Has your business been impacted by COVID-19? Do you need business and online marketing help?

Design Garage has partnered with Venture Taranaki to provide financed support to businesses impacted by COVID-19.

As an approved service provider, you can apply for funding through Venture Taranaki to access our services and support with online marketing and business continuity.

To apply for the funding please complete the application form and name Design Garage as your preferred professional service.

Venture Taranaki
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There are two grant schemes available for small-to-medium enterprises whose businesses have been impacted by COVID-19:

Professional Services Grants for Small-Medium Enterprises

$400 grant available through Venture Taranaki and Design Garage will provide an additional $400 of support – a total of up to $800 of professional services.

Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network Government Funding

Funding level upon assessment from Venture Taranaki up to $2000.

How we can help:

Our goal is to help you find opportunity in services and marketing due to the impacts of COVID-19 on your business.

We will provide one on one coaching via phone or video conferencing to come up with an online strategy to ensure customers can still find you while your doors are closed and so your business will thrive once the lock down is over.

What we can look at:

  • Online digital marketing plan
  • How we can pivot your business to thrive during COVID-19
  • Social media presence
  • Social media training
  • Online marketing training

Funding Eligibility

To access funding you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have undergone an assessment with a Venture Taranaki
  • Have fewer than 50 full time equivalent employees
  • Are registered for GST in New Zealand
  • Are operating in a commercial environment
  • Are a privately owned businesses
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We are all in this together 

The Design Garage team are ready to help, get in touch for more information or apply online to get the process started.