News Article

Black Summer Innovation Program

   Monday 24th February, 2020

It has been a 'Black Summer' and our partner - Food Innovation Australia Limited is offering support for impacted businesses.

The Black Summer Innovation Program (BSIP) is a fund provided by FIAL designed to help small and medium businesses, who have been affected by events of national natural catastrophe or global diseases outbreaks in 2019 or 2020.

Funding is designed to support these businesses innovate to create commercial products, processes or services.

Grants of up to $25,000 are available to Australian food and agribusinesses geographically located in and affected by drought, flood, fire, African Swine Flu and the coronavirus epidemic.

Grants are to be used to support business, product or service innovations.

No matched funding is required.

If you are a Food & Fibre Gippsland member (or interested in becoming a member) we can help you with your application.

Please reach out to us at

For more information and to apply click on the link below