Innovation and Entrepreneur Program

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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)