Entrepreneurship Facilitators


The Department of Employment sought applications for Entrepreneurship Facilitators to operate in three priority regions - Cairns, the Hunter (including Newcastle) and Launceston and North-East Tasmania.

Funding of up to $957,000 (GST ex) per proposal is available for organisations and individuals to provide practical support to help young Australians start their own small business.

Applications closed 5 pm (Canberra time) Thursday 3 November 2016.

Successful Applicants

The Australian Government has announced the Entrepreneurship Facilitators for the following regions:

Draft Funding Agreement

A Funding Agreement will be entered into with successful applicants. A draft of the Funding Agreement is available below:

Entrepreneurship Facilitators Funding Agreement

Information Webinars

Information webinars for Entrepreneurship Facilitators were held by the Department on 21 October 2016. Content from the webinars is available below:

Entrepreneurship Facilitators webinar presentation with speaker notes

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers can be found in the Q&As: Entrepreneurship Facilitators document (last updated 2 November 2016):

Q&As: Entrepreneurship Facilitators document

Further information on Department's programs and services to support young Australians and help them to move from welfare to work is available below:

Department of Jobs and Small Business (Former Employment) — Youth program

Grant Guidelines

The Grant Guidelines for Entrepreneurship Facilitators are available below:

Entrepreneurship Facilitator Grant Guidelines

Further Information

For questions or clarifications about Entrepreneurship Facilitators grants funding contact:

1300 733 514 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Canberra time, excluding ACT and national public holidays)

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