Small Business Reactivation Grants VIC

Small Business Reactivation Grants provide City of Melbourne small to medium businesses with funding to help them reactivate their businesses as restrictions ease.


What do you get?

Funding of up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

City of Melbourne small to medium-sized businesses.


Grants are available for:

  • hospitality businesses to support temporary outdoor dining and reopening
  • small and medium-sized businesses in any industry for:
    • COVID-safe remodelling and conversions
    • COVID-safe equipment and infrastructure including promoting outdoor activity
    • staff training and development activities to adapt to a COVID-19 operating environment
    • marketing and promotion

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a valid Australian business number (ABN)
  • have documented evidence of an appropriate legal structure, such as an Australian registered company, business cooperative or partnership
  • provide evidence of current public liability and professional indemnity insurance policies
  • employ people, up to 50 FTE employees at the time of application
  • be physically located within the City of Melbourne municipal boundary and offer products and services to customers face-to-face in an office or store that you own or rent
  • hold any relevant permits required to conduct your business including but not limited to, Food Certificates, Liquor Licences and any other necessary permits

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Small Business Reactivation Grants.