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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.

Featured Grants & Assistance

    • Status: Open for Applications
    • This $16 million Victorian Government program supports Victorian businesses to develop new products and services for government customers. The program will match dynamic Victorian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with Victorian Government agencies to develop technology solutions for public sector service delivery challenges.

    • Status: Expressions of Interest accepted
    • The Victorian Government, through its Lead Scientist Leonie Walsh, is partnering with veski to deliver a program supporting women to pursue science careers in Victoria. The program will include fellowships to assist women to return to research following a career break and industry internships for honours and masters level students.

    • 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.