Otago Regional Business Partners support during COVID-19 pandemic
Whether your business is in recovery mode and looking for guidance, or focussed on building capability and growth, there are resources and support available through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) designed to help you:
RBP Growth Advisors
Our growth advisors take a birds-eye look at your whole business, then help you connect with the resources and experts so you can find the right support to recover, build capability and grow.
COVID-19 Business Advisory Funding
Funding is available to provide support in HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability. More information for businesses here. This fund offers 100% funded hours of professional advisory support for eligible businesses.
Demand for COVID-19 Business Advisory Funding has been high across the country and we have received enough registrations to fully allocate the fund. For businesses already registered we are doing our best to support your needs, for any new registrations COVID-19 funding may not be available. Tourism Transitions Funding below is still available for businesses operating in the tourism sector.
Tourism Transitions Fund
This funding is available to provide tourism businesses with advice and support such as HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity and hibernation, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability. More information for businesses here. This fund offers 100% funded hours of professional advisory support for eligible businesses.
Management Capability Development Fund
Under this fund businesses can receive up to 50% co-funded support for management coaching and training services to build management capability within the business.
Innovation and Research & Development Support
We have a specialist Growth Advisor who can assist you with accessing Callaghan Innovation Grants and Programmes.
Access to Business Mentors
Through Business Mentors New Zealand we can connect you to an experienced business mentor.
For more information check out our Otago Regional Business Partners Programme Flyer.