Up to $24M is available to help Tasmanian businesses to generate sustainable jobs and investment.

Tasmanian Government Innovation and Investment Fund

 

Grant Consultant

Call 1300 658 508

 

Overview

The Tasmania Jobs and Investment Fund (TJIF) is a competitive, merit-based fund that provides grants for businesses looking to grow and create jobs in Tasmania.

 

Case Studies

Future Industries Fund Grant Consultant

In November 2015, Bulletpoint assisted Harry & Larry’s Ice-cream secure $1,200,000. Based in Brunswick, Harry & Larry’s manufacture a range of specialty ice creams.

The  grant will see 30 new jobs created and investment in a factory expansion with custom engineered production lines, including the latest freezing technology, to make a range of gourmet ice creams and desserts in complex shapes and layers.

Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme

In March 2014, Bulletpoint assisted Cottage Cheese Farm secure $765,000 through the Melbourne North Innovation and Investment Fund.

Based in Glenroy, Victoria, Cottage Cheese Farm is a specialty cheese manufacturer making mainly Haloumi, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheeses.

They received funding to assist with construction of a $6M purpose built cheese and yoghurt manufacturing facility. The project will allow them to expand current operations and introduction of new product lines. See more case studies.

 

Objective

The Tasmania Jobs and Investment Fund (TJIF) aims to support new projects that create sustainable business investment and job opportunities that will contribute to the strengthening of Tasmania’s economy.  It will encourage applications from projects that generate new, sustainable business growth and jobs.

 

Funding

The Tasmania Jobs and Investment Fund (TJIF) provides:

  • Grants on the basis of $1 for every $2 you provide
  • A minimum grant of $50,000
  • No maximum grant funding, but grants must be within the limit of available funds of $24 million
  • Support for projects that must be completed by 30 June 2018

 

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for the Tasmania Jobs and Investment Fund (TJIF), a  business must:

  • Be incorporated
  • Engage in trading activities as a substantial activity
  • Have an ABN
  • Be registered for GST
  • Commit to funding at least $2 for every $1 in grant funds
  • Not be named by the Affirmative Action Agency as an organisation that is non-compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Cth).

 

Eligible Projects

An eligible project must include eligible activities and eligible expenditure and have at least $150,000 in total eligible project expenditure.

Eligible activities include:

  • Purchase of equipment and machinery and or
  • Construction and/or fit-out of new infrastructure

Other activities may also be approved.

Eligible expenditure must:

  • Be incurred by the grantee within the project period
  • Be a direct cost from the approved project.

Types of expenditure may include:

  • acquisition of new equipment or machinery that can be capitalised in the applicant’s accounts
  • construction or fit-out of new infrastructure
  • project management and implementation costs and
  • costs incurred undertaking an independent project audit certificate.

 

 

Expert Assistance

Writing a good quality grant application is a critical element in the application process. An application needs to be well thought through, written concisely, have clear objectives and purpose, and show clear links to the objectives of the grant guidelines.

The grant application must answer all questions, provide all required information and respond to the merit criteria. It should also reflect your organisation’s business strategy.

Writing a good application takes time and effort, and requires particular writing skills.

Bulletpoint are expert grant consultants and can assist with all aspects of grant preparation. We are an independent grants consultancy and not affiliated, associated nor endorsed by any government agency.

We know what it takes to secure this grant.

Grant Consultant

Call 1300 658 508

 

Timing

Applications close 12 February 2016.