2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants

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Your business or not for profit organisation may be eligible for financial support through the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants, if it has been affected by the August 2021 COVID-19 lockdowns in Queensland.

Applications for the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants opened at 12pm (midday), 16 August and will close on 16 November 2021. All eligible businesses who apply for a grant during the 3-month application period will receive funding.

joint Queensland and Australian Government support package for Queensland businesses has been announced. The package includes support for non-employing sole traders and expands on support for eligible small and medium businesses, and large tourism and hospitality businesses.

Successful applicants will receive the total value of the boosted grants ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 depending on your business or not-for-profit organisation.

Non-employing sole traders update

The online application form will be available in September. Check the eligibility criteria, and register your interest. For queries about the grant for non-employing sole traders, phone the Office of State Revenue on 1300 300 734 and choose option 5.

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Available funding

You may be eligible to receive a grant, based on the payroll size of your eligible business or not-for-profit organisation in Queensland. This grant may be used for business expenses.


Employing businesses: Applications opened at 12pm (midday), 16 August 2021. Completed applications will be processed in the order we receive them.

Non-employing sole traders: Applications are not currently open. The online application form will be available in September 2021.

For more information, visit: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants/covid19-support-grants

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