New Grants

The Gateway Business Program is a South Australian Government Grant program which assists small to medium-sized firms prepare for export.

The Gateway Business Program can meet eligible expenses incurred in developing international markets.

Successful applicants may receive a grant of up to $20,000 over two years for eligible projects. Individual project caps range between $2,000 and $10,000.

Eligible projects include:

  • Researching feasible overseas markets
  • Developing marketing material for distribution overseas
  • Participating in international trade shows and trade missions
  • Adapting websites for specific international markets
  • Undergoing export specific mentoring
  • Supporting incoming buyers

The Gateway Business Program will assist established local companies which can show they are ready to take the next step and begin exporting. To be eligible, an applicant must have been in business for at least two years and turn over more than $150,000 a year.

About the Gateway Business Program:

Program guidelines

Eligibility checklist

Who can apply

About Made in SA

How applications are assessed

View sample application form

The Gateway Business Program is a competitive grant program offered by the Government of South Australia. Read how one local exporter benefited from DTED’s export assistance.

To be successful, an application must rate highly against the program’s criteria, and against competing applications from other companies. Companies can receive Gateway Business Program funding only once.

Throughout your application you can refer to the panel on the right hand side of the page for useful tips, hints and links.

Applications for the Gateway Business Program may be made at any time. However, applications are assessed and funding approved in four rounds each year, the next two rounds will close at 5pm, 28 February 2011 and 29th April 2011.

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