Nifty Grants by PwC makes accessing government incentives simple. Confirm eligibility and claim online for the R&D Tax Incentive, Export Market Development Grant, and more.

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Simple and affordable government grant and incentive claims

Many small businesses miss out on federal government grants and incentives they’re entitled to.  Discovering what is available, determining eligibility and undertaking the application or claim process can seem like a tedious and difficult task.

PwC’s Nifty Grants is a secure, cloud based platform that takes the stress and time out of applying for and complying with programs such as the R&D Tax Incentive, the Export Market Development Grant and obtaining an ATO private ruling to verify your Early Stage Innovation

Confirm your eligibility in minutes, create a free account and fill out the simple questions in our smart forms before submitting to a PwC specialist for review and processing. To keep costs low we have a self service approach where you answer most of the questions yourself, but we also have options to outsource the entire process, such as Write My Claim.

There is no charge if you aren’t eligible, so try for free today.

Nifty Grants gives you...

  • Simple online claims: We’re open 24/7 allowing you to complete your grant or incentive application effortlessly at a time that suits you.

  • Amazing support: As a Nifty Grants customer, you’ll have access to phone and online support with a specialist when you need it plus a huge Help Centre of frequently asked questions, eligibility information and examples.

  • Not eligible, no fee: Stress-less. We won’t charge you a cent if your claim or application is not eligible or unsuccessful.

  • Transparent, fixed pricing: Unlike traditional professional services and consulting, we use fixed pricing so you know our service fees upfront, before you receive the bill.

  • PwC quality: Rest assured you’ll get top shelf service. We’re built and backed by PwC Australia, one of the country’s leading professional services firms.

Helpful information about Nifty Grants

Who is Nifty Grants for?

Nifty Grants provides Australian businesses and startups a simple way to access government grant and incentive programs to support their growth and scale aspirations. See more detail on Nifty Grants’ services

Nifty Grants can also be used by small-medium sized accounting practices who’d like to offer federal government grant and incentive applications to their clients but don’t have the in-house expertise to do so.

Learn more about Nifty’s accounting offerings

How does Nifty Grants work with Xero?

Nifty Grants’ technical integration with Xero will allow you to authorise and automatically import your financial statements from Xero, directly into any Nifty Grants claim or application form. This information is often needed as supporting documentation, so with this integration, we make the process that much speedier.

Learn more about how Nifty Grants and Xero work together

How does Nifty Grants sync with Xero?

Whenever you locate a Xero logo in a Nifty Grants form, you can click it to authorise the connection between Nifty Grants and Xero in a few seconds. Once initial authorisation is complete, you can import required financial documents directly into Nifty Grants in any claim or application form.

Read more about how to use the Nifty Grants and Xero integration

How much does it cost?

At Nifty Grants, we’re proud to provide an online service with transparent pricing. Unlike other consulting arrangements which may be based on contingency, we’ll tell you our service fee up front, so you’ll always know just how much you’ll be up for, before you start.

It’s free to sign up and you pay for upon lodgement, after our specialists have reviewed and processed the claim. See baseline pricing for all Nifty Grants services.


Is there a free trial?

It’s free to sign up to the Nifty Grants platform and no credit card details are required until your eligibility has been confirmed and we’ve assessed your claim. This will give you the chance to take a look around to see if our service is right for you. f you’re not eligible, we won’t charge you a cent.

Check your eligibility for free or create a free account

What regions does Nifty Grants operate in?

Nifty Grants is available to Australia owned companies and businesses as well as certain Australian companies owned by overseas entities who are eligible for the R&D Tax Incentive, the Export Market Development Grant and ATO private rulings for ESIC status

What support is available?

You can access our team of specialists at any point in your engagement with us - from the moment you hit our homepage, throughout the entire claim process or during and post lodgement. You can do so by booking in a free call, email or help buttons on the platform itself.


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