Established in 2009, Bulletpoint provides the most update information on grants and funding available.
We assist businesses and not for profit organisations secure government grants, philanthropic & industry funding.
Bulletpoint is based in Victoria but has a national client base. Our clients vary in size and industry and include:
We are able to provide assistance with all aspect of grant preparation including:
Our grant expertise extents to all types of grants including:
Bulletpoint was founded by Ben Cusack. Ben is a specialist management consultant and provides government grant and business planning advice to large organisations. He typically works with higher education institutions, research & health companies, large manufacturers and high growth firms.
In the past 12 months Ben has assisted clients raise over $50 million in funding for education and research capital infrastructure. He has recently been featured in articles in The Age and StartUpSmart with commentaries on ‘How to secure Government grants’.
Types of grants that Ben has been involved with are Cooperative Research Centre bids, the Education Investment Fund, the Chronic Disease Prevention Fund, Telehealth fund, the Market Validation Program, Clean Technology Investment Fund and Commercialisation Australia.
Prior to forming his own company, Ben worked for a boutique management consultancy where he led projects that included business planning, economic analysis, financial modelling, and strategic planning. His industry focus at this company was in the health, education and research space.
Before this, Ben was employed for three years in the consulting division of a large accounting firm. He worked on a number of government panels including the Solar Flagships and Renewable Energy Demonstration Projects. He also undertook many assignments in the clean tech industry including, water treatment technology, solar, first and second generation biofuels, aquaculture, and smart meters. Types of projects included business planning and commercialisation advice.
Ben has also spent seven years working as a project manager on infrastructure installations for a large dairy company specialising in waste water treatment systems and major capital upgrades.
Ben has a bachelor’s degree with honours in Chemical Engineering & Science (Chemistry) as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Science from Melbourne University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Melbourne Business School.