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Jobs for NSW offers a range of financial support to match different stages of business growth.

Minimum Viable Product Grants

Who can apply: startups | Funding: up to 50% of project costs (up to a total of $25,000)

Apply online for preliminary assessmentMinimum Viable Product (MVP) grants support promising pre-revenue startups across all industry sectors to progress from proof of concept to a minimum viable product stage of development.

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Building Partnerships Grants

Who can apply: startups and SMEs | Funding: up to $100,000

complete initial assessment Building Partnership grants are available to startups and SMEs that are already generating revenue to fund a consortium project that enables the business to establish key accounts or achieve strategic growth.

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Accelerating Growth Loans

complete initial assessmentWho can apply: small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with demonstrated revenue of $500,000+ within 12 months to create jobs in metro Sydney, Newcastle or Wollongong | Support: loans of $200,000 to $500,000

Accelerating Growth Loans provide direct finance to emerging and fast-growth SMEs to accelerate their growth.

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Regional Growth Loans

complete initial assessment

Who can apply: small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with demonstrated revenue of $500,000+ within 12 months to create jobs outside of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong | Support: interest free loans of $200,000 to $500,000

Regional Growth Loans provide direct finance to emerging and fast-growth SMEs to accelerate their growth.

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Strategic Growth Loans

complete initial assessment

Who can apply: small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with demonstrated revenue of $1 million+ within 12 months | Support: flexible loans of over $500,000 to $1,200,000

Strategic Growth Loans provide direct finance to fast-growth SMEs across NSW to accelerate their growth.

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Loan Guarantees

complete initial assessment

Who can apply: small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with revenue of $3,000,000+ | Support: loan guarantee of 50% (up to $5 million)

Loan Guarantees are available to help fast-growth SMEs across NSW to obtain the loan approvals needed to expand.

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