The Employment Assistant Fund provides workers with a disability with funding for workplace modifications, equipment or services they need to perform their job.
The Employment Assistance Fund (EAF) helps people with disabilities and mental health conditions to buy work related modifications and services. The EAF is available to people with disability who are about to start a job or who are currently working, as well as people who need help to find and prepare for a job.
It is also available to people with disability who are self-employed, and jobseekers who need Auslan assistance, or special work equipment to look for and prepare for a job.The EAF provides funding for work related modifications and services including:
A rebate is available to small businesses, sole traders and not-for-profits to help them recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and encourage growth by reducing the cost of running a business.
Funds can be used to offset the costs of eligible NSW and local government fees and charges, including but not limited to:
Rebate for NSW small businesses, sole traders and not-for-profits impacted by COVID-19.
The program will provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses (startups) to scale into domestic and global markets.
The program will also provide expert mentoring and advice to meritorious applicants. The Australian Government has announced a total of $52.2 million in grant funding for this program. For Round 2, an estimated $11.6 million in grant funding is available.
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