Take your business online

Building and boosting your online presence and digital capabilities can help your business be more competitive, innovative and efficient. 
Offering grants up to $5,000 on a matched dollar-for-dollar basis, the City’s Take Your Business Online Grant (TYBO) scheme helps local businesses enhance their digital capacity and marketing through projects including web design, social media, e-business, customer relationship management, developing apps and online marketing. 

This funding is a competitive process, and applicants must demonstrate how the project will improve their business and benefit the community. 

Read the Take Your Business Online Grant Scheme Policy to learn more. 

Download the Take Your Business Online Grant Scheme Guidelines to find out if you are eligible. 

Complete the Take Your Business Online Grant Application Form to start your application.  

Call 9186 8555 or email enquiries@karratha.wa.gov.au to contact the City Growth team for more information.  

Section 1: Applicant Details
Postal Address
e.g. DA22-123
Section 2: About Your Organisation
Please describe the operations of your business i.e. what products and services you provide:
Section 3: Project/Activities/Details
Please describe the digital activity/project that you are planning to undertake:
Please address the following:
  • How will this project assist your business performance?
  • What benefits will be directed to local residents and businesses?
  • How will you measure your success (i.e. increase in bookings, increase in social media engagement)?
i.e. media apps, podcasts, new social media platforms and/or blog spaces. Please describe how the technology you will use differs to what you currently have.
Start Date
Section 4: Key milestones within your project
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.
Section 5: Understanding the conditions of the grant

Before signing off on your grant application are you fully aware of all conditions of the grant as outlined in the Take Your Business Online Grant Guidelines, namely:
  • Grants are for up to 50% of the project cost. Every dollar awarded must be matched dollar for dollar by the recipient.
  • 50% of approved grant funding will be provided to the recipient once they have demonstrated initial payment of start-up costs for the proposed project through the provision of receipts,  remaining 50% of grant funding will be provided upon completion of project and satisfactory completion of acquittal.
  • Proof of expenditure must be provided for the entire project cost during the acquittal at the end of the project.
  • Allocation of funding from the City to the recipient follows a set process:
    • Recipient to Sign and return Conditions of grant funding letter
    • Recipient returns a Supplier Application Form (for those that don’t currently do business with the City).
    • The City will use this information to draft a Purchase Order.
    • The recipient uses the Purchase Order number to invoice the City. Invoices must be from the recipient to the City, not from a third party to the City i.e. you cannot forward a consultant’s invoice on to the City to be paid.
    • The recipient cannot invoice the City without evidence that they have contributed financially to the project start-up costs (i.e. recipient must provide initial receipts for the project).
    • On receipt of the invoice the funds will be allocated to the recipient’s nominated back account.
  • The City must be acknowledged within your project for their contribution through the TYBO scheme.
Section 6: Declaration
Applicant name
Sign above
Section 7: Final checklist
Please ensure that the following has been completed. Please note that this checklist is included that you provide all the required information for assessment of your application.
Please tick of each step once complete:

Learn more about previous TYBO recipients:


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