Applications for $4.75 million Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund now open
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Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund 2015-16 Guidelines Page 1 The Northern Territory Government is providing $4.75 million for strategic infrastructure projects and product development initiatives that will improve the visitor experience and grow the value of the NT tourism industry. These grants will complement the business focussed grants offered and administered by the NT Department of Business. The program seeks to develop innovative tourism experiences in the Northern Territory through new or enhanced product offerings with a focus on regional, remote and aboriginal businesses. There are two components: 1. Small scale grants aimed to support new or established tourism businesses (see category 1 nomination form). 2. Larger grants which provide legacy benefits for a business or region (see category 2 nomination form). Category 1 grants - up to $30,000 These grants will be provided to assist businesses enter the tourism sector, improve distribution links or foster enhancement of existing operations. This flexible category of grants can be accessed at any time by completing the category 1 nomination form following these program guidelines. Category 2 grants - $30,000 to $100,000 Successful projects should: (a) Align with Tourism Vision 2020 which sets a blueprint for the Territorys tourism sector (see http://www.tourismnt.com.au/en/strategies/nt-tourism-vision-2020); (b) Be strategic in nature by delivering benefits to an individual business, as well as the greater Territory tourism industry; (c) Be of sufficient scale to provide a lasting benefit to the recipients business and broader industry; and (d) Be able to be commenced or works contracted within the 2015-16 financial year. If you have an idea for a category 2 project that could be supported under this program, nominations should be submitted using the category 2 form before 31 August 2015 (for round 1) and before 31 January 2016 (for round 2). 1. PROGRAM OVERVIEW TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND 2015-16 PROGRAM GUIDELINES http://www.tourismnt.com.au/en/strategies/nt-tourism-vision-2020
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