The SPURonWA grant program is a competitive grant with the aim of supporting individuals and businesses to develop innovative products and services. To qualify, you need to be based in Western Australia (WA) and your idea must have a strong location information component.
SPUR has allocated $100,000 for the 2016/17 financial year to the grant program. Individual grants are offered up to $25,000.
Round 1 of the SPURonWA grant call for applications closed on Friday 11 November 2016.
For more information about the SPURonWA grant refer to the 2016/17 round 1 guidelines.
SPURonWA grant November 2016 round 1 recipients have been announced.
Round 1 selection process
Evaluation of the applications will commence Monday 14 November in two phases.
Phase 1: initial assessment to determine if the application form and budget is complete, if the application has been received on time and the eligibility criteria has been met:
- based in WA
- strong location information component based.
Phase 2: assessment of the project proposal and how it meets SPUR objectives:
- reduce operating costs of government and industry
- improve government service delivery to benefit the community,
- create and grow successful local business enterprise to develop a stronger WA economy.
Other considerations also include:
- value for money
- investment commitment,
- future sustainability.
The selection panel may also seek further clarification from applicants on aspects of their submission if required. This is to ensure any confusion can be resolved quickly.
Applicants will be notified if their application has been successful by 15 December 2016.
It is expected that once agreements have been finalised with successful applicants, funds should be released by the end of January 2017.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the status of your proposal or make enquiries for potential future programs, contact the grants coordinator at SPUR on 9273 7525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is a list of documents developed for Round 1 of the SPURonWA grant which may provide future applicants an insight into the process. These may be subject to change as part of future calls for submissions.