Important: Upcoming Business Boost Grant Opportunity for Small Businesses

28 August 2023

Hi all, some good news!

There has been an exciting development that your members should not miss — the pre-launch of Round 3 for the Business Boost Grant is upon us.

The program aims to boost small business productivity and sustainability. Here’s the critical information, simplified for your convenience:

Key Dates:

Stage 1: Registration of Interest (ROI) opens 9am, 6 September 2023

Stage 1: Registration of Interest (ROI) closes 5pm, 12 September 2023


Small businesses with 2-19 employees (headcount)

Application Process:

Registration of Interest (ROI)

Full Application

Registered Accountant’s Letter

Funding Details:

Grant type: Competitive (not all will be funded)

Amount: $10,000 – $20,000 (excluding GST)

Equal Co-contribution: At least 50% of the requested amount

Payment: After project completion and acquittal (12 months)

Supplier Requirements:

Maximum of 2 suppliers

Preference may be given to Queensland-based Australian companies

Project Scope:

Projects must focus on one or more of the following areas:

Future Planning

Specialised and Automated Software

Staff Management and Development

Project Costs:

Minimum total cost: $20,000 (excluding GST)

Maximum DYJESBT contribution: $20,000 (excluding GST)

Your contribution: At least 50% of total project costs

The program is administered by the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training (DYJESBT). For full details, please take a look at the application guidelines, terms and conditions, and FAQs available for Round 3: Business Boost Grants Program | Business Queensland

Please make sure this information is distributed among your members as soon as possible. This is a competitive grant and an excellent opportunity for eligible businesses.

Should you have further queries, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Best regards,


P.S. Time is of the essence — the ROI stage is super short. Make sure your members are well-informed so they can take full advantage of this opportunity

Kate Henderson
Business Support Manager

Business Chamber Queensland
p: 0422 960 590 | a: Level 14, 300 Queen St, Brisbane City, QLD

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