Gateway Business Program
The Gateway Business Program is a South Australian Government program which assists small to medium-sized firms prepare for export.
The Gateway Business Program can meet eligible expenses incurred in developing international markets.
Successful applicants may receive up to 50 per cent reimbursement of eligible export-related expenditure, up to a maximum of $25,000 over two years for eligible projects. Individual project caps range between $2,000 and $10,000.
Eligible projects include:
- Researching feasible overseas markets
- Developing marketing material for distribution overseas
- Participating in international trade shows and trade missions
- Adapting websites for specific international markets
- Undergoing export specific mentoring
- Supporting incoming buyers
The Gateway Business Program will assist established local companies which can show they are ready to take the next step and begin exporting. To be eligible, an applicant must have been in business for at least two years and turn over more than $150,000 a year.
About the Gateway Business Program:
- Eligibility checklist
- Who can apply
- About Made in SA
- How applications are assessed
- View sample application form
- Information sessions
- Success stories
To be successful, an application must rate highly against the program's criteria, and against competing applications from other companies. Companies can receive Gateway Business Program funding only once.
Throughout your application you can refer to the panel on the right hand side of the page for useful tips, hints and links.
Applications for the Gateway Business Program may be made at any time. However, applications are assessed and funding approved in four rounds each year, the next round will close at 5pm, 15 June 2013.
Register your interest in attending a Gateway Business program information session.