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The MDBA Business Grant is an exclusive opportunity for our MDBA members to supercharge their personal or business growth. We’re excited to offer a $1000 prize dedicated to fueling your development journey.

This grant has been made possible by the support of the exceptional businesses featured in our 2023 Mapua & District Tourist Map!

Why Should You Apply?

Are you ready to take your business aspirations to the next level? The MDBA Business Grant is your chance to secure funding that can make a real difference. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a groundbreaking business idea or an individual looking to enhance your skills and knowledge, this grant is designed to help you achieve your goals.

How Can You Use the Grant?

The possibilities are endless! Whether you’re looking to invest in professional training, or embark on a personal development journey, or help your team level up the $1000 grant can provide the financial boost you need.

Application Details:

  • Who Can Apply: All active MDBA members. Join here today!
  • Competition Period: Open for 1 month, starting from 10-08-2023 and closing on 10-09-2023.
  • How to Enter: Fill out the application form above and tell us how you plan to use the grant and why you believe you should be the winner.
  • How The Winner Will Be Selected: The MDBA committee will review all applications and rank the answers based on what they will spend the money on and timeframe.
  • If your the winner: You will be expected to be profiled on our social media, newsletters, and other local publications, you name, image, what you are spending the money on. You’ll be expected to write an article for our channels explaining how this grant impacted you and your business.

Don’t miss out on this chance to seize your business dreams and propel yourself towards success. Apply now and let us be a part of your incredible journey!

Please note: The MDBA Business Grant is open exclusively to our members. By applying, you agree to the terms and conditions of the grant competition.

MDBA Grant Entry Form

Grant Has Closed for 2023.


Huge thanks to all the business that advertised in the 2023 Mapua & District Tourist Map that is free to pick up around Nelson and Tasman district.  Your advertising fee’s went into design of the map, printing, physical map signage and this grant! Without you, this grant wouldn’t be possible. The MDBA is all about investing and growing local business and this grant is part of this journey.


Click here to fill out the form and we will make sure one of our committee members can drop off a fresh supply!

Spread the Word!

We encourage you to share this fantastic opportunity with other deserving individuals or businesses who could benefit from this grant.

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