Funding & incentives for businesses

Federal, state and local government departments make available a range of funding and incentives to eligible businesses.

Depending on your business, and its needs, you may be eligible for funding or assistance packages. Conditions and eligibility criteria vary greatly, so do your research carefully.

Key government websites

The following websites provide information about relevant assistance and grants which may be suitable for your business.

  • Grantfinder- this federal government directory has information on federal, state and local government funding,
  • GRANTassist- information about South Australian government grants for communities, clubs and individuals,
  • GrantsSA - provides one-off funding to community organisations to support local projects that strengthen communities across South Australia,
  • The Funding Centre- provides a comprehensive listing of grants from around Australia and internationally for not-for-profit businesses.

For a small fee you can subscribe to get access to the Funding Centre newsletter and database, or you could ask your local library if they have a subscription you could use

City of Adelaide business incentives

The City of Adelaide has several incentives and finance schemes to assist businesses. Some of these include:

Remember: Conditions and eligibility criteria apply, and applications may only be open at certain times of the year, so keep checking.