Program overview

The Manufacturing and Industry Development Fund will help to build Victoria’s sovereign manufacturing capability by providing grant support to Victorian businesses in key growth sectors across the state.

The Fund will support the creation of around 1000 new jobs in its first year, driving economic recovery and ensuring Victorian industry remains sustainable and can continue to thrive into the future.

Made in Victoria – Manufacturing Growth Program

The Made in Victoria – Manufacturing Growth Program supports small and medium sized manufacturers to introduce new technologies, expand operations, improve productivity and enhance sovereign manufacturing.

The grants available will support businesses to improve productivity and competitiveness in local and global supply chains, create new jobs and upskill and reskill workers.

Applications are now open and will close at 5pm on Thursday 6 April 2023.

Business Competitiveness Program

The Business Competitiveness Program will assist eligible small and medium Victorian manufacturing businesses to expand their operations and implement new adaptive manufacturing technologies and processes with grants of up to $500,000 available.

Applications closed on 4 July 2021.