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Business Saver Grant

This is a preview of the Business Saver Grant Application Form form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.
 

Business Details

* indicates a required field.

The Program is open to Territory small businesses that want to adapt to the new economic environment and reduce their ongoing expenses and increase profitability through improved procedures, systems and use of new technologies. Funding can also be used to assist businesses in reaching new markets.

Important notes before you start

An Eligible Recipient:

  • is a Territory Enterprise (either a for-profit or not-for-profit business); and
  • is a legal entity (including a sole trader or partnership trading under a business name registered in the NT) that held and continues to hold a valid Australian Business Number (ABN) as at 10 November 2020; and
  • is operating in the Northern Territory, providing its services wholly or substantially in the Northern Territory for at least six months prior to submitting an application for funding; and
  • has a significant permanent presence – maintains an office, facilities or other permanent base within the Northern Territory; and
  • can demonstrate that it is actively trading and has an annual turnover of less than $10 million and more than $75 000; and
  • has at least one full-time and less than 20 full-time employees;
  • in the case of a not-for-profit business its constitution reflects that it does not return profits to members; and
  • is not an Excluded Recipient.

Excluded Recipient means individuals (other than sole traders, who are Eligible Recipients), public and private schools, private and public educational institutions, home based businesses (where the applicant’s residence is not located separately to its business), government agencies and government owned bodies, statutory corporations and local government bodies.

Premises means:

  • a building or part of a building situated on a parcel of land in the Northern Territory or a moveable location (including a mobile business asset or conveyance, such as a boat, motor vehicle or trailer) if the Eligible Recipient operates its business permanently and continuously from that location; and
  • the Eligible Recipient either owns the Premises or has a written agreement with the owner to occupy the Premises on a continuous basis ('agreement to occupy'); and
  • the land (if relevant) on which the Premises is situated is being lawfully used by the Eligible Recipient for the purposes of it carrying on its business (notwithstanding that the Business Premises may also be used for other purposes such as residential); and
  • if the Business Premises is not owned by the Eligible Recipient, it is legally entitled to carry out Eligible Works

If a Premises contains multiple business tenancies, each individual business owner may apply to the Program in respect of its own tenancy but no application/s for a Grant to conduct Eligible Works to common areas of the Premises (or in common with other Eligible Recipients) will be approved.

The Department will in its absolute discretion ascertain and decide whether a recipient is eligible under this program.

The Department will carry out spot audits of recipients and service provider businesses throughout the duration of the program and for 12 months after it has ended.

Are you eligible?

I am an Eligible Recipient as defined under the Program Terms and Conditions * Required
This application is not submitted by anyone other than myself as the Eligible Recipient * Required
I consent to my personal information being shared between/ with relevant NT Government and external agencies/ advisers/ bodies for the purposes of ascertaining and validating my eligibility under this program * Required

Monitoring and evaluation of Business Saver Grant Program

These questions are for research and evaluation purposes only. Your answers are not used as part of your registration and will remain confidential.

How did you hear about the Program? * Required
Response required.

Applicant details (Not Applicable)

This section is not applicable because of your response to questions:

  • "I am an Eligible Recipient as defined under the Program Terms and Conditions" on page 1
Please select what you are applying as: * Required
Response required.
Legal entity name (not trading name). If a Trust, you must give the name of the Trustee of the Trust and attach a copy of the entire trust deed further below in this application form

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

Can be the same as legal entity name
Legal Entity Type * Required
Response required.

This section is not applicable because of your response to questions:

  • "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1
The ABN provided will be used to look up the following information.
Click Lookup above to check that you have entered the ABN correctly.
Information from the Australian Business Register
ABN
Entity name
ABN status
Entity type
Goods & Services Tax (GST)
DGR Endorsed
ATO Charity TypeMore information
ACNC Registration
Tax Concessions
Main business location
Must be an ABN. 

Please note: An Eligible Recipient can only apply once to carry out one or two Works up to the total Maximum Grant Amount in relation to works on one Premises.

  • The eligible premises address MUST include shop/ office or unit numbers where applicable.
Please remember to include shop/office/unit numbers. If no search results are found, please click "Can't find your address?"
Do you own the eligible premises or are you a tenant with a lease agreement? * Required
Please provide a phone number you can be contacted on if required. Include area code if a landline. Must contain 10 characters eg 0889995511
Please enter your preferred email address for all written correspondence, if approved your voucher/s will be sent here.
Must be a URL. 

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

Do you have public liability/ professional indemnity insurance cover? * Required
    Insurance must have the correct Business name

    Contact person

    The Department will use the below details to make contact with you, should we require anything further. This is also the person responsible for this application.

    Include area code if a landline
    Must be an email address. 

    Trust Deed (Not Applicable)

    This section is not applicable because of your response to questions:

    • "Legal Entity Type" on page 1

    If your Legal Entity is a Trust, you will need to upload a copy of the Trust Deed to provide confirmation of who your Trustee is.

    Legal Entity name in the Business details section should be written as;

    ABC Pty Ltd the trustee for ABC Family Trust

    or

    John Smith the trustee for ABC Family Trust

    Please contact your accountant if you are unsure.

      Approval to participate (Not Applicable)

      This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Please select what you are applying as:" on page 1

      Important note: if your organisation is not up to date with its legal obligations (AGM, annual return, etc.), your application will not be assessed until it is compliant.

      Has the Board authorised works and co-contribution? * Required
        Eg. Minutes of meeting or other relevant evidence.

        Evidence of annual turnover

        Upload evidence of annual turnover.

        This MUST be certified by an accountant/ ATO or provided from accounting software.

        If your business has been trading for less than 12 months, you must provide this information since the date your business commenced trading.