COVID-19 Community and Business Development Grants
Boost for Business COVID-19 resilience and recovery package.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Moreland City Council is providing $300,000 in grants to help local businesses impacted adversely by the economic implications of COVID-19.
These grants are part of Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its Boost for Business package. The grants have been developed to assist businesses to invest in projects to stay viable through the current COVID-19 environment and emerge stronger through the recovery phase.
Two levels of grants are available:
The projects could fund marketing or online initiatives, purchase of e-commerce tools, service and product development or other small-scale projects.
Each business can only apply for one grant (ie $2k or $5K).
The grants are open to businesses operating in the City of Moreland. Applications must provide the following to be eligible:
Applications are made online by completing a form through SmartyGrants. To successfully submit an application, you must ensure all relevant sections of the application form are completed and attachments are included.
1. Read the ‘COVID-19 Community and Business Development Grant Guidelines’ and familiarise yourself with the
COVID-19 Community and Business Development Grant questions
2. Check your eligibility.
3. Seek quotes for your proposal.
4. Access the application online at Moreland Smartygrant
5. Complete the online application and attach all supporting documentation (e.g. Project Plan, quotes)
6. Submit your application online by the due date.
Business Moreland is providing a ‘’How To Write a Business Grant’ webinar for businesses who would like to learn how to write effective grant applications.
Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Register your place
Council officers cannot provide advice on project ideas, costs etc.
Requests that relate to funding guidelines, dates, etc must be in writing. All requests must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the email must be: ‘URGENT REQUEST FOR INFORMATION – COVID-19 Community and Business Development Grants
For any general questions call the Business Hotline on 03 8311 4131
For technical support contact the SmartyGrants support desk 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday on 03 9320 6888 or by email email@example.com