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Grants and programs

Investment NSW provides access to grants, funding and assistance programs to help your business succeed or recover.

Budding entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to take the first step in developing a start-up, with applications now open for four pre-accelerators
The Female Founders Program aims to provide resources and support to help women launch and grow successful businesses.
The MVP Ventures Program supports startups and innovative SMEs to drive the commercialisation of highly innovative and new products or processes.

Applications open soon

Applications have closed

The Fostering Innovation Sponsorship Program is a bi-annual program with round 1 submissions taking place in January 2024 and round 2 submissions taking place in July 2024.
Up to $10 million to support the growth of the innovation ecosystem, create a culture inducive to commercialisation and drive sustainable economic growth.
Funding for councils, businesses and cultural institutions to run activations and events that engage the local community and attract visitors. Discover the successful projects.
Eligible businesses were invited to express interest in operating a $975,000 accelerator program that builds local innovation and capability in technology and cyber.
Free cyber health checks that identify security vulnerabilities for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in NSW.
The $250 million Jobs Plus program is designed to support companies who want to establish and expand their footprint in NSW.
Showcase defence and aerospace related businesses on the NSW Government stand from 4 to 6 October 2022.
Investment NSW is providing rebates to attract technology scaleups to this world-class innovation and technology precinct. 
Premium, niche NSW Food & Beverage Manufacturers are invited to submit an EOI for a $4,500 subsidy to exhibit within the Flavours of NSW zone at the show.
Investment NSW has engaged The Scale Institute to deliver the 2023 Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Activation Program.