The Victorian Government is offering grants of up to $1m to businesses in agriculture supply chains to increase supply chain efficiency, grow existing & new export opportunities, increase value to Victorian food production and encourage collaboration throughout the sector.
Grants are offered on a 1:1 funding basis, with grants of $50,000 to $1m available. Grant funds can be put toward:
Investment in plant and equipment
Research and development for pilot projects and new product development
Business and marketing plans
Website development and network costs.
Grant funding will be allocated through a competitive two-stage process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit an expression of interest (EOI) addressing the key merit criteria and project objectives.
Applicants whose EOIs meet the criteria will be invited to submit a full application for funding
Who is eligible
Businesses, industry associations, marketing cooperatives and local government authorities that operate in the Victorian agriculture sector are invited to apply.
To apply, businesses must have a current ABN that was held on the fund opening date. Businesses must also directly employ staff.
EOIs opened on March 31 and will close once funding is exhausted. Get in quick to avoid missing out!
How ShineWing Australia can help
The application process is competitive and complex, with limited funds on offer.
ShineWing Australia’s Government Incentives team can assist in project identification, writing comprehensive applications and liaising with program managers to maximise your chance of funding success.
Get in touch
To learn more and find out how you can seize the opportunity, contact Sam Morris or John Anderson.