BIEDO Burst out now – packed full of grants & opportunities!
The July edition of BIEDO Burst hit inboxes this morning, if you didn’t receive a copy, you can catch up on this edition and past Burst newsletters on our website here. You can also subscribe in less than a minute to receive future updates directly to your inbox!
In this edition:
- Your invitation to the third installment in the Red Earth Conversation Series, hosted via the Zoom platform on Thursday 2 July from 5pm. Join Michelle Deshong (CEO, Australian Indigenous Governance Institute) alongside Burnett inland leaders Misty Neilson-Green and John Carey. Free, RSVP essential.
- Save the date! Breakky with BIEDO returns on Wednesday 8th and 22nd July, hosted via Zoom from 7-8am. BYO coffee and join us online to chat about all things business. Next week we’ll be joined by Natalie Egleton (FRRR) to talk about grants! No need to RSVP, join us here: https://zoom.us/j/94986127289
- Grants, opportunities and news you may have missed – this issue is PACKED with funding opportunities, awards open for nominations, mentoring programs and more!
Our feature photograph this month is with thanks to Amanda Sloan with “Sunrise” (at Coolabunia). To stay in the loop, please follow BIEDO on Facebook!
June BIEDO Burst out now!
This month we’ve turned Burst yellow to take part in the Ray of Sunshine South Burnett initiative, and it’s jam-packed full of resources and updates from the BIEDO Office including:
💻 New program announced – Red Earth Conversation Series, presented in partnership with Red Earth Community Foundation. First session this Thursday 4June at 5pm via Zoom, register for free here ➡️ biedo.org.au/events
📷 Thank you to Denise Keelan Photography for the beautiful ‘Jacaranda’s over Wooroolin’ shot which is this month’s feature photograph, selected from the 2019 BIEDO Best Shots Competition.
Social Enterprise Grants
The Social Enterprise Grants Program will provide assistance between $5,000 to $50,000 to enable social enterprises to access professional advice and support in the critical early stages of establishing and growing their business, and to assist in testing ideas in the market or using technology to achieve their reach and mission.
The grant opened on 2 October and will close 2 December. Organisations eligible to apply for this grant must be based in Queensland and meet the definition of a social enterprise.
find out more here: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants/social-enterprise
The Small Business Digital Grants
The Small Business Digital Grants program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption.
Matched funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the purchase of hardware, software and services (such as digital coaching). The minimum grant funding is $1,000.
The business must show how the digital technology or service purchased and adopted will enhance the digital capabilities of their business and help them to be more competitive and employ more staff.
Round 7 of this grants programs is scheduled to open 11 November and will close 10 December.
Find out more here: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants/digital-grants