Power up your startup
Nifty Grants makes finding, applying and complying with government grants and incentive programs simple for Australian startups and small businesses.
Nifty Grants is a simple and affordable way for startups and emerging companies to find and apply for government grants and incentives to support cash flow and grow your business.

We’re a secure, cloud based platform, built and backed by PwC and we’ve collectively helped hundreds of Australian early stage companies access more than $30mil in grants and incentives to fuel their growth. 

Our services are:
Developing a new product or creating new knowledge? You could be eligible to have up to 43.5% of your eligible R&D expenses refunded.

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Save time and have a PwC R&D Tax specialist write your projects up for you. Talk on the phone with one of our knowledgeable team who will then write your claim.

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Check your eligibility for various grants program in Australia. Have the Nifty Grants team review your eligibility for over 3000 grant programs or check your ESIC status online.

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No upfront costs, we’ll assess your eligibility before we proceed with the claim
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Connect your Xero account or Google Drive to seamlessly pull over financial or project documents.
Simple and supported online claims
Access the platform 24/7 to complete your claim, effortlessly, at a time that suits you. Plus we’ve improved our service delivery by providing more feedback and support to ensure that claim or application matches up to the increased scrutiny from the regulators.
Amazing support
Using a completely online service when you have a tax benefit at stake can be a little stressful. However we’re available to support you the whole way through the claim process. Have the peace of mind that a PwC Specialist will be on hand plus get access to a huge Help Centre of FAQs + more.
Not eligible, no fee
With more upfront checks in place, we’ll ensure you don’t waste your time or money completing a claim or application when you’re not eligible to do so. Plus, we’ll never charge for assessment that is deemed by us as ineligible.
Simple fixed fee pricing
We know that quality is important to you, but so is price and we won’t leave you wondering how much our services will cost. Our fixed tiered pricing is based on spend and covers all the support you need to lodge your application or claim. 

Trusted PwC Quality
Because we’re backed by PwC, you can access the expertise of trusted, experienced and knowledgeable tax professionals at one of Australia’s leading professional service firms.

Complete transparency
One of the great benefits of our platform is transparency - we give you the control over your claim at all times plus we offer a number of add-on services in case the case you require additional support.

Nifty Grants Announcement

We will no longer provide self-serve online access to services via our Nifty Grants platform effective from 31 August 2019.

The PwC Incentives & Innovation team continues to assist with the identification of available grants and incentives, assessment of eligibility and the development and submission of claims.

Please contact Richard Gregg or your local Incentives & Innovation contact.
R&D Tax Incentive
Tiered pricing, based on R&D spend. Learn more about our enhanced service delivery process and fees here.
AUD plus GST
Write My Claim
Have a PwC R&D Tax specialist capture your project information over the phone or video call and write your claim for you. 
AUD plus GST
Grant Finder / ESIC Status
Have a PwC specialist check what grant programs are available, or check your ESIC status online

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Frequently asked questions
Who are Nifty Grants?
Nifty Grants is a simple and affordable way for startups and emerging companies to access government grants and incentives to support cash flow and grow their business. We’re backed by PwC Australia and our online platform, available 24/7, has helped small Australian companies access more than $30mil in grants and incentives refunds to fuel their growth.

Using Nifty, you can access the R&D Tax Incentive, Export Market Development Grant and obtain an ATO private rulings for Early Stage Innovation Company (ESIC) status. Learn more about us and meet our team.
Which grants can I claim with Nifty Grants?
Our platform allows you to access some of the most common but challenging Federal Government grants and programs. These include:
  • R&D Tax Incentive
  • Find out what grant opportunities are available
  • Check your ESIC status

What is Nifty Grants’ relationship to PwC?
Nifty Grants is a secure, cloud-based service built by PwC Australia. The knowledge in our platform - and the expertise you have access to as a Nifty Grants customer - is from PwC specialists. Learn more about PwC.
I’m an accountant, can I use Nifty Grants?
Accountants are more than welcome to use our platform. You can work with either as an affiliate or you might like to whitelabel our technology. Find out more.
The Nifty Grants team asked all the right questions to ensure we submitted a compliant R&D claim.
Scott Taylor, Perx Health
We were surprised how easy the process to claim the R&D Tax Incentive could be!
Lisa Du, Ready Tech Go
As we don’t have the expertise in house, we chose Nifty Grants to offer clients an R&D claim service - utilising the brand, trust and expertise of a big well known tier firm.
Pat Settineri, Butler Settineri Accounting