Resource Efficiency and Productivity (REAP)

Grants for improving business operations by saving resources and preventing or reducing waste

Funding available
$20,000 per applicant comprised of:

  • Up to $10,000 in matched (1:1) funding for a resource efficiency and productivity assessment.
  • Up to $10,000 to kick-start implementation of eligible recommendations of the assessment (minimum 25% co-contribution from the applicant required).

Who is eligible?
Businesses and organisations in South Australia.
What kind of projects are eligible?
Eligible projects are ones that:

  • identify and prioritise opportunities for improving business operations by saving resources (energy, water and/or materials), and preventing or reducing waste
  • support decisions to invest in activities and infrastructure that are likely to lead to resource efficiency and/or productivity gains, waste reduction, environmental benefit and financial savings
  • are not for the purpose of assisting with regulatory compliance
  • are delivered by a suitably qualified and competent, third party supplier
  • direct kick-start funding towards implementing assessment recommendations with a payback greater than two years and that are expected to lead to resource (energy, water, material) savings
  • align with all requirements in the published guidelines and Business Sustainability Program funding conditions.

Status:Accepting expressions of interest. Application is by invitation, which may be offered after discussing your project with Green Industries SA.

REAP Grants Funding Guidelines 2018-19 REAP Grants Funding Guidelines 2018-19 (767 KB)

Business Sustainability Program Guidelines 2018-19 Business Sustainability Program Guidelines 2018-19 (834 KB)


To register interest, request more information, and/or for assistance in finding a suitable third party supplier that can help with project delivery, please contact Jessica Wundke Acting Manager, Business Sustainability: 0411 653 179