Whitehorse Business Grants Program

There Are Currently No Grant Funding Rounds Available.

Supporting the Business Community

Whitehorse City Council is committed to providing support to local Small to Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and it acknowledges that many SME’s have experienced severe impacts from COVID-19, and that some have been affected since January 2020.

The objectives of the Whitehorse Business Grants Program were to support:

  • social and economic sustainability 
  • business growth and prosperity
  • local procurement and facilitating connections
  • creating business and employment opportunities
  • industry development
  • business compliance with State Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19.

Two funding streams were available for the business community, with streams having an overarching focus on business adaption, innovation and resilience.

Round 3 applicants were notified in December 2021 and payments completely by early March 2022. Successful applicants are to expend funding by 31 August 2022 and acquittal report due by 30 September 2022. 

Funding Streams: Innovation and Support

Businesses could only apply for one stream, and businesses who had successfully acquitted their funding in round 1 or round 2 were eligible to apply.  

Whitehorse Business Grant Program - Round 3 Guidelines

Round 3 Guidelines,  Application Sample (Simplified Chinese)

To View Application Forms,  Register or Login to SmartyGrants 

Desk Computer Study Workshops

Further Information

To speak with a grant officer phone 9262 6453 or email businessgrants@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

For more information about businesses who received funding through the Whitehorse Recovery Grants Package Business, visit Council's Awards, Grants and Funding page or view recipients ( PDF 538.05KB)

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