City Marketing & Strategic Partnerships Officer - Georges River Council
Funding for female founders of startup businesses to scale their startups into domestic and global markets


The Boosting Female Founders Initiative – Round 2 is now open and helps female entrepreneurs overcome the disadvantages faced in getting access to finance and support to grow their startups.  This targeted support will be on a co-contribution basis.

Close date: 22 Apr 2021 05:00 PM AEST.

What do you get?

Grants between $25,000 and $480,000 for female founded startups to expand into domestic and global markets.

Who is this for?

Female founded (majority owned and led by women) startups who wish to scale their business into domestic and global markets.

The program will also provide expert mentoring and advice to meritorious applicants. The Australian Government has announced a total of $52.2 million in grant funding for this program. For Round 2, an estimated $11.6 million in grant funding is available.

For more information on eligibility criteria please visit the website