It's a tough time to be in business. We can help you access the right support for your business to keep you moving forward, including funded expert advice or co-funded capability support for eligible businesses.

 

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Tourism Transitions Fund

 Tourism businesses in Auckland may be eligible for up to $5000 excl. GST in funding, which can be used across one or more key areas of support.

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REMAINING FUNDING: MODERATE

Management development support

  Auckland businesses may be eligible for subsidised support for workshops, courses and coaching to build business capability.

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REMAINING FUNDING: MODERATE

COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund

 Auckland businesses may be eligible for up to $5000 excl. GST in funding, which can be used across one or more key areas of support.

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REMAINING FUNDING: FULLY COMMITTED

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Tourism Transitions Fund

If you operate an Auckland tourism business, you could be eligible to access fully funded expert advice through the Government’s Tourism Transitions Fund. The temporary fund provides tourism business owners up to $5000 excl. GST in funding, which can be used across one or more key areas of support, based on your current business needs.

The fund is available via the Government's Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network. Auckland Unlimited is the RBP delivery partner for Auckland. 

Who should apply?

If your tourism business meets all the initial criteria below, you can start an application today. 

  • Fewer than 100 full-time equivalent employees;
  • GST-registered in New Zealand;
  • New Zealand Business Number (NZBN);
  • Operating in a commercial environment;
  • Privately owned business or a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, or be a similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.

As part of the application process, an Auckland Unlimited business advisor will contact you to discuss your business needs and eligibility for funding. If your business is eligible, the value of funding allocated is determined by your Auckland Unlimited business advisor, based on your current business needs. 

Register with RBP to start your application

Once registered, you’ll receive an Auckland Unlimited pre‑meeting survey where you can request an area for support.

 

Already registered with RBP?
Email Auckland Unlimited helpdesk


  

Management development support

If you operate an Auckland business, you could be eligible to access support from the Management Capability Development Fund. This offers businesses up to 50 per cent co-funded support for management coaching and training services. Find out what areas of support your business could be eligible to access. 

Who should apply?

If your business meets all the initial criteria below, you can start an application today. 

  • Fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees;
  • GST-registered in New Zealand;
  • New Zealand Business Number (NZBN);
  • Operating in a commercial environment;
  • Privately owned business or a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, or be a similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.

As part of the application process, an Auckland Unlimited business advisor will contact you to discuss your business needs and eligibility for funding. If your business is eligible, the value of funding allocated is determined by your Auckland Unlimited business advisor, based on your current business needs. 

Register with RBP to start your application

Once registered, you’ll receive an Auckland Unlimited pre‑meeting survey where you can request an area for support.

 

Already registered with RBP?
Email Auckland Unlimited helpdesk


  

COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund

FULLY COMMITTED

After seven and a half months, the temporary COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund allocation is fully committed – we have enabled thousands of small-to-medium Auckland businesses to access more than $17.8 million worth of government-funded support to help with the impact of the pandemic.

Remember, the Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network is an ongoing programme that enables us to connect you with various support services. Our business advisors can help you identify what support is available and appropriate for your business.
 

  

Missed out on this fund?

You may be interested in the RBP Management Capability Development Fund

 


  

We needed to change our marketing approach to attract and serve the domestic market, so getting expert assistance with this has been really helpful. I recommend that every tourism business reaches out for help right now – there are a lot of decisions to make and having experts on your side is gold.

Chris Sattler 
Business Owner, Auckland Seaplanes