Reduce your day-to-day operating costs with the Smarter Business Solutions Program

Apr 9, 2024 | DynamicFM News

How to apply:

Contact the Smarter Business Solutions Team:

Phone: 1800 193 111

Email: businessinfo@nt.gov.au

Website: NT.GOV.AU

Apply online: GrantsNT

Exciting news for our Northern Territory businesses, Aboriginal enterprises, and not-for-profit organisations! Dive into the Smarter Business Solutions program by the Department of INDUSTRY, TOURISM AND TRADE. It’s your ticket to slashing day-to-day energy, water, waste, and materials costs.

Who can apply:

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a Territory enterprise
  • hold a valid Australian business number
  • operate in the NT or have provided services in the NT for at least 6 months
  • carry a public/general liability insurance policy of at least $10 million
  • be financially viable and have financial capacity to complete the project in the specified timeframes
  • be part of a business consortium and/or partnership.

What’s on Offer:

  • Grants of a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $200,000 are available to businesses on a 25:75 co-contribution basis.
  • Not-for-profit organisation’s contributions can be in-kind.

You must show how your project or activity does one of the following:

  • working with industry to create a solution to attract and retain workers
  • strategies to support seasonal workforce mobility across industries
  • leverages technology to connect employers with workers
  • delivers direct, in-country worker recruitment services to support the local workforce
  • provides innovative workforce planning solutions with immediate and medium term outcomes.

Before you apply:

You must include the following with your application:

  • your business structure – for example, sole trader, company, partnership, trust, not-for-profit
  • consortium – partnership agreement
  • a comprehensive project or activity plan
  • funding amount you’re seeking and what it will be used for
  • a detailed breakdown of costs
  • estimated project completion date
  • number of people that the project will target.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your business efficiency and sustainability!