eCommerce Accelerator Program (eCAP)

Key dates: Applications

Applications open:
3 May 2021
Applications close:
17 May 2021
Applications must be submitted via the online application form by 5pm on the closing date in order to be considered.
The eCommerce Accelerator Program (eCAP) is a financial assistance program to support South Australian small to medium-sized exporters who want to sell their products or services digitally and globally. The program supports businesses to grow their export revenue and create new jobs by selling products and services online. 

Grants for up to $10,000 (exc. GST) are available to support eligible exporters to fund expenditure incurred in building new capability to access international markets through eCommerce platforms. 

Businesses with export-ready goods or services that are made in South Australia will be able to use the funding to help establish an eCommerce presence or implement ways to drive online sales. 

The grant funding can also be used by businesses to undertake training that may assist in developing their business models, selling products online via third party platforms, or establishing eCommerce capability.  

Grant funding is also available for commissioning digital marketing plans or purchasing online advertising/conducting email marketing campaigns.

See the program guidelines for eligibility, eligible activities and terms and conditions.

What activities are eligible? 


A range of activities to support eCommerce can be undertaken within each funding category. Applicants may receive funding to build their capability through activities such as:

  • undertaking training to develop eCommerce capability and commence online selling
  • engage professional services to help develop eCommerce strategy, identify target markets and help sell products online through a third party platform
  • activities to help implement a cross-border eCommerce strategy
  • developing a digital marketing plan to drive traffic to an online store or eCommerce listings on third party platforms
  • establishment of other online international marketing platforms 
  • purchasing online advertising, including sending email marketing to support eCommerce activities.

A full list of all eligible activities are available in the guidelines

More information

GuidelinesFAQseCAP grant recipients

Contact us


Email: eCAP@sa.gov.au