Cairns Regional Council offers a suite of funding and incentives to help stimulate significant economic and community benefit, strengthen and diversify the region's industry base, and foster the growth of new and existing business activities.
Economic Diversification Fund
Council's Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) supports the development and delivery of projects that will result in demonstrated economic benefit to the Cairns region. Support may be in the form of a cash grant or in-kind assistance from Council or a combination of the two.
Industry Development Fund
Council's Industry Development Fund (IDF) supports the development and delivery of industry development projects that will result in a demonstrated economic benefit to the Cairns region.