SEED provides grants to encourage business development and provide incentives for new business start-ups, expansions and the purchase of existing businesses within Altona/Rhineland.
The grant must be applied for within three (3) months of business start-up, expansion or change in ownership, and lead to one of the following key outcomes:
The business will create jobs locally
The business will add new services for the area
The business will be able to acquire equipment to grow their operations
The business will be able to leverage the funds to receive a working capital loan
Grant applications will be reviewed by the SEED Board. Approval of grants in whole or in part is at the discretion of the SEED Board.
For a copy of the grant application form and business plan template, please contact Stephanie Harris, Economic Development Officer.