$500 million Business Support Fund

The Victorian Government has launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses survive the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and keep people in work.

Funding of $10,000 per business is available and will be allocated through a grant process.

Eligibility requirements

Businesses are eligible to apply for a grant through the Fund if they meet the following criteria:

How can the funding be used?

Examples of what the grant funding could be used for include:

  • Meeting business costs, including utilities, salaries and rent
  • Seeking financial, legal or other advice to support business continuity planning
  • Developing the business through marketing and communications activities
  • Other supporting activities related to the operation of the business.

How to apply

Applicants must submit an application online via the ‘Apply now’ once you have clicked into the business.vic.gov.au link below.

Applicants are required to provide a copy of their most recent Business Activity Statement (BAS). Other supporting materials can also be provided.

All questions in the application must be completed and any requested documentation attached to ensure timely assessment and grant payment.

For more information, please refer to the Business Support website here

If you have any questions, please contact us on 03 8419 9800.

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