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High Growth Accelerator

The High Growth Accelerator service provides access to an independent facilitator for up to 2 years. They’ll work with you to develop a growth plan to help you realise an Australian and/or overseas growth opportunity. They’ll then mentor you as you action your plan

You can apply at any time

You will get a customised growth plan and access to a facilitator who will assist with your growth opportunity for up to 2 years. You’ll also have the opportunity to then apply for funding to action the facilitator’s recommendations

How it works?

With High Growth Accelerator you’ll get access to a specialist facilitator who will:

  • provide you access to relevant advice, networks, funding and knowledge
  • provide support, advice and mentoring
  • help you build the necessary capabilities, culture, strategies and connections for growth
  • develop a growth plan to reach your Australian and/or overseas growth opportunity
  • maintain your growth momentum through regular follow-up meetings

Once you’ve received your growth plan, you may be eligible for a Growth Grant. This grant will help you fund the recommendations in your action plan


You must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have filed business activity statements showing ongoing trading in Australia, for at least 3 consecutive years
  • have the intent and opportunity to engage in or increase trade in Australian or overseas markets

Your business must also be one of the following:

  • an incorporated company
  • an incorporated trustee applying on behalf of a trust

Your annual turnover or operating expenditure, in the current or one of the two past financial years, must be either:

  • between $1.5 million and $100 million
  • between $750,000 and $100 million if you’re located in remote Australia or northern Australia

You must also meet one of the following:

  • be already operating in one or more specified growth sectors
  • have intent and ability to operate in a specified growth sector
  • provide enabling technologies or services to a specified growth sector

Growth Services supports high growth or high growth potential businesses who have a growth opportunity. Your growth opportunity must lead to transformational growth. It will usually be associated with new or innovated:

  • products
  • services
  • markets
  • market delivery
  • business model
  • technology

Dowling Consultancy welcome contact from any businesses that is open to access our professional grant application services to support their submission

If you require assistance with your grant writing challenges, then we would welcome the opportunity to assist in accelerating your potential to win a grant

We have assisted numerous businesses with grant applications and win government grants

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