Can we apply?
Firstly, your organisation must be registered and operating in Australia with a valid ABN. You must be over 18 and authorised representative of your organisation to submit your application.

Business category applicants must be organisations with fewer than 50 employees.
Community category applicants must be not-for profit, incorporated organisations (Incorporated Associations or public companies limited by guarantee).
Education category applications are welcome from schools, but also from organisations providing training or education programs inside and outside of formal learning environments.

Do we have an eligible internet account?
Your organisation must access the nbn™ network at a wholesale speed tier of 25 Mbps or higher.

What does the application process involve?
For a quick overview, watch the briefing for applicants (20 minutes) on YouTube.

Clicking apply now will take you to the grants administration platform to register and get started on your application, which comprises of three types of criteria:

1. Contact and eligibility information, so we know how to reach you and check you're the real deal.
2. Short video responses. We want to know you and what's important to you! Face to camera clips are encouraged - there's no need for your clips to be professionally filmed.
3. Brief written responses. Tell us your goals and your needs in a few short words.

There is no cost to apply for a grant and you don't need to complete the application in one sitting - you can edit and save as you go.

Anything else important?
The world should know you're doing great things! To that end, understand we may publish some of the video components of your application on social media and related websites. Check the terms and conditions for more info and don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

Applications have closed

Successful applicants announced late March, 2017

Up for grabs, a total grant pool of $150K:

- Three grants of $25K
- Six grants of $10K
- A ‘nbn™ Staff Choice’ award of $15K

Register your details to be advised of the outcome, and be notified of any future grants programs.

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