Business Improvement District (BID) Grant Program

Maribyrnong City Council’s Business Improvement District (BID) grant program supports business districts through targeted grants for trader associations and groups of five or more businesses within the municipality.

Applications for funding between $1,000 - $50,000 should meet one or more of the following objectives:

  • Promote destination marketing and other opportunities to increase trade and business opportunities.
  • Strengthen business districts through improved public realm initiatives.
  • Increase the viability of business districts through the development of innovative business practices.
  • Promote and strengthen business groups that have a shared and common economic interest.

In addition, projects enhancing the night-time economy in our City will be highly regarded by the Enterprise Maribyrnong Special Committee.

Applications for the 2019 BID grant program have now closed. The next funding round will open in May 2020.

For further information, contact Council’s Economic Development team at or (03) 9688 0200.