Supporting jobs and the economy

Small Business Pivot Grant

The Business Pivot Grant is designed to help Territory small businesses to drive increased revenue through improved business performance and access to new markets.

This initiative has a greater focus on building and supporting businesses with their digital capabilities, including e-commerce solutions and the use of technology to improve visibility and profitability.

For example, utilising new technology, digital equipment, future-skilling, physical improvements to business premises, equipment and infrastructure that may assist with helping a business to access new markets.

Grants of up to $10,000 will be available for eligible businesses, with a matched 50:50 co-contribution requirement.

Vouchers will be issued to successful applicants that are redeemable by their service providers upon satisfactory completion of works.

Read the full terms and conditions.

Who can apply

  • Open to all Territory small businesses defined as an actively trading business with an annual turnover of less than $10 million.
  • Maximum funding available is $10,000 per applicant with a 50:50 co-contribution.

What you can use the grant for

You can use the funding to:

  • obtain new technology or digital equipment
  • undertake skilling
  • make improvements to your business premises, and
  • purchase digital equipment and infrastructure that may assist your business to access new markets.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

Application process

Applications are assessed in the order they are received.

If your application is incomplete, it will take longer.

After you apply

Eligible works must only start after an application has been approved and must be completed within three months of the date the voucher was issued.

After completion of work

Once the work is complete, you must pay your installer or provider.

Use the voucher amount as part payment.

You must give your voucher to the installer or provider.

The Northern Territory Government will pay the voucher amount direct to them.


Late November 2020 Publication of the terms and conditions
1 December 2020 Applications open
2 February 2021 Applications close


For more information, contact the Business Recovery team.