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Grants and assistance

Get your business to the next level with government support.

If you are looking for financial support, advice, or education and training programs to help you improve your business, the Government can assist you through a range of funding and support services for all aspects of your business, from research and development to management and export.

To discuss which grants and assistance are most suitable for your business, contact your local Victorian Government Business Office.


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Featured Grants & Assistance

    • Status: Applications for Streetlife are open and now accepted on an ongoing basis.
    • A Grants program to support small businesses in local shopping precincts to assist them to better attract and retain customers.

    • Status: Open for Applications
    • Closing Date: 21 September 2014
    • The Hamer Scholarships Program offers Victorians the opportunity for intensive language study and cultural immersion at select universities and institutions in China, Indonesia, Japan or Korea. The scholarships are valued at $10,000 for China and Indonesia and $15,000 for Japan and Korea.

    • Status: Open for Applications
    • As part of Tourism Victoria's Events Program, the Country Victoria Events Program (CVEP) provides up to $10,000 per event to assist with event delivery and marketing.