New Grants

The Greater Dandenong Business Grants Program awards grants to small businesses located in, or intending to locate to, the City of Greater Dandenong municipality (some exclusions apply).  Cash grants of up to $8000, plus a business mentoring and marketing package valued up to $2000 are on offer.

Grant categories

  • Start-up grants
    To assist with the establishment of new and innovative small businesses that will increase the diversity of the city’s business community.
  • Business growth grants
    To assist existing, innovative small business to grow including from a home base to commercial premises.
  • Relocation/expansion grants
    To attract new businesses and investment to Greater Dandenong including the opening of a new branch in the municipality. Please note: applications under this category will not be accepted from businesses moving to the City of Greater Dandenong from the adjoining municipalities of Frankston, Kingston, Monash, Knox or Casey.

How to apply

Details of the program are provided in the Guidelines for Grant Applicants. Make sure you read these guidelines carefully and follow the application instructions outlined on page 4.

You need to Register your Interest by 4pm on Wednesday 29 August.

Register early so that you have more time to work on your formal application

Past grant recipients

Live VR
Young Uncles
363 Enterprises
Quantum Recycling Solutions
From Granny
Biofuel Innovations
Dandy Naan & Kebab
Global Communications Australia
Silkwood Furniture
Melbourne Ballet School 
Fortis Adhesives & Coatings
Melba Support Services
Freeze Dry Australia


Assistance with Grant applications

If you need help or want to find out about other grants for businesses contact Treadstone on (03) 9008 5937 or email us.

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