Community Entrepreneur Program

Up to $20,000 is available to support entrepreneurs that can demonstrate positive financial and social outcomes for the community in which they operate.

 

Overview

The Beyond Bank Community Entrepreneur Program supports innovation across all areas including technology, social and general business.

 

Objective

The Beyond Bank Community Entrepreneur Program rewards entrepreneurs with grants and access to support networks in order to assist and realise their dreams that promote local economic development. The grant is offered twice a year to support people and businesses that are looking to create good outcomes that benefit the local community by offering new employment opportunities.

 

Funding

Grants of up to $20,000 per individual application are available. Total investments per region are subject to approval by the Beyond Bank Foundation. Up to $30,000 will be approved each year for each of our regions for a total investment of up to $180,000 p.a.

 

Eligible Projects

Beyond Bank will look positively upon projects from entrepreneurs which demonstrate positive economic outcomes and employment for the local community. Assessments will also consider capability and confidence in getting to market and producing desired results.

 

Eligible Applicants

The new business grants will be available at the concept, pre-launch or post-launch stages of projects and are open to a range of ventures including those proposed by entrepreneurs of all ages, social entrepreneurs, community organisations or existing businesses.

Applicants are asked to outline key components of their business plans, understanding of their chosen market and drivers behind their ability to meet their business goals.

 

Timings

 

Applications
Open
Applications
Close
Award
Ceremonies
Wagga Wagga, NSWSoonTo be advised.October 2015
Northern Region, SA
(Port Augusta, Port Lincoln,
Roxby Downs, Whyalla, Clare)
SoonTo be advised.October 2015
Adelaide, SASoonTo be advised.October 2015
Canberra, ACT1 August 201530 September 2015November 2015
Perth, WA & Regional WA1 August 201530 September 2015November 2015
Newcastle & Hunter Region1 August 201530 September 2015November 2015

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