The NSW Government is providing financial and educational support to ease pressures on small businesses suffering as a result of COVID-19.
Small Business Support Grant
Applications of this grant are now open for eligible businesses. Apply for the grant using the online form on the Service NSW website here.
A summary of the eligibility criteria and requirements can be found on the online application form here.
The grant can be used towards unavoidable expenses not already covered by government support such as utilities, council rates, telecommunication charges, insurance payments for workers compensation, professional advice such as legal or financial, wages for an employee not eligible for JobKeeper, marketing or other business development expenses and franchise fees.
The grant cannot be used for wages of employees covered by the JobKeeper program, childcare costs and operations covered by the Childcare support package, rent in government owned premises, government fees and charges already waived by government agencies.
If you are having trouble with the application or have questions about the evidence required to progress, call 13 77 88 to speak to a Business Concierge or register here to request a call back.
Free Online Workshops
Over 60 free online workshops and webinars are available through Business Connect to support your NSW small business to manage cashflow, change your business model, sell goods and services online and market your business in a challenging environment.
To see a full timetable or book a webinar, visit the Business Connect website here.