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Economic Development Grant Program

The Economic Development Grant Program provides financial assistance of up to $3,000 to businesses and social enterprises to deliver projects that align with the Whittlesea 2040 Plan to build a strong local economy.

Magnolia on Orchard’s EATAPP program

Magnolia on Orchard

The applicant will create an EATAPP website that promotes the business through mobile applications, online marketing and search engine optimisation. The website will also integrate an ordering system which will increase COVID safety for customers.

Café 59 outdoor summer

Café 59 on Church

The applicant will install iPad and online ordering systems which will allow customers to order from their table and aims to reduce the number of customers lining up at the counter to order and pay. This will allow the business to operate more efficiently and will increase COVID safety for staff and customers.

Website feature refresh

Otto Wilde Grillers Australia

The applicant will expand their existing e-commerce site which acts as their main point of sale system. The project aims to improve the customer experience and allow greater flexibility for fulfilling, tracking and delivering orders more efficiently.

Inform & empower pelvic health online

Inner Active Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy

The applicant will build their online presence through the redevelopment of their website and the addition of an eCommerce store.

Bringing TP to the online world

Thomastown Physiotherapy

The applicant will create an online presence through the creation of a website and a targeted social media marketing campaign.

Ongoing community choir and drum circle sessions

Rising Tones Music Academy

The applicant will offer affordable guided choir and drum circle sessions to local community members and organisations looking for a team building opportunities.

Website improvement

Juca Cotz

The applicant will update their website to reflect their current offerings and promote the business in a more professional manner.

3RealMates youth job ready program

RealTeachers Pty Ltd

The applicant will provide four free workplace training and career guidance workshops, over 12 months, at four secondary schools within the City of Whittlesea.

Audio-visual courses for health awareness and mental wellbeing

Ayurvedian Healthcare Pty Ltd

The applicant will create audio-visual courses designed for personal wellbeing (physical & mental health) for family leaders and children.

2021 Product catalogue

Occsafety Pty Ltd

The applicant will create both digital and print catalogues which showcase the products that they sell.