Female Founders funding open

Wentworth Shire

Applications are now open for the second round of the Australian Government’s Boosting Female Founders Initiative.

The program will provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses (startups) to scale into domestic and global markets.

The program will also provide expert mentoring and advice to meritorious applicants. The Australian Government has announced a total of $52.2 million in grant funding for this program.

For Round 2 an estimated $11.6 million in grant funding is available.

The grants will be available on a co-contribution basis.

All eligible applicants can apply for a grant between $25,000 and $400,000.

If you meet additional eligibility criteria as detailed in the grant opportunity guidelines, you can apply for a grant of between $25,000 and $480,000.

The grant amount will be up to 50% of eligible project costs – unless you can meet additional requirements.

The grants will be available on a co-contribution basis.

All eligible applicants can apply for a grant between $25,000 and $400,000.

If you meet additional eligibility criteria as detailed in the grant opportunity guidelines, you can apply for a grant of between $25,000 and $480,000.

The grant amount will be up to 50% of eligible project costs – unless you can meet additional requirements.

Applications close at 5:00pm on 22 April 2021.

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