** BUSINESS OWNERS IN REGIONAL QLD - This is for you!!**
COVID19. I know we all cringe every time when we hear that said but I have something extremely important to tell you. Did you know that the Queensland Government are currently offering $10,000 in grants to help business's with their online presence and adaption during this pandemic? And what if I told you that these Grants have been open for a month and only 58% of the funds have been allocated so far.
Keep Reading and if you meet the criteria - apply!! This is an awesome opportunity. Not all Businesses are eligible but if you are, highly consider applying as soon as possible.
Unfortunately there are only funds still available for those living and operating their business in Regional Queensland.
(So living anywhere in QLD but Brisbane City Council / City of Gold Coast / Ipswich City Council /Lockyer Valley Regional Council / Logan City Council / Moreton Bay Regional Council / Noosa Shire Council / Redlands City Council / Scenic Rim Regional Council / Somerset Regional Council / Sunshine Coast Council / Toowoomba Regional Council)
The COVID19 Adaption Grants for Small Businesses are STILL OPEN and there are still 40% of Funds available.
This is a great opportunity and should not be missed!!!! I encourage you to make the most of these grants and apply if you meet the criteria.
To be eligible, your business must: - have been subject to closure or otherwise highly impacted by current shutdown restrictions announced by Queensland's Chief Health Officer on 23 March 2020 - have experienced a minimum 30% decline since 23 March 2020, over a minimum 1-month period due to the onset and management of COVID-19 - employ staff and have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant (employees must be on your payroll and does not include the business owner(s)) -have a valid Australian Business Number (ABN) active as at 23 March 2020 - be registered for GST - have a Queensland headquarters - have an annual turnover over $75,000 for the 2018–19 or 2019–20 financial year, or you can provide financial records that show this will be met for recently started small businesses - have a payroll of less than $1.3 million - not be insolvent or have owners or directors that are an undischarged bankrupt.
The available grant amount is a minimum of $2,000 and up to a maximum of $10,000 per eligible small or micro business.
In recognition of the significant impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses, the funding can be used for things including the following:
- building the business through marketing and communications activities (e.g. content development – web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc.) -digital/technological strategy development - digital training or re-training and up-skilling employees to adapt to new business models - capital costs associated with meeting COVID-19 safety requirements - specialised digital equipment or business specific software to move business operations online (e.g. logistics program for online ordering).
This a great opportunity to boost your business's marketing and online presence greatly!
I strongly encourage you to apply if you meet the criteria!
Email me for a Obligation free Quote (Social Media Marketing, App Development, Website Development, Social Media Training, Branding Development etc) or even if you have any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply now!!! - Please share this with other business owners