Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo

Posted on November 2, 2021November 2, 2021   Leave a comment on Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo

The day of the Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo had arrived. We felt like veterans this time. We’d already done this once. We were looking forward to an awesome day of meeting the most amazing people and hearing their inspirational stories. As is always the case on the morning of any big day I found myself feeling like the day is full of promise. This may surprise you, dear reader, but I am an introvert. Many people have made the … Continue reading “Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo”

Suburban Shopfront Improvement Grant

Posted on October 25, 2021October 25, 2021   Leave a comment on Suburban Shopfront Improvement Grant

Opened: 18th October 2021 Closing: 30th June 2022. Purpose: Provide matched funding up to $5,000 to 10 businesses with less than 20 staff who operate within the Brisbane City Council region (but not within the CBD itself) to upgrade the frontage of their shop. The applicant must be in a ground floor building within a local business precinct with customer access from the street. The work they will fund includes things like artwork/murals, awnings, tiles, lighting, doors, etc. The underlying … Continue reading “Suburban Shopfront Improvement Grant”

You Can’t Cram for a Grant!

Posted on October 11, 2021October 11, 2021   Leave a comment on You Can’t Cram for a Grant!

Have you ever looked through the ‘how to’ guides on how to write your grant? Have you noticed the first piece of advice is always ‘be prepared’? It’s good advice! Not just for grant writing but for life. BUT WHY? To give yourself the best possible chance of funding you need to build a strong grant application. It takes time to gain traction and be prepared. To understand why preparation is so important in the world of grants and funding … Continue reading “You Can’t Cram for a Grant!”

Moreton Small Business Expo 2021

Posted on October 2, 2021October 2, 2021   Leave a comment on Moreton Small Business Expo 2021

Full of hope and wide of eye we turned up to our first small business expo. Armed with the knowledge and insight from the training we received from Paula Brand @ Small Business Expo we had our game day smiles on. Determined to stop and meet everyone there we watched others setting up, introducing ourselves as early as we could. When the official opening rolled around at 9:45 we took our chairs in excitement. Listening to the opening messages was … Continue reading “Moreton Small Business Expo 2021”

Unpack this Grant

Posted on September 20, 2021September 24, 2021   Leave a comment on Unpack this Grant

CALD COVID-19 Health Small Grants Fund OPEN NOW Closing 31 January 2022 Projects to be finished by 31 March 2022 Grant Amounts $2500, $3500, $5000 Why participate? This grant is designed to ensure all Australians, including those from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, have access to accurate and useful information on the COVID-19 vaccination. The government wants to work with those who already have those networks in the CALD community to reach out and help support the work you … Continue reading “Unpack this Grant”