Grant for local business

Economic Development Officer - Hilltops Council

Hilltops manufacturing businesses looking at expansion should consider applying for the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund from the Australian Government, applications close 21 January 2021.

Round 2 of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund supports transformation in small and medium manufacturing businesses by providing co-funding grants of between $100,000 and $1 million, up to 25 per cent of eligible project expenditure.

Round 2 will run over 3 years (2020-21 to 2022-23) and will support trans-formative investments in technologies and processes including:

  • buying, constructing, installing or commissioning of manufacturing plant and equipment
  • integrating production-related software that is directly related to your capital investment
  • relevant training and skills development to assist you to integrate the new technology into your business, including upskilling and accreditation in advanced processes
  • process design and engineering directly related to your capital investment
  • fit-out, alterations and/or extensions to buildings directly related to your capital investment.

Applications for the funding close 21 January 2021.

For further information go to : https://www.business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/manufacturing-modernisation-fund

Economic Development Officer - Hilltops Council