The fourth round of the State Government’s Small Business Digital Grants Program, which is designed to increase the digital capabilities of small businesses, is now open.
The program provides grants of between $1000 and $10,000 in matched funding to eligible businesses to enhance their digital capabilities.
This might include projects such as website optimisation, building an online payments system or creating a social media plan.
The State Government has allocated $6 million over three years to the program as part of its Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20, which aims to strengthen small business and help them meet the challenges of a changing economy.
Applications for the fourth round will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, April 11.
More information about Small Business Digital Grants, including application forms, guidelines and terms and conditions, is available on the Business Queensland website
In addition to grants, the Office of Small Business’ is also offering a Mentoring For Growth program.
This program offers eligible businesses free access to a panel of between 6-8 volunteer business experts who offer insights, options and suggestions on business challenges relating to growth and innovation.
Business owners are matched with mentors who have expertise and experience with issues participants have identified as causing concern or difficulty.
More information about this program is available online.