Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund WA


The Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund provides funding to invest in new projects or expansion opportunities by value adding agribusinesses. 

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What do you get?

Up to $300,000.

Who is this for?

WA agribusinesses.

Overview

Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund provides funding to Western Australian agribusinesses to help them invest in new projects, expand and adopt innovative technologies which build competitiveness and create jobs.

The funding is aimed at businesses investing in projects that undertake value added processing and can demonstrate benefits to regional Western Australia.

There are two streams of funding available:

  • Capital Investment Fundin
    • grants of up to $300,000 towards capital expenditure that supports agribusinesses to invest in expansion or diversification of business operations or new projects that add value through processing
    • applicants under this stream are required to match or exceed the amount of the requested grant.
  • Approvals, Feasibility and Business Plan Fundin
    • grants of up to $100,000 towards the cost of de-risking potential agribusiness investments, expansions or diversifications
    • helps with the costs associated with feasibility studies, business plans, obtaining regulatory approvals and other services necessary to de-risk a project and support an investment decision.

Applicants may only apply for one of the above grant streams.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be registered for GST
  • derive your main source of revenue (50% or more) from the production or processing of agriculture, food or beverage products
  • have been operating for a minimum of two years
  • be able to demonstrate the benefit of your proposed project to regional Western Australia.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund.

How do you apply?

You must submit your application online using the SmartyGrants application form.

Find out more about how to apply at Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund.