COVID-19 grants and funding

Financial support

Household relief loans without interest (NILs)

Good Shepherd, in collaboration with the Australian Government, are providing no interest loans up to $2,000 towards rent and utilities for eligible people. Find out more about household relief loans without interest.

Local government grants

Check with your local council about what funding might be available in your region. For links to some of the council grants pages visit the QCOSS ongoing grants page.

Australian Government grants

For the latest grants supporting small businesses, visit this Australian Government website.

Queensland Government grants and initiatives

Supporting apprentices and trainees

Supporting Apprentices and Trainees provides a wage subsidy to small businesses (including those using a Group Training Organisation) to support the retention of their existing apprentices and trainees.

Small business hotline

The Queensland Government’s small business hotline is providing support to help small businesses and not-for-profits including case management and referrals to financial mentoring and business planning.

Call 1300 654 687 for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) business assistance finder

The Queensland Government’s business assistance finder tool can help you discover what support is available from the Queensland and Australian governments, plus Queensland local councils.

Tips on finding grants and applying

For more useful links on where to find grants and funding opportunities visit:

Queensland Government

Australian Government

Useful resources on applying for grants

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