New Grants

A $10 million Small Business Development Fund has been established to help small businesses in northern Adelaide (Playford, Port Adelaide Enfield and Salisbury council areas) to grow and create sustainable jobs.

The Business Expansion Grant has allocated $6 million over three years to 30 June 2019 to support business expansion and job creation in northern Adelaide.

Who can apply?

An existing business in northern Adelaide looking to expand, purchase capital equipment required for growth or introduce new products or services to create multiple direct ongoing jobs, on a 1:1 matched funding basis. Funded activities exclude costs of routine business activities and payment of wages/salaries.

What is the funding amount available?

Grants between $10,000 and $100,000, matched funding.

Merit criteria.

  1. Direct job creation in northern Adelaide, based on the amount of grant funding required per job created.
  2. The capacity and capability, including management capability of the applicant to successfully create the new jobs.

How to apply.

Online on the Department of State Development, South Australia  website http://www.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/industry/smallbusiness/small-business-development-fund.

Deadline/Closing Date

Application deadlines and the relevant assessment dates are as follows:

  • 6 October 2016 – 5:00pm (for assessment on 19 October 2016)
  • 17 November 2016 – 5:00pm (for assessment on 30 November 2016)
  • 3 January 2017 – 5:00pm (for assessment in mid January 2017 – to be confirmed)
  • 9 February 2017 – 5:00pm (for assessment on 22 February 2017)
  • 23 March 2017 – 5:00pm (for assessment on 5 April 2017)

Want to get the best possible result out of your Application?

Working with Treadstone means you get the maximum rebate you are entitled to with minimum risk and effort. We provide expert advice and take care of your application, allowing you to continue to focus on your essential business operations. Treadstone are an experienced, outcome focused team with a proven track record of success. To ensure you have the best chance of getting grant funding contact us or call 03 9008 5937.

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