Business Boost - Queensland State Government grant

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The Business Boost Grants Program, for up to $15,000in funding,  is being offered under a changed process this year. The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has ditched its virtual queue system (from the Business Basics grant), and is using instead a ballot system. 

Eligible organisations must have revenue(turnover) between $300,000 and $600,000 in the 2021/2022 financial year, and have a public website.

Step 1  Use the online tool to check your eligibility.

Step 2  Familiarise yourself with ALL the grant documents.

Step 3  Register interest with DESBT by 19th August.

Step 4  Prepare relevant quote(s) for the full application.


  • Funding amount: Between $7,500 and $15,000 (excl GST)
  • Applicant contribution: at least 30% of the total project cost
  • Funding payments will not be made until the project and acquittal reporting is complete.


  • Registration of interest: Opens 12 Aug 2022. Closes 19 Aug 2022 (11:59pm)
    • Eligible businesses selected by ballot. Announced within 5 business days.
  • Full application: Opens 29 Aug 2022. Closes 12 Sep 2022 (11:59pm)
    • Competitively assessed
  • Projects length: 6-12mths, starting within one month of funding agreement.



The expected outcomes of the program are to:

  • boost turnover, profit, and employment;
  • increase business confidence and skills; and
  • improve business resilience and survivability.



This is only for businesses that have:

  • Less than 20 employees (headcount)
  • Active ABN, GST registered, QLD headquarters
  • FY21-22 turnover between $300,000 and $600,000.
  • A publicly reachable web presence (eg. website, socials)
  • Owners/Directors that are not insolvent or undischarged bankrupt
  • Not have received Business Boost grant funding under Round 1



Project must fall under one of the following priorities:

  • Future planning
    • Strategic business planning for innovation or growth
    • Implementing a governance board to guide strategic planning
    • Exporting opportunities and requirements
    • Compliance with industry regulations and standards
  • Specialised and automated software
    • Design and implementation of management systems
    • Bespoke/Complex website or application design and build
  • Staff management, development and planning
    • Human Resource Management skills building
    • Professional Development and Training
    • Digital Workplace plans and systems for a remote workforce

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  1. Overview-BusinessBoost-Round2.pdf 2/08/2022 11:47:46 PM


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