As a funding expert for internationalisation and neighbourhood businesses,  I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I am also the person to contact if you are looking to launch a business in a vacant commercial space.

As a funding expert for neighbourhood businesses and internationalisation, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I am also your contact person if you are looking to launch a business in a vacant commercial space.

As a funding expert for neighbourhood businesses and digitalisation, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Digitalisation, Street-Level Business Revitalisation and Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding.

Facts about Street-Level Business Revitalisation Funding

Maximum funding amount:

35,000 euros per project

Co-funding rate:

50%

Minimum project value:

5,000 euros

Bonus:

Startup bonus: 5,000 euros. If a new company is founded as part of your development proposal, we'll pay a startup bonus.

Who is eligible?

Small- and medium-sized enterprises, associations, and companies in the process of being founded.

Business sectors:

Street-Level Business Revitalisation Funding is designed for companies that offer their customers essential goods and services for their daily needs.

Eligible costs:

Funding is provided for construction measures such as the installation of doors, windows, floors, sanitary and electrical installations, as well as the acquisition costs of heating and ventilation systems.

Upfront payment:

Up to a maximum of 50% of the approved funding amount can be paid up front.

Maximum project duration:

2 years

Assessment:

An independent jury will assess your submission and provide a recommendation for your development proposal's funding.

Documents for your application to receive Street-Level Business Revitalisation Funding:

A duly completed funding application form, an application confirmation, a de minimis declaration, your latest annual financial statements and/or an income statement, the purchase or lease agreement (or a draft), an indication of your desired and/or agreed lease period, a confirmation of vacancy, and recent photographs of the vacant business premises.

Legal basis under European state aid law:

De minimis

Typical steps when applying for Street-Level Business Revitalisation Funding

1.
Developing your project idea
2.
Consultation at the Vienna Business Agency
3.
Selecting the funding that's right for you
4.
Organising your project content
5.
Online project submission
6.
Project assessment by a jury
7.
Communication of the outcome by the Vienna Business Agency

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Deadlines and submission

Submission period:1 January 2024 to 31 December 2026
Submission deadlines 2024:31 March, 30 June, 30 September, 31 December