Business Assistance Grants - Open Now

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The applications for the Hindmarsh Shire Business Assistance Grants are NOW OPEN, and will close at 5:00pm on Friday 10 February 2023.

The Hindmarsh Shire Council Business Assistance Grants Program was established in 2016 to generate new employment opportunities, support existing business growth and to attract new business to Hindmarsh Shire. The Business Assistance Grant Program assists with addressing the ongoing need to attract new business and support existing business within the shire. Council has allocated $30,000 towards the 2022/23 Business Assistance Grants Program which is categorised into two key areas:

  • Business Development – up to $2,000 (must match $1:$2 to grant)
  • Streetscapes – up to $3,000 (must match $1:$2 to grant)



Before you apply, please read the Business Assistance Grants Guidelines:



Please note, before you start completing your online application, ensure you have all required information and documents as outlined below:

  • Your businesses bank statement
  • Written consent from property owner (streetscapes applications only)
  • Any quotes/information the funds may be used for

Please note, as you make your way through your online application, you can save your progress at any time to continue/finish later. 


Documents for downloading below:
Business Assistance Grant Application Form(DOCX, 49KB)
Risk Management Plan(PDF, 106KB)


All hard copy applications and supporting documents can be submitted to the Community Development Team via the following methods:


If you require any further assistance with your application, please contact Jennie Hauselberger Community Development and Project Officer on 03 5391 4444 or via email to