Purpose of grant
The Northern Grampians Shire Council Business Assistance Scheme was established in 2008 to provide financial and in-kind assistance to businesses who have plans to grow or establish in the Northern Grampians.
In the 2017/18 financial year, council granted more than $50,000 in financial assistance to the Northern Grampians Shire business community, in addition to providing one-on-one in-kind assistance.
The Business Assistance Scheme aims to:
- attract and assist new business to establish in the Northern Grampians Shire
- encourage and support existing business to undertake initiatives to expand, diversify and ensure sustainability
- facilitate collaboration between businesses and council to achieve economic growth objectives in the Northern Grampians Shire
- facilitate collaboration between businesses and council to capitalise on opportunities and address identified challenges specific to industry sectors and regionally in the Northern Grampians Shire.