The Queensland Government is extending the Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program. Applications for round 2 of the program start on 1st July 2020 and if you missed out last time you know the importance of being ready. This quick guide should answer your questions.
Step 1 : Are you eligable?
There's no use dreaming about what you'll spend your grant money on if you aren't eligable for the grant. If you answer yes to the below questions you're in with a good start
Step 2 : What will be funded?
The available grant amount is a minimum of $2,000 and up to a maximum of $10,000 per eligible small or micro business. The funding can be used towards the following
Step 3 : Get quotes
A lot of businesses who offer any of the eligable activities will have packages available and should be able to get a quote back to you within 24 hours so get ready now. All invoices or quotes from suppliers will be checked to determine if they are genuine (e.g. supplier has as active ABN and the invoices or quotes have not been altered in any way).
These activities will not be funded under this program:
Step 4: Make your Application
This funding round may only be open for a short period due to demand and will close when the funding allocation is anticipated to be exhausted.
Regional Queensland and South East Queensland will have independent funding allocations and may close at different times.
If you're reading this before the 1st July 2020, get ready to apply by completing the following steps.
So don't sit around waiting for the 1st of July as this second round is likely to go quicker than the first. Get organised with your quotes and application and give it a go.