Applications Open For Lord Mayor’s Women In Business Grant

The Lord Mayor launched the Women in Business Grant 2021 to provide funding to support female business owners to grow and develop their businessA total fund of $250,000 is available to provide eligible organisations with the help to build their business capability and thrive.


This grant is to support female business owners to grow and develop their business. Up to $5k funding will be available out of the total fund of $250k. This is to help build your business capability or gain professional services.

Women in business are key to the success of the local economy, representing up to 35% of small business owners. This grant will enable the following objectives to be achieved:
  • Support women in business to thrive and grow with confidence
  • Provide a business community of like-minded experts for networking and collaboration
  • Boost the local economy through skill development and local buy
To be eligible for this grant, you/your business must have/be:
  • An active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered in Queensland
  • Headquarters/business outlets based in the Brisbane Local Government Area (LGA) and be able to provide rates notice/utility bill/proof of location)
  • Australian Resident/Citizen
  • You must be a woman in business with a minimum of 50% ownership of the business.
  • Applicant must be 18 year of age (proof of ID) at time of application
  • Business needs to be operating/trading for 12 months prior to the date of grant opening and demonstrate more than 1 client
  • Not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt
  • Annual turnover between $50,000 and $500,000.
For more information, eligibility criteria, and to apply, visit: https://businessinbrisbane.com.au/women-in-business-grant-2021
The grant is open for applications and will close on Thursday 9 December 2021.
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