Blog | Grants


Program overview

From the beginning of the 2022 Financial year, the Victorian Government will invest $60 million over three years through its Manufacturing and Industry Development Fund to help build Victoria’s sovereign manufacturing capability by providing grant support to Victorian businesses in key growth sectors across the state.

The Manufacturing and Industry Development Fund will support the creation of new jobs, drive economic recovery and ensure Victorian industry remains sustainable and can continue to thrive into the future.


Finding availability

The fund will have 2 grant programs

  1. Business Competitiveness ProgramThe Business Competitiveness Program will assist eligible small and medium Victorian manufacturing businesses to expand their operations and implement new adaptive manufacturing technologies and processes with grants of up to $500,000 available
  2. A second program will be launched in the coming months

Click each link above to view the full details of grants available within each stream


Getting help

Dowling Consultancy welcomes enquiries from small businesses requiring professional grant application and submission guidance to enhance their chances of success. We have assisted numerous businesses with grant applications since 2013 and achieved approximately $10 million in awarded government grants for numerous projects

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

Explore my Government grant submission capabilities and how we make Government Grant applications for small business easy

Dowling Consultancy’s team can assist in project scoping, writing comprehensive and congruent applications, and liaising with program managers to maximise your chance of funding success


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