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Fraser Coast Regional Council Marketing Grants

by | Apr 19, 2021 | News

Our local government area, Fraser Coast Regional Council has launched COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Grants & we would love to be one of your business quotes!

JR Marketing Group can provide quotes and services for both the Fraser Coast Business Advice Grant and the Fraser Coast Revitalisation Grant program. These grants aim to support local businesses improve their presence in the community leading them to increase sales.

The Fraser Coast Business Advice Grant program

The Fraser Coast Business Advice Grant program provides financial aid for local businesses to boost their exposure in the community through engagement with and use of other local business services. If your business or team could benefit from a social media workshop, content creation of your product or space, website or Google enhancements etc. continue reading to find out more!

The maximum grant available per application is $5,000 (total grant value awarded). A total of $100,000 is available through the Business Advice Grant program.

This grant will be an open round that is continually assessed and will close 30 June 2021, or until the funding pool expires.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible your business must be small to medium sized (less than 100 employees) registered and located within the Fraser Coast local government area.

  • There aren’t any turn-over restrictions for loss of business due to COVID-19 unlike the previous QLD Government grants.
  • Holders of an appropriate business registration (ABN), including that of a sole trader,
  • and active as at 29 March 2021

How can you use this grant for your marketing?

Using JR Marketing Group as one of your grant quotes, you can apply for all of our website design & development, social media management & marketing and Google presence (SEO & Google Ads) services. Digital training via our upcoming social media workshops for team upskilling or to attend a combination of our upcoming workshops (Instagram, Facebook Ads, Canva Design & Social Media Insights for example). See examples of our work at the end of the document.

The Fraser Coast Regional Council outlines the below relevant activities;

Business Advice Grant – https://www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au/downloads/file/3057/covid-economic-stimulus-business-advice

  • Building the business through marketing and communications activities (eg content development for web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc)
  • Digital/technological strategy development
  • Digital training or retraining and upskilling employees to adapt to new business models

 

The Fraser Coast Shopfront Revitalisation Grant program

The Fraser Coast Shopfront Revitalisation Grant program is designed to support the visual appearance of local businesses in the community to attract more shop traffic and therefore increase sales. Could your business shopfront use a facelift? Want to stand out to foot and road traffic? This grant is for you! Keep reading.

The maximum grant available per applicant is $5,000 (total grant value awarded). A total of $200,000 is available through the Shopfront Revitalisation Grant program.

This grant will be an open round that is continually assessed and will close 30 June 2021, or until the funding pool expires.

Who is eligible?

  • Shopfronts and commercial premises located within the Fraser Coast local government area
    Made by the property owner, or the tenant with the property owner’s written consent
  • Holders of an appropriate business registration (ABN), including that of a sole trader
  • Appropriately insured

How can you use this grant for your marketing?

Obtain one of your required quotes from our team at JR Marketing Group, we can provide a window signage design service under this grant that is custom to your business theme. Our designs are strategically created to enhance the look and feel of your shopfront, attracting new customers and improving your street presence.

Please see below examples of our past window signage designs.

The Fraser Coast Regional Council outlines the below relevant activities;

Shopfront Revitalisation Granthttps://www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au/downloads/file/3058/covid-economic-stimulus-shopfront-revitalisation-program
Improvements to branding/advertising signage if part of a broader shopfront enhancement project

https://www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au/grants-and-awards
Get in touch with us to discuss how we can help provide individualised quoting for your specific needs.