New Grants

Workshops, Industry Intelligence Networking (WIIN) is a competitive small grants element of the Enterprise Connect initiative. WIIN offers grants of up to $50,000 for eligible organisations to deliver activities to Australian small and medium businesses which help them to improve their performance through better access to new innovations, technologies, expertise, business networks and best practice.

WIIN Round 9  –  “Building the value of your Business”

The WIIN Round 9 application period opens on 10 February 2012 closing at 5.00pm AEDST on 9 March 2012

WIIN Round 9 is seeking applications for the delivery of activities to enable Australian businesses to build the value of their business. To download a copy of the theme document (PDF 54.94KB) simply click on the link.


Round 9 themes include:

  • Capturing the opportunities presented by the Digital Economy; Understanding the opportunities the digital economy presents and how to develop a successful digital strategy which delivers new opportunities for growth, profitability and sustainability;
  • Winning bids for work in competitive processes; Understanding the key success factors for your target sector (target sectors could be for example resources, steel fabrication, architecture or industrial design) to put together a compelling tender document;
  • Succession planning – facilitating the orderly transition of your business; Understanding the keys to developing and implementing a strategic succession plan and the benefits this plan will deliver; and
  • Brand & Marketing; What is brand positioning? How to successfully position and market your brand to create a sustainable competitive advantage.

Note: Each of the above topics are independent of each other, applications should focus on one topic or a variation of the topic.


The WIIN available for download prior to the round application period opening. WIIN applications are submitted online to  For applications to be eligible for assessment they must contain both an application form and separate detailed proposal. Information on what is required in your detailed proposal is provided in the WIIN Guidelines.

A new version of the WIIN Guidelines (PDF 66.45KB) has been made available. The WIIN Guidelines provide information on eligibility, grant arrangements, how to apply, WIIN merit criteria, the grant assessment process as well as WIIN frequently asked questions.

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