Sahara Beck has been named as the recipient of the $15,000 Carol Lloyd Award for 2019, the announcement taking place at the launch of this year's Queensland Music Festival.
Small businesses, individuals and organisations are encouraged to apply for an inaugural Small Business Week Grant to host events during QSBW 2019.
Grants of up to $5000 are available to help deliver innovative events and activities that provide small businesses with the tools they need to thrive. Event hosts can increase their profile, enhance their own business and network with other small businesses in their region.
Don’t miss this opportunity! Online applications are now open and close on Sunday, 3 March 2019.
The objectives of the Small Business Week Grants Program are to:
- provide a platform for collective investigation of local small business community concerns and solutions specific to an area or locality
- empower local small business communities to come together to learn from experts and specialists in areas relevant to their sector or region
- enable local leadership in small business communities.
The fund will enable the individual or organisation to offset the costs incurred by delivering events and activities that provide transformative impacts for small businesses.
Funding of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) is available as a reimbursement for eligible individuals or organisations to host an event that creates an educational and/or collaborative community experience as part of QSBW 2019.
To be eligible the individual or organisation must:
- hold an event or activity during QSBW 2019, Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019
- have Queensland headquarters/residency
- not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt.
Where necessary you must hold public liability insurance of up to $10 million.
You must also be in a financial position to pay up-front for the approved product(s) and or service(s) in full. If successful, approved applicants will then be reimbursed after submitting supplier invoices and proof of purchase.
The participant must also complete an evaluation detailing the success of the event, attendee statistics and feedback.
Apply for the Grant
To apply, complete the following steps:
Queensland Music Festival has launched its massive 2019 program. The state-wide program for the festival's 20th anniversary will run 5 July through to 28 July and bring "the gift of music to all corners of the state". Find out what's on and how you can get involved!
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APRA AMCOS have announced the return of the biennial APRA Professional Development Awards offering nine individual winners $15,000 each. The Smugglers of Light initiative will also return in 2019, providing a promising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music or media practitioner with a grant of $12,000.