Opening of nbn™ Grants program round

Opening of nbn™ Grants program round

12 October, 2021

Applications are now open for the 2021 Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program, with $95,000 in total funding up for grabs to support regional and remote businesses drive the development and adoption of their bright ideas.

Innovate with nbn™ – delivered in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute – is looking for businesses that are harnessing the benefits of the nbn™  network to develop products or solutions that improve digital participation, productivity or social outcomes for regional and remote Australians.

Businesses are encouraged to apply for one of the seven categories including: Agriculture, Arts, Education, Health, Indigenous Business, Tourism and Women in Regional Business. The winner of each category will receive a $10,000 grant. Each category winner will go into the pool to become the overall Innovate with nbn™ champion and receive an additional $25,000.

Nbn is committed to lifting the digital capability of Australia and helping regional businesses to unlock the benefits of the nbn™ network. Innovate with nbn™ is part of NBN Co’s commitment to regional and remote Australia to continue to help meet the needs of customers in regional and remote areas. This commitment includes more than $2 billion in network investments to improve connectivity and speeds for those living and working in regional areas of Australia.

To be eligible, entrants must be connected to the nbn™ network, located in regional Australia, have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and an Australian bank account (corresponding to the ABN) and can only apply for one category

Applications are open now and close on close 30 November 2021. For more information and to apply visit

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