We’re here to support your business to recover and grow

The Auckland Business Chamber is part of the Regional Business Partner network (RBP).

This network is supported by Callaghan Innovation and MBIE to provide information and advice to New Zealand businesses. As a Regional Business Partner, we have specialist Growth Advisors available to help business owners and key managers identify needs and opportunities to achieve their ambitions, grow sustainably, and employ more people. We can provide advice, information, referrals, and connections to businesses seeking support for their growth journey. If you are a business seeking advice and support to help you grow, find out what is available to you below.
WHAT IS AVAILABLE?

Management Development Support

If you operate an Auckland business, you could be eligible to access support from the Management Capability Development Fund. This offers businesses up to 50 per cent co-funded support for management coaching and training services. Find out what areas of support your business could be eligible to access.

FUNDING AREAS OF SUPPORT AND ADVICE

Who should apply?

If your business meets all the initial criteria below, you can start an application today.

Established businesses that are in a growth phase and looking to build internal capability and hire more staff
Fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees;
GST-registered in New Zealand;
New Zealand Business Number (NZBN);
Operating in a commercial environment;
Privately owned business or a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, or be a similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.

 

Charitable trusts and Incorporated societies are not eligible.

Innovation, Research & Development Support

If you’re planning to grow through innovation, or you’re investing in R&D in the areas of science and technology, our specialist advisors can help you access the right advice, contacts and programmes, including funding through Callaghan Innovation. Find out what type of grants your business could be eligible to access.

Who should apply?

There are varying criteria for each type of grant, but there are common criteria that your business needs to meet. If your business meets all the initial criteria below, you can start an application today.

GST-registered in New Zealand;
New Zealand Business Number (NZBN);
Operating in a commercial environment;
Privately owned business or a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, or be a similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.

As part of the application process, an Auckland Business Chamber business advisor will contact you to discuss your business needs and eligibility for funding.

REGISTER WITH RBP HERE

Have any questions? We’re happy to help

For specific advice and access to government support that is currently available please contact 0800 543 543  or email your enquiry to rbp@chamber.co.nz