Victorian Government – Business Support Fund Grant

Victorian Government – Business Support Fund Grant

The Victorian Government has launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses survive the impacts of COVID-19 and keep people in work. Funding of $10,000 per business is available and will be allocated through a grant process.

Key Points:

  • To apply businesses must employ staff and be subject to closure or highly impacted by Restricted Activity Directions issued by the Deputy Chief Health Officer to-date among other criteria below.
  • Applications open on Monday 30 March 2020 and close on Monday 1 June 2020.
  • The fund is targeted at small businesses that may not be eligible for 2019-20 refunds and waiving of payroll tax, applies to wages bills of $650,000 or above.


Businesses can apply if they meet all the following criteria:

Applicants are required to provide a copy of their most recent Business Activity Statement (BAS). Other supporting materials can also be provided.

More information:

To apply applicants must submit an application online via the ‘Apply now’ button on the below page.