City Of Melbourne Small Business Export Grants

Your business must be located within the City of Melbourne municipality

Implement an Export Market Development Initiative with a CoM $10,000 Grant


The City Of Melbourne (CoM) Export Small Business Grant encourages businesses located in the boundary of the City Of Melbourne to enter or expand into overseas markets

Applications for 2020 will be open in February

Dowling Consultancy –  Grant Application Service Provider


Dowling Consultancy are a boutique Business Development Consultancy, specialising in providing strategic guidance and assistance in relation to export market development while leveraging government grants

We can help your business unlock its Asian region export market potential through aligning your business with the best market and entry options or connecting with the right channels to market across Asia by drawing upon our team’s firsthand country specific experiences, networks and intimate knowledge of these markets

We can help you pinpoint your best opportunities, help you mitigate risks and devise and execute a tailored and relevant Asia market export entry or expansion strategy and marketing plan in conjunction with undertaking in-market activities. Our team of executive advisors can assist with Japan, Korea, China, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia

We have assisted numerous businesses with export market development activities and win government grants. We welcome contact from any City Of Melbourne businesses that requires assistance with lodging an application for the CoM Small Business Grant and/or export market consulting initiatives. For more information, see our About Us page

Contact Steve on 0409 478 850 for a confidential, no obligation discussion

Source – CoM Small Business Grants


To be eligible for a City of Melbourne small business grant:

  • Your business must be located within the City of Melbourne municipality or you must be planning to re-locate to the municipality within three months of applying for the grant.
  • You must have less than 20 full-time equivalent employees.
  • You must have a registered ABN and an appropriate legal business structure.
  • Your proposed product or service must be market-ready.
  • Your business proposal must be able to proceed without our grant.
  • Your application must be complete and include financial statements or other requested attachments.

Meet Our Team

Our specialist multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary Consulting Team have broad and extensive international market development experience. Our market specific consultants speak your target market’s language and know the cultural and business behaviours intimately. In this way we can be your enabling arms-length resource delivering tailored international assistance to you for enhanced export market success

Export Development Grants

A range of schemes exist to assist with export market development:


Our Services


Mitigate your risks, Pinpoint your best overseas markets, Determine your best moves, Accelerate your organisational success. Read more >>


A Government Grant will alleviate pressure on your cash flow as well as provide significant savings on interest payments. Read more >>

We exist to serve your business in developing and executing strategic and tactical solutions to grow domestically and internationally as well as win government grants