Regional Job Creation Grants

In August 2015, the State Government announced a Regional Job Creation Grants program, a $258,000 initiative to assist small and medium sized enterprises create new employment in the Port Augusta region with an additional $258,000 for the Whyalla region.

Grants, of up to $50,000 each, will be awarded to create new jobs by:

Applications are open until 5pm, Friday 13 May 2016.

The program is part of the $1 million State Government package for job creation and support for the Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Communities impacted by Alinta Energy’s closure of the Leigh Creek coal mine.

Who is it for?

To be eligible to apply for assistance under the Regional Job Creation Grants program, an applicant must:

Eligible projects

Eligible activities under the Regional Job Creation Grants program will include any or all of the following activities that result in the creation of new jobs:

Costs of routine business activities are not eligible for funding.