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Applications for the Smart City Business Grants Round 2: Café and Restaurant Business have now closed. For enquiries relating to your application, please speak to Council's Economic Development Team on 9707 9859 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants who have been approved for Council’s Round 1: Smart City Smart Business Grants are ineligible to apply for this grant.
Council continues to recognise the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on our local cafes and restaurants and is committed to continue to help local businesses and welcome people back into their cafes and restaurants.
The aim of Council’s Round 2: Café and Restaurant Business, is to continue to support our local cafes and restaurants affected by the crisis by facilitating to develop a market presence and provide a Covid-19 safe environment for people to dine in.
This grant is available through a streamlined application process and will offer dollar for dollar funding up to a maximum of $2,000. Businesses must have an annual turnover between $100,000 and $5M, and demonstrate a Covid impact of more than 15% drop in turnover. Applicants must also demonstrate that the business has been trading for a minimum of 12 months.
Applicants will be required to engage a local supplier based in the Canterbury Bankstown area and use the #Eatglobalvisitlocal brand in all marketing related to the program.
Activities it does not support include, but will not be limited to:
Your application will be assessed and determined based on meeting the above criteria, as well as:
Conditions of approval of application:
Approved applications must:
Applications must be made by completing the online form below.
You must attach a third-party quote/s for the activity or project.
You must attach a copy of your most recent Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet statements.
You must attach a copy of your Business Insurance and Public Liability Insurance.
Applications are limited to one per company. Where different companies apply but have the same owner/s, director/s, shareholder/s, partner/s or associates, applications will be limited to just one of those companies.
Dollar for dollar funding means the grant will provide you with 50% of the invoiced cost. For example, if your e-commerce capabilities and/or online marketing is quoted at $1,500 the grant will cover $750.
The grant is capped at $2,000.
You would pay for the full cost of the activity yourself first, and then you would submit evidence of payment and evidence that you have completed the activity to Council. Following this, Council will reimburse you.
Grant payments of up to $2,000 (dollar for dollar), that is aligned to a previously agreed approval, will be processed within 14 days on production of a receipt showing payment against agreed activities has already been made.
To discuss your proposed activity or if require assistance with your application, please speak Council's Economic Development Team on 9707 9859 or email email@example.com before you submit you application.