Do you want to grow your agri, food or beverage business for free? Look no further…

Are you a small business in the Agribusiness space, or, Food and Beverage Business?  Do you want to grow your business?

Hood Sweeney Industry Body Grants BlogIf yes, there are some Industry Body Programs that you might potentially be eligible for.

Agribusiness Growth Program

The Agribusiness Growth Program has been established by Food SA to provide support to small businesses (with a turnover of $300,000 to $1,500,000) which have been operating for profit for longer than two years.

This program supports businesses through business coaching and expert business valuations, and advisement for improvements.

The Expert Business Valuation is undertaken by Food SA for no cost to you.

The Business Coaching is provided to a value of $10,000 (if further coaching is required it is at your own cost).  However, you will be required to co-contribute a minimum of 25% of the total cost of business coaching services upfront.

Applications are assessed as soon as you apply.

Ready Set Grow

The Ready Set Grow Program has been established by Food SA to provide support to small businesses (with a turnover less than $300,000) which have been operating less than five years.

For a fee, a strategy will be developed by a team of experts for you to grow your business.

This fee will include an evaluation of your business, two private skype coaching sessions, and 3 half day workshops run by industry experts.

Applications are assessed as soon as you apply – and it is first in, first serve up until the funded Budget is exhausted.

For more information about Industry Body Grants contact Hood Sweeney’s Priya Chadha on 1300 764 200 or email

 +Priya Chadha is a Representative of Hood Sweeney Accounting & Business Advisory AFSL No. 485569 ABN 30 007 696 59

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