The ACT Social Enterprise Grant Program offers eligible early stage social entrepreneurs and startups matched-funded grants between $10,000 – $30,000 to kick-start their impact journey.
The Mill House Ventures has partnered with the ACT Government to administer the Social Enterprise Grant Program and provide matched funding between $10,000 and $30,000. The program is a competitive grant program, targeted at start-up social enterprises to address the market gap in funding between pre-revenue (seed) grant programs and the philanthropic, sponsorship and venture capital funding opportunities available to a scaleup social enterprise.
Applications open: 8:30am AEDT Friday 8th December 2023
Applications close: 5pm AEDT Friday 19th January 2024
In order to be eligible to apply for funding you must:
See the Grant Guidelines of this grant.
Please ensure sufficient time to submit before the deadline as late applications cannot be accepted (note that a draft cannot be saved on the application page).
If you missed out submitting before the close date or were unsuccessful, you will be able to reapply in the following round.
Applications open: Friday 8th December 2023 8:30am AEDT
Applications Close Friday 19th January 2024 5pm AEDT
Should you require an extension please submit a request to The Mill House Ventures team a minimum of 5 days prior to the closing date through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must familiarise themselves with the relevant funding guidelines and grant agreements.
Grants can only be made to Canberra based applicants who have a current ABN.
The Mill House Ventures administers the ACT Social Enterprise Grant Program on behalf of the ACT Government. All submissions are assessed by an independent panel of business experts who make the decisions based on the applications.