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Is your business at the entrepreneurial or start-up stage, and do you need help to take it to the next level? Are you doing something unique and need support to take that product or service to the world?

Applications are open for the joint Business SA-Federal Government Entrepreneurs’ Programme, with grants available.

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme helps owners and operators improve their business practices, become more competitive, and take advantage of growth opportunities.

A dedicated growth facilitator will provide access to extensive networks, information, resources, strategies, and specialists unique to business needs.

The growth facilitator will work with an owner or operator to develop a unique growth roadmap and help the business achieve its vision. Businesses can also apply for a matched Growth Grant of up to $20,000 to action recommendations from the business roadmap.

To be eligible for the program, a business must be solvent, have been trading for three years or more, have an ACN and an annual turnover or expenditure of between $1.5 million and $100 million (or $750,000 to $1.5 million if the business is based in remote Australia).

The business must also operate in one of the following growth sectors:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
  • Mining Equipment, Technology and services and/or Oil, Gas and Energy Resources or
  • Providing enabling technologies and/or ICT & Professional services to one or more of the growth sectors

Access to the scheme can be made at the following link: