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Accelerating Growth Loans NSW

Accelerating Growth Loans provide emerging fast-growth small to medium enterprises with loans when traditional lenders are unable to assist.

What do you get?

Loans of between $200,000 and $500,000.

Who is this for?

Small to medium enterprises creating jobs in metro Sydney, Newcastle or Wollongong.


Accelerating Growth Loans (AGL) helps emerging and fast-growth SMEs to drive jobs and business growth in metropolitan Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a registered ABN and be an incorporated company
  • have a minimum of five employees (full-time, part-time or casual)
  • be creating a minimum of 10 additional FTE jobs within two years in metro NSW (Sydney, Newcastle or Wollongong)
  • be able to demonstrate likely revenue of at least $500,000 within 12 months
  • have been trading for a minimum of one year
  • demonstrate your business's expected future growth for at least one year, through showing secured pipeline or contracts
  • demonstrate that you have been unable to obtain commercial finance.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Accelerating Growth Loans.