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, trade missions and business programs
- 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 export-capable. Aspiring exporters can also be assisted with $5,000 in coaching/mentoring expenses. 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:
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, unless an exception has been approved by the Grant Manager.
Applications for the Gateway Business Program may be made at any time.