Call for applications from textile, clothing and footwear manufacturers

13-Dec-2012

The Australian Government Initiative is currently calling for applications for the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Small Business Program. Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded for projects that will improve business enterprise for established small businesses. Applications close 5pm Friday 1 March 2013.

Small businesses that manufacture textiles, clothing or footwear in Australia or design for manufacture in Australia are eligible, for projects to be undertaken in 2013-14. Projects must change the strategic approach/direction of the business to enable the business to become more sustainable and internationally competitive.

Applicants must:

  • Have fewer than 20 employees
  • Undertaken eligible textile, clothing and footwear activities
  • Have a turnover more than $100,000
  • Make a minimum cash contribution to the project of more than 25%

AusIndustry are conducting workshops nationally with a focus on making your application competitive. Please register for the workshop closest to you.

For more information visit the AusIndustry website, email hotline@ausindustry.gov.au or call 13 28 46.