Business Basics Grants QLD

The Business Basics grant program (Program) provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice. This round of Basics is focused on fostering resilience.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding of $5,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland small businesses.


The program is administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) provides grant funding for small businesses with less than 20 employees (headcount).

Applicants can apply for funding for grant-funded activities under the following priorities:

  • business continuity and succession planning
  • security planning and solutions
  • sustainability.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible for this grant, your business must meet the following criteria at the time of application submission:

  • have less than 20 employees by headcount (including all full-time, part-time and casual employees including non-executive directors)
  • be operating and have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have a registered Queensland headquarters location (as per your Australian business register (ABR) record)
  • have a minimum trading history of 1 year
  • have a minimum turnover of $75,000 and maximum turnover of $300,000 for the last financial year (2022/23)
  • not have been approved for funding under an earlier Business Basics round
  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are undischarged or currently bankrupt.


Some eligibility criteria must be maintained for the duration of the grant funded project. Read the program registration page for detailed information.

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