Quick Response Grants pool expended

Greater Shepparton City Council advises the $170,000 Quick Response Grants pool has been expended and the grants are now closed.


The Quick Response Grants were introduced as one of 21 measures that made up Council’s Stage 1 Economic Response to COVID-19 package, announced in March this year.

The grants of up to $3,000 aimed to assist local small-to-medium businesses transition to e-commerce and online activity to continue to operate during COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Initially, the grant pool was set at $120,000, but after an incredible response to the grants, a further $50,000 was approved to the grant pool on 8 May 2020.

The further funds have since been expended, bringing the grants program to a close.

A total of 60 local small-to-medium businesses received funding under the program.

The grants ranged between industries from tourism, cafes and beauty therapy to professional services and retail.

The successful businesses utilised the grant in a range of ways to improve their e-commerce capabilities including the development of websites, online sales, associated software, training and improved social media presence.

Full list of recipients:

Stellar Coffee

Jones & Mitchell Legal Pty Ltd

VAB Hairdressing

Shepparton Skin Clinic Cosmetic Pty Ltd

Altomark Pty Ltd t/as GB Coffee

The House of Kiddie Culture

Applite

Belcibo and Co

Redback Promo & Uniforms

Traffik Boutique Pty Ltd

Quality Teams

Chocolate Chilly Pty Ltd as trustee for Chocolate Chilly Trust

Cellar 47

Australian Wine & Food P/L

Shop 221 Pty Ltd

DMD Concepts Pty Ltd

GC Nuts & Confectionery

Infinity Accounting & Taxation Services

The Little Gourmet Food Company

Dow Engineering

Olivehouse Event + Function Venue & Greendale Grove Olive Shop

Riverside Gardens Garden Centre

Asthetique Skin Care

CMC Energy Solutions

Mercury Business Group Pty Ltd T/A AHA Accounting & Business Solutions

Nadine Holgate Therapy

3D Industrial Design

Optus Business Centre Shepparton

The Shepparton Fairy Shop / Delightful Rainglow

Future NRG Pty Ltd

G.V. Security Doors & Screens

Imperial Manor Pty Ltd t/a Sabac Distributors

Casablanca Pizza Restaurant

Corbetts Advisors Pty Ltd

Shepparton Skin and Body

Gamer’s Resort

Signimpact Plus

JHC & G Pty. Ltd Trading as Collins Booksellers Shepparton

Donut A GoGo

Bendina Pty Ltd T/As Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services

OSTEO 360

Shepparton Golf Club

Concept Cars Shepparton

MCH (vic) Pty Ltd (Crane Hire)

Higgins Hygienic Bakery Pty Ltd

Rural Fencing Pty Ltd

Strata Imaging Australia PTY LTD

Joe Paul Menswear

Tallis Wines

Welsford Street Café

Bicknell Signs

Tax City (Vic)

John King Signs

Shepparton Basketball

JL Productions & Hire Pty Ltd

Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation

Rebound Ultimate Trampoline and Play Centre

The Deck Shepparton

James Seymour Architecture

Place Accommodation

Trelly’s Hunting and Fishing World

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