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Enterprise Support Program

The Enterprise Support Program (ESP) is a $3.85M competitive grant program set up in partnership between the Shire of Murray, DevelopmentWA and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), who contributed $2.5M. Before applying please familiarise yourself with the Enterprise Support Program Guidelines. We recommend touching base with us to discuss your project prior to completing an application. Please note that as part of the grant submission and assessment process applicants may be asked to submit business plans, financial statements and other information that may be deemed relevant to the proposed project. We also highly recommend that you contact FIPWA partners to discuss your project ideas. You can find their details here: Our Partners – FIPWA

Support is available for small to medium agri-businesses, enterprises and entrepreneurs seeking opportunities to innovate, accelerate business development, commercialise research and to deliver projects that demonstrate: innovation, diversification, export capability, product development, commercialisation of research
The ESP contributes towards economic diversification, jobs growth, food innovation and improving the export capability of agri-food commodities. Funding is available to eligible participants under the following three streams: business/product commercialisation collaborative research and development, common use equipment within the Precinct, user incentives to access the precinct space, facilities and services
Prospective applicants may request up to $600K across the three streams. Successful applicants will have up to two years to complete their projects and acquit the funds.
Applications can be submitted at any time during the year with assessments made toward the end of each quarter. To enable consideration of your application at the quarterly meeting (March/June/September/December), ensure it is submitted prior to the 15th of the preceding month.

Enterprise Support Program Application

Download sample ESP application form here.

As part of the application process, your information will be made available to the assessing authorities, including the Shire Council. As a result, the application outcomes may be publicly available.

Before applying, we recommend you have a conversation with us. Contact

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