Covid-19

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Level 1 COVID-19 Business Assistance PackageA new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package has been announced for Western Australian businesses adversely affected by increasing COVID-19 cases in the community and the necessary implementation of Level 1 public health and social measures. The package includes eight tailored programs, which will be administered by a range of State Government agencies, including Small business rental relief package and Outdoor dining and entertainment support package. Monetary values, rental assistance & waiving fees30-JUN-22
Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance PackageA new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package has been announced for Western Australian businesses who have experienced a 50 per cent decrease in business for any two week period since 1 January 2022. This program will provide support to all eligible businesses that meet the criteria including Small Business Hardships Grants and payroll tax waivers.Up to $50,00030-JUN-22
COVID-19 Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program (Phase 3)This program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. LRCI Program Phase 3 will continue to support local jobs and businesses at the time it is needed most.Up to $23,420,007.0030-JUN-22
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional CommunitiesThe Rebuilding Regional Communities stream runs in parallel with our Bushfire Recovery and Small & Vital streams within our flagship Strengthening Rural Communities program. Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that assist communities to recover from and adapt to the impacts of the COVID pandemic.Up to $50,00030-AUG-22
Regional Small Business Support Program (RSBSP)The RSBSP Program provides financial counselling and related services for small regional businesses facing hardship due to drought, the COVID-19 pandemic or 2019-20 bushfires. Open to small businesses with 19 or fewer employees, experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19.Not Specified31-DEC-22
COVID-19 Test Isolation PaymentThe WA COVID-19 Test Isolation Payment is a single $320 payment for workers living in WA who have been directed to isolate while waiting for a COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result, are unable to work from home and do not have access to paid leave or other income.Up to $320Ongoing
Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel &
Accommodation Support Scheme
The Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme will provide targeted assistance to farming, fisheries and food processing businesses in regional areas experiencing labour shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Australian Communities Foundation COVID-19 National Funding Platform Australian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia have partnered to provide a national funding platform to coordinate the philanthropic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Not-for-profit organisations are encouraged to register their COVID-19-related funding needs so that philanthropic funders can understand the granting opportunities available and respond to the critical needs of the sector.Not SpecifiedOngoing
COVID-19 Regional Airline Network Support ProgramThe objective of the program is to support critical air services to connect regional Australia to freight, medical testing, supplies and essential personnel according to the criteria in the Grant Guidelines. To be eligible applicants must have a regular Public Transport RPT Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and have been operating public commercial air services to/from regional and/or remote location(s) in accordance with your RPT AOC pre-COVID-10 (Feb 2020). Total Pool $241MNow Closed for 2022
WA Tourism Funding ProgramsSafe Transition Industry Support Package includes support for eligible businesses in the tourism sector, designed to support the cash flow of businesses and partially offset some of the additional costs or lost revenues as a result of the adjusted border reopening.
There are four programs applicable to the tourism industry. Tourism WA is administering three of these programs. 
The four programs available to the tourism industry are:
> $20 million Tourism Support Program – to provide immediate assistance of $10,000 to sole traders and $20,000 to employing businesses that have incurred expenses in preparation for the initially scheduled full border opening on 5 February;
> $10 million boost to the existing Aviation Recovery Fund, originally announced as part of the Reconnect WA package – taking the total in this fund to $75 million; and
> $3 million Travel Agent Support Fund – offering payments of up to $10,000 for eligible home-based businesses and $20,000 payments to eligible brick-and-mortar businesses.
Now Closed for 2022
Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program – Residency CategoryThe Creative Communities — Residency category provides for short term artist-in-residence projects that run for a minimum of 4 weeks. Projects must engage communities and be delivered in partnership with artists and either a local government authority, local school, or community group. Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2022
COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants The COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program provides grants for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (aged 10-25 years) in creative ways and help to achieve positive outcomes for young people in the community. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short-term, one-off activities or initiatives (up to 6 months).
Grants of up to $10,000 are available for longer term (6-12 months), community-wide, strategic initiatives.
Now Closed for 2022

Regional Development & Rural Specific

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
WA Leaders Connect program subsidy for regional businesses | Small Business Development CorporationSmall businesses in Western Australia’s regions can now access a subsidised professional development program.
The WA Leaders Connect Series will help regional businesses to identify growth opportunities, innovate and build skills by accessing the latest expertise and knowledge, and connecting to a broader business community.
(SBDC) is subsidising half of the total cost of the program.
A co-contribution of $500 excluding GST 
Not yet Speicified
Disaster Recovery Funding: Tropical Low and Associated Flooding in the Kimberley Region: 1-4 February 2022The joint Australian, state and territory government Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) provide a range of financial assistance to the natural disaster-declared areas in each state or territory.
For the Tropical Low and Associated Flooding in the Kimberley Region the available assistance measures may include:
> personal hardship and distress assistance
> demolition or rebuilding
> removal of debris
> personal and financial counselling
> counter disaster operations
> reconstruction of essential public assets
interest rate subsidy to small businesses and primary producers who have sustained direct damage
> freight subsidies for primary producers
Not SpecifiedNot Yet Specified
Regional Agriculture, Tourism & Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support SchemeThe Regional Agriculture, Tourism and Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme (Scheme) will provide new opportunities for Western Australian job seekers and Working Holiday Maker visa holders (WHM), encourage regional work and travel, and help people access jobs in the regions.Not SpecifiedOpen From:
3-MAR-22
Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Austrade’s EMDG program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises to market and promote their goods and services globally. There are 3 different grants available, depending on your export-business maturity. Up to $150,000Open Dates dates TBC
Connellan Airways Trust General GrantsGeneral Grants are designed to support improved social and economic outcomes for people in outback Australia.  General grants can be used to fund a diverse range of activities. Specific projects, travel costs, education and skill building, technology (communications), community experiences, and a range of other options that align with the vision of the Trust. Not Specified15-AUG-22
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsCommunity Partnerships are open to not-for-profit organisations, community groups or local government authority based in regional WA communities in the Horizon Power Service area. Matched funding available for community events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being. Between $1,000-$50,000Opens:
25-JUL-22
Close:
22-AUG-22
NAB Foundation Community GrantsNAB Foundation Community Grants fund local projects that help communities prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery, and build resilience against future disasters. 
Grants are available for community-led projects that do one or more of the following:
Readiness: help communities (people, environments, infrastructure) prepare for natural disasters
Recovery: help communities, landscapes and fauna rebuild and rehabilitate after natural disasters
Futureproofing: reduce the risk of future natural disasters by cutting a community’s carbon emissions.
Up to $10,00031-AUG-22
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional CommunitiesThe Rebuilding Regional Communities stream runs in parallel with our Bushfire Recovery and Small & Vital streams within our flagship Strengthening Rural Communities program. Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that assist communities to recover from and adapt to the impacts of the COVID pandemic.Up to $50,00031-AUG-22
Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Program – Round 14The SRC program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. Grants open to a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly benefit local communities. Up to $10,00031-AUG-22
AgriFutures Rural Women’s Acceleration Grants A new AgriFutures Australia program, developed to foster growth and development in women involved in Australia’s rural and emerging industries, businesses, and communities. Seven Australian women per annum will be granted with a learning and development bursary (not cash) of up to $7,000 for professional development to enable them to bring their idea, cause or vision to life.Up to $7,000Opens Sept 2022
Regional Small Business Support Program (RSBSP)Rural West administer a Professional Services Fund available to assist small business clients to access specialist third party advice (eligible professional services) when the inability to afford specialist advice is a barrier to recovery, or to resolve an issue that has been identified through the case management process.Up to $5,00029-DEC-22
Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Program (RAMPP)RAMPP aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply in regional communities and demonstrate solutions to technical, regulatory or commercial barriers to the deployment of microgrid technologies in Australia. Funding is available to projects that have successfully completed a feasibility study, with funding made available in two stages:
 Stage 1: $30 million available from launch through CY2022
 Stage 2: $20 million available from CY2023
Up to $5MDEC 2026
Regional Events Program (REP)The REP, funded by Royalties for Regions, supports medium to large regional events across WA that require funding of $40,000 or more. Events supported must:
> Bring more people to the region, which means more tourism dollars for the community
> Attract media coverage which helps promote the region as an exciting destination
> Involve and inspire the local community
> Encourage people to come to the region outside of the typical tourist season
> Add vibrancy and excitement to the region
> Support jobs in regional WA
> Showcase a strong point of difference and/or profile the unique features of the town and/or region.
$40,000+Ongoing
Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel &
Accommodation Support Scheme
The Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme will provide targeted assistance to farming, fisheries and food processing businesses in regional areas experiencing labour shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not SpecifiedOngoing
RAC SponsorshipsRAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Kimberley Community GrantsGrants of up to $10,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations and schools for projects that support and empower local communities in the Kimberley. Grant objectives include:
> Support the long term development, growth and vitality of the Kimberley
> Build an appreciation of nature and an awareness of the preciousness of water
> Provide the opportunity for community to identify and respond to local issues
> Empower the community to take an active role in improving their quality of life
> Foster community involvement and wellbeing
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2022
Women’s Leadership and Development Program – Lead and SucceedThe Lead and Succeed grant opportunity will support projects that address the structural and systemic barriers that can impede women’s employment and progression into leadership, and create an environment for women to achieve professional success and be provided with more leadership roles. Projects will achieve tangible improvements in outcomes linked to the achievement of all, one, or a combination of the following key priority areas of the WLDP to increase and enhance:
> Women’s Leadership
> Women’s Workforce Participation
> Women’s Safety.
Projects that target women living in regional, rural and remote areas, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, older women, women with disability and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, are encouraged.
Total Pool of $20.35MNow Closed for 2022
Northern Australia Business and Community Growth ProgramThe Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program will assist community organisations and other entities (including sole traders and partnerships), to support business growth, improve social and economic infrastructure, increase community amenity and liveability and deliver employment outcomes. The grants available will be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure (grant percentage).Between $50,000-$2MNow Closed for 2022
Shire of Broome Annual Community Matched Funding ProgramThe Annual Community Matched Funding Program has been developed to provide funds to assist community-based organisations within the Shire of Broome for the development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental, and reconciliation projects and initiatives that benefit the local community. Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
AMP’s Tomorrow FundThe AMP Foundation has awarded grants to over 330 Tomorrow Makers working in fields as diverse as education, science, social innovation, the environment, medical research and more. Funds can be used for a range of activities and expenses, including equipment, study, research, salaries, and promotion. Whatever it takes to make a positive impact.Between $5,000-$100,000Now Closed for 2022
Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program – Round 9The Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program provides grants to enhance the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in remote and very remote areas of Australia. It will provide year round all weather access, particularly where road access is unavailable or unreliable.Up to $3M (50% of costs covered)Now Closed for 2022
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) The RMF has opened a new round of funding to address waste infrastructure gaps in regional and remote areas of Australia. The RMF will support investment in new infrastructure to sort, process and remanufacture materials such as mixed plastic, paper, tyres and glass. Small organisations, such as small and medium businesses, not-for-profits, Local Government, community groups and Traditional Custodians are encouraged to apply. Between $10,000-$1M Now Closed for 2022
Visions of Australia Regional Exhibition Touring Program The Visions of Australia regional exhibition touring program supports audience access to Australian arts and cultural material, with a particular focus on tours to regional and remote Australia. Funding open to Australian arts and cultural heritage organisations can apply for funding to develop and tour exhibitions to venues across Australia.  Total Pool of $2.5M Funding each yearNow Closed for 2022
Securing Raw Materials Program Round 2The Securing Raw Materials Program provides businesses with up to $5 million to relocate or expand into regional Australia and partner with a regional university or research organisation to undertake research into, and/or development of, innovative and locally sourced raw material supplies (including establishing new suppliers or products and value adding to existing known supplies). The program recognises that establishing or securing a supply of raw materials is a crucial element of business success.Up to $5MNow Closed for 2022
Regional Connectivity Program (RCP) – Round 2The RCP is a grants program funding the delivery of ‘place-based’ telecommunications infrastructure projects to improve digital connectivity across regional, rural and remote Australia. Round 2 of the RCP is providing up to an additional $112 million (GST inclusive), including approximately $45 million (GST inclusive) of dedicated funding for projects in Northern Australia under the Connecting Northern Australia initiative. Total Pool of $112M Now Closed for 2022
Building Better Regions Fund – Round 6BBRF supports economic and social infrastructure for the long-term benefit of regional communities. Projects will be funded under two streams:
The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure.
The Community Investments Stream funds community development activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, leadership and capability building activities.
At least $250 million for projects is available with the allocation of funding across these streams dependent on the volume and quality of applications.
Infrastructure Projects:
Between $20,000-$10M

Community Investment:
Between $5,000-$1M
Now Closed for 2022
RAF Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program The Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program is a $5 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package. The program will enable arts organisations, local governments and artists to promote and develop cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. There are four types of grants available. Two grants focus specifically on marketing, and two on developing new initiatives.
Flash Marketing Campaign  – $2,500
A competitive quick response grant for upcoming projects to extend digital or grassroots marketing into a new visitor market.
Targeted Marketing Campaign  – $10,000
A strategic and targeted marketing campaign to achieve a particular visitation outcome. The campaign will accompany an existing project, event, festival, venue or annual program.
Experience Initiative  – $10,000
An initiative that adds an offer or experience to an existing program, to increase visitation or extend the visitor experience of ‘place’.
Partnership Initiative  – $15,000
An initiative that develops a partnership with hospitality, accommodation, retail or events businesses to increase visitation and develop cross markets.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
Preparing Australian Communities Program (PACP) The PACP Local stream will support disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Between $20,000-$10MNow Closed for 2022
REDS Grants Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative The Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative (Pilot) provides organisations with up to $5 million to support current and emerging regional leaders to further develop their leadership and resilience skills, enabling them to become strong local voices who can help sustain regional Australia’s recovery from COVID-19, bushfires and other crises, and contribute to their region’s long-term resilience. Up to $5MNow Closed for 2021
ABC’s Heywire 2022 Trailblazers Program Trailblazers is an opportunity for anyone aged 18 to 28 who is driving positive social change projects in their regional communities and would like to see their work celebrated nationally. Open to individuals and groups of up to three, aged 18-28, who are initiating projects that create positive change in their communities. Work Featured on ABC, exclusive opportunities to apply for Trailblazer Development Fund grants, a partnership with the Sally Foundation and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, extensive networking, media and leadership opportunities. Now Closed for 2021
Innovate with nbn Grants Program Through this grant program, we aim to encourage those businesses from regional or remote areas with their technology-led ideas, with the aim of facilitating and supporting further growth. This year the Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program offers seven specific categories and an overall Champion award. Each grant category aims to recognise and celebrate regional businesses who are overcoming challenges with innovation, connectivity and networking within their communities.  Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2021
Next Level Regional GrantsThe Next Level Regional Grant supports young emerging regional artists and arts workers ages 18-26 to build skills so they can develop and sustain an arts career in regional Western Australia. Grants of up to $7,500 support creative activity and professional development for a period of one year. This may include but is not limited to the creation of new work, collaborations, residencies, professional development, and training. Applicants are also encouraged to find a mentor for the duration of the grant period.Up to $7,5000Now Closed for 2022
In a Good Place (IAGP) ProgramThe IAGP program gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of community-driven projects, services, activities or initiatives, which clearly and directly focus on strengthening mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable community members who are at risk of, or are experiencing, mental health issues.

Indigenous & Torres Strait Islander

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business – Round 2The Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business Program will provide up to $12 million over four years in small grants to help individual Indigenous-owned businesses and community organisations invest in developing new products, equipment, business planning and marketing in the tourism sector.Up to $100,00014-JUN-22
Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) Program – Closing the Gap in Health and Early ChildhoodThe ILA program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and arts activities around Australia. Organisations that support participation in, and maintenance of, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through community-led Indigenous languages and arts activities are encouraged to apply.Not Specified17-JUN-22
First Nations Development ProgramScreen Australia aim to assist the career development of talented writers, directors and producers who have the potential to make a significant contribution to screen culture and the national cultural life. Screen Australia engage actively at all stages with key creatives in the development and production of their works. The following is available for successful applicants:
Feature Drama Development:
This program seeks writers or teams with demonstrated experience and an idea they wish to explore in the longer feature format.
TV Drama Development
This program is looking for striking and engaging storytelling that will connect with audiences. Screen Australia reserves the right to require the attachment of a story consultant where appropriate.
Documentary Development:
Funding is available for the further development of a treatment and/or draft scripts, series bible, project development as well as fees for writer, producer, director, story consultant, research, and/or securing production financing.
Up to $30,00030-JUN-22
1000Jobs Package (Tranche Two) Grant Funding RoundThe Australian Government is subsidising 1,000 new employment opportunities for Community Development Program (CDP) participants in remote Australia to support economic development. Tranche Two of the 1,000 Jobs Package has a General stream and Youth Engagement Jobs (YEJ) stream. The General stream is open to any industry, if the proposed job and employer are eligible. The YEJ stream supports employers to create jobs to work with people aged 24 years and younger to strengthen their engagement with their culture and community and/or promote mental health and social wellbeing. Provides a subsidy over two years and is made up of a wage subsidy payment and retention bonuses.30-JUN-23 (Or when funding is committed)
Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Capacity Building Grant OpportunityPrescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Capacity Building Grant Funding is available to support PBCs to maximise the economic and social potential of native title through the effective and sustainable management of their land. There is no minimum amount of grant funding, with most grants anticipated to be between $50,000-
$750,000, depending on the scope of the grant activity and its complexity
Total Pool of $54M30-JUN-2025
Connellan Airways Trust General Grants General Grants are designed to support improved social and economic outcomes for people in outback Australia.  General grants can be used to fund a diverse range of activities. Specific projects, travel costs, education and skill building, technology (communications), community experiences, and a range of other options that align with the vision of the Trust. Not Specified15-AUG-22
NAB Foundation Community GrantsNAB Foundation Community Grants fund local projects that help communities prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery, and build resilience against future disasters. 
Grants are available for community-led projects that do one or more of the following:
Readiness: help communities (people, environments, infrastructure) prepare for natural disasters
Recovery: help communities, landscapes and fauna rebuild and rehabilitate after natural disasters
Futureproofing: reduce the risk of future natural disasters by cutting a community’s carbon emissions.
Up to $10,00031-AUG-22
Cultural Fund – Round 2 The Cultural Fund provides support to organisations for projects that deliver opportunities for authors, journalists, artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors. The priority for this funding is to support projects that will provide sustained and realistic support to writers and visual artists and to develop greater audiences for their work, however grants will also be offered to leading national writing organisations to build literacy skills for children and young adults and to encourage reading at all levels. Open to legally constituted organisations and incorporated associations. Between $5,000-$25,000 Opens:
July 2022
Closes:
26-SEP-22
The Australian Disability & Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund The Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF), the fund will assist indigenous and non-indigenous people with disability to participate in both formal and informal education programs through small grants. People with disabilities of any age living in Australia may apply for any assistance to help with both formal and informal education Up to $2,500 per month for 6 months 30-SEP-22
Indigenous Project Development Indigenous Project Development funding assists Western Australian Indigenous screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards project development.Up to $15,000Ongoing
Indigenous Practitioner DevelopmentIndigenous Practitioner Development funding assists Western Australian resident Indigenous screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards professional career and production company development opportunities.Up to $5,000Ongoing
Indigenous Low Budget Television FundScreenwest can provide limited funding for Indigenous low budget television productions that are being commissioned for a national television broadcaster.Up to $25,000Ongoing
National Cultural Heritage Account The National Cultural Heritage Account is a grant program that assists Australian cultural organisations to acquire significant cultural heritage objects that they could not otherwise afford. Total Pool of $500,000Ongoing
Young People Grant ProgramYoung People Grant Program provides assistance to disadvantaged young people in Australia in order to give them the opportunity to reach their full educational and social potential by funding projects that address the causes and consequences of youth disadvantage. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Territory Access Payment (TAP)TAP helps to ease relocations costs required to attend higher education and improve participation rates of Indigenous students through improved financial support. Up to $5,000Ongoing
Financial Capabilities Open GrantsEcstra is a not for profit organisation committed to building the financial capability and wellbeing of all Australians within a fair financial system. Ecstra will proactively engage with organisations and consumer groups interested in improving the financial capability and wellbeing of Australians to discuss opportunities, current or proposed projects and collaborations which may result in an invitation to submit a Proposal.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Indigenous Business Australia Business Development & Assistance ProgramThe Business Development & Assistance Program provides Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders various services and resources, including business loans and finance packages. Businesses can apply at any time. Free Services & loans of up to $500,00Ongoing
Active Regional Communities (ARC) GrantsARC aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sporting and active recreational activities in regional Western Australia and is tailored to meet the ever changing demands and challenges of sport and active-recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of Western Australia.Up to $5,000Ongoing
Closing the Gap – Major Capital Works ProgramThe Major Capital Works Program supports the strengthening of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) sector through improved infrastructure. This Program will provide funding to deliver both new and renovated health clinics, and associated housing for health professionals.Up to $140,000,000Now Closed for 2022
Indigenous Skills and Employment Program (ISEP) Grant Opportunity – Stage 1The ISEP will contribute to closing the gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous employment rate by supporting pathways to employment for Indigenous Australians, through flexible and locally informed investment. The new program will increase economic opportunities for Indigenous Australians and drive actions that connect Indigenous Australians to jobs, targeted skills acquisition and career advancement opportunities.

ISEP will foster partnerships and co-investment with key stakeholders at the local level, in particular with providers, state, territory and local government and employers, to provide seamless, complementary services to support Indigenous Australians in gaining sustainable employment outcomes.

Stage One is an open competitive process where interested organisations can submit a grant application showing their linkages and experience working with the local community/ies or groups they are targeting.
Not SpecifiedStage One Now Closed for 2022
Women’s Leadership and Development Program – Lead and SucceedThe Lead and Succeed grant opportunity will support projects that address the structural and systemic barriers that can impede women’s employment and progression into leadership, and create an environment for women to achieve professional success and be provided with more leadership roles. Projects will achieve tangible improvements in outcomes linked to the achievement of all, one, or a combination of the following key priority areas of the WLDP to increase and enhance:
> Women’s Leadership
> Women’s Workforce Participation
> Women’s Safety.
Projects that target women living in regional, rural and remote areas, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, older women, women with disability and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, are encouraged.
Total Pool of $20.35MNow Closed for 2022
Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) ProgramThe Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and arts activities around Australia.$25M per annumNow Closed for 2022
Discovery Indigenous 2022The Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to support research projects led by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researcher. The Discovery Indigenous scheme objectives are to: 
> support excellent basic and applied research and research training by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers as individuals and as teams;
> support national and international research collaboration;
> enhance the scale and focus of research in Australian Government priority areas; and
> support and retain established Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers in higher education institutions.
Between $30,000-$2.5MNow Closed for 2022
National NAIDOC Poster CompetitionThe National NAIDOC Committee invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to submit their artwork for the 2022 National NAIDOC Poster Competition! This competition represents a significant opportunity for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists aged 13 years and over to have their work recognised nationally and internationally as part of the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and achievements during NAIDOC Week. The artwork must reflect this year’s National NAIDOC theme, which is:  Get up! Stand up! Show up!$10,000 cash price (tax free) and their artwork will be used as the official 2022 National NAIDOC Week PosterNow Closed for 2022
MRFF – Indigenous Health Research GrantThe Indigenous Health Research Fund (IHRF) is investing in Indigenous-led research to tackle health issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It will provide $160 million over 11 years from 2018–19 to 2028–29. The Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity aims to support multidisciplinary teams of researchers to undertake collaborative, intervention-focussed research that is transformative, scalable and demonstrates the greatest impact on health outcomes and translation into policy and/or practice. Total Funding Pool of $24.4MNow Closed for 2022
NAIDOC Local Grants ProgramThis grant round provides funding to Indigenous and non Indigenous organisations to contribute to the costs of local and regional NAIDOC activities across Australia. NAIDOC activities should align with the 2022 theme ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’.
The objectives of the program are to promote:
> the expression, engagement and conservation of Indigenous Australians’ cultures
> Indigenous Australians’ participation in the social and economic life of Australia through healing, and strengthening the capability, governance and leadership of Indigenous Australians, organisations and communities,
> broader understanding and acceptance of the unique place of Indigenous Australians’ cultures in Australian society.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Saluting Their Service Commemorative
Grants Program – Round Three
The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage; involve people around the country in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the services and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations; and promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation. There are two categories of grants; Community & Major.Community Grants up to $10,000.00

Major Grants between $10,001.00 – $150,000.00
Now Closed for 2022
Indigenous Contemporary Music Program 2022 The Indigenous Contemporary Music program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands, providing opportunities and skills to develop ongoing income and employment pathways in the music industry. The program will fund Indigenous-led organisations who provide professional industry-based opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands.  Total Funding Pool of $900,000 Now Closed for 2022
Harmony Week Grants The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is offering grants of $2000 to support community-led diversity and inclusion activities celebrating Harmony Week in 2022. Grants open to not-for-profit and incorporated organisations to support activities that involve culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in their coordination, and be open to participation from the broader community, and with a focus on culture and the arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged.  Up to $2,000Now Closed for 2021
REDS Grants Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
Targeted Call for Research (TCR): Improving Indigenous maternal and child health in the early years 2022This TCR grant opportunity aims are to identify strength-based, action-oriented approaches and interventions that value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s concepts of health and wellbeing, cultural practices, and knowledge and learning to ensure that all children have the best start to life.Total Pool of $5MNow Closed for 2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist AwardThe award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences, allowing interdisciplinary and sociocultural research that could straddle the social sciences and humanities, by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early- and mid-career scientists. It aims to support their research and/or the expansion and growth of their research networks and international knowledge exchange through visits to relevant international centres of research.Up to $20,000, with additional support to attend the Academy’s Annual Science at the Shine Dome eventNow Closed for 2022
Arts 15k-plus Grants ProgramThe Arts 15k-plus grant program offers between $15,000 and $60,000 funding for artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity. The program supports the development and growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in high quality arts and cultural experiences. The four categories are;
> Aboriginal Arts
> Commercial Development
> Creative Development
> Sector Development
Between $15,000-$60,000Now Closed for 2022

Agriculture, Farming, Fishing & Forestry

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Regional Agriculture, Tourism & Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support SchemeThe Regional Agriculture, Tourism and Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme (Scheme) will provide new opportunities for Western Australian job seekers and Working Holiday Maker visa holders (WHM), encourage regional work and travel, and help people access jobs in the regions.Not SpecifiedOpen From:
3-MAR-23
Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Austrade’s EMDG program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises to market and promote their goods and services globally. There are 3 different grants available, depending on your export-business maturity. Up to $150,000Open Dates TBC
Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel &
Accommodation Support Scheme
The Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme will provide targeted assistance to farming, fisheries and food processing businesses in regional areas experiencing labour shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemicNot SpecifiedOngoing
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Small Environment Grants Scheme Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Financial Capabilities Open Grants Ecstra is a not for profit organisation committed to building the financial capability and wellbeing of all Australians within a fair financial system. Ecstra will proactively engage with organisations and consumer groups interested in improving the financial capability and wellbeing of Australians to discuss opportunities, current or proposed projects and collaborations which may result in an invitation to submit a Proposal.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Value Add Investment Grants (VAIG) – Round 2The VAIG is a major competitive grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), which is designed to build resiliance within the agribusiness, food and beverage value adding industries and reduce WA’s reliance on imported products. The Program aims to support agriculture, food and beverage businesses to expand, diversify or relocate their value-add processing operations in Western Australia.

Round Two has up to $7 million in funding available. Businesses can access support through two different funding streams:
Capital Investment stream
This stream will provide funds to eligible applicants for capital investment projects to expand, diversify or relocate their value adding and processing operations in WA. Projects must align to the stated objectives of the VAIG and be anticipated to be in the implementation and/or capital expenditure phase of the investment no earlier than January 2023
Feasibility stream
The Feasibility stream will provide funds to eligible applicants for the planning, feasibility and other de-risking activities to support future capital investment decisions. Projects must align to the stated objectives of the VAIG and be ready to commence the project planning and business case phase from August 2022.
$7M Funding AvailableNow Closed for 2022
AMP’s Tomorrow FundThe AMP Foundation has awarded grants to over 330 Tomorrow Makers working in fields as diverse as education, science, social innovation, the environment, medical research and more. Funds can be used for a range of activities and expenses, including equipment, study, research, salaries, and promotion. Whatever it takes to make a positive impact.Between $5,000-$100,000Now Closed for 2022
AW Howard Memorial Trust Inc. – Study AwardsTo encourage and promote research and investigation in the fields of natural science and social science, including economics which relate to the development, management and use of pastures. The trust awards study awards annually of up to $5,000 for scientists to:
> Go on overseas study tours
> Participate in national or international conferences.
$5,000Now Closed for 2022
Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship – Carbon + Biodiversity PilotThe Carbon and Biodiversity Pilot is trialling arrangements to reward farmers for improving on-farm biodiversity together with carbon projects under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).  The Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot (C+B Pilot) trials market arrangements for farmers to create new income from plantings that deliver biodiversity improvements and carbon abatement. Through the C+B Pilot, we are testing the concept of buying and selling biodiversity services from farmers. Farmers can gain multiple benefits and diversify their income by completing a C+B project.Total Funding Pool $18.8MNow Closed for 2022
Coles Nurture FundColes launched the $50 million Nurture Fund in April 2015 to help Australian food and liquor producers innovate and grow. Australian producers can apply for a grant of up to $500,000 to help them develop new market-leading products, technologies and processes.Up to $500,000Now Closed for 2022
Soil Science ChallengeApplications are being accepted for up to $5 million total funding over 4 years for the Soil Science Challenge.
The competitive process is aimed at research organisations, with new projects that add to Australia’s soil health knowledge and address one of the following research priorities:
> Soil carbon dynamics
> Soil hydrology
> Soil biology and nutrients
> Soil/root interface
Total Funding Pool $5MNow Closed for 2022
International Competitiveness Co-Investment Fund (ICCF) – Round 2The ICCF is a major grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).  The Program aims to: 
> Provide WA agrifood businesses with the capability to access and develop international export markets;  
> Support WA agrifood businesses to achieve consistent business growth through enhanced international competitiveness and strategic customer relationships in high value, premium international export markets; and 
> Support WA exporters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain and further develop their relationships with existing and new international customers. ICCF Round Two also seeks to support WA agrifood businesses to develop and implement strategies to capture export market opportunities including those with discerning consumers looking for agrifood products with sustainability-related attributes that will lead to direct benefits for regional Western Australia.  
Between $20,000-$100,00Now Closed for 2022
AgUP Program – 2022 The AgUP grant program provides grants to co-fund industry-led (agriculture, fisheries and forestry) initiatives aimed at supporting jobs and retaining the Australian workforce by building skills, establishing and enhancing career progression pathways and mentoring opportunities. The grants will support initiatives that encourage the development of innovative approaches to career progression and support the retention and sustainability of the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector workforce. Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Horizon Scholarships The AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship is awarded to students studying an agriculture-related undergraduate degree or a Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths/Finance (STEM) degree with relevant majors which align to agriculture. A bursary of $5000 per year for the final two years of your degree Now Closed for 2022
2022 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People
in Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry
The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators and others active in agriculture with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries. Open to all young persons aged between 18-35. Up to $22,000Now Closed for 2021
National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities The grant round will support soil extension activities that contribute to achieving the program outcomes outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines. They will promote management practices that leads to better soil health including promoting the National Soil Monitoring and Incentives Pilot Program, soil testing and interpretation of results, and lead to improved sustainable soil management practices through the development and promotion of communication products, education awareness and training sessions, and on-ground trials and demonstrations. Up to $2MNow Closed for 2021
REDS Grants Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021

Sports & Recreation

Organisation DetailsAmountClosing
Healthy Sports ProgramThe Healthy Sports Program has been designed to assist local sporting clubs and district associations provide young players with the food and drinks they need to perform at their best. Under the Program, sports clubs and district associations can apply for up to $4,000 in funding to implement healthy eating initiatives and improve canteen facilities. Up to $4,000Not Specified
Macca’s Junior Sports Grants – Round Two The Macca’s Junior Sports Grants aim to increase participation in junior sports and encourage the habit of a healthy lifestyle amongst young Australians living in regional Western Australia. Total Pool of $40,000 per round 30-JUN-22
Macca’s Junior Sports Grants – Round Two The Macca’s Junior Sports Grants aim to increase participation in junior sports and encourage the habit of a healthy lifestyle amongst young Australians living in regional Western Australia. Total Pool of $40,000 per round 30-JUN-22
Local Sporting Champions Program – Round OneThe Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships. Up to $75030-JUN-22
Healthy Partnership ProgramThe Healthy Partnership Program provides funding to sport, arts, racing, and community events to help WA communities create programs and activities that support good health now and into the future. Funding is prioritised to the health issues and population groups outlined in Healthway’s Strategic Plan, Active Healthy People: 2018-2023. Partnerships are guided by policies which align with their vision of building a healthy Western Australia.  Up to and over $5,00031-JUL-22
NAB Foundation Community GrantsNAB Foundation Community Grants fund local projects that help communities prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery, and build resilience against future disasters. 
Grants are available for community-led projects that do one or more of the following:
Readiness: help communities (people, environments, infrastructure) prepare for natural disasters
Recovery: help communities, landscapes and fauna rebuild and rehabilitate after natural disasters
Futureproofing: reduce the risk of future natural disasters by cutting a community’s carbon emissions.
Up to $10,00031-AUG-22
CADBURY Get In The Game Grants Women Sport Australia and CADBURY share a vision to empower girls and women and to fuel their confidence through movement and connection. The CADBURY Get in the Game Grants will provide girls and women sports uniforms to organisations around Australia. Club and Association representatives are invited to apply for a grant. Up to $5,000Opens Oct 2022
AIS Athlete Education ScholarshipThe purpose of the AIS Athlete Education Scholarship Program is to provide financial support to current Australian High Performance athletes, who are committing themselves beyond their training and competitions, to pursuing education opportunities.Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2022
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not Specified Ongoing
KidsSport ProgramKidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $300 per calendar year towards club fees.Up to $300Ongoing
North West Travel SubsidyNorth West Travel Subsidy aims to assist young athletes from the North West with travel costs. It aims to encourage participation in identified sport and recreation activities for athletes living in the regions of the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne.Individual: Up to $800
Team: Up to $2,500
Ongoing
Active Regional Communities (ARC) Grant ARC aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sporting and active recreational activities in regional Western Australia and is tailored to meet the ever changing demands and challenges of sport and active-recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of Western Australia. Up to $5,000Ongoing
Physical Activity Innovation Challenge ProjectThe Physical Activity Innovation Challenge Project (Innovation Project) aims to increase physical activity levels of inactive adolescents and young adults aged 15-20 years in Western Australia (WA). Local government associations, incorporated sporting organisations and community organisations can apply for grants of up to $100,000 for the 12-month period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2022
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Annual and Forward Planning Round
CSRFF program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities. $300,000+Now Closed for 2021
WA Hiking Participation Grants The WA Hiking Participation Grants program is aimed at growing participation in hiking in Western Australia through the development and delivery of new opportunities for participation, skill development and/or building the capacity of leaders (including guides, instructors and volunteers). Applicants are encouraged to be creative and innovative in the development of their projects. Projects should align with the WA Hiking Strategy, encourage participation and capitalise on the benefits of trail running and bushwalking. Between $5,000-$25,000Now Closed for 2021

Travel & Tourism

Grant DetailsAmountClosing
Regional Agriculture, Tourism & Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support SchemeThe Regional Agriculture, Tourism and Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme (Scheme) will provide new opportunities for Western Australian job seekers and Working Holiday Maker visa holders (WHM), encourage regional work and travel, and help people access jobs in the regions.Not SpecifiedOpens from:
3-MAR-23
Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business – Round 2The Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business Program will provide up to $12 million over four years in small grants to help individual Indigenous-owned businesses and community organisations invest in developing new products, equipment, business planning and marketing in the tourism sector.Up to $100,00014-JUN-22
Connellan Airways Trust General GrantsGeneral Grants are designed to support improved social and economic outcomes for people in outback Australia.  General grants can be used to fund a diverse range of activities. Specific projects, travel costs, education and skill building, technology (communications), community experiences, and a range of other options that align with the vision of the Trust. Not Specified15-AUG-22
RAC SponsorshipsRAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
COVID-19 Regional Airline Network Support ProgramThe objective of the program is to support critical air services to connect regional Australia to freight, medical testing, supplies and essential personnel according to the criteria in the Grant Guidelines. To be eligible applicants must have a regular Public Transport RPT Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and have been operating public commercial air services to/from regional and/or remote location(s) in accordance with your RPT AOC pre-COVID-10 (Feb 2020). Total Pool $241MNow Closed for 2022
WA Tourism Funding Programs Safe Transition Industry Support Package includes support for eligible businesses in the tourism sector, designed to support the cash flow of businesses and partially offset some of the additional costs or lost revenues as a result of the adjusted border reopening.
There are four programs applicable to the tourism industry. Tourism WA is administering three of these programs. 
The four programs available to the tourism industry are:
> $20 million Tourism Support Program – to provide immediate assistance of $10,000 to sole traders and $20,000 to employing businesses that have incurred expenses in preparation for the initially scheduled full border opening on 5 February;
> $3 million Travel Agent Support Fund – offering payments of up to $10,000 for eligible home-based businesses and $20,000 payments to eligible brick-and-mortar businesses.
Now Closed for 2022
RAF Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program The Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program is a $5 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package. The program will enable arts organisations, local governments and artists to promote and develop cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. There are four types of grants available. Two grants focus specifically on marketing, and two on developing new initiatives.
Flash Marketing Campaign  – $2,500
A competitive quick response grant for upcoming projects to extend digital or grassroots marketing into a new visitor market.
Targeted Marketing Campaign  – $10,000
A strategic and targeted marketing campaign to achieve a particular visitation outcome. The campaign will accompany an existing project, event, festival, venue or annual program.
Experience Initiative  – $10,000
An initiative that adds an offer or experience to an existing program, to increase visitation or extend the visitor experience of ‘place’.
Partnership Initiative  – $15,000
An initiative that develops a partnership with hospitality, accommodation, retail or events businesses to increase visitation and develop cross markets.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022

Arts & Events

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Children’s Program ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your projectUp to $500,00023-JUN-22
General Drama ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your project. Call the Program Operations team if you are unsure who to speak with.Up to $500,00023-JUN-22
First Nations Development ProgramScreen Australia aim to assist the career development of talented writers, directors and producers who have the potential to make a significant contribution to screen culture and the national cultural life. Screen Australia engage actively at all stages with key creatives in the development and production of their works. The following is available for successful applicants:
Feature Drama Development:
This program seeks writers or teams with demonstrated experience and an idea they wish to explore in the longer feature format.
TV Drama Development
This program is looking for striking and engaging storytelling that will connect with audiences. Screen Australia reserves the right to require the attachment of a story consultant where appropriate.
Documentary Development:
Funding is available for the further development of a treatment and/or draft scripts, series bible, project development as well as fees for writer, producer, director, story consultant, research, and/or securing production financing.
Up to $30,00030-JUN-22
Getting the Show back on the Road GrantsGetting the Show Back on the Road+ (GTSBOTR+) aims to reduce the financial risks associated with running ticketed events in Western Australia (WA) during a COVID-19 impacted period.Up to $150,00030-JUN-22
Healthy Partnership ProgramThe Healthy Partnership Program provides funding to sport, arts, racing, and community events to help WA communities create programs and activities that support good health now and into the future. Funding is prioritised to the health issues and population groups outlined in Healthway’s Strategic Plan, Active Healthy People: 2018-2023. Partnerships are guided by policies which align with their vision of building a healthy Western Australia. Up to and over $5,00031-JUL-22
Cultural Fund – Round 2 The Cultural Fund provides support to organisations for projects that deliver opportunities for authors, journalists, artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors. The priority for this funding is to support projects that will provide sustained and realistic support to writers and visual artists and to develop greater audiences for their work, however grants will also be offered to leading national writing organisations to build literacy skills for children and young adults and to encourage reading at all levels. Open to legally constituted organisations and incorporated associations.Between
$5,000-$25,000
Opens:
July 2022
Closed:
26-SEP-22
Australia Council for the Arts – Arts Projects for
Individuals & Groups
The Arts Project program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences.Up to $50,0006-SEP-22
International Engagement Fund – Round 3This pilot fund supports the Australian arts, cultural and creative sectors to explore opportunities to engage internationally, in the wake of unprecedented global change and disruption. This fund encourages borderless thinking and applications for engagement in any part of the world. It supports innovation and prototyping of new models for creative collaboration, presentation and distribution.
Examples:
Research, Experimentation, Development and Prototyping
$5,000 – $15,000
Creative and career development 
Collaborations and co-productions (smaller scale)
Market development (individuals and groups)
Participation and networking at meetings/market platforms
Peer exchange and knowledge sharing
Professional placements 
Research and scoping.
Action and New Models
$15,001 – $30,000
Collaborations and co-productions (larger scale)
Market development (sole trader, group, organisations)
New models – smart touring (concept, hybrid, slow, sustainable)
Presentation and profiling opportunities such as tours, performances, exhibitions, etc or at meetings/market platforms
Reciprocal activities
Self-directed residencies, labs and peer exchange models.
Up to $30,00020-SEP-22
Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring FundThe Regional Performing Arts Touring program (Playing Australia) supports performing arts to reach regional and remote communities across Australia. Grants are available to support the net touring and other designated costs associated with tours.Not Specified11-OCT-22
Regional Arts WA – Drug Aware YCulture RegionalIndividuals aged 12-16 looking to run their own project to develop skills and experience in a creative field can apply for grants up to $4,000 if living in regional WA, or up to $6,000 if you live in remote WA.  Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the project activity start date.Up to $6,00030-NOV-22
Major Events FundingTourism WA sponsor a range of major events that bring interstate and international visitors to WA and have the potential to generate significant broadcast coverage around Australia and the world. These range from sporting and arts events to culinary and cultural events, for locals and visitors to enjoy.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Regional Events Program (REP)The REP, funded by Royalties for Regions, supports medium to large regional events across WA that require funding of $40,000 or more. Events supported must:
> Bring more people to the region, which means more tourism dollars for the community
> Attract media coverage which helps promote the region as an exciting destination
> Involve and inspire the local community
> Encourage people to come to the region outside of the typical tourist season
> Add vibrancy and excitement to the region
> Support jobs in regional WA
> Showcase a strong point of difference and/or profile the unique features of the town and/or region.
$40,000+Ongoing
National Cultural Heritage AccountThe National Cultural Heritage Account is a grant program that assists Australian cultural organisations to acquire significant cultural heritage objects that they could not otherwise afford.Total Pool $500,000Ongoing
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) GrantsEstablished in 1975, the PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation provides one-off grants to individuals, groups or organisations to promote and encourage music and the music-related performing arts. Up to $5,000Ongoing
Community Grants ProgramThis program aims to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs. Grants are available in three categories; Festivals, Community Capacity, and Strategic Projects.Up to $50,000Ongoing
Regional Arts WA – RAF Quick Response GrantsAssists regional artists, art organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities.  Grants of up to $1,500 for individual artists or $3,000 for regional not-for-profit organisations.  Applications are due at least 10 business days prior to the project start date. Up to $3,000Ongoing
Unreal Engine Short Film InitiativeEpic Games and Screenwest are looking for new voices and talent from across the film, television and games sectors and creators eager to engage with new, innovative technologies and alternate methods of storytelling. Western Australian content creators can apply for up to $50,000 in production funding to create an animated short film of up to five minutes using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5 software. This initiative will allow content creators to explore real-time animation. These short films have the potential to be used as a proof of concept for a larger project.Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2022
Western Australian Screen Funding Production Funding (WASF) Stage 1 & 2A WA State Government Royalties for Regions funding initiative, provided through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), the WASF encourages regional film industry activity, builds local capacity, and contributes to the liveability and vibrancy of regional Western Australian Communities through strategic project funding. WASF provides funding through two stages:
Stage 1: Regional Scouting and Community Liaison Assistance
Stage 2: Production Funding
Stage 1: Up to $10,000
Stage 2: Up to $200,000
Now Closed for 2022
Journalist Fund Cadetship StreamApplications for stream 1: Cadetships – of the Journalist Fund are now open with Grants to support regional media organisations to hire new cadet journalists on offer for successful applicants. Eligible grant activities include:
> The selection and onboarding of a new cadet journalist
> The employment of a new cadet journalist
Total Pool of $8MNow Closed for 2022
West Coast VisionsScreenwest’s West Coast Visions initiative is a screen industry development program that provides production funding of $750,000 to low budget features that are to be produced in Western Australia. Its primary goal is to offer first time feature film directors their first theatrical feature film credit.
The initiative is designed to uncover, inspire and develop talented and motivated writer/director/producer teams with distinctive visions, assisting them to fulfill their professional potential.
Up to $750,000Now Closed for 2022
Documentary Development Investment Fund This fund invests in the development of documentary and factual programming in order to support and grow a sustainable Western Australian screen industry. The fund supports Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects. The project must be a documentary project in one of the following formats:
> Feature
> Single
> Series
> Large format (e.g. IMAX)
> Innovative documentary project.
And meet the general eligibility requirements set out in the Screenwest Terms of Trade.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2022
Hadley’s Art PrizeThe Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape art prize to be awarded to the best portrayal of the Australian landscape. Open to Australian artists who are over the age of eighteen (18) years who submit their own original landscape work in two-dimensional media (excluding photography and film) (the work).$100,000 & artwork be acquired by Hadley’s Orient Hotel to be used and held by it as part of their permanent collection of artwork. Now Closed for 2022
Festivals AustraliaFestivals Australia provides funding to support individual art projects at festivals or significant one-off community events, such as a town celebration or opening of a new community resource. Festivals Australia will:
> Provide access to a diverse range of high quality, innovative arts projects that grow audiences at festivals across regional Australia
> Support partnerships and collaboration across the arts sector
> Encourage community participation in arts projects at regional and remote festivals.
Between $5,000-$150,000Now Closed for 2022
National NAIDOC Poster CompetitionThe National NAIDOC Committee invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to submit their artwork for the 2022 National NAIDOC Poster Competition! This competition represents a significant opportunity for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists aged 13 years and over to have their work recognised nationally and internationally as part of the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and achievements during NAIDOC Week. The artwork must reflect this year’s National NAIDOC theme, which is:  Get up! Stand up! Show up!$10,000 cash price (tax free) and their artwork will be used as the official 2022 National NAIDOC Week PosterNow Closed for 2022
Shire of Broome Events Development Funding (EDF) Program EDF program has been developed to provide funds to assist organisations with the development of economic, events and tourism projects that benefit the Broome region. Funded projects will contribute to meeting the Shire of Broome’s vision: Broome – A Future, for Everyone (Strategic Community Plan 2021 – 2031).Up to $40,000 excl. GSTNow Closed for 2022
Visions of Australia Regional Exhibition Touring Program The Visions of Australia regional exhibition touring program supports audience access to Australian arts and cultural material, with a particular focus on tours to regional and remote Australia. Funding open to Australian arts and cultural heritage organisations can apply for funding to develop and tour exhibitions to venues across Australia.  Total Pool
of $2.5M each yr.
Now Closed for 2022
Indigenous Contemporary Music Program 2022 The Indigenous Contemporary Music program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands, providing opportunities and skills to develop ongoing income and employment pathways in the music industry. The program will fund Indigenous-led organisations who provide professional industry-based opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands.  Total Funding Pool of $900,000Now Closed for 2022
RAF Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program The Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program is a $5 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package. The program will enable arts organisations, local governments and artists to promote and develop cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. There are four types of grants available. Two grants focus specifically on marketing, and two on developing new initiatives.
Flash Marketing Campaign  – $2,500
A competitive quick response grant for upcoming projects to extend digital or grassroots marketing into a new visitor market.
Targeted Marketing Campaign  – $10,000
A strategic and targeted marketing campaign to achieve a particular visitation outcome. The campaign will accompany an existing project, event, festival, venue or annual program.
Experience Initiative  – $10,000
An initiative that adds an offer or experience to an existing program, to increase visitation or extend the visitor experience of ‘place’.
Partnership Initiative  – $15,000
An initiative that develops a partnership with hospitality, accommodation, retail or events businesses to increase visitation and develop cross markets.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
GFX Challenge Grant Program The GFX Challenge Grant Program 2021, sponsored by Fujifilm, is a grant program that awards a limited number of regional and global grants to help aspiring creatives bring their imaging projects to life. It is designed to nurture and develop the skills of emerging/promising content creators, giving them the opportunity to create content on topics that have significant meaning to them, while gaining experience using FUJIFILM GFX System gear. Between
$6,800 – $13,500
Now Closed for 2022
Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations to assist in the presentation of cultural and creative projects, activities and events to rebuild confidence amongst investors, producers and consumers. Between $25,000-$2MNow Closed for 2021
Festivals Australia Program The Festivals Australia Program seeks to provide access to a diverse range of high quality, innovative arts projects that grow audiences at festivals across regional Australia, support partnerships and collaboration across the arts sector, and encourage community participation in arts projects at regional and remote festivals. $5,000-$250,000Now Closed for 2021
ABC’s Heywire 2022 Trailblazers Program Trailblazers is an opportunity for anyone aged 18 to 28 who is driving positive social change projects in their regional communities and would like to see their work celebrated nationally. Open to individuals and groups of up to three, aged 18-28, who are initiating projects that create positive change in their communities. Work Featured on ABC, exclusive opportunities to apply for Trailblazer Development Fund grants, a partnership with the Sally Foundation and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, extensive networking, media and leadership opportunities. Now Closed for 2021
Keir Choreographic Award (KCA) The Keir Choreographic Award (KCA) is a national biennial award dedicated to the commissioning, presentation and promotion of new Australian choreography. KCA invites Australian artists with a professional practice, to propose a choreographic idea for an original live performance work. Artists from across the career spectrum, from established to emerging, are encouraged to apply. Eight applicants will be selected to develop and present a completed live work in two cities in professionally supported conditions. The work must be between 16 and 20 minutes long and involve no more than five performers. Either the applicant OR one of the main collaborators MUST be a choreographer. $50,000 Keir
Choreographic
Award 2022
Now Closed for 2021
Live Music Australia – Round 4 The Live Music Australia program will provide support to the live music sector, with a focus on small to medium venues that support high quality original Australian live music that is professionally staged. It aims to revive business ventures in local suburbs, towns and regions across the country, building capacity for a sustainable live music scene with strong community roots, in all parts of Australia.  Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2021
Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) Program The IVAIS program supports a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry with strong participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Funding is delivered to four primary types of organisation including:
1. art centres, mostly in remote and very remote locations
2. industry service organisations
3. art fairs
4. arts hubs, mostly in regional or urban locations
The organisations funded through the program together form the infrastructure that provides artists with studio space, materials, art development opportunities, marketing and exhibition support, as well as a range of professional support and services for artists, art centre staff and Directors.
Between $5,000-$80,000Now Closed for 2021
Next Level Regional GrantsThe Next Level Regional Grant supports young emerging regional artists and arts workers ages 18-26 to build skills so they can develop and sustain an arts career in regional Western Australia. Grants of up to $7,500 support creative activity and professional development for a period of one year. This may include but is not limited to the creation of new work, collaborations, residencies, professional development, and training. Applicants are also encouraged to find a mentor for the duration of the grant period.Up to $7,500Now Closed for 2022
Arts 15k-plus Grants ProgramThe Arts 15k-plus grant program offers between $15,000 and $60,000 funding for artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity. The program supports the development and growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in high quality arts and cultural experiences. The four categories are;
> Aboriginal Arts
> Commercial Development
> Creative Development
> Sector Development
Between $15,000-$60,000Now Closed for 2022

Medical, Science & Research

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Stan Perron Charitable Foundation Health Research Grants – People and PlatformsThe Stan Perron Charitable Foundation supports research involving child health, inclusive of antenatal, adolescent and young adult health, only. Applications detailing innovative and transformative ideas may originate from basic, clinical, population health or health services research. The Foundation has identified three specific areas for which it will consider funding:
1. People and Platforms supporting outstanding research. 
2. Programs that are collaborative and outcome-driven for up to five years. 
3. Partnerships funding encouraging collaborations between researchers and institutions to improve health outcomes for children in Western Australia.
Not SpecifiedOpen
Ian Potter Foundation Grant – Public Health ResearchIn this stream the Foundation will consider applications for research on:
> Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians
> Prevention of anxiety, depression and substance abuse in older Australians
> Prevention of chronic ill health and disease including obesity, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes through the amelioration of common determinants and risk factors.
Not SpecifiedEOI Opens:
6-JUN-22
EOI Closes:
24-JUN-22
MRFF – Primary Health Care Research Initiative – 2021 Primary Health Care Digital Innovations Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that develop novel digital health tools and technologies to improve access to primary health care services in disadvantaged and/or vulnerable populations (for example, migrant communities, people living with disabilities, lower socioeconomic communities, and rural and regional Australia).Total Funding Pool of $5M13-JUL-22
Youngcare’s At Home Care GrantsYoungcare’s AHCG program assists young people(aged 18-65) with high care needs who are living at home and who are at risk of enteringUp to $10,000Opens:
6-JUL-22
Closes:
17-AUG-22
MRFF – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission – 2022 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Grant OpportunityThe Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission aims to support older people to maintain their health and quality of life as they age, live independently for longer and access quality care when they need it.
The objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1: develop interventions that deliver holistic and multidisciplinary care after diagnosis to improve quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers.
Stream 2: conduct implementation research focused on addressing inequalities in uptake of prevention activities to support healthy ageing and quality of life for:Topic A: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Topic B: Rural, regional and remote populations
Topic C: Culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
Stream 3: enhance utility of neuropsychological tests for dementia.
Up to $2M7-SEP-22
MRFF: Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medicine Use and Medicine Intervention by Pharmacists GrantThis grant provides researchers with funding to improve the safe and effective use of medicines. This 4 stream program will fund organisations to undertake research to support innovative approaches to improve the quality and cost‑effectiveness of preventive healthcare interventions.
The outcomes of the research funded by this grant is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by supporting the safe and effective use of prescription medicines, quality of care provided to patients, reducing hospital readmissions due to medication complications and evidence to support the safe and effective use of medicines in residential aged care.
Available Funding $1.5MOpens:
16-JUN-22
Closes:
7-SEP-22
The Australian Disability & Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund The Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF), the fund will assist indigenous and non-indigenous people with disability to participate in both formal and informal education programs through small grants. People with disabilities of any age living in Australia may apply for any assistance to help with both formal and informal education. Up to $2,500 per month for 6 months30-SEP-22
Ian Potter Foundation – Community WellbeingThis program area funds initiatives delivered by organisations supporting people with disabilities, or otherwise marginalised individuals primarily with the objective to secure employment pathways.Not SpecifiedEOI Open:
6-MAR-23
EOI Close:
30-MAR-23
Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Program (RAMPP) RAMPP aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply in regional communities and demonstrate solutions to technical, regulatory or commercial barriers to the deployment of microgrid technologies in Australia. Funding is available to projects that have successfully completed a feasibility study, with funding made available in two stages:
 Stage 1: $30 million available from launch through CY2022
 Stage 2: $20 million available from CY2023
Up to $5MDEC 2026
Healthy Communities ProgramThe Healthy Communities Program funds a range of health promotion activities and campaigns to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles for all Western Australians.
The aim of the over $5,000 Healthy Communities funding is to support eligible organisations to deliver larger health promotion projects which aim to:
> Increase individual knowledge and skills and change behaviour.
> Create community and organisational policies and environments to improve health.
Up to $5,000
Applications must be made at least 5 months prior to commencement of project
Ongoing
Closing the Gap – Major Works ProgramThe Major Capital Works Program supports the strengthening of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) sector through improved infrastructure. This Program will provide funding to deliver both new and renovated health clinics, and associated housing for health professionals.Up to $140,000,000Now Closed for 2022
Aged Care Workforce Bonus PaymentThe objective of the grant opportunity is to assist in the retention and attraction of aged care workers both in the residential aged care and home care environments, who are supporting and protecting some of Australia’s most vulnerable citizens during the pandemic. A bonus payment of up to $800 will be paid to care and support workers in Government subsidised home care and to direct care workers, food service workers and cleaners in Government subsidised residential care. The bonus payment will be paid in two instalments. Payments will be provided to providers/agencies to pay their full-time, part-time and casual workers. Part-time and casual workers will be paid a pro-rata rate.Total Pool of $210,000Now Closed for 2022
AMP’s Tomorrow FundThe AMP Foundation has awarded grants to over 330 Tomorrow Makers working in fields as diverse as education, science, social innovation, the environment, medical research and more. Funds can be used for a range of activities and expenses, including equipment, study, research, salaries, and promotion. Whatever it takes to make a positive impact.Between $5,000-$100,000Now Closed for 2022
Healthway’s 2022 Targeted Research Round – Exploratory GrantsHealthway’s 2022 Targeted Exploratory Research Grants will provide funding to eligible organisations for research projects that will address gaps in health promotion research that addresses the impact of harmful industry marketing with the purpose of improving community health outcomes, particularly for children and young people. Up to $75,000Now Closed for 2022
Healthway’s 2022 Targeted Research Round – Intervention GrantsHealthway’s 2022 Targeted Intervention Research Grants will provide funding to eligible organisations for research projects that develop and test a new health promotion intervention or lead to the development of a health promotion policy intervention that addresses the impact of harmful industry marketing, with the purpose of improving community health outcomes, particularly for children and young people.Up to $120,000Now Closed for 2022
AW Howard Memorial Trust Inc. – Study AwardsTo encourage and promote research and investigation in the fields of natural science and social science, including economics which relate to the development, management and use of pastures. The trust awards study awards annually of up to $5,000 for scientists to:
> Go on overseas study tours
> Participate in national or international conferences.
Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2022
Business Improvement Fund (BIF) for Residential Aged Care Providers – Round 2BIF – Round 2 is primarily aimed to support small to medium sized residential care providers (i.e. with 7 or less facilities) that are facing financial pressures which may impact on their ability to offer quality care to residents in regional, rural and remote locations.Total Funding Pool of $22MNow Closed for 2022
MRFF Indigenous Health Research Fund – 2021 Indigenous Health Research Grant OpportunityThe Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Indigenous Health Research Fund aims to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 11 years from 2018–19 to 2028–29. The objectives and outcomes of the 2021 Indigenous Health Research grant opportunity are detailed in the grant guidelines.Up to $5MNow Closed for 2022
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – CRR – 2021 COVID-19 Treatment Access and Public Health Activities Grant OpportunityThe Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Coronavirus Research Response – 2021 COVID-19 Treatment Access and Public Health Activities Grant Opportunity aims to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that address one of the five streams of research. Refer to guidelines for research streams and further eligibility criteria.Total Pool of $33MNow Closed for 2022
Ian Potter Foundation Grant – Healthy Medical Research The objective of these grants is to to support the provision of equipment and capital infrastructure to support outstanding medical research groups.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
REDS Grants Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
National Science Week Grants The National Science Week Grants 2022 provides individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2022. Objectives of the grant opportunity are to inspire wide community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge, encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in. Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2021
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants CRC-P Grants provide funding for short-term research collaborations. This grant supports short-term (up to 3 years), industry-led collaborations. Projects must develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes, and benefit small to medium enterprises (SMEs) include education and training activities. Matched funding between $100,000-$3MNow Closed for 2021
Targeted Call for Research (TCR): Improving Indigenous maternal and child health in the early years 2022This TCR grant opportunity aims are to identify strength-based, action-oriented approaches and interventions that value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s concepts of health and wellbeing, cultural practices, and knowledge and learning to ensure that all children have the best start to life.Total Pool of $5MNow closed for 2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist AwardThe award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences, allowing interdisciplinary and sociocultural research that could straddle the social sciences and humanities, by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early- and mid-career scientists. It aims to support their research and/or the expansion and growth of their research networks and international knowledge exchange through visits to relevant international centres of research.Up to $20,000, with additional support provided to attend the Academy’s Annual Science at the Shine Dome event.Closed for 2022.
The 2024 round will open in early 2023.
In a Good Place (IAGP) ProgramThe IAGP program gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of community-driven projects, services, activities or initiatives, which clearly and directly focus on strengthening mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable community members who are at risk of, or are experiencing, mental health issues.Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2022
Next Round opens APR 23

Education & Training

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Growing Good Gardens Grants 2022Help create a classroom of thriving students! Together with Yates we’re encouraging young people to get gardening, and learn healthy habits – from the ground up! 
Getting kids out into the garden helps to create healthy minds and healthy bodies so they can thrive.   
Teachers, coaches and community leaders alike are encouraged to apply to create a garden space where kids can learn healthy habits and improve their physical and mental well-being. 
$1,000 each grant with opportunity to double their grant and receive $2,00015-JUL-22
Active Australia Innovation Challenge | Heart FoundationThe Heart Foundation has up to ten $10,000 grants for new, innovative projects that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups. 
The Active Australia Innovation Challenge strongly encourages  innovative projects that support people who do not meet Australia’s Physical Activity Guidelines, people at risk of chronic disease, and people living in communities with high levels of physical inactivity (including rural and remote regions). This includes people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.  
$10,00018-JUL-22
International Engagement Fund – Round 3This pilot fund supports the Australian arts, cultural and creative sectors to explore opportunities to engage internationally, in the wake of unprecedented global change and disruption. This fund encourages borderless thinking and applications for engagement in any part of the world. It supports innovation and prototyping of new models for creative collaboration, presentation and distribution.
Examples:
Research, Experimentation, Development and Prototyping
$5,000 – $15,000
Creative and career development 
Collaborations and co-productions (smaller scale)
Market development (individuals and groups)
Participation and networking at meetings/market platforms
Peer exchange and knowledge sharing
Professional placements 
Research and scoping.
Action and New Models
$15,001 – $30,000
Collaborations and co-productions (larger scale)
Market development (sole trader, group, organisations)
New models – smart touring (concept, hybrid, slow, sustainable)
Presentation and profiling opportunities such as tours, performances, exhibitions, etc or at meetings/market platforms
Reciprocal activities
Self-directed residencies, labs and peer exchange models.
Up to $30,00020-SEP-22
Cultural Fund – Round 2 The Cultural Fund provides support to organisations for projects that deliver opportunities for authors, journalists, artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors. The priority for this funding is to support projects that will provide sustained and realistic support to writers and visual artists and to develop greater audiences for their work, however grants will also be offered to leading national writing organisations to build literacy skills for children and young adults and to encourage reading at all levels. Open to legally constituted organisations and incorporated associations.Between
$5,000-$25,000
Opens:
July 2022
Closes:
26-SEP-22
ALEA Research Grant ALEA provides small grants for schools and teachers who wish to conduct research inquiries with a focus on literacy education and with the support of an academic partner.  Up to $5,00015-OCT-22
Ian Potter Foundation – Early Childhood DevelopmentThe Ian Potter Foundation aims to support innovative programs and sector initiatives in early childhood (0–8 years old), including programs that recognise and foster parental engagement in their children’s learning and development.Not SpecifiedEOI Open:
6-MAR-23
EOI Close:
30-MAR-23
Healthy Communities ProgramThe Healthy Communities Program funds a range of health promotion activities and campaigns to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles for all Western Australians.
The aim of the over $5,000 Healthy Communities funding is to support eligible organisations to deliver larger health promotion projects which aim to:
> Increase individual knowledge and skills and change behaviour.
> Create community and organisational policies and environments to improve health.
Up to $5,000
Applications must be made at least 5 months prior to commencement of project
Ongoing
Young People Grant ProgramYoung People Grant Program provides assistance to disadvantaged young people in Australia in order to give them the opportunity to reach their full educational and social potential by funding projects that address the causes and consequences of youth disadvantage.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Territory Access Payment (TAP)TAP helps to ease relocations costs required to attend higher education and improve participation rates of Indigenous students through improved financial support.Up to $5,000Ongoing
Maker Projects – Community STEM Engagement Grants 2022The Maker Projects – Community STEM Engagement Grants 2022 aims to foster creativity and inquiry‑based learning and support the development of STEM skills in students and youth under 18 years of age in design, engineering and programming, through hands-on learning. Open to organisations that deliver maker projects to students and youth under 18 years. A particular focus are under-represented groups, including girls, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, youth living in regional, rural and remote locations, people with disability and people from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.Between $20,000-$100,000Now Closed for 2022
Women’s Leadership and Development Program – Lead and SucceedThe Lead and Succeed grant opportunity will support projects that address the structural and systemic barriers that can impede women’s employment and progression into leadership, and create an environment for women to achieve professional success and be provided with more leadership roles. Projects will achieve tangible improvements in outcomes linked to the achievement of all, one, or a combination of the following key priority areas of the WLDP to increase and enhance:
> Women’s Leadership
> Women’s Workforce Participation
> Women’s Safety.
Projects that target women living in regional, rural and remote areas, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, older women, women with disability and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, are encouraged.
Total Pool of $20.35MNow Closed for 2022
AMP’s Tomorrow FundThe AMP Foundation has awarded grants to over 330 Tomorrow Makers working in fields as diverse as education, science, social innovation, the environment, medical research and more. Funds can be used for a range of activities and expenses, including equipment, study, research, salaries, and promotion. Whatever it takes to make a positive impact.Between $5,000-$100,000Now Closed for 2022
Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship ProgramThe program provides funding to support women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and to eliminate barriers for women’s participation in STEM education and careers, including entrepreneurship.  This grant opportunity provides funding to grow and expand existing projects that support women and girls, regardless of their background, to build STEM skills and succeed in high growth employment areas.Between $500,000-$1MNow Closed for 2022
Variety WA General GrantsVariety WA General Individual Grants help WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability to receive support. We provide assistance for items that are not accessible through government funding and alternative servicesNot SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Variety WA General Community GrantsVariety WA General Community Grants help organisations working directly with WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability to receive support. We provide funding assistance for equipment to enable organisations to impact kids through inclusion, education, independence and joy.Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2022
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions provides funds to sponsor young Australians to take part in-person or virtual in STEM engagement activities, activities and competitions Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
National Science Week Grants The National Science Week Grants 2022 provides individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2022. Objectives of the grant opportunity are to inspire wide community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge,
encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.
Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2021

Local Government

Grant DetailsAmount Closing
Community Litter GrantsKeep Australia Beautiful WA’s Community Litter Grants provide financial support and guidance to communities and organisations for the implementation of projects which make lasting changes to reduce litter and change littering behaviour. The grant program encourages integrated litter prevention, incorporating education, infrastructure and enforcement as key elements and which are consistent with the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s Litter Prevention Strategy for Western Australia.Up to $10,00021-JUN-22
Budget Direct Sponsorships – Round Three Budget Direct are passionate about creating positive, caring communities. Sponsorships open to registered organisations or associations that reflect their core values.  Up to $5,000 30-JUN-22
COVID-19 Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (Phase 3)This program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. LRCI Program Phase 3 will continue to support local jobs and businesses at the time it is needed most. Up to $23,420,007.0030-JUN-22
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsCommunity Partnerships are open to not-for-profit organisations, community groups or local government authority based in regional WA communities in the Horizon Power Service area. Matched funding available for community events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being. Between $1,000-$50,000Opens: 25-JUL-22
Closes:
22-AUG-22
Community Stewardship Grants – Small and LargeCommunity Stewardship Grants are available for community-based projects that help conserve, restore, rehabilitate or enhance a local natural area, conserve WA’s biodiversity and maintain or build the capability of NRM community groups across the State.
The 2022 Community Stewardship Grants Program involves two components:
Small Grants
> Valued between $1,000 – $35,000 
> Up to 18 months duration
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
Large Grants
> Intended for more strategic, complex projects 
> Valued between $35,001 and $450,000 
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
> for up to 3 years duration.
Between $1,000-$450,000Now Closed for 2022
Road Safety Commission Project GrantsProject grants are available for groups to submit an application to implement road safety projects. These projects can run up to 12 months and should comprise of road safety activities that can be sustained after the funding period.Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2022
Physical Activity Innovation Challenge ProjectThe Physical Activity Innovation Challenge Project (Innovation Project) aims to increase physical activity levels of inactive adolescents and young adults aged 15-20 years in Western Australia (WA). Local government associations, incorporated sporting organisations and community organisations can apply for grants of up to $100,000 for the 12-month period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2022
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF)The RMF has opened a new round of funding to address waste infrastructure gaps in regional and remote areas of Australia. The RMF will support investment in new infrastructure to sort, process and remanufacture materials such as mixed plastic, paper, tyres and glass. Small organisations, such as small and medium businesses, not-for-profits, Local Government, community groups and Traditional Custodians are encouraged to apply.Between $10,000 – $1MNow Closed for 2022
Building Better Region Fund – Round 6BBRF supports economic and social infrastructure for the long-term benefit of regional communities. Projects will be funded under two streams:
The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure.
The Community Investments Stream funds community development activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, leadership and capability building activities.
At least $250 million for projects is available with the allocation of funding across these streams dependent on the volume and quality of applications.
Infrastructure Projects:
Between $20,000-$10M

Community Investment:
Between $5,000-$1M
Now Closed for 2022
Saluting Their Service Commemorative
Grants Program
The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage; involve people around the country in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the services and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations; and promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation. There are two categories of grants; Community & Major. Community Grants up to $10,000

Major Grants between $10,001 – $150,000
Now Closed for 2022
COVID-19 Recovery Grants ProgramThe COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program provides grants for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (aged 10-25 years) in creative ways and help to achieve positive outcomes for young people in the community. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short-term, one-off activities or initiatives (up to 6 months).
Grants of up to $10,000 are available for longer term (6-12 months), community-wide, strategic initiatives.
Now Closed for 2022
Preparing Australian Communities Program (PACP) – Local Stream The PACP Local stream will support disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Between $20,000-$10MNow Closed for 2022
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Annual and Forward Planning Round
CSRFF program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities. $300,000+Now Closed for 2021
REDS Grants Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
Australian Heritage Grants Program The Australian Heritage Grants Program aims to improve recognition, conservation, preservation and access to the heritage values of National Heritage Listed places. The program also aims to increase community engagement and raise awareness of listed sites. Up to $400,000Now Closed for 2021
WA Hiking Participation Grants Program The WA Hiking Participation Grants program is aimed at growing participation in hiking in Western Australia through the development and delivery of new opportunities for participation, skill development and/or building the capacity of leaders (including guides, instructors and volunteers). Applicants are encouraged to be creative and innovative in the development of their projects. Projects should align with the WA Hiking Strategy, encourage participation and capitalise on the benefits of trail running and bushwalking. Between $5,000-$25,000Now Closed for 2021
Strong & Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities These Grants aim to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people to participate socially and economically through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. The Grants will focus on supporting people of working age (15-64 years) in geographic areas of high socio-economic disadvantage across all states and territories. Up to $360,000Now Closed for 2021
Stronger Communities Programme – Round 7 The Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. These projects aim to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant viable communities. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2021

Not-For-Profit Organisations

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Children’s Program ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your projectUp to $500,00023-JUN-22
General Drama ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your project. Call the Program Operations team if you are unsure who to speak with.Up to $500,00023-JUN-22
Smartgroup Foundation GrantsSmartgroup is committed to positively contributing to the communities in which we live and operate. As part of this commitment, the Smartgroup Foundation was established in 2019 with an annual grant from Smartgroup Corporation Ltd to be directed to certain charities with Deductible-Gift-Recipient (DGR) status.
Grants open to projects which support:
> Children’s illnesses and diseases
> Mental illness
> Children and families at risk
> Environment
Between $5,000-$15,000Opens:
1-JUN-22
Closes:
27-JUN-22
Bennelong Foundation GrantsWhilst the Bennelong Foundation has a number of areas of interest, generally, it strives to support causes, organisations, and projects that possess certain principles and/or criteria. The Program has two main funding areas (Education, Training and Employment and Community Health and Wellbeing), target communities, and three types of Grants available. Grant Seekers are recommended to conduct a self-check by carefully considering if your project aligns with our primary focus areas and meets our funding criteria.  Up to $30,00029-JUL-22
Westpac Inclusive Employment Grants ProgramInclusive Employment Grants will support organisations creating inclusive and sustainable jobs in local communities. The new grant program was established in response to the significant impacts across Australia of COVID, the changing nature of work, and climate change. The program is designed to foster community-led approaches to building greater social and economic inclusion.  $50,000 over two years29-JUN-22
Budget Direct Sponsorships – Round Four Budget Direct are passionate about creating positive, caring communities. Sponsorships open to registered organisations or associations that reflect their core values.  Up to $5,00030-JUN-22
Community GrantDamien Greer Lawyers is inviting organisations via a non-competitive process to apply for a Community Grant in 2022. The Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant program recognises and celebrates organisations that strive to make a positive impact within their local community. $2,50030-JUN-22
Budget Direct Sponsorships – Round Four Budget Direct are passionate about creating positive, caring communities. Sponsorships open to registered organisations or associations that reflect their core values.  Up to $5,00030-JUN-22
Commonweath Bank Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ AwardsThe Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ Awards have been established to show appreciation of the immense contribution community treasurers make to their community groups, the community sector, and to Australia. This year, judges will be looking for the most original and creative ideas that will help community treasurers have an even greater impact. Treasurers must self-nominate to be eligible for the $5,000 donation.$5,0008-JUL-22
Small Grants Program Round 2The Small Grants program supports projects proposed by individuals and or organisations and or communities who would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs. Pride Foundation will invest in projects that benefit either LGBTQIA+ individuals or community or strengthen LGBTQIA+ organisational capacity.Up to $75011-JUL-22
Active Australia Innovation Challenge | Heart FoundationThe Heart Foundation has up to ten $10,000 grants for new, innovative projects that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups. 
The Active Australia Innovation Challenge strongly encourages  innovative projects that support people who do not meet Australia’s Physical Activity Guidelines, people at risk of chronic disease, and people living in communities with high levels of physical inactivity (including rural and remote regions). This includes people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.  
$10,00018-JUL-22
Connellan Airways Trust General Grants General Grants are designed to support improved social and economic outcomes for people in outback Australia.  General grants can be used to fund a diverse range of activities. Specific projects, travel costs, education and skill building, technology (communications), community experiences, and a range of other options that align with the vision of the Trust. Not Specified15-AUG-22
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsCommunity Partnerships are open to not-for-profit organisations, community groups or local government authority based in regional WA communities in the Horizon Power Service area. Matched funding available for community events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being.Between $1,000-$50,000Opens:
25-JUL-22
Close:
22-AUG-22
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional CommunitiesThe Rebuilding Regional Communities stream runs in parallel with our Bushfire Recovery and Small & Vital streams within our flagship Strengthening Rural Communities program. Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that assist communities to recover from and adapt to the impacts of the COVID pandemic.Up to $50,00030-AUG-22
Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Program – Round 13The SRC program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. Grants open to a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly benefit local communities. Up to $10,00030-AUG-22
International Engagement Fund – Round 3This pilot fund supports the Australian arts, cultural and creative sectors to explore opportunities to engage internationally, in the wake of unprecedented global change and disruption. This fund encourages borderless thinking and applications for engagement in any part of the world. It supports innovation and prototyping of new models for creative collaboration, presentation and distribution.
Examples:
Research, Experimentation, Development and Prototyping
$5,000 – $15,000
Creative and career development 
Collaborations and co-productions (smaller scale)
Market development (individuals and groups)
Participation and networking at meetings/market platforms
Peer exchange and knowledge sharing
Professional placements 
Research and scoping.
Action and New Models
$15,001 – $30,000
Collaborations and co-productions (larger scale)
Market development (sole trader, group, organisations)
New models – smart touring (concept, hybrid, slow, sustainable)
Presentation and profiling opportunities such as tours, performances, exhibitions, etc or at meetings/market platforms
Reciprocal activities
Self-directed residencies, labs and peer exchange models.
Up to $30,00020-SEP-22
Mazda Foundation Grants The Mazda Foundation aims to provide financial aid to community based organisations with projects supporting primary producers facing hardships. Projects must fall within the Foundation’s nominated priority areas, and be consistent with the broader aims and objectives of the Foundation. Not Specified30-SEP-22
Stan Perron Charitable Foundation – Community GrantsStan Perron’s Charitable Foundation, giving was always focused heavily on children and younger people – especially in relation to health, medical research and those younger members of the community living with disability. The Foundation provides funds for iconic cultural and arts organisations in Western Australia, recognising the importance these kinds of activities play in the enrichment of our community.Not Specified6-OCT-22
Sunbites Good Fuel FundThe Sunbites $200k Good Fuel Fund is devoted to fueling local heroes and the charities they so tirelessly support.
Each month, based on community nominations, Sunbites will select an amazing member of the community and their charity to receive $25k from the Sunbites $200k Fund… but they need your help to find them!
$25,00031-OCT-22
Small Grants Program – Round 3The Small Grants program supports projects proposed by individuals and or organisations and or communities who would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs. Pride Foundation will invest in projects that benefit either LGBTQIA+ individuals or community or strengthen LGBTQIA+ organisational capacity.Up to $75014-NOV-22
NAB Foundation Community GrantsNAB Foundation Community Grants fund local projects that help communities prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery, and build resilience against future disasters. 
Grants are available for community-led projects that do one or more of the following:
Readiness: help communities (people, environments, infrastructure) prepare for natural disasters
Recovery: help communities, landscapes and fauna rebuild and rehabilitate after natural disasters
Futureproofing: reduce the risk of future natural disasters by cutting a community’s carbon emissions.
Up to $10,000Opened
11-03-2022 and successful grantees will be notified in October 2022.
Healthy Communities ProgramThe Healthy Communities Program funds a range of health promotion activities and campaigns to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles for all Western Australians.
The aim of the over $5,000 Healthy Communities funding is to support eligible organisations to deliver larger health promotion projects which aim to:
> Increase individual knowledge and skills and change behaviour.
> Create community and organisational policies and environments to improve health.
Up to $5,000
Applications need to be received at least 5 months prior to commencement of project
Ongoing
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Hamer Sprout FundThe mission of the Hamer Sprout Fund is “to build communities inspired to take action for a sustainable future”. These grants are provided as an incentive to new or established groups to develop initiatives that achieve this aim. The objective of the Hamer Sprout Fund is to support projects and organisations that:
1. Promote innovation in environmental education;
2. Facilitate engagement in environmental action;
3. Advocate for environmental sustainability; or
4. Foster collaboration between young people engaged in environmental leadership
Up to $5,000Ongoing
Small Environment GrantsProviding support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Small Grants with IMPACTTheir vision was to create an organisation which pay it forward grants to charities, both in Australia and overseas, who make a difference ensuring people in need access the services and resources they require. If you are a small, tax deductible, not-for-profit agency doing a terrific job in helping those in need here in Australia or overseas, then it is really easy to apply for a small grant.Up to $2,000Ongoing
Financial Capabilities Open Grants Ecstra is a not for profit organisation committed to building the financial capability and wellbeing of all Australians within a fair financial system. Ecstra will proactively engage with organisations and consumer groups interested in improving the financial capability and wellbeing of Australians to discuss opportunities, current or proposed projects and collaborations which may result in an invitation to submit a Proposal.Not SpecifiedOngoing
English Family Foundation – Igniter FundUnder this grant program the English Family Foundation are seeking to support Australian social enterprise changemakers who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within their local communities and who are now looking to build capacity to overcome the challenges of taking their concept to scale to be impact investment ready.Up to $50,000Ongoing
Australian Communities Foundation COVID-19 National Funding PlatformAustralian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia have partnered to provide a national funding platform to coordinate the philanthropic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Not-for-profit organisations are encouraged to register their COVID-19-related funding needs so that philanthropic funders can understand the granting opportunities available and respond to the critical needs of the sector.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Macpac Funds for Good GrantsCash or gear grants open to not-for-profit organisations committed to creating long-term change for the good of the people and planet.Between $2,000 – $10,000Ongoing
Regional Arts WA-RAF Quick Response Grant Assists regional artists, art organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities.  Grants of up to $1,500 for individual artists or $3,000 for regional not-for-profit organisations.  Applications are due at least 10 business days prior to the project start date.  Up to $3,000Ongoing
Lotterywest GrantsLotterywest can provide support to projects or activities that contribute to an outcome in the Community Investment Framework. The grant request must also have a clear community benefit.Up to $15,000Ongoing
Shire of Broome Ad Hoc SponsorshipsProvides funds quickly to support smaller projects and initiatives.  Available year round and application must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to your event or commencement of your project.Up to $1,000Ongoing
Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Community Quick GrantsAim to assist Shire of Derby/West Kimberley community organisations with quick response funding so that they can make a positive contribution to the quality of life for Shire residents through the provision of social services and community development activities, projects and programs – available for Not-For-Profit organisations in Derby-West Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding.Up to $500Ongoing
Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Community Quick Grants Providing support to Not-for-Profit, community based, sporting, cultural, environmental, service groups and associations – available for Not-for-Profits organisations in Wyndham-East Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding. Up to $500Ongoing
Kimberley Community GrantsGrants of up to $10,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations and schools for projects that support and empower local communities in the Kimberley. Grant objectives include:
> Support the long term development, growth and vitality of the Kimberley
> Build an appreciation of nature and an awareness of the preciousness of water
> Provide the opportunity for community to identify and respond to local issues
> Empower the community to take an active role in improving their quality of life
> Foster community involvement and wellbeing
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2022
Animal Welfare GrantThe Western Australian Government is supporting the welfare of companion animals and wildlife through grants for not-for-profit activities that foster and rehome pets, rehabilitate wildlife, and provide low-cost or free animal health and veterinary services.Between $2,000-$50,000Now Closed for 2022
Unreal Engine Short Film InitiativeEpic Games and Screenwest are looking for new voices and talent from across the film, television and games sectors and creators eager to engage with new, innovative technologies and alternate methods of storytelling. Western Australian content creators can apply for up to $50,000 in production funding to create an animated short film of up to five minutes using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5 software. This initiative will allow content creators to explore real-time animation. These short films have the potential to be used as a proof of concept for a larger project.Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2022
Community Stewardship Grants – Small and LargeCommunity Stewardship Grants are available for community-based projects that help conserve, restore, rehabilitate or enhance a local natural area, conserve WA’s biodiversity and maintain or build the capability of NRM community groups across the State.
The 2022 Community Stewardship Grants Program involves two components:
Small Grants
> Valued between $1,000 – $35,000 
> Up to 18 months duration
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
Large Grants
> Intended for more strategic, complex projects 
> Valued between $35,001 and $450,000 
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
> for up to 3 years duration.
Between $1,000-$450,000Now Closed for 2022
Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program The Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program will assist community organisations and other entities (including sole traders and partnerships), to support business growth, improve social and economic infrastructure, increase community amenity and liveability and deliver employment outcomes. The grants available will be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure (grant percentage). Between $50,000-$2MNow Closed for 2022
Economic Pathways to Refugee IntegrationThe new program seeks to increase the rate of employment for refugees and humanitarian entrants with lower skill levels and low English language proficiency. The grant opportunity will support economic participation focused social enterprises who can demonstrate the ability to achieve economic participation outcomes for refugees and humanitarian entrants. Between $50,000-$3MNow Closed for 2022
Shire of Broome Annual Community Matched Funding ProgramThe Annual Community Matched Funding Program has been developed to provide funds to assist community-based organisations within the Shire of Broome for the development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental, and reconciliation projects and initiatives that benefit the local community. Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Healthway’s 2022 Targeted Research Round – Exploratory GrantsHealthway’s 2022 Targeted Exploratory Research Grants will provide funding to eligible organisations for research projects that will address gaps in health promotion research that addresses the impact of harmful industry marketing with the purpose of improving community health outcomes, particularly for children and young people. Up to $75,000Now Closed for 2022
Healthway’s 2022 Targeted Research Round – Intervention Grants Healthway’s 2022 Targeted Intervention Research Grants will provide funding to eligible organisations for research projects that develop and test a new health promotion intervention or lead to the development of a health promotion policy intervention that addresses the impact of harmful industry marketing, with the purpose of improving community health outcomes, particularly for children and young people. Up to $120,000Now Closed for 2022
Road Safety Commission Project GrantsProject grants are available for groups to submit an application to implement road safety projects. These projects can run up to 12 months and should comprise of road safety activities that can be sustained after the funding period.Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2022
Documentary Development Investment FundThis fund invests in the development of documentary and factual programming in order to support and grow a sustainable Western Australian screen industry. The fund supports Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects. The project must be a documentary project in one of the following formats:
> Feature
> Single
> Series
> Large format (e.g. IMAX)
> Innovative documentary project.
And meet the general eligibility requirements set out in the Screenwest Terms of Trade.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2022
Social Justice Small GrantsThe Mercy Foundation’s Social Justice Small Grants Program provides seed funding to assist communities and organisations to build capacity that will help create structural change and bring about greater social justice in Australia. Between $1,000-$10,000Now Closed for 2022
Development & Operations GrantsDevelopment & Operations grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient, and robust, and in turn help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion. This year, as we recover from the impacts of a pandemic, CBF will support community media organisations to engage with their communities through this difficult time.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF)The RMF has opened a new round of funding to address waste infrastructure gaps in regional and remote areas of Australia. The RMF will support investment in new infrastructure to sort, process and remanufacture materials such as mixed plastic, paper, tyres and glass. Small organisations, such as small and medium businesses, not-for-profits, Local Government, community groups and Traditional Custodians are encouraged to apply. Between $10,000-$1MNow Closed for 2022
Honda Foundation GrantsThe Honda Foundation provides grants for financial assistance to charities and organisations working across a range of issues, including supporting the disadvantaged, people with disability or those suffering from illness; relief for victims of natural disasters; promotion of innovation and new technologies. In addition, The Honda Foundation offers a 12-month Vehicle Loan Program which includes registration, insurance and all servicing costs, and is capped at 20 loan vehicles at any one time. Applications are to be made using The Honda Foundation Hero Loan Vehicle form.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Building Better Region Fund – Round 6 BBRF supports economic and social infrastructure for the long-term benefit of regional communities. Projects will be funded under two streams:
The Infrastructure Projects Stream supports the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure.
The Community Investments Stream funds community development activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, leadership and capability building activities.
At least $250 million for projects is available with the allocation of funding across these streams dependent on the volume and quality of applications.
Infrastructure Projects:
Between $20,000-$10M

Community Investment:
Between $5,000-$1M
Now Closed for 2022
Variety WA General Community Grants Variety WA General Community Grants help organisations working directly with WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability to receive support. We provide funding assistance for equipment to enable organisations to impact kids through inclusion, education, independence and joy. Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2022
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International CompetitionsThe Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions provides funds to sponsor young Australians to take part in-person or virtual in STEM engagement activities, activities and competitions.Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
RAF Cultural Tourism Accelerator ProgramThe Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program is a $5 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package. The program will enable arts organisations, local governments and artists to promote and develop cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. There are four types of grants available. Two grants focus specifically on marketing, and two on developing new initiatives.
Flash Marketing Campaign  – $2,500
A competitive quick response grant for upcoming projects to extend digital or grassroots marketing into a new visitor market.
Targeted Marketing Campaign  – $10,000
A strategic and targeted marketing campaign to achieve a particular visitation outcome. The campaign will accompany an existing project, event, festival, venue or annual program.
Experience Initiative  – $10,000
An initiative that adds an offer or experience to an existing program, to increase visitation or extend the visitor experience of ‘place’.
Partnership Initiative  – $15,000
An initiative that develops a partnership with hospitality, accommodation, retail or events businesses to increase visitation and develop cross markets.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
Preparing Australian Communities Program (PACP) – Local Stream The PACP Local stream will support disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Between $20,000-$10MNow Closed for 2022
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Annual and Forward Planning Round
CSRFF program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities. $300,000+Now Closed for 2021
REDS Grants – Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
Strong and Resilient Communities Activity (SARC) – Cashless Debit Card (CDC) Support Services The SARC CDC Support Services grant opportunity aims to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people on pathways to self-reliance and empowerment through local community-driven solutions that strengthen economic participation. It will focus on supporting Cashless Debit Card participants in Cashless Debit Card locations. Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2021
Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative The Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative (Pilot) provides organisations with up to $5 million to support current and emerging regional leaders to further develop their leadership and resilience skills, enabling them to become strong local voices who can help sustain regional Australia’s recovery from COVID-19, bushfires and other crises, and contribute to their region’s long-term resilience. Up to $5MNow Closed for 2021
Strong & Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities These Grants aim to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people to participate socially and economically through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. The Grants will focus on supporting people of working age (15-64 years) in geographic areas of high socio-economic disadvantage across all states and territories. Up to $350,000Now Closed for 2021
New Industries Fund: X-TEND WA Program grants The X-TEND WA Program funds organisations which deliver innovator and/or investor educational programs that support the development of entrepreneurs and stimulate private investment in innovative projects in Western Australia.  Applications need to deliver activities in one or two of the following streams:
1. entrepreneurial education
2. investor education.
They may take the form of educational forums, workshops, mentoring, and incubator and accelerator programs.
Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2021
Stronger Communities Programme – Round 7 The Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. These projects aim to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant viable communities. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2021
Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Grants – InclusionISIF Asia empowers organizations across the Asia Pacific region to research, design, and implement Internet-based solutions to solve Internet development challenges that support community development and growth.  Applications are open to public and private sector organizations, academia, non-profits, and social enterprise organizations.
There are three thematic areas.
Inclusion: Initiatives that help ensure everyone has meaningful access to the Internet, online applications and services
Infrastructure: Initiatives to increase Internet speed, reduce maintenance and operational costs, and improve reliability and/or security
Knowledge: Initiatives that develop technical capacity and/or research around Internet network operations for technical and non-technical audiences
Between Approx. $38,000-$190,000Now Closed for 2022
Collier Charitable Fund GrantsThe Collier Charitable Fund aims to make a positive contribution to society by supporting organisations that work to find solutions for those in need or improve the quality of community life.Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2022
In a Good Place (IAGP) ProgramThe IAGP program gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of community-driven projects, services, activities or initiatives, which clearly and directly focus on strengthening mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable community members who are at risk of, or are experiencing, mental health issues.Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2022
Next Round opens APR 23
Community Litter GrantsKeep Australia Beautiful WA’s Community Litter Grants provide financial support and guidance to communities and organisations for the implementation of projects which make lasting changes to reduce litter and change littering behaviour. The grant program encourages integrated litter prevention, incorporating education, infrastructure and enforcement as key elements and which are consistent with the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s Litter Prevention Strategy for Western Australia.up to $10,000Now Closed for 2022

Community Groups

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Healthy Sports ProgramThe Healthy Sports Program has been designed to assist local sporting clubs and district associations provide young players with the food and drinks they need to perform at their best. Under the Program, sports clubs and district associations can apply for up to $4,000 in funding to implement healthy eating initiatives and improve canteen facilities. Up to $4,000Not Specified
Smartgroup Foundation GrantsSmartgroup is committed to positively contributing to the communities in which we live and operate. As part of this commitment, the Smartgroup Foundation was established in 2019 with an annual grant from Smartgroup Corporation Ltd to be directed to certain charities with Deductible-Gift-Recipient (DGR) status.
Grants open to projects which support:
> Children’s illnesses and diseases
> Mental illness
> Children and families at risk
> Environment
Between $5,000 – $15,000Closes:
27-JUN-22
Westpac Inclusive Employment Grants ProgramInclusive Employment Grants will support organisations creating inclusive and sustainable jobs in local communities. The new grant program was established in response to the significant impacts across Australia of COVID, the changing nature of work, and climate change. The program is designed to foster community-led approaches to building greater social and economic inclusion. Up to $50,000 over two years29-JUN-22
Bennelong Foundation GrantsWhilst the Bennelong Foundation has a number of areas of interest, generally, it strives to support causes, organisations, and projects that possess certain principles and/or criteria. The Program has two main funding areas (Education, Training and Employment and Community Health and Wellbeing), target communities, and three types of Grants available. Grant Seekers are recommended to conduct a self-check by carefully considering if your project aligns with our primary focus areas and meets our funding criteria. Up to $30,00029-JUL-22
Macca’s Junior Sports Grants – Round Two The Macca’s Junior Sports Grants aim to increase participation in junior sports and encourage the habit of a healthy lifestyle amongst young Australians living in regional Western Australia. Total Pool of $40,000 per round 30-JUN-22
Budget Direct Sponsorships – Round Four Budget Direct are passionate about creating positive, caring communities. Sponsorships open to registered organisations or associations that reflect their core values.  Up to $5,00030-JUN-22
Community GrantDamien Greer Lawyers is inviting organisations via a non-competitive process to apply for a Community Grant in 2022. The Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant program recognises and celebrates organisations that strive to make a positive impact within their local community. $2,50030-JUN-22
Growing Good Gardens Grants 2022Help create a classroom of thriving students! Together with Yates we’re encouraging young people to get gardening, and learn healthy habits – from the ground up! 
Getting kids out into the garden helps to create healthy minds and healthy bodies so they can thrive.   
Teachers, coaches and community leaders alike are encouraged to apply to create a garden space where kids can learn healthy habits and improve their physical and mental well-being. 
$1,000 each grant with opportunity to double their grant and receive $2,00015-JUL-22
Active Australia Innovation Challenge | Heart FoundationThe Heart Foundation has up to ten $10,000 grants for new, innovative projects that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups. 
The Active Australia Innovation Challenge strongly encourages  innovative projects that support people who do not meet Australia’s Physical Activity Guidelines, people at risk of chronic disease, and people living in communities with high levels of physical inactivity (including rural and remote regions). This includes people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.  
$10,00018-JUL-22
Healthy Partnership ProgramThe Healthy Partnership Program provides funding to sport, arts, racing, and community events to help WA communities create programs and activities that support good health now and into the future. Funding is prioritised to the health issues and population groups outlined in Healthway’s Strategic Plan, Active Healthy People: 2018-2023. Partnerships are guided by policies which align with their vision of building a healthy Western Australia. Up to and over $5,00031-JUL-22
Connellan Airways Trust General Grants General Grants are designed to support improved social and economic outcomes for people in outback Australia.  General grants can be used to fund a diverse range of activities. Specific projects, travel costs, education and skill building, technology (communications), community experiences, and a range of other options that align with the vision of the Trust. Not Specified15-AUG-22
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsCommunity Partnerships are open to not-for-profit organisations, community groups or local government authority based in regional WA communities in the Horizon Power Service area. Matched funding available for community events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being. Between $1,000-$50,000Open:
25-JUL-22
Close:
22-AUG-22
Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Program – Round 13The SRC program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. Grants open to a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly benefit local communities. Up to $10,00030-AUG-22
International Engagement Fund -Round 3This pilot fund supports the Australian arts, cultural and creative sectors to explore opportunities to engage internationally, in the wake of unprecedented global change and disruption. This fund encourages borderless thinking and applications for engagement in any part of the world. It supports innovation and prototyping of new models for creative collaboration, presentation and distribution.
Examples:
Research, Experimentation, Development and Prototyping
$5,000 – $15,000
Creative and career development 
Collaborations and co-productions (smaller scale)
Market development (individuals and groups)
Participation and networking at meetings/market platforms
Peer exchange and knowledge sharing
Professional placements 
Research and scoping.
Action and New Models
$15,001 – $30,000
Collaborations and co-productions (larger scale)
Market development (sole trader, group, organisations)
New models – smart touring (concept, hybrid, slow, sustainable)
Presentation and profiling opportunities such as tours, performances, exhibitions, etc or at meetings/market platforms
Reciprocal activities
Self-directed residencies, labs and peer exchange models.
Up to $30,00020-SEP-22
Stan Perron Charitable Foundation – Community GrantsStan Perron’s Charitable Foundation, giving was always focused heavily on children and younger people – especially in relation to health, medical research and those younger members of the community living with disability. The Foundation provides funds for iconic cultural and arts organisations in Western Australia, recognising the importance these kinds of activities play in the enrichment of our community.Not Specified6-OCT-22
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Small Environment Grants Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Financial Capabilities Open Grants Ecstra is a not for profit organisation committed to building the financial capability and wellbeing of all Australians within a fair financial system. Ecstra will proactively engage with organisations and consumer groups interested in improving the financial capability and wellbeing of Australians to discuss opportunities, current or proposed projects and collaborations which may result in an invitation to submit a Proposal.Not SpecifiedOngoing
Bankwest Easy GrantsBankwest contributes to the wellbeing of their community with a range of initiatives with the aim of making a positive difference the community.Up to $1,000Ongoing
English Family Foundation – Igniter FundUnder this grant program the English Family Foundation are seeking to support Australian social enterprise changemakers who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within their local communities and who are now looking to build capacity to overcome the challenges of taking their concept to scale to be impact investment ready.Up to $50,000Ongoing
The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant, funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services as part of the Sector Readiness Fund, provides capacity building grants to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social impact. Up to $140,000Ongoing
Community Grants Program This program aims to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs. Grants are available in three categories; Festivals, Community Capacity, and Strategic Projects. Up to $30,000Ongoing
Lotterywest GrantsLotterywest can provide support to projects or activities that contribute to an outcome in the Community Investment Framework. The grant request must also have a clear community benefit.Up to $15,000Ongoing
Shire of Broome Ad Hoc SponsorshipsProvides funds quickly to support smaller projects and initiatives.  Available year round and application must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to your event or commencement of your project.Up to $1,000Ongoing
Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Community Quick Grants Aim to assist Shire of Derby/West Kimberley community organisations with quick response funding so that they can make a positive contribution to the quality of life for Shire residents through the provision of social services and community development activities, projects and programs – available for Not-For-Profit organisations in Derby-West Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding. Up to $500Ongoing
Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Community Quick GrantsProviding support to Not-for-Profit, community based, sporting, cultural, environmental, service groups and associations – available for Not-for-Profits organisations in Wyndham-East Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding.Up to $500Ongoing
Animal Welfare GrantThe Western Australian Government is supporting the welfare of companion animals and wildlife through grants for not-for-profit activities that foster and rehome pets, rehabilitate wildlife, and provide low-cost or free animal health and veterinary services.
Potential applicants may include, but are not necessarily restricted to:
> Animal shelters
> Wildlife carers, rescue groups and rehabilitation centres
> Companion animal foster care and rescue networks
> Veterinary clinics, universities and local governments who provide low-cost or free services in relation to desexing, microchipping and the provision of veterinary care.
Between $2,000-$50,000Now Closed for 2022
Community Stewardship Grants – Small and LargeCommunity Stewardship Grants are available for community-based projects that help conserve, restore, rehabilitate or enhance a local natural area, conserve WA’s biodiversity and maintain or build the capability of NRM community groups across the State.
The 2022 Community Stewardship Grants Program involves two components:
Small Grants
> Valued between $1,000 – $35,000 
> Up to 18 months duration
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
Large Grants
> Intended for more strategic, complex projects 
> Valued between $35,001 and $450,000 
> commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
> for up to 3 years duration.
Between $1,000-$450,000Now Closed for 2022
Women’s Leadership and Development Program – Lead and Succeedhe Lead and Succeed grant opportunity will support projects that address the structural and systemic barriers that can impede women’s employment and progression into leadership, and create an environment for women to achieve professional success and be provided with more leadership roles. Projects will achieve tangible improvements in outcomes linked to the achievement of all, one, or a combination of the following key priority areas of the WLDP to increase and enhance:
> Women’s Leadership
> Women’s Workforce Participation
> Women’s Safety.
Projects that target women living in regional, rural and remote areas, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, older women, women with disability and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, are encouraged.
Total Pool of $20.35MNow Closed for 2022
Economic Pathways to Refugee IntegrationThe new program seeks to increase the rate of employment for refugees and humanitarian entrants with lower skill levels and low English language proficiency. The grant opportunity will support economic participation focused social enterprises who can demonstrate the ability to achieve economic participation outcomes for refugees and humanitarian entrants. Between $50,000-$1MNow Closed for 2022
Shire of Broome Annual Community Matched Funding ProgramThe Annual Community Matched Funding Program has been developed to provide funds to assist community-based organisations within the Shire of Broome for the development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental, and reconciliation projects and initiatives that benefit the local community. Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
AMP’s Tomorrow FundThe AMP Foundation has awarded grants to over 330 Tomorrow Makers working in fields as diverse as education, science, social innovation, the environment, medical research and more. Funds can be used for a range of activities and expenses, including equipment, study, research, salaries, and promotion. Whatever it takes to make a positive impact.Between $5,000-$100,00Now Closed for 2022
Saluting Their Service Commemorative
Grants Program
The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage; involve people around the country in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the services and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations; and promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation. There are two categories of grants; Community & Major. Community Grants up to $10,00

Major Grants between $10,001-$150,000
Now Closed for 2022
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions provides funds to sponsor young Australians to take part in-person or virtual in STEM engagement activities, activities and competitions. Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2022
COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants ProgramThe COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program provides grants for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (aged 10-25 years) in creative ways and help to achieve positive outcomes for young people in the community. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short-term, one-off activities or initiatives (up to 6 months).
Grants of up to $10,000 are available for longer term (6-12 months), community-wide, strategic initiatives.
Now Closed for 2022
Preparing Australian Communities Program (PACP) – Local Stream The PACP Local stream will support disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Between $20,000-$10MNow Closed for 2022
Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations to assist in the presentation of cultural and creative projects, activities and events to rebuild confidence amongst investors, producers and consumers $25,000-$2M Now Closed for 2021
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Annual and Forward Planning Round
CSRFF program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities $300,000+Now Closed for 2021
REDS Grants – Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
WA Hiking Participation Grants Program The WA Hiking Participation Grants program is aimed at growing participation in hiking in Western Australia through the development and delivery of new opportunities for participation, skill development and/or building the capacity of leaders (including guides, instructors and volunteers). Applicants are encouraged to be creative and innovative in the development of their projects. Projects should align with the WA Hiking Strategy, encourage participation and capitalise on the benefits of trail running and bushwalking. Between $5,00-$25,000Now Closed for 2021
Community Litter GrantsKeep Australia Beautiful WA’s Community Litter Grants provide financial support and guidance to communities and organisations for the implementation of projects which make lasting changes to reduce litter and change littering behaviour. The grant program encourages integrated litter prevention, incorporating education, infrastructure and enforcement as key elements and which are consistent with the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s Litter Prevention Strategy for Western Australia.Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2022

Businesses

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
WA Leaders Connect program subsidy for regional businesses | Small Business Development CorporationSmall businesses in Western Australia’s regions can now access a subsidised professional development program.
The WA Leaders Connect Series will help regional businesses to identify growth opportunities, innovate and build skills by accessing the latest expertise and knowledge, and connecting to a broader business community.
(SBDC) is subsidising half of the total cost of the program.
A co-contribution of $500 excluding GST 
Not yet Specified
Children’s Program ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your projectUp to $500,00023-JUN-22
General Drama ProductionScreen Australia aims to support the creation of a diverse slate of quality, innovative, original, culturally significant small-screen storytelling that resonates with contemporary audiences. Contact an Investment Manager: Before applying to Screen Australia for production funding, it is essential that you contact an Investment Manager to discuss your project. Call the Program Operations team if you are unsure who to speak with.Up to $500,00023-JUN-22
Budget Direct Sponsorships – Round Four Budget Direct are passionate about creating positive, caring communities. Sponsorships open to registered organisations or associations that reflect their core values.  Up to $5,00030-JUN-22
Level 1 COVID-19 Business Assistance PackageA new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package has been announced for Western Australian businesses adversely affected by increasing COVID-19 cases in the community and the necessary implementation of Level 1 public health and social measures. The package includes eight tailored programs, which will be administered by a range of State Government agencies, including Small business rental relief package and Outdoor dining and entertainment support package. Monetary values, rental assistance & waiving fees30-JUN-22
Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance PackageA new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package has been announced for Western Australian businesses who have experienced a 50 per cent decrease in business for any two week period since 1 January 2022. This program will provide support to all eligible businesses that meet the criteria including Small Business Hardships Grants and payroll tax waivers.Up to $50,00030-JUN-22
Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Austrade’s EMDG program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises to market and promote their goods and services globally. There are 3 different grants available, depending on your export-business maturity. Up to $150,0005-JUL-22
Regional Small Business Support Program (RSBSP)The RSBSP Program provides financial counselling and related services for small regional businesses facing hardship due to drought, the COVID-19 pandemic or 2019-20 bushfires. Open to small businesses with 19 or fewer employees, experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19.Up to $5,00031-DEC-22
Regional Agriculture, Tourism & Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support SchemeThe Regional Agriculture, Tourism and Hospitality Workers Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme (Scheme) will provide new opportunities for Western Australian job seekers and Working Holiday Maker visa holders (WHM), encourage regional work and travel, and help people access jobs in the regions.Not Specified3-MAR-23
RAC Sponsorships RAC supports initiatives that help advocate their mobility agenda, or provide their members with relevant opportunities to enjoy activities and benefits that are uniquely West Australian.  Initiatives need to align with sponsorship program which can be found in sponsorship guidelines. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel & Accommodation Support SchemeThe Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme will provide targeted assistance to farming, fisheries and food processing businesses in regional areas experiencing labour shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not SpecifiedOngoing
Major Events FundingTourism WA sponsor a range of major events that bring interstate and international visitors to WA and have the potential to generate significant broadcast coverage around Australia and the world. These range from sporting and arts events to culinary and cultural events, for locals and visitors to enjoy.Not SpecifiedOngoing
English Family Foundation – Igniter FundUnder this grant program the English Family Foundation are seeking to support Australian social enterprise changemakers who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within their local communities and who are now looking to build capacity to overcome the challenges of taking their concept to scale to be impact investment ready.Up to $50,000Ongoing
Community Grants Program This program aims to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs. Grants are available in three categories; Festivals, Community Capacity, and Strategic Projects. Up to $30,000Ongoing
The Roddenberry Catalyst FundBig, Bold Ideas for a Better Future.  The Catalyst Fund makes grants between $2,500–$15,000 to anyone, anywhere in the world who has an early-stage idea or project that addresses pressing global challenges.Between $2,500-$15,000Ongoing
Lotterywest GrantsLotterywest can provide support to projects or activities that contribute to an outcome in the Community Investment Framework. The grant request must also have a clear community benefit.Up to $15,000Ongoing
Shire of Broome Ad Hoc SponsorshipsProvides funds quickly to support smaller projects and initiatives.  Available year round and application must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to your event or commencement of your project.Up to $1,000Ongoing
Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Community Quick Grants Aim to assist Shire of Derby/West Kimberley community organisations with quick response funding so that they can make a positive contribution to the quality of life for Shire residents through the provision of social services and community development activities, projects and programs – available for Not-For-Profit organisations in Derby-West Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding. Up to $500Ongoing
Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Community Quick GrantsProviding support to Not-for-Profit, community based, sporting, cultural, environmental, service groups and associations – available for Not-for-Profits organisations in Wyndham-East Kimberley at any time of the year, subject to allocated funding.Up to $500Ongoing
Value Add Investment Grants (VAIG) – Round 2The VAIG is a major competitive grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), which is designed to build resiliance within the agribusiness, food and beverage value adding industries and reduce WA’s reliance on imported products. The Program aims to support agriculture, food and beverage businesses to expand, diversify or relocate their value-add processing operations in Western Australia.

Round Two has up to $7 million in funding available. Businesses can access support through two different funding streams:
Capital Investment stream
This stream will provide funds to eligible applicants for capital investment projects to expand, diversify or relocate their value adding and processing operations in WA. Projects must align to the stated objectives of the VAIG and be anticipated to be in the implementation and/or capital expenditure phase of the investment no earlier than January 2023
Feasibility stream
The Feasibility stream will provide funds to eligible applicants for the planning, feasibility and other de-risking activities to support future capital investment decisions. Projects must align to the stated objectives of the VAIG and be ready to commence the project planning and business case phase from August 2022.
$7M Funding AvailableNow Closed for 2022
Unreal Engine Short Film InitiativeEpic Games and Screenwest are looking for new voices and talent from across the film, television and games sectors and creators eager to engage with new, innovative technologies and alternate methods of storytelling. Western Australian content creators can apply for up to $50,000 in production funding to create an animated short film of up to five minutes using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5 software. This initiative will allow content creators to explore real-time animation. These short films have the potential to be used as a proof of concept for a larger project.Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2022
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants – Round 12Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants provide funding for short-term research collaborations. The Round is open to all industry sectors however will have a focus on supporting projects that align with the National Manufacturing Priorities.
Projects must:
> develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes
> benefit small to medium enterprises (SMEs)
> include education and training activities.
Matched funding of between $100,000 and $3 millionNow Closed for 2022
Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program The Northern Australia Business and Community Growth Program will assist community organisations and other entities (including sole traders and partnerships), to support business growth, improve social and economic infrastructure, increase community amenity and liveability and deliver employment outcomes. The grants available will be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure (grant percentage). Between $50,000-$2MNow Closed for 2022
Northern Australia Development Program – Industry Transformation Grant Opportunity Funding for medium to large enterprises in Northern Australia, including Indigenous businesses, to establish a new industry or significantly grow the value of an existing industry and contribute to regional transformational change. Grant amounts can be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure. The program has 2 elements; grant opportunities, including Business Development Grants and Industry Transformation Grants, and Business Advisory services, which give access to advice and services to build and strengthen businesses. Btween $3M-$10MNow Closed for 2022
Northern Australia Development Program – Business Development Grant Opportunity Funding for small to medium enterprises in Northern Australia, including Indigenous businesses, to create jobs and strengthen business capability and resilience through diversifying or scaling up their business and increasing turnover and profitability. Grant amounts can be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure. The program has 2 elements; grant opportunities, including Business Development Grants and Industry Transformation Grants, and Business Advisory services, which give access to advice and services to build and strengthen businesses. Between $50,000-$2MNow Closed for 2022
Documentary Development Investment FundThis fund invests in the development of documentary and factual programming in order to support and grow a sustainable Western Australian screen industry. The fund supports Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects. The project must be a documentary project in one of the following formats:
> Feature
> Single
> Series
> Large format (e.g. IMAX)
> Innovative documentary project.
And meet the general eligibility requirements set out in the Screenwest Terms of Trade.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2022
Energy Efficient Communities Program – Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business GrantsThe grant provides small/medium businesses up to $25,000 to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills.Between $10,000-$25,000Now Closed for 2022
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF)The RMF has opened a new round of funding to address waste infrastructure gaps in regional and remote areas of Australia. The RMF will support investment in new infrastructure to sort, process and remanufacture materials such as mixed plastic, paper, tyres and glass. Small organisations, such as small and medium businesses, not-for-profits, Local Government, community groups and Traditional Custodians are encouraged to apply. Between $10,000-$1MNow Closed for 2022
Securing Raw Materials Program Round 2The Securing Raw Materials Program provides businesses with up to $5 million to relocate or expand into regional Australia and partner with a regional university or research organisation to undertake research into, and/or development of, innovative and locally sourced raw material supplies (including establishing new suppliers or products and value adding to existing known supplies). The program recognises that establishing or securing a supply of raw materials is a crucial element of business success. Between $250,000-$5MNow Closed for 2022
Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Round 2 The Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) initiative aims to stimulate business investment in the manufacturing sector by addressing barriers to scale and competitiveness for Australian manufacturers. It aims to build manufacturing capabilities and networks, lift productivity, create jobs, build global competitiveness and boost the export potential of Australian manufacturers.
Businesses can now apply for funding under round 2 of the Translation stream and Integration stream of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative:
> Manufacturing Translation stream helps manufacturers translate their high quality research and ideas into commercial outcomes.
> Manufacturing Integration stream supports Australian manufacturers to access domestic and global supply chains and produce and distribute quality products and services into new markets.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Preparing Australian Communities Program (PACP) – Local Stream The PACP Local stream will support disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Between $20,000-$10MNow Closed for 2022
Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations to assist in the presentation of cultural and creative projects, activities and events to rebuild confidence amongst investors, producers and consumers Between $25,000-$2MNow Closed for 2021
REDS Grants – Round Four The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2021
Agrifood & Beverage Voucher Program The Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program supports small businesses across regional and metropolitan WA to access expert advice to build resilience and sustainability, competitiveness, scale and export preparedness into their operations. Western Australian food and beverage manufacturing and processing businesses can apply for up to two vouchers with a maximum combined value up to $15 000 to engage a consultant or technical expert to help grow their business. Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2021
Innovate with nbn Grants Program Through this grant program, we aim to encourage those businesses from regional or remote areas with their technology-led ideas, with the aim of facilitating and supporting further growth. This year the Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program offers seven specific categories and an overall Champion award. Each grant category aims to recognise and celebrate regional businesses who are overcoming challenges with innovation, connectivity and networking within their communities.  Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2021
New Industries Fund: X-TEND WA Program grants The X-TEND WA Program funds organisations which deliver innovator and/or investor educational programs that support the development of entrepreneurs and stimulate private investment in innovative projects in Western Australia.  Applications need to deliver activities in one or two of the following streams:
1. entrepreneurial education
2. investor education.
They may take the form of educational forums, workshops, mentoring, and incubator and accelerator programs.
Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2021
Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Grants – InclusionISIF Asia empowers organizations across the Asia Pacific region to research, design, and implement Internet-based solutions to solve Internet development challenges that support community development and growth.  Applications are open to public and private sector organizations, academia, non-profits, and social enterprise organizations.
There are three thematic areas.
Inclusion: Initiatives that help ensure everyone has meaningful access to the Internet, online applications and services
Infrastructure: Initiatives to increase Internet speed, reduce maintenance and operational costs, and improve reliability and/or security
Knowledge: Initiatives that develop technical capacity and/or research around Internet network operations for technical and non-technical audiences
Between Approx. $38,000-$190,000Now Closed for 2022
Boosting Female Founders Initiative – Round ThreeThe program will provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses to scale into domestic and global markets. The program will also offer expert mentoring and advice to a select number of eligible applicants.
The objectives of the program are to:
> Stimulate private sector investments into innovative startups led by women
> Help women entrepreneurs overcome barriers to accessing finance and support necessary to scale their startups
> Enable female founders to scale-up, expand into domestic and/or global markets, and become self-sufficient
> Boost the economy through increasing the diversity of startup founders.
Between Approx. $38,000-$190,000Now Closed for 2022

Awards & Scholarships

Award/ScholarshipDetailsAmount Closing
Broome Business Excellence Awards 2022Broome is a melting pot of industry with many successful businesses embracing the opportunities of this constantly evolving region, and succeeding.  The 2022 Broome Business Excellence Awards aims to unearth these operators, offer recognition to their amazing achievements, and inspire growth of all business in the region.Free BCCI membership, award and public recognition30-JUN-22
2022 WA Mental Health AwardThe 2022 WA Mental Health Award have a number of categories. Make time to acknowledge your work and contribution to the community’s mental health and wellbeing. Now is the time to shine the light on the impactful work you’ve done or that of someone you know.Various30-JUN-2022
McKinsey Young Leaders Forum ScholarshipMcKinsey & Company and the Australian Scholarships Foundation are offering emerging leaders from the not-for-profit sector the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to attend McKinsey’s Young Leaders Forum in October 2022. There are 100 scholarships available to staff of not-for-profit organisations Australia-wide thanks to McKinsey’s generous contribution and commitment to not-for-profit development. Each scholarship is valued at $4,000 and will grant recipients full access to the Young Leaders Forum.  Value of $4,0003-JUL-22
Telstra Business AwardsThe Telstra Best of Business Awards offer seven core categories and a national-level category, Progressing Australia. Each category reflects a theme essential to advancing Australia. If you’re a small and medium-sized business whose diverse expertise is helping shape Australia in different ways, you can enter across multiple categories.
Building Communities
Recognising businesses working to make a positive impact on culture and society so people from all walks of life can thrive as part of a supportive community.
Championing Health
For businesses focussed on innovative solutions, improving health outcomes for every Australian.
Embracing Innovation
Rewarding businesses innovating with technology to develop solutions for challenges faced by modern Australia.
Promoting Sustainability
For businesses reducing their environmental impact by driving sustainable change within their industry for a cleaner and healthier planet.
Outstanding Growth
For businesses achieving significant growth and contributing to building a more resilient Australian economy.
Accelerating Women
For businesses actively challenging exclusion and inequality to create meaningful and lasting equity for women.
Indigenous Excellence
For Indigenous-led, owned and operated businesses succeeding through entrepreneurialism, innovation and inspiring the next generation of all Australians.
Any business with less than 200 employees in Australia can enter the awards in categories that best suit them.
Progressing Australia
This category will highlight businesses that are best responding to the most pressing issues the nation faces. This year’s topic is Local Leadership – championing small businesses who are excelling in their role of building a thriving community of the future. This comes after 96 per cent of consumers said they considered small businesses an important part of their community.
Not Specified6-JUL-22
Commonweath Bank Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ AwardsThe Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ Awards have been established to show appreciation of the immense contribution community treasurers make to their community groups, the community sector, and to Australia. This year, judges will be looking for the most original and creative ideas that will help community treasurers have an even greater impact. Treasurers must self-nominate to be eligible for the $5,000 donation.$5,0008-JUL-22
Roger Connellan AwardsThe Roger Connellan Award will be made to an exceptional applicant for further qualifications and professional development programs in a recognised professional aviation field e.g. fixed wing, rotary, balloon, airship, RPAS (remotely piloted aircraft system).Not Specified15-JUL-22
2022 Perth Airport Tourism AwardsThe Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards recognises businesses, individuals and destinations for their commitment to excellence, providing a platform to review achievements and innovation, and an opportunity to raise their profile among the industry and consumers.  There are three programs in the WA Tourism Awards:
Business Categories
The Business Categories recognise and reward business excellence, innovation and professionalism, with nominations accepted from any tourism business. 
GWN7 Top Tourism Town Categories
The Top Tourism Town Categories recognise destinations’ dedication to tourism and visitor servicing, with nominations accepted from Accredited Visitor Centres on behalf of a town. 
Individual Categories
The Individual Categories are open to individuals working within the tourism industry, with nominations accepted from tourism businesses employing a nominated individual. 
Reward & Recognition on National Stage, Build Business and individual profileNominations Close
26-MAY-22
Submissions Close
15-AUG-22
E.J. Connellan AwardThe E.J Connellan Award aims to give the opportunity to people living in Outback Australia to undertake further studies or research of a kind not otherwise readily available to them.
Two awards may be granted:
> Junior 16 – 25 years of age
> Senior 26 years of age and over
Awards will usually be made to people who have the potential to make a major contribution in the area of their endeavour.
Not SpecifiedOpens:
1-DEC-22
Closes:
31-JAN-23
AIS Athlete Education ScholarshipThe purpose of the AIS Athlete Education Scholarship Program is to provide financial support to current Australian High Performance athletes, who are committing themselves beyond their training and competitions, to pursuing education opportunities.Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2022
Australian Not-for-Profit Technology AwardsThe Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards recognise the very best in technology innovation and excellence by organisations and individuals in the Australian not-for-profit sector.
Award categories:
> Technology Volunteer of the Year (Individual)
> Not-for-Profit Technology Lifetime Service Award (Individual)
> Best Social Media Campaign of the Year (Organisation)
> Not-For-Profit Technology Innovator of the Year (Organisation)
> Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Private Sector (Organisation)
> Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Government Agency (Organisation)
> Best Technology Achievement by an Indigenous Australian (Individual)
> Best Accidental IT Person (Individual)
Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards Trophy &
Gifted product or service from the award category sponsor
Now Closed for 2022
Prime Minister’s Veterans Employment AwardsThe Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards recognise organisations and individuals who employ and support veterans, and partners of current and former serving Australian Defence Force personnel, as well as celebrating veterans and partners who are doing great things as an employee or entrepreneur.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
AW Howard Memorial Trust Inc. – Study AwardsTo encourage and promote research and investigation in the fields of natural science and social science, including economics which relate to the development, management and use of pastures. The trust awards study awards annually of up to $5,000 for scientists to:
> Go on overseas study tours
> Participate in national or international conferences.
$5,000.00Now Closed for 2022
Hadley’s Art PrizeThe Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape art prize to be awarded to the best portrayal of the Australian landscape. Open to Australian artists who are over the age of eighteen (18) years who submit their own original landscape work in two-dimensional media (excluding photography and film) (the work).$100,000 & artwork be acquired by Hadley’s Orient Hotel to be used and held by it as part of their permanent collection of artwork. Now Closed for 2022
Prime Minister’s Literary AwardsThe Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (the Awards) is an annual program which accepts books published in the previous calendar year. The Awards play an important role in supporting a national appreciation of Australian literature. Entries are sought for books of high literary merit, and in the case of Australian history, scholarly accomplishment. The Awards are administered through an open competitive process. Awards are presented in six categories; fiction, non-fiction, young adult literature, children’s literature, poetry and Australian history.Up to $100,000 will be awarded in each category—$80,000 for the winning entry and $5,000 each for a maximum of four shortlisted entries. All prizes are tax-free.Now Closed for 2022
HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards The HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers. Award categories:
Outstanding Organisation: This award recognises an organisation that has demonstrated a commitment to creating a better future for people working in nursing and/or midwifery.
Midwife of the Year: This award recognises the outstanding performance of a midwife who delivers outstanding patient care and has delivered positive outcomes and performed above the expectations of their role.
Nurse of the Year: This award recognises an exceptional nurse who delivers outstanding patient care and has delivered positive outcomes and performed above the expectations of their role.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2022
Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2022 The Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an annual water science competition which allows high school students to create solutions for current and future water challenges. The competition challenges young people to think big and take a fresh look at local and global water problems. The Australian winner receives travel & accommodation to Ozwater’22 in
Brisbane, May 2022 to attend the National Awards Gala
Dinner; a glass trophy; and a trip to Stockholm in August 2022 (subject to international travel restrictions) to
compete in the International Stockholm Junior Water Prize.
Now Closed for 2022
2022 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship for regional and rural students The scholarship / bursary / award / prize (The Scholarship program) aims to assist outstanding but disadvantaged students from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time in 2022. The Scholarship program supports the following study related expenses – accommodation costs, course costs, study-related materials/equipment, textbooks, tutoring and /or education related travel (within Australia). $5,000 per year for 2 years Now Closed for 2022
2022 Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program (TAFE) The scholarship program aims to financially support students who identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE or college for the first time in 2022.
The Scholarship program supports the following study related expenses – accommodation costs, course costs, study-related materials/equipment, textbooks, tutoring and /or education related travel (within Australia).  
$5,000 per year for 2 years Now Closed for 2022
2022 Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program (University) The scholarship program aims to financially support students who identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college to study at bachelor’s degree level for the first time in 2022. The Scholarship program supports the following study related expenses – accommodation costs, course costs, study-related materials/equipment, textbooks, tutoring and /or education related travel (within Australia).   $5,000 per year for 2 years Now Closed for 2022
2022 Rural Bank Agribusiness TAFE Scholarship Program The scholarship / bursary / award / prize (The Scholarship program) aims to assist outstanding but disadvantaged students from a Rural or Regional Area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE or college for the first time in 2022. The Scholarship program supports the following study related expenses – accommodation costs, course costs, study-related materials/equipment, textbooks, tutoring and /or education related travel (within Australia). $5,000 per year for 2 years Now Closed for 2022
2022 Rural Bank Agribusiness University Scholarship Program The scholarship / bursary / award / prize (The Rural Bank Agribusiness Scholarship program) aims to assist outstanding but disadvantaged students, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time in 2022. The Scholarship program supports the following study related expenses – accommodation costs, course costs, study-related materials/equipment, textbooks, tutoring and /or education related travel (within Australia). $5,000 per year for 2 yearsNow Closed for 2022
7NEWS Young Achiever Awards WAThe purpose of the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards is to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people throughout Western Australia up to and including 29 years of age as of 31st December each year. $2,000 in prizes, trophy and media coverageNow Closed for 2022
AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship The AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship is awarded to students studying an agriculture-related undergraduate degree or a Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths/Finance (STEM) degree with relevant majors which align to agriculture. A bursary of $5000 per year for the final two years of your degree Now Closed for 2022
2022 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries, and ForestryThe Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators and others active in agriculture with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries. Open to all young persons aged between 18-35. Grants of up to $22,000 available to fund projects on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2021
AgriFutures Rural Women’s AwardsThe AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award empowering and celebrating the inclusive and courageous leadership of women involved in Australia’s rural and emerging industries, businesses, and communities, now and into the future. The $15,000 bursary is awarded to each State/Territory Winner, providing the financial resources to support a project, business or program that will benefit rural industries, businesses and/or communities. $15,000Now Closed for 2021
Telstra Best of Business AwardsSmall and medium-sized businesses reflect the Australian spirit. More than being vital to our economic prosperity, they’re also the lifeblood of our communities and culture. We’re thrilled to debut the Telstra Best of Business Awards, created to reward and celebrate the inspirational and exceptional businesses moving Australia forward.Recognition, promotion and marketingNow Closed 2021
The Australia Council for the Arts x iStock Inclusion GrantThe inaugural iStock Inclusion Grants are dedicated to promoting the work of emerging creative artists seeking to draw attention to, and depict, underrepresented communities through their commercial photography work. iStock is partnering with Australia Council for the Arts to help award $5,000 (USD) to an emerging Australian First Nations photographer or videographer who is dedicated to draw attention to, and depict, underrepresented communities through their commercial photography work and has been working professionally for less than three years. Approx. AUD$6,800Now Closed for 2021
Keir Choreographic Award (KCA)The Keir Choreographic Award (KCA) is a national biennial award dedicated to the commissioning, presentation and promotion of new Australian choreography. KCA invites Australian artists with a professional practice, to propose a choreographic idea for an original live performance work. Artists from across the career spectrum, from established to emerging, are encouraged to apply. Eight applicants will be selected to develop and present a completed live work in two cities in professionally supported conditions. The work must be between 16 and 20 minutes long and involve no more than five performers. Either the applicant OR one of the main collaborators MUST be a choreographer.$50,000 Keir Choreographic Award 2022Now Closed for 2021
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist AwardThe award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences, allowing interdisciplinary and sociocultural research that could straddle the social sciences and humanities, by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early- and mid-career scientists. It aims to support their research and/or the expansion and growth of their research networks and international knowledge exchange through visits to relevant international centres of research.Up to $20,000, with additional support provided to attend the Academy’s Annual Science at the Shine Dome event.Now Closed for 2022
Nuffield Australia Farming ScholarshipsNuffield Australia Farming Scholarships is a unique program that awards primary producers with a life-changing scholarship to travel overseas and study an agricultural topic of choice. Open to men and women who are aged between 28-45 years of age engaged in farming or fishing as an owner or manager or an active member of a farming business, and intending to remain involved in primary production in Australia.Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2022
Will reopen in 2023
ICM Agrifood Award for excellence in AgrifoodThe ICM Agrifood Award is an early career award for two scientists or technologists who have achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for his/her work in the past five years. The Award is sponsored by ICM Agribusiness, one of Australia’s major agribusiness groups, and administered by ATSE. The winners will be required to attend the awards ceremony in 2021 (details to be advised).

The winners will have achieved substantial recognition for their work in a field critical to continued improvement of the overall Australian food sector in the past five years, and be 40 years or under on the first day of the year in which the Award is made; and:
1. Have demonstrated excellence, innovation and impact in a field related to food and agriculture in Australia;
2. Be acknowledged by peers for outstanding contributions to the food and agriculture sector in the past 5 years; and
3. Have advanced the standing of the broad profession of agriculture and food.
$5,000Now Closed for 2022

Employment & Apprenticeship Stimulus Packages

Incentive/PackageDetailsAmountClosing
Restart Program: Jobs for People Over 50The Department of Employment’s Restart Program can give your business a wage subsidy up to $10,000 (GST incl.) if you employ and retain a job seeker 50 years of age or over who has been continuously unemployed and on income support for 6 months or more.

Payments are made by employment services providers to businesses over six months. Employers can negotiate how often they receive the payments. 

Further information on the eligibility requirements for Restart, and other financial incentives, can be found in Restart Program Factsheet
Up to $10,0002022
Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) The BAC wage subsidy supports businesses and Group Training Organisations to take on new apprentices and trainees, to build a pipeline of skilled workers to support sustained economic recovery.

Through the subsidy, any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 31 March 2022 may be eligible for a subsidy of 50% of wages paid to a new or recommencing apprentice or trainee for a 12-month period from the date of commencement, to a maximum of $7,000 per quarter.

After 12 months of this support employers will be eligible to transition to the time-limited Completing Apprenticeship Commencements (CAC) wage subsidy for the second and third years of an apprenticeship. Under the CAC, eligible employers will receive a 10 per cent wage subsidy in the second year of an eligible apprenticeship, up to a maximum of $1,500 per quarter per apprentice, and a 5 per cent wage subsidy in the third year of their apprenticeship, to a maximum of $750 per quarter per apprentice.
Up to $7,000Ongoing
Aged Care Workforce Bonus PaymentThe objective of the grant opportunity is to assist in the retention and attraction of aged care workers both in the residential aged care and home care environments, who are supporting and protecting some of Australia’s most vulnerable citizens during the pandemic.Total Pool of $210,000Ongoing
Apprenticeship and Traineeship Reengagement Incentive (ATRI)The Apprenticeship and Traineeship Reengagement Incentive (the Reengagement Incentive) provides financial assistance to Western Australian businesses when they employ an apprentice or trainee whose training contract was terminated or cancelled by a previous employer.

Eligible employers, including group training organisations (GTOs), will receive a one-off payment of $6,000 for reengaging an apprentice and $3,000 for re-engaging a trainee, payable after the apprentice or trainee’s probation period has passed.
Up to $6,00030-JUN-22
1000 Jobs PackageThe 1,000 Jobs Package increases employment opportunities in remote Australia for Community Development Program (CDP) participants. Eligible employers can receive financial support of up to $57,020.48 (GST exclusive) over two years, including retention bonuses, to help them hire a CDP participant in a new, ongoing job located in a CDP region.

Over two years, eligible employers can receive:
> a wage subsidy of up to $53,305.19 (GST exclusive) paid at an hourly rate in arrears.
> a retention bonus of up to $5,000 (GST exclusive) for retaining a CDP participant in employment, paid in instalments.

Tranche Two includes a Youth Engagement Jobs stream for employers who create employment opportunities for CDP participants to work with youth (this is for jobs to support youth, not necessarily jobs for youth). Jobs under the Youth Engagement Jobs Stream are eligible for additional incentives, including:
> a commencement payment of $1,000 (GST exclusive) for employers.
> an employee bonus of up to $2,000 (GST exclusive) for remaining in employment, paid in instalments. Payments will be made to employers to be passed on to employees
Financial Support of up to $57,00030-JUN-23
Jobs and Skills WA Employer IncentivesA new apprentice or trainee will bring vitality, a fresh approach, and boundless enthusiasm. Plus, thanks to the introduction of the State Government Employer Incentive Scheme, your new recruit will bring a base payment of up to $8,500.​​​​​

Employers can claim incentive payments after the achievement of each of the following milestones.
Apprenticeships
At the commencement of the apprenticeship;
at the mid-point of the nominal duration of an apprenticeship; and
on completion of the apprenticeship.
Traineeships
At the commencement of the traineeship; and
on completion of the traineeship.

The incentive is available to employers who employ an apprentice or new entrant trainee and who have lodged the training contract for registration on or after 1 July 2019. 
Up to $8,500Claims for entitlements must be made within 12 months of the milestone date
Construction Training Fund (CTF)The CTF supports employers to reduce the cost of employing an
apprentice or trainee in a range of building and construction
occupations in Western Australia, through the provision of grant
payments.

CTF grants may be made up of two parts:
> a base grant that is dependent on the apprenticeship/traineeship qualification; and
> bonus payments for regional apprentices/trainees,
pre-apprenticeships, female apprentices/trainees, Indigenous people, and apprentices over the age of 21.

A complete listing of apprenticeship and traineeship qualifications that are eligible for a CTF grant can be viewed on the CTF website.
Not Specified
Travel and Accommodation
Allowance (TAA)
The TAA is a financial contribution to assist with apprentices travel and accommodation expenses.

Travel subsidies are paid as follows.
> 20 cents per kilometre for travel in a private
vehicle; or
> The full cost of public transport in a bus or train
if the travel is between 70 and 1200 kilometres
round trip; or
> A return economy airfare if the travel is 1200 or
more kilometres round trip

Accommodation assistance is provided at $70 per
night below the 26th parallel and $110 per night above
the 26th parallel.

New Business Incentives & Training Programs

Incentive/ProgramDetailsAmountClosing
NBN Regional
Co-Investment Fund
NBN Co has invited Expressions of Interest from federal, state, territory and local government agencies for the co-funding of projects to lift the digital capabilities of communities in regional and rural Australia.
As this is a co-funding program and not a grants program, projects will be assessed progressively as they are received and progress if they meet NBN Co’s commercial investment benchmark. The closing date for receipt of build estimate requests is 5pm (AEDST) on 1 October 2021, and the closing date for applications under the initial round is 5pm (AEDST) on 18 February 2022.
Total Pool $300MOct 2021 & Feb 2022
Women & Leadership Australia Leadership ScholarshipAdvance your career with a women’s scholarship. Partial scholarships of $1,000-$5,000 are available for world-class leadership courses. Courses available for women at all levels.Between $1,000-$5,00024-JUN-22
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)The New Business Assistance with NEIS program is the Federal Government program helping people who are unemployed, on JobSeeker or welfare payments start and run small businesses, complete with training, mentoring and support.Free training & mentoring for 12 monthsOngoing
Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) – Commercialisisation FundThis program aims to provide grants to Australian companies to commercialise new products and processes based upon already existing or new IP. It will co-fund projects that focus on the six National Manufacturing Priorities recently announced by the Australian Government as part of its Modern Manufacturing Strategy.Between $100,000-$1M30-JUN-22 (Or until funds are all allocated)
Landing Pad Program for Start-upsLanding Pads provide market-ready Australian startups and scaleups with access to some of the world’s most renowned hubs including San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore.

The Australian Government advises that Australians do not travel overseas at this time due to COVID-19. See SmartTraveller.gov.au for the latest advice. 
Still accepting applications for future participation in Landing Pad programs. 
Not SpecifiedOngoing
Skills Checkpoint WASkills Checkpoint is a program offering career guidance and training options for older workers within Western Australia. It’s designed for people aged over 45 and it helps workers to stay in their current job role, transition to a new role at their workplace or find a whole new career path. The Federal Government program features online assessments, career advice from a trained consultant and a training co-contribution incentive.Career guidance and discounted training opportunitiesOngoing

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