The Circular Economy NT (CENT) grant program will target projects that will support the upgrades and infrastructure expansion in the local waste and resource recovery sector. Grants of at least $50,000 are available for approved projects.
The CENT grant program is focused on:
construction and demolition
food and garden organics
commercial and industrial
electronic waste including PV solar panels.
All projects must be completed and operational by 30 June 2025. It must remain operational for at least 5 years once the project is completed.
Who can apply?
Eligible organisations must:
be an incorporated legal entity, with or without a registered business name
hold a valid Australian business number and have been operating under that number for at least one year
can financially commit and have authority to co-fund at least 50% of the total project costs
have a history of compliance with all legislative requirements and is fully compliant with all the relevant laws.
What type of projects will be funded?
Eligible projects must:
have their main recycling infrastructure and operations fully located in the NT
develop a solution that deals with waste materials generated in the NT that are:
currently being landfilled or
recovered to low value outlets
increase the capacity for domestic recycling, reuse and/or manufacturing of materials
deliver new or improved resource recovery, recycling and remanufacturing infrastructure
demonstrate a long-term return (at least 5 years) on investment to the NT in improving recycling, reprocessing and/or remanufacturing
be completed and operational by 30 June 2025.
Applications for the grant program closes on 5 January 2024. To apply, follow these steps:
Step 1: Read the terms and conditions.
Step 2: Apply online through GrantsNT.
For more information, email CENT.DITT@nt.gov.au