The ongoing impacts of COVID have left many small businesses struggling.
To help businesses as they get back on their feet, the Uniting team in the Wimmera are offering grants for organisations in the Horsham municipality.
The COVID Recovery for Small Business Assistance Grants will support operational improvements, marketing strategies and business growth to help overcome the challenges of the pandemic.
The grants are open to local hospitality, retail, tourism, personal care and beauty services.
The $500 grants are available for up to 50 businesses.
The grants will be awarded on a first in, best dressed basis. Successful applicants will be approved in order of application submission date.
Applications open on Tuesday 6 April and close on Monday 3 May 2021.
The grants can be used for:
- Staff skills development
- Business mentoring
- Improving on-line presence
- Infrastructure/equipment upgrades
- Improving financial recording
- Business planning
- Marketing plans and strategies
- Other areas as needed.
To apply, you must:
- Have an active ABN
- Be located within the Horsham municipality
- Identify as a business type specified above
- Employ fewer than 20 people.
For more information, contact Steph Purcell from Uniting in Wimmera on 5362 4000 or [email protected]