Business grants and funding

Northern Territory Government grants and financial incentives for business owners.

For help finding programs that you may be eligible for, contact a Territory Business Centre. Search for federal grants and programs on the Australian Government's Business website.

Grants and assistance programs

Aboriginal Business Development Program

OPEN

One-on-one support from a small business champion to help Aboriginal people start or grow a business.

Aboriginal Responsive Skilling Grant

OPEN

Funding for community organisations to train Aboriginal Territorians.

Aboriginal Tourism Grants

CLOSED

Funding to enhance your Aboriginal tourism business.

Aboriginal Workforce Grant

OPEN

Funding for projects that support employment of Aboriginal people.

Alcohol Secure Grant

CLOSED

Funding to improve the security of alcohol at your licensed premises.

Biz Secure Grant

OPEN

Funding to improve the security of your business.

Business Hardship Package

OPEN

Support for businesses that have experienced significant hardship as a result of COVID-19.

Business Innovation Program

OPEN

Funding and mentoring for the commercialisation of new products, services and processes.

Business Rebound and Adaptation Grant

CLOSED

Grants for small businesses to carry out works that will enhance customer experience and improve business performance.

Equity Training Program

OPEN

Grants to improve training and employment outcomes for disadvantaged people in the Northern Territory.

Funding to upskill or reskill employees

OPEN

Apply for funding to upskill or reskill your employees as part of the Industry Buildskills Program.

Home and Business Battery Scheme

OPEN

For homeowners and businesses to buy and install batteries and inverters.

Immediate Works Grants

CLOSED

Northern Territory not-for-profit and community organisations can apply for a grant of up to $100,000.

International student wellbeing grants

CLOSED

For events and activities that enhance the wellbeing of international students studying in the NT.

Local Jobs Fund

OPEN

Support for Territory businesses to increase exports of goods and services.

Not-for-Profit Tourism Attraction Payment

OPEN

Funding for not-for-profits that have experienced considerable reductions in turnover due to COVID-19.

Regional museums

OPEN

To assist local museums or other organisations committed to the preservation of cultural heritage to develop programs, design and construct displays, manage their collections, acquire relevant skills and enhance the presentation and preservation of local heritage.

Regional economic development fund

OPEN

To support the development of businesses and industry in all regions of the Northern Territory.

Small Business CX Grant

OPEN

Front-of-house improvement grants to enhance customer experience.

Small Business Financial Fitness Fund

CLOSED

Apply for funding to access training programs about financial sustainability.

Small Business JobMaker Booster

OPEN

Apply for funding to fill hiring needs for new workers in the Australian Government's JobMaker program.

Small Business Pivot Grant

CLOSED

Grants to help increase revenue through improved business performance and access to new markets.

Small Business Roadhouse to Recovery

CLOSED

Apply for funding to improve visitor experience for wayside inns and roadhouses.

Business Saver Grant

OPEN

Grants to help reduce ongoing costs for your business.

Supply Chain Solver

OPEN

Funding to assist businesses experiencing difficulties with supply chain challenges.

Small Business Survival Payment

OPEN

Funding for businesses that have experienced considerable reductions in turnover due to COVID-19.

Smarter Business Solutions

OPEN

Advice and grants to help reduce your day-to-day energy, water and material costs.

Territory Business Growth Program

OPEN

To assist existing small to medium businesses grow and become more viable.

Territory Workforce Program

OPEN

For businesses to support workforce development and training.

Trade Support Scheme

CLOSED

To support the offshore marketing activities of Northern Territory businesses.

Trade Support Scheme - COVID-19 Quick Response

CLOSED

Financial assistance to help with the costs of export and international marking activities.

Visitor Experience Enhancement Program

CLOSED

Grants for tourism businesses and operators to improve tourism experiences, facilities and attractions.