Business Female Founders Initiative

Round 2 of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative is now open. It is an open and competitive grant opportunity targeted to support female founded start-ups.

The grant aims to support female entrepreneurs in accessing finance and support to grow their start-ups, and to expand into the domestic and international markets, and become self-sufficient.

The grants will be available on a co-contribution basis between $25,000 and $480,000. The grant will provide up to 50% of eligible project costs, unless you can meet additional requirements set out in the grant opportunity guidelines.

For further grant guidelines as well as eligibility requirements, please go to

The closing date to submit expressions of interest is at 5:00pm on 22 April 2021.

Should you require any further information or support regarding this grant opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact my office.