The Queensland State Government have made available funding for small businesses who want to improve their digital presence or improving their business to become more competitive through the use of digital technologies.
The initiative is called the Small Business Digital Grants Program.
These are grants of up to $10,000.00 (plus GST) paid to you by Qld Government, and matching your own equivalent contribution.
Up to 20% of your own contribution can be paying you for your personal time in being trained to use new technologies.
The digital technology or services must fall under one of five areas:
If you have a small business with less than 20 employees, with an ABN, and are headquartered (or with significant operations) in Queensland you could get a leg-up from the government for something like:
It's easy ....
To help you take advantage of this initiative, we have come up with some excellent options that fall well within the grant budget to give you the best bang for your government buck!
The next funding round will be announced soon, so if you're interested in improving your business and paying a lot less out of your own pocket than you usually would, give us a shout also check out the SBDGP web page.
And don't forget: if you have a mobile app or web application idea you may like to apply for our very own Creative Intersection "Bright Idea Grant" for app ideas.