VITAL FUNDING FOR BUSINESS CHAMBERS AND TRADER GROUPS IN DANDENONG
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting small businesses, micro-businesses and sole traders across Victoria with grants provided to local business chambers and trader groups.
Minister for Small Business, Hon Jaala Pulford, said 182 business chambers and trader groups have received $4.15 million through the Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program to support local businesses.
The program provides grants of $10,000, $20,000 or $50,000 to business chambers and trader groups across Victoria to support their local business community’s recovery and further applications are being assessed.
In Dandenong, the Foster Street Traders Association (Little India) Dandenong, the Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce, the South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA), and Dandenong Little India Incorporated will share in $100,000 of funding.
The Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program is part of more than $7 billion in direct economic support provided by the Labor Government to Victorian businesses and workers to help them weather the storm of the pandemic.
Some $2.6 billion in funding has supported more than 130,000 small and medium businesses to date through the Business Support Fund while $87.5 million has been provided to support hospitality businesses prepare for COVID Normal.
For more information about the Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program, visit business.vic.gov.au/businesschambers.