Information AusTrade Export Market Development Grant
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is the Australian Government's key financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. Administered by Austrade, the purpose of the scheme is to encourage SMEs to develop export markets.
EMDG reimburses up to 50% of eligible export promotion expenses above $5,000 to a maximum grant size of $150,000 per annum for up-to 8 years.
Australian based company, individual, partnership, association, co-operative, statutory corporation or trust
Revenue up-to $50M per annum (per ABN)
The business also must have promoted one of the following:
the export of goods and services
the delivery of services outside Australia
certain services in Australia to non-residents
the export of intellectual property and know-how
conferences and events held in Australia
Total eligible expenditure greater than $15k
Companies can claim between $5k and $305k of eligible expenditure per annum, with grants of up to 50% available.
Provides up to 8 years’ worth of grants to each eligible applicant.
First claim can include the 2 prior years (must have spent at least $20,000 over two years).
If successful, businesses receive a grant up to $40k cap as the first payment within about 2 weeks. The balance >$40K is paid the following June on a pro-rata basis (approx. 65%) based on a total annual funding cap.
Trade fairs, seminars, in-store promotions
Promotional literature & advertising
Registration and/or Insurance
Contact Matthews Steer today on 03 9325 6300 to learn more about your eligibility for government business grants, and how our Grants Team can help support your applications.