Current Open Grants and Awards

Looking for local, national or even international recognition and support?  Check this page to see the latest award events and grants that are available to Gold Coast Innovators.  


IAWARDS – Nominations Close 21st of February

More information: IAwards

Business Growth Grant – Applications Open Round 1

More information:  Business Growth Grant

Stratup Onramp Cohort 2 Gold Coast – Registrations Close 25th February 5pm. More information: Startup Onramp 

Applications for 10 most innovative Gold Coast companies to participate in Regional Showcase in QODE Festival close 21st of February. 

More information: QODE

The Linkage Grant Program is to assist in the professional and personal development of individuals by funding their attendance at an international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.

Applications close Friday 3rd May 2019.


The City of Gold Coast has developed an Export Assistance Scheme that provides financial support to the city’s emerging and existing exporters who are export ready and have identified international markets for their products and services.

All companies that receive funding must complete a business outcomes survey at the end of the 2018-19 financial year.


You can apply for a business growth grant if you have received a business management service and your business adviser/facilitator recommends specific business improvement activities to increase your business’s capability to trade in Australian markets and/or markets in other countries.

Applications must be made within 12 months of receiving a completed plan from your advice or facilitation service.