Up to 446 businesses will share in approximately $9 million to help transition to the NDIS, which also includes up to $1.36 million to businesses in bushfire affected areas.
Successful businesses will receive Transition Assistance Funding grants of up to $20,000 each through the second round of the funding initiative which aims to build deeper markets so NDIS participants have greater choice and control in accessing services where they live.
Transition Assistance Funding can only be used by businesses to purchase tailored business advice, software upgrades and other one-on-one support to help providers enter the NDIS or grow their existing NDIS business. It builds on the first round of the initiative which last year provided around $5.6 million in grants and sees the total number of business supported via this program to 726 across Australia.
NDIS Minister Stuart Robert said the Transition Assistance Funding grants are designed to help businesses transition to the NDIS while also creating more jobs in the disability sector, particularly in regional, rural and remote areas.
Visit the website at https://blcw.dss.gov.au
Comment below to have your say on this story.
If you have a news story or tip-off, get in touch with Freedom2live’s managing online editor Kymberly Martin at [email protected]
Sign up to Freedom2Live’s newsletter.