Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program

Recognises and showcases regional and remote businesses.

Businesses throughout regional and remote Australia often face numerous challenges. Whether it be related to their relative isolation, or simply finding ways of promoting themselves – finding a path to success can be hard.

It’s through these times of adversity that many of these businesses have found not only a deep resolve and determination, but a vast amount of innovation and creativity.

nbn co is looking for digital businesses in regional and remote Australia who live and breathe technology and are:
– Harnessing the benefits of the nbn network to enable regional Australians to live, learn and work in a digital society
– Innovative digital businesses challenging traditional markets in regional Australia
– Businesses who are lifting digital participation and stimulating regional economies
– Champions of digital adoption for regional and remote communities.

This year the Innovate with nbn Grants Program offers seven specific categories and an overall Champion award:
– Women in Regional Business
– Health
– Arts
– Education
– Agriculture
– Tourism
– Indigenous Business.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the above categories.

Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000.

Applications will only be eligible if you:
– Are connected to the nbn
– Are located in regional Australia
– Have an ABN
– Have an Australian bank account (corresponding to the ABN)
– Apply for one category.