Social Enterprise Support Grants Program VIC

This program provides VIC social enterprises with funding to help them grow, increase capacity, employ additional staff and/or deliver greater impact.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian social enterprises.


Funding may be used to purchase plant, machinery or equipment used to produce goods and/or services for the business that enables:

  • process improvements or increased production/output workflow and allocation
  • an increase in operations and/or employment of additional staff (Victorians facing barriers to employment)
  • upgrades or expansion that allows the business to offer new or different services.

Plant, machinery and equipment must be integral to achieving the project outcomes.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, social enterprises must:

  • hold a current Social Traders Certification or successful Social Traders verified pre-Certification
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) at the date of application
  • have an operating business address in Victoria and conduct the proposed activities in Victoria
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST) at the date of application
  • meet any co-contribution requirements with eligible cash expenditure
  • demonstrate 12 months operating income from trading activity.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Social Enterprise Support Grants Program.

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