Wakefield Council Small Business Incentive

Businesses can seek up to $3,000, matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis, for activities that seek to find new ways
of working to give the business a competitive edge, enhance the skills of employees or market business
activities.Businesses can apply for one grant per year for up to $3000 support across two financial years. For example, a
business could apply for $1600 support one financial year and a further $1400 the following financial year.

Applicants may not receive the full amount being sought. Eligibility does not guarantee grant funding.

Who can apply? Business (including sole traders) that:

  • Are Wakefield-based – or can show evidence of a move, expansion or new employment (within
    three months) to service the region
  • Have a strong representation of clients and/or operations within the region and clearly and specifically benefit the local community
  • Have an Australian Business Number
  • Have current public liability insurance (minimum $20 million)
  • Have no more than 20 employees
  • Can demonstrate an ability to contribute dollar-for-dollar towards the activity
  • Where relevant, have landlord and/or development approvals
  • Comply with all relevant legislation/standards
  • Demonstrate alignment with Wakefield 2030 strategies

Link for information here