Exporting a business, or exporting goods or services before the impacts of COVID-19, bushfires or drought? Apply for an export assistance grant of up to $10,000.

This grant helps eligible export businesses in NSW access global markets. Funds can be used for:

– Marketing materials.
– Website internationalisation.
– Pivoting to online delivery (for example, converting face-to-face training content to online content for international audiences).
– E-commerce development.
– Market research.
– International tradeshow and trade missions.
– Inbound business support.
– Costs to support compliance/localisation of products for export.
– Costs to protect business in international markets.

This grant will be provided as reimbursement of 50% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $10,000 per eligible business, for expenses already paid since 1 January 2020.

Submit either one application up to the maximum of $10,000 or multiple applications of a minimum of $2000 per application each, totalling a maximum of $10,000.


To be eligible for this grant, you must:

– be based in NSW
– be registered with an ABN and be registered for GST as at 1 August 2019
– be currently exporting, or were exporting prior to the impacts of COVID-19, bushfires or drought
– employ a minimum of 3 full-time equivalent workers at the time of application
– own the goods/services to be exported, or be able to provide documented evidence that you are the agreed export supplier
– produce the goods/services to be exported in Australia, or be able to provide documented evidence that the business provides substantial value to NSW
– be an exporting business with an annual turnover of:
– up to $100 million, or
– greater than $100 million that can demonstrate export turnover has declined by more than 30% in the 2019–2020 financial year and have an intention to re-establish your export business in your established markets and/or diversify into new markets.

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