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Rural Economic Development Grants QLD


The Rural Economic Development Grants provide organisations with funding for projects that generate economic and employment opportunities related to primary production in Queensland.

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What do you get?

Funding of up to $250,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland businesses and organisations.

Overview

Rural Economic Development Grants provide funding to organisations and businesses to carry out projects which generate economic and employment opportunities related to primary production across rural and remote Queensland.

Eligible projects must:

  • be primary production related
  • generate jobs
  • provide value for money and significant economic benefit to a rural area

The funding may be used for certain activities related to the project, including but not limited to:

  • capital expenditure on buildings, plant and equipment
  • purchase of consumables
  • travel and accommodation
  • training costs and technical support
  • salary and on-costs for staff working solely on the project

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a medium sized business, primary producer or an entity established to represent either primary producers or primary production enterprises
  • be able to matched the funding requested
  • demonstrate sound prospects for long term commercial viability
  • have the experience and qualifications necessary to successfully carry out the project

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Rural Economic Development Grants.