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Small Business Grants Program 2022-23 Guidelines and Application

12th September 2022
Small businesses make an enormous contribution to the local economy and add to the vibrancy and energy of Kimba. Recognising the importance of supporting small businesses District Council of Kimba is offering this Grant Program.

Small Business Grants Program

Opening Monday, 19th September at 9 am.

Kimba District Council has supported many worthwhile projects and community groups through the Community Grants Program. To extend that support to small business owners, funding has been allocated to a Small Business Grants Program.

Small businesses make an enormous contribution to the local economy and add to the vibrancy and energy of Kimba. Recognising the importance of supporting small businesses District Council of Kimba is offering $25,000 to be allocated for this Grants Program. The maximum amount a business can receive is $5,000 on a matched $1:$2 basis.

Kimba District Council will support businesses that aspire to the Council’s strategic directives of “support the development of business and employment”. A wide range of projects and programs are eligible for the Grants Program. A few examples of projects that could be funded:

  • research in innovative product development or service design
  • capital works, for example, business fit out
  • digital strategy, marketing and website development
  • recruitment and training
  • energy efficient/specialised equipment and/or software support
  • export-related activities
  • fa├žade improvements

Applications are available at the Council office or via the District Council of Kimba Small Business Program Guidelines and Application (attached). Completed applications should be forwarded via email to mel.garibaldi@kimba.sa.gov.au, or via post to PO Box 189, Kimba SA 5641, or in person to the Council office by the application closing date of 5 pm on Friday, 4th November 2022. For any queries please contact the Economic Development Manager on 08 8627 2026.

Mel Garibaldi

Economic Development Manager