Access Asia Business Grants

Grant recipients to be announced soon

Round 1 of the Access Asia Business Grants have closed

Round 1 of the 2019 Access Asia Business Grants funding program opened on 16 September and closed on 08 November 2019 with more than 100 competitive project proposals received.

Due to the large volume of applications received we are diligently working through all applications and will advise of the successful recipients in due course.

About the Grants

The Access Asia Business Grants program has been established by the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Jobs, Science, Tourism and Innovation as an initiative to support Western Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs), industry associations and bilateral business councils advance their international business efforts in Asian markets.

Funding of up to $10,000 (excl. GST) is available to Western Australian small to medium business organisations and associations working in one of the six priority sectors as identified by the State Government’s economic development framework, Diversify WA, and Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030: Our Future with Asia.

Priority Sectors:

  • Energy
  • International Education
  • Mining and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS)
  • Primary Industries
  • Technology and Advanced Manufacturing, and
  • Tourism, Events and Creative Industries

Grants can be used to support attendance at Asian events, host expo/trade visits, develop Asian market-specific marketing collateral, build cultural business competency and other strategic trade and investment activities that help build businesses' capacity to trade with Asia.

How to Apply
Businesses must register online and refer to the grants guidelines before applying. 

Round 2 Grant Applications

Open     Friday 28 February 2020
Close     Friday 24 April 2020


Further information
Register online for updates or contact us using the form below and a Business Grant team member will respond to your enquiry.