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If you're a business owner thinking about employing someone new, you may be able to get financial assistance to achieve this through Closing the Gaps.


Employers can access funding to support 16-24 year olds who are not in education, employment or training, or potential employees of any age who have been displaced by COVID or are impacted by health or disability challenges.

  • Contact our Coordinator to find out more.

  • Apply now - download the application form here.

  • For answers to common funding questions check here. 

The following are resources that schools, businesses, and organisations can use to promote the Closing the Gaps initiative.

As well as Closing the Gaps, other funding to support hiring and training staff is possible through Work and Income. Check out this link to see what's available.


Discover a dynamic platform for sharing insights and supporting fellow businesses in the Gore District through the Closing the Gaps Facebook page!


Join the conversation to exchange ideas, provide valuable advice, and showcase your latest business endeavours.


Whether you're seeking inspiration or eager to share your success stories, our community is here to connect and collaborate. Join us today and be part of the thriving business network in Gore!

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Accessing Closing the Gaps Newsletters

Stay informed with the latest updates and insights from Closing the Gaps by accessing our newsletters. Our newsletters provide valuable information on initiatives, progress, and opportunities within our community.

What You'll Find

Our newsletters cover a range of topics, including:

  • Initiative Updates: Learn about the latest projects and programmes aimed at Closing the Gaps.

  • Success Stories: Discover inspiring stories of individuals and communities overcoming challenges and achieving positive outcomes.

  • Upcoming Events: Stay informed about upcoming events, workshops, and forums.

  • Resource Highlights: Access resources, tools, and reports aimed at helping your business.


How to Access

To access our newsletters, simply sign up for our mailing list below.

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Got a Question?

Have any questions about Closing the Gaps? Click here for more information and support. We're here to help!

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