including signage)
  • technology adoption (excluding training and ongoing maintenance and service support costs)
  • expansion of the agribusiness into new markets, including market development strategies and export support
  • product diversification
  • development and updating of farmgate outlets or sites for tourism (all permits must be submitted as evidence prior to grant payments).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a current Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered as a business in Victoria
  • operate a small agribusiness within the small-scale and craft sector, i.e. cannot be a subsidiary of a larger firm
  • be a legal entity
  • be able to meet the minimum 50% cash co-contribution.

Individuals and businesses operating in the wine or distilling sector are ineligible to apply in this funding round.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Small-Scale and Craft Program Stream 1: Round 3.