Online Visibilty (Social Media) Program

Kinaway is launching an exciting new program to assist members with their social media strategies. This is a fantastic opportunity for Kinaway members to source specialised professional digital or social media marketers to improve the visibility of your businesses on social media platforms. This opportunity allows members to source social media training, purchase assets to create images and content, as well as seeking support from a marketing expert to develop a social media strategy. 

This program is open to Victorian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander businesses. There are 2 types of funding support offered under this program. 


TYPE 1:  goods and services up to $500 (excl GST) listed below can be reimbursed by providing a supplier invoice 

  • Access to professional webinars and YouTube videos
  • Access to the NBN or online subscriptions, social media management cloud services, Canva, Adobe
  • Small equipment such as lightboxes, iPhone lighting stands, flat-lay backdrops 
  • Online social media training 

TYPE 2: goods and services up to $3000 (excl GST). Please note that the service provider selected by the applicant will need to complete and agree to Kinaway’s service provider’s declaration. 

Funding applications will be considered for the following types of services: 

  • The enhancement of an existing website through visual content development including merchandising, product photography, video etc. 
  • Facebook and Instagram page development 
  • Social media strategy or campaign 

See below for examples.


Example 1

Jane has purchased a professional Canva subscription, and a light stand to make Instagram posts. She wants to recover the cost of a Canva Pro Subscription (valued at $165 per year) and a light stand from JB Hi Fi (for $25.) Jane is not registered for GST and the total is less than $500. Jane has saved copies of both invoices and submits them as part of her EOI for Type 1 funding. Kinaway approves Jane’s application for the Type 1 funding. Jane generates an invoice from her business for $190 ($165 + $25). Kinaway reimburses Jane on supply of her business invoice, for $190. 


Example 2 

Ashley would like some professional photos taken of his products for his website and Facebook page. He gets a quote from an established photographer for $2750 (excl. GST). He completes and submits his application to Kinaway for Type 2 funding. Ashley’s application is approved. He goes ahead with the photoshoot. The service provider (photographer) submits an invoice for $2750 (excl. GST) to Kinaway. Kinaway checks with Ashley to make sure he is happy with the photos, he is. Kinaway makes payment to the service provider (photographer).

Want to find a Kinaway Member to supply to your business? Check our Business Directory.

Enquiries: Call Deb O’Reilly on (03) 9416 2304