Access Asia Business Grants

By September 19, 2019 Uncategorised

Funding of up to $10,000 is available to WA businesses to engage, trade and invest with Asia. Open to SMEs, Asian business organisations and industry associations.

The Access Asia Business Grants program provides funding to WA small to medium businesses, industry associations and Asian business organisations seeking to enter or expand their trade
with Asian markets.

The new grants program is the Government’s first action under Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030, launched by Asian Engagement Minister Peter Tinley in
August.

The Strategy provides a framework for Western Australia’s long-term engagement with key Asian markets and responds to the need for the State to diversify its economy and create
future-proofed jobs.

Project Funding for Asian market in-Bound or export activities could be used for:

  • product marketing
  • expo/trade visits
  • cultural/language training
  • activities that help build businesses’ capacity to trade with Asia.

The six priority areas identified by the State Government’s economic development framework, Diversify WA are:

  • Energy
  • International education
  • Mining and METS
  • Primary industries
  • Technology and advanced manufacturing
  • Tourism, events and creative industries.
Guidelines

Applicants should refer to the Grant Guidelines on the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation website prior to submitting an application.

Grant applications can be submitted online via: accessasia.grantplatform.com.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN AND CLOSE Friday 8 November 2019.

To apply, seek further information or check eligibility visit: www.jtsi.wa.gov.au/accessasia.