Innovation and Entrepreneur Program


Innovation and Entrepreneur Program

The Corangamite Shire Innovation and Entrepreneur Program (IEP) aims to encourage businesses, both new and existing, located in the Corangamite Shire to undertake innovative and/or entrepreneur works to their business.

The program provides grants of up to $5,000 from Council on a $1:$1 basis to see businesses undertake innovative and/or entrepreneur projects that will have a positive impact on both the business and broadly economic activity in the Shire.

All small businesses who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN);
  • Be located within the Corangamite Shire or planning to re-locate to the municipality within three months of applying for the grant;
  • Have 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees;
  • Have no outstanding debts with the Corangamite Shire.

 Applications are now open until Friday 8 November 2019.

Download a copy of the program guidelines here.(PDF, 379KB)