Business Boost Grant

Get a ‘grant-friendly’ proposal at super speed!

Fill out the form below to get a quick grant-ready quote from iSonic for the $15,000 Queensland Govt Business Boost Grants Program.

With iSonic you can use the Business Boost Grant Program towards any of the following services: 

  • A new website with lead generation automation or upgrading your current website to integrate automation software or a CRM
  • Upgrading your website with an eCommerce platform
  • Integrating a new online booking system to your website to automate your bookings, appointments and  reservations
  • Setting up automated sales & marketing software and CRM systems to capture new prospects and nurture them into sales

The grant opens 30 June 2021, and we can provide the grant-friendly proposal you need to apply for the grant, and guide you through the process.

We’ve helped numerous businesses successfully apply for Queensland Government grants. Simply fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you quick-smart!

QLD Government Business Boost Grants Program

The Business Boost Grant provides up to $15,000 (excl. GST) to help small businesses to improve their efficiency and productivity through bespoke/complex web design (including e-commerce) and specialised and automated software (e.g CRMs)

To be eligible for the Grant, businesses must:

  • Be willing to co-contribute 30% of the total project cost (the minimum required project cost is $10,715 with a co-contribution from you of $3,215). Grant funds will be paid when compliant acquittal documentation is received.
  • Have a turnover of between $300,000 and $600,000 in the last financial year.

The table on the right shows the the breakdown of the minimum and maximum project costs and the co-contribution amounts.

Check out our co-contribution calculator to determine your co-contribution amount.

Project Cost BreakdownMinimumMaximum
Total project costs (excluding GST)
$10,715

$21,429*

Your contribution (at least 30% of total project costs)
$3,215

$6,429*

Grant funding (post project)
$7,500

$15,000

*Your project can cost more than $21,429 but the maximum amount DESBT will contribute is $15,000.

Co-contribution calculator

Enter your total project or activity cost into the calculator to determine your co-contribution amount.


Projects with a total cost less than $10,715 (excluding GST) will not be funded.


Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this grant, your business must:

  • Have a turnover of between $300,000 (min) and $600,000 (max) in the last financial year (2020–21)
  • Have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
  • Have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and registered for GST
  • Have a Queensland headquarters
  • Have a publicly reachable web presence to identify business operations (e.g. business website and/or social media pages)

Application process

Applications open at 9am on Friday 30 July 2021. The application form will be available on this date.

Applications will close when enough applications are received for competitive assessment.

Note: This grant program is competitively assessed.

The ‘co-contribution’ requirements explained

Successful applicants must co-contribute at least 30% of the total project costs and the project cannot have a total cost of less than $10,715 (excluding GST).

Here are 2 examples of total project costs and the co-contribution amounts:

  • For a total project cost of $10,715 (ex. GST), your contribution would be $3,215. This means the grant would cover $7,500 of your project.
  • For a total project cost of $21,429 (ex. GST), your contribution would be $6,429. This means the grant would cover $15,000 of your project.


NB: Your project can cost more than $21,429 but the maximum amount the government will contribute is $15,000.

How to apply

You can start preparing your application now with the steps below.

1. Read the key documents

2. Eligibility check

To be eligible for this grant, your business must meet the eligibility criteria and other conditions of the program.

Go to the Eligibility Checker.

3. Prepare your documentation

  • A certified statutory declaration from the business’s owner or director stating the business:
    • had a turnover between $300,000 and $600,000 in the last financial year (2020–2021)
    • meets all grant eligibility criteria
  • Supplier quotes (no more than 2) detailing who will undertake the project work, description of services, and an outline of key activities.

Let us do the hard work for you.

Before submitting, check your eligibility here

After submitting your grant request we’ll get in touch to confirm any final details before we rush a proposal to you which can be used on your Grant application – so keep an eye out for our call.

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