Collie Futures Small Grants Program

Collie Futures Small Grants Program

What is the Collie Futures Small Grants Program?

The Collie Futures Small Grants Program is a grant opportunity to help businesses and not-for-profit organisations to undertake projects that will create jobs and opportunities in the Collie region of WA.

 

Background

The Collie Futures Small Grants Program (CFSGP) is part of the wider Collie Futures Fund and aligns with the endorsed Economic Development Action Plan for the Collie and Bunbury Regions 2020–2026, aimed at driving the economic growth and job opportunities for Collie, Bunbury, and the surrounding communities.

Funding is available to support projects that provide an economic benefit to the Collie region (50 km radius from the Collie CBD) by:

  • increasing jobs
  • increasing productivity
  • expanding or diversifying new business streams
  • developing skills or capabilities
  • fostering co-investment opportunities and partnerships.

 

Funding

Applicants can apply for grants of up to $100,000 and are encouraged to provide a cash co-contribution to the project.

 

Eligible Projects

Funding is available to support projects that provide an economic benefit to the Collie region (50 km radius from the Collie CBD) by:

  • increasing jobs
  • increasing productivity
  • expanding or diversifying new business streams
  • developing skills or capabilities
  • fostering co-investment opportunities and partnerships.

Eligible expenditure items include:

  • development of new business streams or expansion of existing businesses
  • development of new technologies
  • research development
  • training courses and / or skills development
  • business case development.

Funding may also be considered for events if the economic benefit to the region can be demonstrated.

 

Eligible Applicants

Organisations eligible to apply include:

  • Existing enterprises (with a focus on Micro and Small to Medium Enterprises).

Not for Profits (including voluntary and community groups) which:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN); and/or
  • are an incorporated body or has equivalent status (eg: represented by an incorporated auspicing body).

Incorporated bodies which:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN); and
  • are a company incorporated in Australia; and/or
  • a trading corporation * (eg: trading trust).

 

Timing

Applications close 30 June 2023.

 

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