$3m boost for WA small businesses

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New rounds of the Local Capability Fund now open for 2023-24
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Local capability fund - applications now open

Since 2011, there has been 42 rounds of the Local Capability Fund (LCF) where 608 businesses in Western Australia (323 of these businesses were regional) have received $22.7million.

From these funds 2,053 new employment opportunities and 255 apprenticeships have been created and more than $1.09 billion in contract awards has been secured by successful applicants.

The Local Capability Fund helps recipients improve their capability, capacity and competitiveness to supply goods, services and works to the Government, major projects and other important markets.

4 new Local Capability Fund rounds worth $2.2 million in total with grants of up to $50,000 are now open with more rounds to be released throughout 2023-24. 

LCF round name Closing date More
Supplying Key Projects Round 3pm (AWST), Tuesday 31 October 2023 Learn more
Aboriginal Business Round 3pm (AWST), Tuesday 31 October 2023 Learn more
Standards Compliance Round Closes when funding is fully committed Learn more
Digital Transformation Round 3pm (AWST), Wednesday 8 November 2023 Learn more