Kimberley Flooding Funding & Assistance

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Small and Medium Business Recovery Grants | Small Business Development CorporationThe Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments are jointly funding, under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), the Small and Medium Business Recovery Grants Programs.
Reimbursement grants of up to $50,000 for eligible small businesses and $75,000 for eligible medium businesses are available to assist with the costs associated with the cleaning up cyclone-related debris and resuming operations. If your business was directly impacted by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie and Tropical Cyclone Ilsa and is located in the areas below.
Ex-TC Ellie & TC Ilsa
·                     Shire of Broome
·                     Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley
·                     Town of Port Hedland
·                     Shire of Halls Creek
·                     Shire of East Pilbara
·                     Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
Up to $75,00030-JUN-24
Personal Hardship & Distress GrantsPersonal Hardship and Distress grants which are administered by the Department of Communities (Child Protection and Family Support Section).
Potential measures include:

> Emergency food, clothing or temporary accommodation
> Repair or replacement of essential items of furniture and personal effects
> Essential repairs to housing, including temporary repairs and repairs necessary to restore housing to a habitable condition
> Personal and financial counselling aimed at alleviating personal hardship and distress arising as a direct result of natural disaster

If you require assistance or further information phone the Department of Communities’ Disaster Response Hotline on 1800 032 965 or mail emergencyservices@cpfs.wa.gov.au
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Pastoral Rental Relief PackageUnder section 128 of the Land Administration Act, the Minister for Lands, on recommendation of the Pastoral Lands Board (PLB), may allow a payment of rent for a pastoral lease to be delayed for a specified period or reduced or waived entirely on application to the PLB by a pastoral lessee whose lease has been adversely affected by drought, fires, cyclones, floods or other disasters.

Eligible Kimberley pastoralists are encouraged to make an application to the PLB for rent relief for the first half of 2023 by sending a brief email to plb@plb.wa.gov.au

The State Support Plan for Animal Welfare in Emergencies has also been activated, enabling the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development to coordinate response efforts related to animal welfare. Financial assistance is available through the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements Western Australia.
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Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements WA Local Governments & State Government AgenciesThere are a number of DRFAWA assistance measures available to local government:

Category A – measures are generally administered by the Department of Communities, however, there is assistance available to local governments for the removal of debris from residential properties to make them safe and habitable.

Category B – Assistance if available for local governments for:
> Emergency works for essential public assets within three months from when the asset becomes accessible.
> Immediate reconstruction works for essential public assets within three months from when the asset becomes accessible.
> Reconstruction of essential assets
> Counter disaster operations carried out to protect communities and ensure public health and safety

Local Governments contribute 26% of the cost of the restoration or replacement of essential public assets, up to the Local Government Contribution limit.  Limits for Local Government Contributions for FY2019/20 can be found in Local Government Limits for 202/21 Financial Year. (PDF)

DRFAWA may cover up to 100% of Counter Disaster Operations provided that these extra costs are additional costs incurred directly as a result of the declared eligible disaster event.  This may include expenses such as overtime, operational expenses, contractor expenses and clean up costs to protect communities to ensure public health and safety in public areas.  However, this does not include the notional costs of staff wages, or op using equipment/machinery owned by the local government claimant.
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Small Business Interest Rate SubsidyAn interest rate subsidy may be available to small businesses for new loans to repair/replace assets that have been damaged or destroyed as a direct result of an eligble disaster, and for which this DRFAWA assistance measure has been activated.

The loan must be provided by an Authorised Deposit Taking Instituion (ADTI).

> Capped at a maximum of $6,000 (being 4% of a loan maximum of $150,000)
> A maximum period of ten years, of which the first two years may be free of capital repayments at the discretion of the ADTI.

DRFAWA will fund the interest rate subsidy, annually in advance, based upon the satisfactory submission of a claim form after the anniversary date of the loan commencement.  The claim form must be supported by evidence of the loan balance at this time.  Evidence can be a copy of the relevant loan account statement showing the actual loan balance, on or shortly after the anniversary date of the loan drawdown/disbursement.
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Disaster Recovery Construction Training GrantEmployers, apprentices and trainees working to rebuild Kimberley communities hit hard by flooding can now apply for the Construction Training Fund (CTF) Disaster Recovery Grant.
Under the scheme, employers of apprentices and trainees working in the affected regions can claim an additional grant of up to $3,000 annually until June 2025.  Apprentices or trainees can claim up to $1,000 annually over the same period to cover costs such as travel and accommodation.
Currently, eligible businesses that have an apprentice or trainee can receive CTF grants of up to $21,000 to help with the costs of training.  Subsidies are also available to eligible applicants for recognised short courses to anyone working in construction in the affected areas.
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Premier’s Relief PaymentPeople aged 18 and above will be eligible for these payments of $1,000 if they live in a property damaged by flooding associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.

The payments will be provided on a debit card which can only be used to fund the replacement of items such as clothing, tools, household goods and other personal items.

The payments aim to provide immediate financial assistance to impacted residents.

Applications can be made online, over the phone, in person via outreach to communities, or at the Flood Hubs located in Broome, Fitzroy Crossing and Derby.
$1,000Now Closed for 2023
Tourism Flood Recovery PackageThe McGowan Government announced a $6 million Tourism Flood Recovery Package to support Kimberley tourism businesses 20 January 2023.

The assistance package includes:
> 19,000 discounted airfares from Perth to Broome and Kununurra
> New ‘open for business’ national marketing campaign and voucher incentives
> Holiday voucher incentives

The Tourism Flood Recovery Package comes as holidaymakers are being urged to keep their Kimberley bookings this year, or postpone trips to flood-affected areas, rather than cancel future visits.

Travellers should check with accommodation providers or tourism operators before changing travel arrangements, with popular tourism hotspots such as Broome, Derby and Kununurra and surrounds still operational and ready-and-waiting to welcome visitors for the upcoming tourist season.

Discounted tickets will be on sale from 25 January and available until allocations are exhausted. For more information visit virginaustralia.com.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023

COVID-19

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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
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities (Large Grants) Round 20The 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.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
No further funding rounds

Regional Development & Rural Specific

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Industry Growth Program The Australian Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

The Industry Growth Program includes:
the delivery of advisory services by a national network of expert business growth and commercialisation advisers that will provide guidance on seeking investment, market testing, business models, and networking.
the delivery of matched grant funding ranging from $50,000 to $5 million to eligible startups and innovative SMEs.

Supporting projects under National Reconstruction Fund priority areas, the Industry Growth Program will help expand the pipeline of businesses working to transform and diversify Australia’s economy.
Funding Pool $392MOpen – or until all funds are allocated
Commercialisation Bridge Grant WAThis program provides funding to WA small enterprises and startups to help them become sustainable and scalable.
Funding may be used for projects or items that develop:
– product readiness (product testing and validation, laboratory verification, machining and tooling etc)
– team readiness (hiring experienced C-suite personnel, developing an advisory board etc)
– IP readiness (legal and other professional advice, protection of intellectual property etc)
– commercialisation readiness (innovation management and consulting services export readiness etc).
$50,000 to $200,000Open
Regional Precincts and Partnerships Program (rPPP)The rPPP is an open, non-competitive grants process that will support both the development and delivery of precincts across regional, rural and remote Australia.
 
Precincts and partnerships are:
• Regional precincts or ‘places of purpose’ are user-defined geographic areas with a specific shared need or theme.
• As part of the program, eligible applicants are encouraged to partner with key community groups to jointly deliver the project, including but not limited to First Nations groups, private enterprise, Regional Development Australia committees and community organisations.
 
The rPPP has two grants streams to support both developing and delivering precincts.
➢ Stream One: Precinct development and planning
Grants between $500,000 and $5 million are available for master planning, consultation, design, business cases and partnership establishment.
➢ Stream Two: Precinct delivery
Grants between $5 million and $50 million are available to help deliver one or more elements of a precinct. For example enabling infrastructure (roads, pathways, underground infrastructure), public infrastructure, open spaces between elements, or a particular building that activates other investment.
 
Eligibility
• Applications can be submitted at any time and are open to state, territory and local governments, regional universities (which may be for-profit), and incorporated not-for-profit organisations.
• The proposed precinct must be located in a regional, rural or remote location, delineated as entirely outside the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (GCCSA).
• Applicants are required to demonstrate in the assessment criteria how they will contribute to the successful delivery of the project, including through co-contribution.
Between $500,00-$5MOpen – or until all funds are allocated.
Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program Phase 4From 1 July 2023, councils will be able to access funding through the LRCI Program Phase 4, with projects to be delivered by 30 June 2025. This increased funding, as well as the longer delivery window, will allow local governments more time to plan larger or more complex projects that may be a higher priority and have a bigger impact in their community.
This program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local communities.
Total Funding Pool of $750MOpened
1-JUL-23
International Partnerships in Critical MineralsThis program will support early to mid-stage critical minerals projects that contribute to building end-to-end supply chains with Australia’s international partners in the critical minerals sector. The program contributes to the implementation of the Australian Government’s Critical Minerals Strategy which outlines Australia’s bilateral and multi-lateral approach to partnerships in the sector. Activities to be funded include pilot plants, feasibility studies, capacity expansions, scoping work for infrastructure upgrades and research and development (R&D) collaboration.$2m to $20mOpened
14-FEB-24
for up to 2 years
Community Led Climate Solutions | FRRRThe Community Led Climate Solutions Grant Program supports not-for-profit organisations across remote, rural and regional Australia to drive local climate solutions that reduce emissions through education, engagement and action on:
clean energy;
– circular economies;
– decarbonisation;
– sustainable agriculture and food systems;
– biodiverse ecosystems; or
– just transitions*.
Up to $20,000Round 2 will open in April or May 2024
Community Stewardship Grant Community Stewardship Grants are available annually to support community-based projects that serve to protect and restore the local environment, enabling local community groups to undertake stewardship of natural resources in their local area.
The Community Stewardship Grants program involves two components: a small grants program and a large grants program:
Small grants: valued between $1,000 – $50,000
commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
for up to 18 months’ duration.
Large grants: valued between $50,001 – $450,000
intended for more strategic, complex projects
commencing on or after 1 January in the year following the grant round
for up to 3 years duration.
Up to $450,00020-MAY-24
On Farm Connectivity ProgramThe On Farm Connectivity Program (the program) will run over 2 years from 2023-24 to 2024-25. This program forms part of the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan (Better Connectivity Plan) and assists primary producers to take advantage of digital agribusiness solutions to boost productivity and improve safety.

The objectives of the program are:
> extend digital connectivity and take advantage of advanced farming technology
> enhance a primary producers’ capacity to implement digital agribusiness solutions through improved connectivity
> capitalise on the agricultural sector’s potential for increased productivity and growth
support access to new communications equipment by offsetting some of the cost.

The intended outcomes of the program are:
> increased investment in equipment to support operations of the agricultural sector
> increased efficiency, competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the agricultural sector
improved safety on farm
> increased use of advanced farming technology
> improved knowledge of advanced farming technology and digital literacy.

Eligible Primary Producers can only access the program (and rebate) through an eligible Equipment Supplier.
A rebate of up to $30,000 to cover up to 50% of the cost of eligible digital farming technology.24-MAY-24
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation grantsFRRR and our donor partners collaborate with ABC Heywire to help communities take action on the ideas generated by young Australians who attend the annual Heywire Regional Youth Summit.
Grants of up to $10,000 are available for communities across Australia to adopt, adapt and act on the ideas generated at the Heywire Summit.
Up to $10,00029-MAY-24
Local Capability Fund (LCF) – Kimberley RoundThe objective of this round is to provide funding support to Kimberley businesses to enhance their capacity, capability and competitiveness to participate as suppliers of products, services and works to state or local government agencies, the Australian Government and the private sector.
The fund can be used for expenses such as:
> making improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment
> training
> meeting pre-qualification requirements for supply-chain entry
> buying and upgrading essential equipment
> engaging consultants to advise on matters including occupational health and
safety, marketing, finance and cybersecurity
> planning improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment and training.
Up to $20,00003-JUN-24
Playing Australia Project InvestmentPlaying Australia Project Investment supports performing arts tours to reach regional and remote communities across Australia.
The program supports net touring costs and other designated costs associated with tours. There is no limit on the amount that can be requested.
No limitOpens
04-JUN-24
Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Program – Small & Vital Round 21 The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Small & Vital stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.
Grants available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities that strengthen local people, places and climate solutions, with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000).
Up to $10,00005-JUN-24
Strengthening Rural Communities – Prepare & RecoverThe Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Prepare & Recover program supports communities in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate related impacts, or recover from existing disasters in the medium to long-term timeframe, generally one to ten years after the disaster.
Grants available for a broad range of initiatives to strengthen the capacity and capability of local people, organisations, networks, and systems that help communities to be informed, skilled, connected and resourced for the future.
Up to $25,00005-JUN-24
Clean Energy Future FundThe Clean Energy Future Fund supports the implementation of innovative clean energy projects in Western Australia that offer high public value through the following outcomes:
significant, cost-effective reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below projected (or baseline) emissions as a direct result of the clean energy project
design, deployment, testing or demonstration of innovative clean energy projects likely to deliver community benefits or lead to broad adoption and significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Funding Pool $21.7 m10-JUN-24
Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant Program – Round 7Delivered locally by the State’s nine Regional Development Commissions, up to $250,000 per grant is available for individual projects that contribute to increasing or sustaining jobs, expanding or diversifying industry, developing skills or capability, increasing business productivity and attracting new investment to the regions.

The grants will boost investment in local regional projects that contribute to population and economic growth initiatives and innovation pilots, and importantly, are driven by the community.

The RED Grants for the Kimberley are delivered by the Kimberley Development Commission with support from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
Up to $250,00026-JUN-24
Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants – Round 2Charge Up Workplace Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace.
The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace or depot to be used by employees, fleet vehicles and visitors to ‘charge up at work’. Eligible businesses can also install them for use by customers to ‘charge up at play’ – for example, at a tourist destination, café, recreation centre or winery.
Grants in round one fund the following for up to 4 EV chargers per site (for a maximum of 5 sites):
> 50% of the purchase cost of level 2 (7 to 22 kW) EV chargers chosen from an approved list
> 50% of installation costs (Funding caps of $5,000 per site apply in the Greater Perth area and $10,000 per site apply in regional and remote areas)
> 75% of the cost of a 2-year EV charger software subscription. Both the software platform and software supplier must be on the approved list.​​​​​​
​Hardware and software must be from the approved list. If not, applications will be ineligible. 
Round 2 includes both AC chargers (7 to 22kW) and DC chargers (25kW to 350kW in size). 
Up to $12.5 Million30-JUN-24
Bennelong Foundation GrantsThe Bennelong Foundation aims to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in their community. Program funding areas:
> Education Training and Employment
> Community Health and Wellbeing
> Cultural Inclusion
(BI-ANNUAL FUNDING)
Up to $30,00029-JUL-24
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 support collaboration between several stakeholder groups and 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 $10,000Opens
August 2024
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-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
Visions of Australia Regional Exhibition Touring ProgramThe 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. Funding pool $2.7mOpens
SEP-24
Value Add Investment Grants | Agriculture and FoodValue Add Investment Grants is now open, with two funding streams aiming to build capability within the agribusiness, food and beverage industries.
The feasibility stream offers co-funding grants between $15,000 and $100,000 to help plan and de-risk future capital investment projects. 
Matched grants of $500,000 to $1 million are available under the program’s capital investment funding stream to assist recipients to expand, diversify or relocate value adding and processing operations to WA. 
Up to $6mFeasibility stream
30-JUN-25
Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Program The Regional Microgrids Program (the Program) seeks to support the development and deployment of renewable energy microgrids across regional Australia that contribute to the Program Outcomes.

ARENA has allocated funding across two Streams under the Program, and each Stream has its own Outcomes.

Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots (Stream A)
The aim of Stream A is to fund Projects that contribute to the following Outcomes:
Innovation and/or acceleration of the development and deployment of equipment and technology solutions that enable the coordinated use of distributed renewable energy technologies.
Improved resilience and reliability of electricity supply in regional areas.
Resolving one or more of the remaining barriers to deployment of microgrid solutions.
 
First Nations Community Microgrids (Stream B)
The aim of Stream B is to fund Projects that contribute to the following Outcomes:
Reduced cost of energy and other community benefits in First Nations Communities.
Cleaner and more reliable energy in First Nations Communities.
First Nations Communities are empowered to participate in their electricity supply arrangements and the development of energy infrastructure.
Resolving one or more of the remaining barriers to deployment of microgrid solutions.
Up to $5M19-DEC-25
Or until all funds are allocated
Community Development Grants ProgrammeThe programme supports needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economies.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
• to construct and/or upgrade facilities to provide long term improvements in social and economic viability of local communities
• to create jobs in the delivery of projects and ongoing use of the infrastructure
• to improve social amenity, increased health and wellbeing and social cohesion by utilisation of the infrastructure by community groups.
Not Specified30-JUN-26
Australian Rural Leadership ProgramThe Australian Rural Leadership Program supports individuals who want to respond to regional, rural, and remote Australia’s most complex challenges, as well as the opportunities that arise. Program is open to established leaders ready to tackle complex challenges and have significant impact on rural, regional and remote Australia.
15-months program including 4 face-to-face sessions between 5-10 days in length, online sessions and independent project work. This program includes both international & remote domestic travel with isolation from day-to-day duties and limited to no contact.
Combination of face-to-face residential workshops, online sessions and project work both individually and with fellow participants.
Program costs are covered by funding partners. On average, 30-35 sponsored places are available each year and each scholarship is valued at $60,500.

Participant program fee: $5,500
EOI Open year round
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
Airservices Australia Enroute Charges Payment SchemeThe aim of the program is to provide regional and remote communities with access to essential air services that can in turn connect these smaller communities with the rest of Australia. The Scheme supports regional commercial airlines operating low volume and new routes to regional and remote communities; as well as aeromedical providers.
The Government’s policy for aviation encourages the growth of regional aviation services across Australia and the expansion of the current network by giving impetus for operators to test whether a new route can be commercially viable in time.
Not SpecifiedOngoing
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 
Ongoing
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
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
Stronger Communities ProgrammeThe Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures.
For this round, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50% of eligible project costs. Applicants are invited to apply by their local MP.
Total Funding Pool of $150,000 per Federal Elctroate.
Up to $20,000 per project & a maximum 20 projects per Federal electorate
Round 8
Now Closed for 2023
Regional Small Business Support Program (RSBSP)Rural West is administering a Professional Services Fund that has been made available to Small Business Clients that meet eligibility requirements.
These funds are intended to assist clients to address barriers to progress. Businesses can access for third-party advice like legal advice, accountancy advice, business planning, and strategy advice, marketing, advertising, and promotion advice, or even enrol in an accredited course that relates to the core functions to the small business will be funded up to $5K.
Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships (EATP) Program – Round TwoThe EATP program is intended to encourage adoption of emerging aviation technologies (such as drones, electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft and new aviation propulsion systems) to address community needs, particularly in regional Australia.
This grant opportunity is open for applications from individuals, partnerships, and incorporated bodies provided they have an Australian Business Number and are registered for the Goods and Services Tax. 
Up to $2MNow Closed for 2023
Growing Regions Program – Round 2The Growing Regions Program – Round 1 will deliver grants up to a maximum of $15,000,000 over 3 years to deliver community infrastructure projects.
It will deliver community and economic benefits by investing in community-focused infrastructure which revitalises regions and enhances amenity and liveability throughout regional Australia.

The objectives of the program are:
> constructing or upgrading community infrastructure that fills an identified gap or need for community infrastructure
> contributing to achieving a wide range of community socio-economic outcomes.
> is strategically aligned with regional priorities.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
> delivery of community-focused infrastructure which contributes to local and regional priorities
> provision of infrastructure which benefits the community by improving equity and supports diverse social inclusion
> to contribute to the achievement of broader Government priorities such as net zero emissions, gender equity, and/or First Nations priorities
> growing local economies and enhancing amenity and liveability in the regions.

Growing Regions Program Round 1 will be delivered through a two-stage selection process. You must first submit an Expression of Interest at Stage 1 and if successful, you will be invited to submit a full application at Stage 2.
Between $500,000-$15MEOI Now Closed for 2024
Kimberley Community Action Fund (KCAF) programThe Kimberley Community Action Fund (KCAF) program is a WA Government $2 million (over two years) grant program supporting local solutions to reduce crime in the Kimberley Region.

Delivered by the Kimberley Development Commission, up to $100,000 is available for individual projects that:
> reduce crime;
> improve community safety and security;
> provide engaging activities and places for young people at risk of offending; and
> enhance community empowerment.
Up to $100,000Round 2
Now Closed for 2023
Mobile Black Spot Program Improving Mobile Coverage Round 7The Mobile Black Spot Program Improving Mobile Coverage Round (IMCR) will implement the Australian Government’s 2022 election commitment to deliver funding to improve mobile connectivity in approximately 54 underserved Target Locations across regional and remote Australia. These Target Locations have been identified by the Government as having mobile connectivity issues which have not been addressed under previous rounds of the Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP).
The IMCR will provide grant funding to mobile network operators and infrastructure providers to deploy new mobile phone infrastructure to address mobile reception and coverage issues in these Target Locations.
Total Funding Pool $160MNow Closed for 2023
ANZ Seeds of RenewalThe ANZ Seeds of Renewal program focuses specifically on helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities and ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia.
It is built on two key tenets:
Vibrant communities are diverse and inclusive with strong social capital, where everyone can participate and build a better life.
Sustainable communities innovate, expand and create opportunities that will deliver demonstrable medium to long-term economic benefit to the community, contributing to economic sustainability.
The ANZ Seeds of Renewal program is focused upon supporting projects that align to one of ANZ’s four focus areas:
1. Improving environmental sustainability
2. Improving financial wellbeing within the community
3. Improving access to housing
4. Other community projects that assist local communities to thrive
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Nutrien Ag Solutions Community GrantsNutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants is a small grants program aiming to contribute to the success, vibrancy and wellbeing of rural and regional communities nationwide. Nutrien Ag Solutions seeks to support local grassroots organisations with funding for projects that are meaningful for their communities. Organisations interested in applying for a grant must first contact a Nutrien Ag Solutions branded store Branch Manager to be endorsed.$5,000Round 3
Now Closed for 2023
Road Safety Programs | National Road Safety StrategyApplications are now open for the National Road Safety Action Grants Program – Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and vulnerable road users focus areas.

$43.6 million will be allocated over four years to support non-infrastructure commitments critical to the delivery of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25.
The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safey Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
Vulnerable Road Users
First Nations road safety
Technology and Innovation
Research and Data
The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Prelude FLNG Communities FundShell is proud to support local community groups that help to build strong, thriving societies in the Broome Shire.
The Communities Fund supports Broome Shire, with a focus on local communities in proximity to Shell’s transit to the Prelude facility.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community and not-for-profit organisations focusing on activities that contribute to one or more of the following areas:
1. Regional liveability and sustainable communities
2. Supporting stronger First Nations
3. Education and training
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Grants for digital inclusion and innovationThe auDA Foundation funds educational and research activities that will enhance utility of the internet for the benefit of all Australians, including digital literacy, funding for digital inclusion, telehealth projects and initiatives to improve internet access for First Nations communities.
Eligible proposals must deliver grassroots, educational or research activities that will enhance the utility of the internet. auDA Foundation are keen to support projects that focus on the overarching themes of digital inclusion and digital innovation, and will achieve practical outcomes through innovative means, i.e., research and development undertaken for the purposes of acquiring new knowledge and/or creating new or improved processes or services.

The 2023 grant round will focus on digital inclusion and digital innovation with an emphasis on the following five focus groups:
1. Rural, regional, and remote Australians
2. Australians living with disability
3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
4. Older Australians (65 years +)
5. Young Australians (12-24 years).
Up to $40,000Now Closed for 2023
Regional Events Scheme (RES)The Regional Events Scheme (RES) is an annual funding round for smaller and developing regional events across WA.

The scheme support events that are delivered between 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025 that:
1. bring more people to the region, which means more tourism dollars for the community
2. attract media coverage, which helps promote the region as an exciting destination
3. involve and inspire the local community
4. encourage people to come to the region outside of the typical tourist season
5. add vibrancy and excitement to the region
6. support jobs in regional WA
7. showcase a strong point of difference and/or profile the unique features of the town and/or region.
Between
$5,000 to $40,000
Now Closed for 2023
New Jobs Program TrialThe New Jobs Program Trial (the trial) grant opportunity is delivered under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Jobs, Land and Economy Program and will support up to 200 jobs in selected Community Development Program (CDP) regions that have limited job opportunities.
This opportunity provides grant funding at the minimum wage rate (plus superannuation and leave) to successful applicants for CDP participants. The trial will support CDP participants to move off income support and undertake employment. Jobs will need to support community priorities and not be eligible for other government funding.
Not specified Now Closed for 2023
Telecommunications Disaster Resilience Innovation ProgramThe Telecommunications Disaster Resilience Innovation (TDRI) program will promote the development of new technologies to provide solutions for telecommunications disaster resilience, particularly in our regional, remote and First Nations communities.

There are two concurrent rounds under the TDRI Program that are now open for applications:

1. The $30 million Power Resilience Round which will fund solutions that strengthen the resilience of telecommunications against the impacts of power outages—the leading cause of telecommunications outages during natural disasters.

2. The $20 million Innovation Round which will fund innovative telecommunications technologies to improve the resiliency, redundancy and availability of telecommunications during and/or following a natural disaster.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
Mobile Network Hardening Program – Round 2The Mobile Network Hardening Program is an Australian Government initiative funding upgrades to improve the resilience of Australia’s mobile network telecommunications infrastructure in regional Australia to:
> prevent outages during a natural disaster;
> strengthen the resilience of telecommunications facilities to allow them to operate for longer during natural disasters; and
> support the rapid restoration of services following an outage.

Applications will be assessed by an Assessment Committee against the criteria in section 6 of the Program Guidelines
Not specifiedNow closed for 2023
The National Priority FundThe National Priority Fund, part of the Local Jobs program, is designed to help address structural and other barriers to employment faced by people in our communities and facilitate job creation.

The six priorities of the Fund are:
1. Supporting more First Nations people in employment, education or training in areas where Employment Regions and Community Development Program meet;
2. Supporting young people into the labour market through paid job placements in social enterprises;
3. Supporting mature age people to participate in the workforce and connect to jobs;
4. Supporting communities to become more resilient develop new employment opportunities as part of the transition to Net Zero;
5. Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) women through tailored self-employment programs; and
6. Redesigning jobs to better align with the skills and capabilities of people seeking work.

Proposals ranging from $200,000 to $1 million (GST exclusive) are being sought through an open tender process. Projects must be completed by 30 June 2025.
Between $200,000-$1MNow closed for 2023
Social Enterprise Development Initiative Grants AdministratorThe Australian Government is inviting applications through an open grant process to apply to deliver services under the Social Impact Investing Program – Social Enterprise Development Initiative (SEDI) from March 2024 to 30 June 2026. SEDI will run over 3 years from 2023–24 to 2025–26.

SEDI will engage a Grants Administrator to provide capability building grants of up to $120,000 (GST exclusive) to eligible social enterprises. The grants will be targeted towards supporting social enterprises to be more effective and efficient in demonstrating and increasing social impact for the vulnerable individuals and communities they exist to support.
Up to $120,000Now closed 2023
Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program: Round 10The Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program provides funding to improve aerodromes in remote areas of Australia. The aim is to provide year-round all-weather access and improve delivery of essential goods and services.Up to $12 millionNow closed 2023
Funding Community Supported Rural Primary Care TrialsThe program recognises that models of care which are successful in metropolitan areas may not be suitable outside of metropolitan or regional towns because communities and health facilities are dispersed and have different workforce profiles. Trials also seek to support and encourage health professionals to work in rural and remote multidisciplinary health teams to improve the health outcomes of people living in these locations.
The Program’s primary focus is to support organisations to: 
– trial innovative, culturally safe and responsive, multidisciplinary models of primary care in rural and remote communities; and 
– evaluate whether the models improve provision of health care in rural and remote communities and lead to better health outcomes.
Up to $17.582 millionNow closed 2023
Aged Care Capital Assistance Program – Thin Markets, Multiple StreamsThis grant opportunity will provide grant funding for infrastructure projects across four funding streams which are primarily focussed on maintaining or improving access to quality aged care services in small rural towns, remote and very remote communities and will also support specific groups of older Australians, including people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and First Nations communities.

Each stream has specified objectives and outcomes that need to be considered when applying.  For this grant opportunity up to a combined $135 million is available across the four Streams, comprising: 
$95 million combined across both: Stream 1 – Staff Accommodation, and
Stream 2 – Upgrades, Expansions or New Builds.
$30 million in Stream 3 – Specialised Homeless
$10 million in Stream 4 – NATSIFAC Minor Projects and Equipment.
Total Funding Pool $135MNow closed 2024
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-$50,000Now closed 2024
Festivals AustraliaFestivals Australia funds high-quality arts projects that invite community participation and audience engagement. Projects can include but are not limited to a parade, performance, workshop, installation or exhibition.

The aim is to give community members living in regional or remote Australia the chance to participate in or attend an arts experience at a festival, or a significant one-off community celebration.
Total Funding Pool $1.4MNow closed 2024
Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant ProgramTelstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program will boost support for communities across remote, rural and regional Australia to improve resilience, environmental sustainability and liveability through the power of connection. 
Open to not-for-profit community organisations that are providing access to information, technology, education and facilities to support their communities to embrace new technologies and ways of working to build social capital and digital capability.
The program seeks to foster: 
> Resilient communities that are well prepared and socially connected when disaster strikes with the ability to renew and recover together;
> Sustainable communities that are diverse and inclusive, planning for the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of their people and the planet; and
> Liveable communities that have digital capability, and help to equip individuals with the skills to live, learn and work in a digital society.
Up to $10,000Round 2
Now closed for 2024
Qantas Regional GrantsAs part of their mission to help brighten the futures of regional communities, the Qantas Regional Grants Program will provide financial, flight and marketing support to community groups and organisations to help further their causes and set them up for success. Entry is open to Australian based individuals, not-for-profit community groups and organisations of any size, who are seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in  regional communities. Total Funding Pool $1MNow closed for 2024
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 2024

Indigenous & Torres Strait Islander

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Community Litter GrantsApplications have opened for the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s (KABC) latest round of Community Litter Grants, providing financial support to communities and organisations with projects aimed at addressing local litter problems.Up to $10,00020-MAY-24
Walkanu Art PrizeIn an exciting development for Australia’s First Nations artistic community, the Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber is delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Walkanu Art Prize. This competition, designed to celebrate NAIDOC Week, offers a unique platform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, who live in Australia and are aged 16 and above, to showcase their talents.

Participants are invited to submit their work across four diverse categories: 2D Art (drawings, paintings etc), 3D Art (sculptures, weaving, carvings etc), Digital Art, and Photography. Aligning with the 2024 NAIDOC theme “Keep the Fire Burning! Blak Loud and Proud,” artists are encouraged to explore and express their cultural heritage, personal stories, and perspectives through their art.
Prizes totalling $15,00026-MAY-24
Arts Projects for Individuals and GroupsThe 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.
Offering between $5000 and $80,000 funding for artists and creative industry professionals to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.
Between $5,000 and $80,00030-MAY-24
Arts Projects for OrganisationsThe 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.
Offering between $5000 and $80,000 funding for arts and creative industry organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.
Between $5,000 and $80,00030-MAY-24
Regional Aboriginal Arts DevelopmentFor Aboriginal arts and cultural projects in regional and remote WA that align with one or more of the following objectives:
– support the development of significant and large-scale works created and produced by Aboriginal artists in regional Western Australia
– showcase the unique stories of Western Australia’s First Nations peoples and engage new and diverse audiences
– support regional Aboriginal arts and cultural organisations to develop strategic, business, succession, sustainability, and/or governance plans
– support audience development and economic diversification by strengthening Aboriginal arts and cultural organisations and industry
– support long-term skills development goals for Aboriginal arts workers, artists and communities
– enable employment opportunities and improve economic growth for regional Aboriginal artists, arts workers and communities.
Up to $150,000 for Creative Development
Up to $50,000 for Business Development
30-MAY-24
Arts Short Notice Activity ProgramThe Arts Short Notice Activity Program (Arts SNAP) for individuals and groups offers funding for regional, national and international short notice activities for artists and creative industry professionals.

The program supports the growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian artists and arts workers in high quality arts and cultural opportunities. Grants of up to $5000 for national and regional opportunities, and up to $10,000 for international, are available for individuals and groups. 
Up to $10,00006-JUN-24
Indigenous Protected Areas program grants – DCCEEWIndigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) are areas of land and/or sea, managed by First Nations people for biodiversity conservation. There are currently 82 dedicated IPAs across approximately 87 million terrestrial hectares of Australia and 5 million hectares of sea. These IPAs are recognised by the Australian Government as an important part of the National Reserve System (NRS), which is the network of formally recognised parks, reserves and protected areas across Australia. IPAs constitute more than 50 percent of the NRS.
This grant opportunity will provide funding to new Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) and expanding (existing) dedicated IPA projects.
Total Funding Pool $14.5MReopens
01-JUL-24
Small Grants Program — CANAThe Small Grants Program builds the capacity of the Australian Climate Movement to win on climate action. It does this by providing small amounts of funding to projects that enable diverse communities to lead on, participate in and speak for action on climate change. The program prioritises organisations and projects with a climate justice approach to their work.
The program recognises the leadership and agency of First Nations and Pasifika climate custodians and their crucial work on climate justice. This round has two pools of funds dedicated to supporting First Nations and Pasifika climate projects.
$500 – $10,000Reopens
2nd half of 2024
Bennelong Foundation GrantsThe Bennelong Foundation aims to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in their community. Program funding areas:
> Education Training and Employment
> Community Health and Wellbeing
> Cultural Inclusion
Up to $30,00029-JUL-24
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 support collaboration between several stakeholder groups and 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 $10,000Opens
August 2024
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-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
Community Recovery Grants ProgramThe Community Recovery Grants Program supports the well-being, psychosocial recovery and resilience of communities impacted by the flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.

It funds local groups and community organisations to deliver activities and events that will assist the community to recover, reconnect and build capacity for future change with an emphasis on social and emotional wellbeing. The program’s key focus is to ensure that communities can access resources and services to support their ability to heal and build community resilience.
Up to $75,00030-APR-25
Contagion of Love & Community Micro-GrantsThe microgrants are available to self-identifying LGBQTI people of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. These micro-grants are to the value of $300 and include $200 to assist with hosting Indigenous LGBQTI community events. Each grant comes with a swag of selected Black Rainbow merchandise.Up to $300Ongoing
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 $54MOngoing
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
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 $65,000Ongoing
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 $10,000.00

Major Grants between $10,001.00 – $150,000.00
Round 3
Now Closed for 2023
Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing in 2024The Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to support research projects led by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researcher. he Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers to:
> expand Australia’s knowledge base
> improve research capacity in Australia
> develop economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
The Australian Disability & Indigenous Peoples’ Education FundThe 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 educationUp to $2,500 per month for 6 monthsNow closed for 2023
E-waste Infrastructure Grants – Round 1The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will administer $10 million in grant funding over the next two years through a series of competitive grant rounds.
Projects funded will increase e-waste collection, storage, reuse, reprocessing and recycling capacity and capability under two streams:
Stream 1: E-waste collection, storage and/or reuse grants
Collection and storage projects include fixed or semi-permanent e-waste infrastructure.
Equipment that assists with the reuse of e-waste.
Funding is available for new or upgraded facilities to increase capability and capacity to manage and store e-waste before reuse or onward reprocessing.
Maximum grant amount is $250,000.
Stream 2: E-waste reprocessing infrastructure grants
Projects that increase capacity and capability in the state’s e-waste management network and include equipment purchase and installation and new or upgraded infrastructure for e-waste reprocessing and recycling.

Maximum grant amount is $2 million.
Total Fund Funding Pool $10M
Stream 1 Up to $250,000
Stream 2 Up to $2M
Now closed for 2023
Indigenous Contemporary Music programThe Indigenous Contemporary Music program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands. It provides opportunities and skills to develop ongoing income and employment pathways in the music industry.Total Funding Pool $500,000 each yearNow Closed for 2023
Space to Create II: Music Residency – Australia Council for the ArtsSpace to Create is an intensive music industry residential program. The delivery of the program will be flexible and adapted to each of the participants’ requirements. The aim of the program is to create a dedicated space so each of the participants can take the time to sustain and grow creative ideas including composition, voice coaching, strengthen technical skills and to provide professional development opportunities for the future.A fee for the residency period, accommodation, living expenses and travelNow Closed for 2023
Australia Council FellowshipsAustralia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ and arts workers’ activity and professional development for a period of one to two years.

There are nine Fellowships offered in the areas of: Arts and Disability; Community Arts and Cultural Development; Dance; Emerging and Experimental Arts; First Nations; Literature; Music; Theatre; Visual Arts.
Up to $80,000Now Closed for 2023
Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) – Expressions of InterestAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, groups, and organisations are invited to express their interest to join the Australian Delegation in Hawai’i, 2024.

The Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) is the Pacific’s largest regional cultural gathering of First Nations People and one of the largest cultural gatherings in the world, bringing together artists, cultural practitioners, scholars and officials from the 27 member nations of the Pacific Community.

The 13th FestPAC in Hawaiʻi (6-16 June 2024) is guided by foundational values of preservation and revival, exploration, awareness, unity and Indigenous languages, and will feature live performances, cultural workshops, hands-on demonstrations, film, storytelling and more, exemplifying the diversity of traditional and contemporary arts and culture across the Pacific.

The event will also underscore the urgent issues facing the Pacific region – from rising sea levels, climate change, sustainability, and the death of coral reefs to widening social inequality – as a way to illuminate our path toward the future.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Dream Venture ProgramDream Venture Masterclasses are back in 2023 with $200,000 of seed funding up for grabs. Dream Venture is a leading national program for First Nations entrepreneurs to gain the skills and build the capacity needed to help their business stand out.
Participants will learn key strategies to raise capital and become investor-ready, meet like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders and understand how to grow a sustainable business that balances social and economic returns.
The Masterclasses are free and will be delivered online by the Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship and finish with finalists travelling to Sydney for a gala event in October to pitch for a share of $200,000 in seed funding. 

The 2023 Dream Venture Masterclasses will be delivered in two streams.
Youth Program: The Youth Program is for founders aged between 18 and 30. Dream Venture entrepreneurs will connect with the best and brightest business leaders and investors, tap into global networks and secure mentorship from some of the region’s most successful founders
All Ages Program: The All-Ages Dream Venture Masterclass will be tailored to support 20 First Nations entrepreneurs of any age to prepare their enterprise for growth, and to connect with mentors, investors and peers to help bring their entrepreneurial dreams to life.
Share of $200,000 Seed Funding Now Closed for 2023
Junior RangersJunior ranger activities will assist First Nations secondary and/or primary students to engage with their schooling through a combination of classroom and on-Country learning. Preference will be given to local First Nations providers, including Indigenous Ranger Groups or First Nations providers with relationships with Indigenous Ranger Groups.

Applicants should also demonstrate support from relevant Traditional Owners and partner schools to deliver activities. Junior ranger projects should support participating students to complete their schooling and can include school based activities – as well as camps, excursions, and field trips – involving land, sea, and natural resource management, environmental data collection, heritage related projects and cultural studies. Projects can also support students to gain relevant qualifications, such as Conservation and Ecosystem Management (Certificates I, II and III), Maritime Studies and Senior First Aid.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Madalah Secondary ScholarshipMADALAH Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that offers secondary and tertiary education scholarships, providing opportunities for Indigenous students from remote and regional communities to attend Western Australia’s leading boarding schools and universities from around Australia.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Reopens late 2024
Road Safety Programs | National Road Safety StrategyApplications are now open for the National Road Safety Action Grants Program – Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and vulnerable road users focus areas.

$43.6 million will be allocated over four years to support non-infrastructure commitments critical to the delivery of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25.
The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
Vulnerable Road Users
First Nations road safety
Technology and Innovation
Research and Data
The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
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 2023
First Nations Emerging Career Development AwardThe First Nations Arts and Culture Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding work and achievements of First Nations artists and arts workers. This multi-artform opportunity is available to artists aged between 18 to 30 years old, practicing in community arts and cultural development, dance, experimental arts, literature, multi-arts, music, theatre and/or visual arts, to fund their professional development.Two awards of $10,000Now Closed for 2023
Red Ochre Award (Lifetime Achievement)The prestigious Red Ochre Award was established by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board in 1993 to pay tribute to a senior Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person for their outstanding lifetime achievement in the arts and their contribution to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, both nationally and internationally.Two awards of $50,000Now Closed for 2023
Dreaming AwardEstablished in 2012, the Dreaming Award supports First Nations artists aged 18-30 to create a major body of work in mentorship or partnership with an established professional artist nominated by the applicant. The mentor/partner guides and advises in the development of the new work.Two awards of $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Regional Aboriginal Events Scheme (RAES)The Regional Events Scheme (RES) & Regional Aboriginal Events Scheme (RAES) is an annual funding round for smaller and developing regional events across WA, supporting events that:
> Deliver Aboriginal activities and experiences through the leadership and participation of Aboriginal people.
> 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.
Between $5,000-$40,000Now Closed for 2023
New Jobs Program TrialThe New Jobs Program Trial (the trial) grant opportunity is delivered under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Jobs, Land and Economy Program and will support up to 200 jobs in selected Community Development Program (CDP) regions that have limited job opportunities.
This opportunity provides grant funding at the minimum wage rate (plus superannuation and leave) to successful applicants for CDP participants. The trial will support CDP participants to move off income support and undertake employment. Jobs will need to support community priorities and not be eligible for other government funding.
Total funding pool of $22.7MNow Closed for 2023
Futures FundThe Futures Fund is a development bursary awarded to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community members who demonstrate they are high achievers and are excelling in their chosen field and require additional support. The Black Rainbow Futures Funds grant program is an investment in the futures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community, these include but are not limited to the education and professional sectors and trade, arts, and sport.  Up to $1,000Now closed for 2023
Local capability fund: Aboriginal business roundThe Aboriginal Business Round provides funding support to Aboriginal Western Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to enhance their business capability and capacity to supply to major Western Australian State or Local Government agencies, the Australian Government and the private sector.
The level of funding support under the Aboriginal Business Round is 50% of eligible costs (excluding GST) up to a maximum funding level of $50,000 per successful applicant.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2023
Round 2 – Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme – Closing the Gap – Major Capital Works ProgramThrough this grant opportunity, the Australian Government is providing funding of up to $70 million (GST exclusive) over 2 years from 2023-24 to 2024-25 for major capital works projects to be undertaken from 2023-24 to 2025-26.
To be eligible, organisations must be an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and currently deliver primary health care.
This Grant Opportunity will involve a two-stage process for allocating funding:
Stage One – Expression of Interest (EOI); and
Stage Two – Invitation to Apply (ITA).
Only applications that are shortlisted in the EOI stage are invited to provide further information in Stage 2.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
Space to Create III: Music ResidencySpace to Create is an intensive music industry residential program. The delivery of the program will be flexible and adapted to each of the participants’ requirements. The aim of the program is to create a dedicated space so each of the participants can take the time to sustain and grow creative ideas including composition, voice coaching, strengthen technical skills and to provide professional development opportunities for the future.
The program is open to emerging through to established First Nations musicians, artists, songwriters, audio engineers, producers and those employed in the music industry. The program will be delivered in partnership with the Australian National University’s School of Music and the Yil Lull recording studio.
A number of provisions to create and deliver works.Now Closed for 2023
Elevate: First Nations Storytelling (Literature)Elevate is a career development grant opportunity of up to $10,000 for First Nations individuals and groups. The opportunity is open to writers, poets, editors, illustrators, journalists, arts workers and groups in the literature sector. Elevate is designed to support and develop career pathways and opportunities which may include capacity building, networking, mentoring, residencies, and audience development for their work.Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2023
Funding Community Supported Rural Primary Care TrialsThe program recognises that models of care which are successful in metropolitan areas may not be suitable outside of metropolitan or regional towns because communities and health facilities are dispersed and have different workforce profiles. Trials also seek to support and encourage health professionals to work in rural and remote multidisciplinary health teams to improve the health outcomes of people living in these locations.
The Program’s primary focus is to support organisations to: 
– trial innovative, culturally safe and responsive, multidisciplinary models of primary care in rural and remote communities; and 
– evaluate whether the models improve provision of health care in rural and remote communities and lead to better health outcomes.
Up to $17.582 millionRound 5
Now Closed for 2023
First Nations Heritage Grants – Round 1Round 1 of the First Nations Heritage Grants provides funding for projects that are aimed at:
– identifying new Indigenous heritage values at existing World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places
– preparing submissions for the addition of Indigenous heritage values to existing World Heritage and National Heritage listings, as applicable
– increasing protection of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place
– improving management of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place.
$2MNow Closed for 2024
Arts Activities in Regional Communities For arts and cultural projects in regional WA that align with the following objectives:
Increase access to and/or participation in arts and culture in regional Western Australia.
Provide employment opportunities, skills development or/and career pathways for regional Western Australian artists and arts workers.
Encourage development of regional creative and cultural industries including cultural tourism.
Support community led activities and creative developments.
Contribute to social inclusion, wellbeing, cohesion and vibrancy in regional WA communities.

Creative Projects
Grants of up to $60,000 for arts and cultural activities and creative developments in regional Western Australia.

Creative and Cultural Planning
Grants of up to $50,000 for regional local governments to develop creative and cultural plans or revise existing plans.
Up to $60,000Now Closed for 2024
Connecting to Country The Connecting to Country program supports projects that enable Western Australian Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake on Country activities that foster the intergenerational transfer of  knowledge, preservation of culture and strengthening of communities.
The program intends to:
– facilitate sharing of cultural knowledge and skills between generations, such as the preservation of language, stories and dance
– recognise Aboriginal cultural leadership within the Aboriginal community and support leadership development in young people
– contribute to stronger community mental health and wellbeing
– strengthen, protect and maintain traditional ways of maintaining cultural knowledge.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2024
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramThe WA Youth Engagement Grants Program supports initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people aged 10 to 25 years.
Youth engagement initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people will be prioritised.  In particular, projects that support, inform, and build capacity of young people. 
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Support to prevent and address the health impacts of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)The purpose of this grant opportunity is to raise awareness of, and address the health impacts (including physical and mental manifestations) of FGM/C in culturally and linguistically diverse, and migrant and refugee communities. The Strategy recognises the significant and long-term physical and emotional implications for the health of victim survivors of violence.Up to $1mNow Closed for 2024
Family, Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations is a program funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations to meet existing demand for family, domestic and sexual violence services.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Community -led Men’s Wellness Centres for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PeoplesCommunity-led Men’s Wellness Centres for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is a program to establish Men’s Wellness Centres in suitable locations. It includes activities such as prosocial early support, cultural healing and education on respectful relationships, healthy parenting, mentoring, living skills and alcohol and other drugs, and understanding diverse experiences of abuse such as technology facilitated abuse and coercive control.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Improving Health Outcomes for Priority Populations of Women and Girls – Health Promotion Activities GrantThe objective of this grant opportunity is to support innovative approaches to trialing new initiatives, or expanding existing health promotion activities that focus on improving health literacy, reducing risk, and improving health outcomes within priority population groups From $250,000 to $1.5MNow Closed for 2024
Community -led Prevention Services, Programs and Campaigns for Aborignial and Torres Strait Islander ChildrenCommunity-led Prevention Services, Programs and Campaigns for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children is a program funding prevention services, programs and campaigns for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, including on-Country learning.
To break the cycle of violence, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people must be provided with opportunities to heal from their experiences of violence, and to address their own use of problematic and harmful family, domestic or sexual behaviours in holistic ways that incorporate values from culture that drive behaviour change.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Strong and Resilient Communities – Inclusive Communities Grants (DSS)These grants aim to support equity and opportunity for Australian communities through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. 
SARC – IC grants will support the social and economic participation of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in their communities by providing funding that supports:
young people 12 to 18 years who are disengaged, or at risk of being disengaged from education, to reconnect with their community, school, training and/or employment.
people with disabilities and/or mental health issues to participate in their community, and work towards becoming and/or remaining independent and engaged in the economy and/or society.
women who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, isolation or discrimination to participate in the community or the economy and increase their self-agency
people who are unemployed to increase participation in their community, and/or increase their capacity to engage in employment, training, or existing employment services. 
Up to $63M over 5 yearsRound 3
Now closed for 2024
Discovery IndigenousThe Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to support research projects led by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researcher. he Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers to:
> expand Australia’s knowledge base
> improve research capacity in Australia
> develop economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Saving Native Species – Grants for game changers for threatened speciesThe objective of the grant opportunity is to develop new tools to mitigate the impact of broad-scale threats on threatened species (Target 19, Action Plan).
The grant opportunity will deliver this objective by funding innovative approaches (such as new methods, tools, technologies, or products) where the proof of concept has already been completed and there is an identified path to using this innovation for conservation threat abatement within Australia.
This funding will deliver benefits to biodiversity, in particular the proposed projects to be funded must identify one or more key threatening processes under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) that will be abated or partially abated by the project.
Up to $3mNow closed for 2024
NAIDOC 2024 Local GrantsHeld across Australia from 7-14 July 2024, NAIDOC Week will celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This year’s theme, Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud, honours the enduring strength and vitality of First Nations culture – with fire a symbol of connection to Country, to each other, and to the rich tapestry of traditions that define Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The NAIDOC Local Grants open to all organisations, schools and local governments and First Nations communities and registered businesses are encouraged to apply for funding to run an event or activity that directly relates to the 2024 NAIDOC theme Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud.
Between $10,001 and $50,000Now closed for 2024
2024 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art AwardsOpen to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, Telstra NATSIAA is a non-acquisitive award that is free to enter and encourages artists to submit an artwork of their choice in one of the Award Categories. It awards a total of $190,000 in prize money each year.

​The overall Telstra Art Award of $100,000 cash (excl. GST) is awarded to the artwork considered by the judges to be the most outstanding artwork in the exhibition. ​The following Award Categories offer the Award recipient $15,000 (excl. GST) and are chosen by the judges:
> Telstra General Painting Award
> Telstra Bark Painting Award
> Telstra Work on Paper Award
> Wandjuk Marika Memorial 3D Award (sponsored by Telstra)
> Telstra Multimedia Award
> Telstra Emerging Artist Award

​In addition to the above Award Categories is the Telstra People’s Choice Award, which is a non-monetary Award, chosen by popular vote.
Up to $100,000Now closed for 2024
Community Broadcasting FoundationDevelopment & Operations grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this will help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion.
The objectives of Development & Operations grants are to support community media organisations to:
Deepen engagement with identified communities
Enhance capacity, capability and long-term viability
Strengthen governance policies and practices
Develop longer term thinking and planning practices
Expand partnerships to maximise opportunities
Increase resilience through preparations for unexpected change
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
National NAIDOC Week Awards CeremonyThe annual National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony recognises:
the outstanding contributions that Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people make to improve the lives of Indigenous people in their communities and beyond;
the outstanding contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make toward promoting Indigenous issues in the wider community; and/or
the excellence nominees have demonstrated in their chosen field.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Driving Access and Equity grantsThe Driving Access and Equity Program is a WA State Government initiative that invests in organisations and projects to help disadvantaged learner drivers, particularly those in regional Western Australia, get their driver’s licence.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Indigenous Languages and Arts programThe ILA program supports community-based activities that deliver discrete one-off Indigenous languages and/or arts projects with clearly articulated outcomes that align with ILA program objectives.$200,000Now closed for 2024
2024 Woolworths Junior Landcare GrantsThis program gives children across the country an opportunity to get hands-on with environmental and sustainability projects, learn new skills and knowledge, connect with their peers and enjoy the wellbeing benefits of time spent outdoors in nature.   
The Woolworths Junior Landcare projects can include planting a vegetable or bush tucker garden, creating a sensory garden or a butterfly garden, installing a yarning circle to learn more about First Nations perspectives, or tackling waste issues through a composting or recycling project
$1,000Now closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now closed for 2024
Aboriginal Employment Enabling Program (AEEP)Organisations with a presence in the Kimberley and Goldfields-Esperance regions can now apply for a share of $1.35 million in State Government funding to provide targeted and practical training and employment support to Aboriginal peoples.
The Aboriginal Employment Enabling Program (AEEP) will provide funding to organisations to develop and implement innovative solutions that support:
– Aboriginal people to engage in training and employment opportunities;
– employers to improve their cultural competency; and
– organisations, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, to build their capability to help Aboriginal people accessing employment and/or training, or employers recruiting and retaining Aboriginal employees. 
Funding pool $1.35mNow closed for 2024
Indigenous Apprenticeships Program (IAP)The Australian Government Indigenous Apprenticeships Program (IAP) plays a pivotal role in increasing Indigenous employment opportunities across the Australian Public Service (APS).Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Grants to preserve and protect Aboriginal sitesGrants are available for Aboriginal organisations to fund projects that preserve, promote and protect Aboriginal sites, to support Aboriginal people in managing their cultural heritage throughout Western Australia.$50,000Now closed for 2024
Lesbians Community
Grants
Lesbians Incorporated is a community grants organisation that has been supporting the LGBTIQ+ community in Australia for over 20 years.

Priority in funding will be given to projects which:
– clearly demonstrate how the project meets one or more of the program objectives
-have the potential for a range of positive outcomes for lesbians
– will benefit a wide range of lesbians or a specific population group of the lesbian community
– are likely to be successfully implemented
– make effective use of grant funds
$2,000Round 1
Now closed for 2024
KASPP Community Initiative Sponsorship ProgramKimberley Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Plan (KASPP) Community Initiative Sponsorship Program (CISP) for 2024.
 The sponsorship program is designed to support Kimberley Aboriginal communities to access funding for projects which deliver initiatives/activities that increase community wellbeing and prevent/reduce the impacts of self-harm or suicidal behaviours.

To request a CISP Sponsorship Pack, or submit an application, please contact: The KASPP Wellbeing Officer via: kasppsponsorship@kamsc.org.au.
$5,000 to $10,000 per projectNow closed for 2024
First Nations PlaygroupsThe First Nations Playgroups grant opportunity will provide funding to support Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) to deliver playgroups in their communities. By working closely with other community services, playgroups can contribute to improved effectiveness of service delivery in their respective communities and support the achievement of improved outcomes for First Nations children and families. Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Aboriginal Ranger Program – Round 8The State Government’s Aboriginal Ranger Program is delivering jobs, training and community development opportunities for Aboriginal people across a range of tenures in regional and remote communities across Western Australia.
In this round, up to $11 million is available for eligible Aboriginal organisations to submit applications that explore innovative ways of doing ranger business to maximise outcomes and benefits to Aboriginal ranger programs. Projects must align with at least one of the three themes: Empowerment; Protecting Country or Collaboration.
Up to $11mNow closed for 2024
Mable Community Grants: Funding Accessible and Inclusive ProjectsFour grants of $10,000 each are available in 2024 for projects that champion independence and inclusion for people with disability and older people.$10,00030-APR-24
(Annual)
Mentoring – SharingStories FoundationIn 2024, SharingStories Foundation is offering four Regional Media Mentorships, designed to develop the next generation of First Nations content creators in the West Kimberley.
Co-designed with photographer/filmmaker/designer/poet and Lead Mentor Michael Jalaru Torres, the mentorships will be delivered in a culturally safe learning environment in Broome, and provide employment pathways for young First Nations peoples in cultural leadership and digital media roles.
Not specifiedNow closed for 2024
Varuna First Nations FellowshipsEach year, six fellowships, including accommodation, all meals, travel expenses and manuscript consultations, are awarded to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers from anywhere in Australia. This fellowship program is open to writers of all genres of fiction, narrative non-fiction, poetry, children’s books, graphic novels, dramatic/screen writing, writing for radio, translation, young adult, essays or short fiction. Submissions in language are welcomed.Undisclosed AmountNow closed for 2024

Agriculture, Farming, Fishing & Forestry

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Industry Growth Program The Australian Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

The Industry Growth Program includes:
the delivery of advisory services by a national network of expert business growth and commercialisation advisers that will provide guidance on seeking investment, market testing, business models, and networking.
the delivery of matched grant funding ranging from $50,000 to $5 million to eligible startups and innovative SMEs.

Supporting projects under National Reconstruction Fund priority areas, the Industry Growth Program will help expand the pipeline of businesses working to transform and diversify Australia’s economy.
Funding Pool $392MOpen – or until all funds are allocated.
On Farm Connectivity ProgramThe On Farm Connectivity Program (the program) will run over 2 years from 2023-24 to 2024-25. This program forms part of the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan (Better Connectivity Plan) and assists primary producers to take advantage of digital agribusiness solutions to boost productivity and improve safety.

The objectives of the program are:
> extend digital connectivity and take advantage of advanced farming technology
> enhance a primary producers’ capacity to implement digital agribusiness solutions through improved connectivity
> capitalise on the agricultural sector’s potential for increased productivity and growth
support access to new communications equipment by offsetting some of the cost.

The intended outcomes of the program are:
> increased investment in equipment to support operations of the agricultural sector
> increased efficiency, competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the agricultural sector
improved safety on farm
> increased use of advanced farming technology
> improved knowledge of advanced farming technology and digital literacy.

Eligible Primary Producers can only access the program (and rebate) through an eligible Equipment Supplier.
A rebate of up to $30,000 to cover up to 50% of the cost of eligible digital farming technology31-MAY-24
2025 Nuffield ScholarshipsEach scholarship is valued at $40,000. Nuffield Australia will award up to 20 scholarships this year. Scholarships on offer include the five drought resilience scholarships, as well as others covering horticulture, grains, dairy, wool, fisheries, cotton and more.  Nuffield Scholarships are open to all those involved in food and fibre production typically aged between 28 and 45. 
 
The bursary allows scholars to travel for 15 weeks over the next two years to study a topic important to their industry. With international travel back in full swing, Nuffield Australia has groups of scholars travelling to every corner of the globe this year. 
$40,00031-MAY-24
Climate-Smart Agriculture Program – Small Grants Round 1Small Grants are for small-scale projects at the grassroots and community level that will support farmers and land holders to adopt sustainable agriculture best practices, as well as facilitate and implement practice change. The grants will improve management of our natural resources and increase sustainable on-farm productivity and resilience to climate change.
The grants allow for a wide range of projects and initiatives, providing opportunities for information delivery and extension as well as scaling up of existing local initiatives. New or innovative, as well as tried and tested, climate-smart, sustainable agricultural practices are in scope.
Up to $4.33 m04-JUN-24
Nuffield ScholarshipsEach year AgriFutures sponsors participants to apply for a Nuffield Australia Scholarship. We are excited to offer the opportunity to those working in an AgriFutures levied or emerging industry to apply for a sponsored position in the program. The successful applicant will receive $35,000 to travel overseas and study innovative farming practices.Up to $35,0009-JUN-24
Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 (Round 2)The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a Demand Driven (eligibility-based) process to apply to deliver services under the Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 Program (Round 2).
Objectives:
– Increase future plantation forest resources available for processing, as well as for plantation forest management, harvesting and haulage employment.
– Support private industry, First Nations businesses, farm foresters and state and territory government forestry bodies to expand the Australian plantation forest estate.
– Contribute to meeting Australia’s carbon emission reduction targets.
Not Specified27-JUN-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
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
Producer Innovation Fast Track (PIFT) Grants Program
Round 12
Eligible Kimberley and Pilbara pastoral enterprises can apply for funding of up to $20,000 to adopt technologies or innovation to help grow their business. The Producer Innovation Fast Track (PIFT) Grants program supports pastoral enterprises to adopt proven, regionally-relevant R&D, technologies and innovation to improve their business efficiency and productivity.
The grant program is not competitive, i.e. funding will be awarded to all applicants who meet the selection criteria, however the level of funding may be reduced if oversubscribed.
Up to $20,000Now closed for 2023
Australian Farmer of the Year AwardsApplications for Farmer of the Year Awards are now open, including the Rural Community Leader of the Year and Young Farmer of the Year.
Nominations are open to individuals and families involved in farming enterprises or rural communities. Entrants can nominate themselves or be nominated by a third party
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
No award for 2024
WasteSorted Grants – Organics Infrastructure ProgramFunding is available for projects implemented in Western Australia, handling or processing waste wholly or primarily sourced in Western Australia.
Examples of infrastructure that may be funded by the program include:
> air extraction systems or aeration systems
> odour treatment systems (e.g. biofilters)
> enclosures (e.g. sheds)
> hardstands
> leachate and storm water management infrastructure
> relevant monitoring equipment
> other equipment/infrastructure that addresses focus aspects.

Open to applicants who hold a licence or works approval for food organics and garden organics (FOGO) handling and processing at a prescribed premises regulated under the following categories:
> Category 61A/62: solid waste facilities or depots (waste transfer stations), premises on which FOGO is stored, sorted and/or processed; or
> Category 67A: compost manufacturing and soil blending, premises on which FOGO is stored pending processing, mixing, drying or composting to produce commercial quantities of compost or blended soils.

Applications for prescribed premises handling and processing other organic feedstocks such as garden organics only and regulated under the above categories will also be eligible, although will be considered at a lower priority in the assessment process.
Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2023
Agrifood and 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 to access expert advice across five categories of professional services.
Vouchers will be offered on a competitive application basis to support contracting professional consultancy services in one or more of the following five categories:
1. Business planning;
2. Manufacturing for business growth;
3. Sales and marketing;
4. Financial health;
5. Environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
More information on these categories can be found in the Guidelines document.
Up to $15,000Round 5
Now closed for 2023
Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) ProgramAustrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises market and promote their goods and services globally.

Grants are for eligible promotional activities undertaken by small to medium sized exporters and representative bodies. Small to medium enterprise (SME) exporters can apply for grants over 8 years in total (but not necessarily consecutively). Representative bodies have no maximum grant years. Grants for businesses are available in 3 tiers with each providing a different level of support for SMEs as they grow their export markets.

The tiers are:
1. Ready to export
2. Exporting and expanding
3. Exporting, expanding and strategic shift.
Businesses don’t have to start at Tier 1 and progress to Tier 2 and 3. They can apply for any grant tier at any time depending on the business need.

The updated EMDG Grant Guidelines and supporting documents are now available. The Guidelines are available at Guidelines and legislation and supporting documents at How to Apply.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Round 4
to open late 2024/early 2025
State Natural Resource Management (NRM) ProgramNRM Program is the sustainable management of the land, water, atmosphere, and biodiversity resources for the benefit of existing and future generations, and for the maintenance of life support capability of the biosphere.
 
By taking a landscape approach, the management of production and conservation can be integrated across land and water boundaries. This recognises the importance of managing our natural resources to deliver economic and social wellbeing for people and industry for the long term, while maintaining integral habitat for the plethora of native species that rely on that habitat for their survival.

The program is open to a wide range of regional and metropolitan applicants, including NRM groups, Local Government Authorities, Aboriginal organisations, Community Resource Centres, Recognised Biosecurity Groups and schools
.
Small grants are available between $1,000 and $50,000 for short term projects and large grants between $50,000 and $450,000 for longer term activities.
Small Grants between $1,000-$50,000
Large Grants between $50,000-$450,000
Now Closed for 2023
AgriFutures AgXelerate ProgramThe AgriFutures AgXelerate Program is designed to enhance the networks and capability of agrifood tech and innovation startups in Australia and internationally. Our program is designed to facilitate the adoption of cutting-edge technologies in the agricultural sector, supporting the growth and development of our levied and emerging industries.
Aligned with the AgriFutures Australia Strategic Plan, the AgXelerate Program focuses on identifying technologies that benefit our industries and producers. The program will also explore technologies developed for other sectors that can be tailored for use within AgriFutures Levied and Emerging Industries. These technologies align with our industry’s priority areas, ensuring maximum relevance and impact.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Carbon Farming Outreach ProgramThe Carbon Farming Outreach Program provides up to $17.5 million over 3 years to deliver training and advice to farmers to integrate low emission technologies and practices into their farming operations and land management practices. Open to organisations such as rural service and extension providers, natural resource management organisations and First Nations groups to deliver training and advice to farmers and land managers across Australia.
The objectives of the program are:
> support farmers and land managers to make decisions to reduce emissions
> build capacity of trusted advisers to deliver independent advice
> facilitate access to clear, consistent and culturally appropriate information on carbon farming and low-emissions technologies and practices.
Between $1 million and $17.5 million covering up to 100% of eligible project expenditure.Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
AgCAREERSTARTIf you’re 17-25, this unique gap-year program provides you with a paid job, training and development, not to mention the opportunity to build your networks within the agriculture industry. Applicants can indicate which farm type they’d prefer from a wide variety, and also where in Australia they would ideally like to go. A matching process is undertaken to ensure participants are assigned to the type of farms that match their interests and skills.
> Full-time paid farm job with a passionate host farmer
> A $4,500 Training and Engagement Bursary to upskill yourself
> Funding to travel for industry events
> A dedicated support team
> A network of peers across the country
$4,500 Training and Engagement BursaryNow Closed for 2023
Agrifood and beverage voucher programThe 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.

Up to $20,000 per business, with 50:50 co-contribution, is available to access professional services with up to two vouchers under 5 categories;
1. Business Planning;
2. Manufacturing for Business Growth (including transition to manufacturing for producers, HACCP, process engineering and automation);
3. Sales and Marketing (including e-commerce, marketing strategy, customer relationship management system design, export market development and re-branding); 
4. Financial Health (including succession planning, pitch decks, and other investment planning); and
5. Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility (including net zero planning, waste water management plans, sustainable packaging design, and ESG).
Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2023
AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Program: Industry Development GrantsThe AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Program 2023/24 Industry Development Grants are now open and seek to expand industry understanding, knowledge, and skills to drive the Australian honey bee and pollination industry into the future. In particular the 2023 Industry Development Grants are looking to support Early Career Researchers (ECR) on their research journey.
If you have a project or idea that can benefit the Australian honey bee and pollination industry you are invited to apply for a grant.
Up to $7,000Now Closed for 2024
Saving Native Species – Grants for game changers for threatened speciesThe objective of the grant opportunity is to develop new tools to mitigate the impact of broad-scale threats on threatened species (Target 19, Action Plan).
The grant opportunity will deliver this objective by funding innovative approaches (such as new methods, tools, technologies, or products) where the proof of concept has already been completed and there is an identified path to using this innovation for conservation threat abatement within Australia.
This funding will deliver benefits to biodiversity, in particular the proposed projects to be funded must identify one or more key threatening processes under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) that will be abated or partially abated by the project.
Up to $3MNow Closed for 2024
Coles Nuture 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 $500,000Round 12
Now closed for 2024
The Hermon Slade FoundationThe Hermon Slade Foundation supports activities that aim to improve systems of managing land, water, plants and animals in ways which will enhance the productivity and quality of food, fisheries, plants and forests, while simultaneously conserving the natural environment, preserving biodiversity, avoiding pollution of soils and water, and enhancing human welfare.Up to $30,000/yearNow closed for 2024
Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants – Round 25Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants provide funding for medium to long-term, industry-led research collaborations, supporting businesses and researchers to work together on solving Australia’s economic, environmental and social challenges.

Grant applications are open to all industry sectors, including projects that align with the National Reconstruction Fund priority areas:
• resources
• agriculture
• forestry and fisheries
• transport
• medical science
• renewables and low emission technologies
• defence capability
• enabling capabilities.

There is no specified limit to funding for each CRC. However, the number of CRC Grants we fund in each selection round depends on the applications received and available funding. Applicants must at least match the amount of grant funding sought through cash and/or in-kind contributions.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Access Asia Business Grants – Round 6The Access Asia Business Grant (AABG) aims to support Western Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and organisations to advance their export and trade in new Asian markets and contribute to WA’s economic diversification.
It is a key initiative under Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030 – Our future with Asia designed to strengthen the local business sector’s Asia business capability.
Grants will assist recipients to engage in activities that enable them to:
– adopt new business models to expand market share
– scope new supply or value chains
– develop export plans
– develop export plans that manage COVID-19 implications
– develop new partnerships through specialist in-market support and services
– increase innovation in logistics and supply chain models
– scope new e-commerce models and digital platforms
– gather in-market intelligence to capture new opportunities
– develop new marketing collateral for Asian markets. key initiative under Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030 – Our future with Asia.
Up to $30,000
Funding pool $360,000
Now closed for 2024
Innovate to Grow: Agrifood WA – CSIROInnovate to Grow is a free 10-week virtual, self-paced learning program for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The program will help you explore how research and development (R&D) collaboration can advance your innovative project or idea.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Methane Emissions Reduction in LivestockThe purpose of this grant opportunity is to validate and demonstrate technologies to deliver methane-reducing livestock feed supplements to grazing animals and other solutions to reduce methane emissions from grazing livestock (beef and dairy cattle, and sheep) at large scale.$1m to $3mNow closed for 2024
Catalyst ProgramThe AgriFutures and AgriFutures grow Catalyst program aims to support women in agrifood tech and innovation in Australia and New Zealand to strengthen their networks and capability within the ecosystem.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Cattle IFS Research & Development FundingFunds available for biosecurity-related research and innovation projects, which includes pilot studies, proof of concept and preliminary studies.

It aims to do this by: 
– improving cattle health 
– increasing productivity 
-increasing profitability 
-helping develop sustainable industry practice 
– promoting market success; and/or 
– enhancing industry capability.
$150,000Now closed for 2024
Building Trust in Australian Agricultural Traceability and Credentials in Southeast Asia Grant RoundDescription:The Building Trust in Australian Agricultural Traceability and Credentials in Southeast Asia Grant Round (the grant round) provides the opportunity for successful applicants to contribute to improving traceability for Australian and regional agricultural industries and consumers, and will support collaborative agricultural traceability projects that will assist implementation activities under the National Agricultural Traceability Strategy 2023 To 2033 (the strategy).
The purpose of the grant round is to strengthen trust in Australia’s commercial agricultural traceability systems and robust credentials in our region by funding activities that increase supply chain transparency, build regional capability business-to-business and support development of sustainable, resilient and data enabled supply chains.
Projects developed under this grant round will facilitate this by communicating and showcasing Australian supply chain approaches to data-enabled agricultural traceability systems and credentials, as well as online tools that provide research and modelling to producers and other industry participants about:
– market intelligence,
– consumer trends and
– commercial trading partner requirements.
$55,000 to $550,000Now closed for 2024
Climate-Smart Agriculture Program Capacity Building Grants Round 1The Australian Government is inviting organisations via an Open competitive process to apply to deliver projects under the Climate-Smart Agriculture Program – Capacity Building Grants Round 1.Not specifiedNow closed for 2024
AW Howard Memorial Trust – PIRSATo 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.$7,500Now closed for 2024
Climate-Smart Agriculture Program – Partnerships and Innovation GrantsThe Australian Government is inviting organisations via an open competitive process to apply to deliver projects under the Climate-Smart Agriculture Program – Partnerships and Innovation Grants.Not specifiedNow closed for 2024

Sports & Recreation

Organisation DetailsAmountClosing
Local Para Champions | Australian Sports Commission Round FourThe Local Para Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-24 participating in state, national or international championships for athletes with a disability.$750-$1,00030-APR-24
Local Sporting Champions | Australian Sports CommissionThe Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.$500 to $75030-APR-24
Grants 2024 – Pick Fresh, Play Fresh – WoolworthsWoolworths Pick Fresh Play Fresh Grants support grassroots netball clubs and associations across Australia. Over the past five years, they have provided funding to over 300 netball clubs around the country.
Overview
Grants of up to $8,000 are available as well as $20,000 for the People’s Choice Award, so apply now and tell us how your club will pick fresh and play fresh!This year, there are two types of Grants available.
People’s Choice – 1 x $20,000
Other Grants – 10 x $8,000
Up to $20,00007-JUL-24
Telstra Footy Country Grants – Play AFLLocal football clubs across Australia will have the opportunity to share in an $8 million funding boost over the next four years, as the AFL and Telstra launch Telstra Footy Country Grants. With a pool of $2 million to be distributed in 2024, eligible regional and metro clubs can apply for grants up to $20,000 – helping strengthen, sustain and grow local footy.
As the foundation of our great game and the heartbeat of communities, investment in local clubs is vital to ensuring everyone has access to play Aussie Rules and experience the health, social and wellbeing benefits that come with belonging to a club.
Up to $20,000
Funding pool $2m
07-AUG-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
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 $4,000Ongoing
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 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
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 $5,000Ongoing
Macca’s Junior Sports GrantsThe 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.Up to $40,000 per yearNow closed for 2023
NEW GRANT COMING SOON
Australian Women’s Football Fund Community Grants ProgramThe AFL invites affiliated community clubs, leagues, and associations across Australia to apply for a grant under the Australian Women’s Football Fund to fund a project that supports women’s participation and the growth of women’s football.Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Grants Program (dlgsc.wa.gov.au)The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Outdoor Active Recreation program provides financial support to organisations across WA to deliver accessible outdoor active recreation opportunities that will encourage participation, develop life skills and maximise benefits for participants and service providers. Grant amounts of $5,000 up to $50,000 are available to organisations delivering projects that align with the More People More Active Outdoors Framework.Between $5,000-$50,000Now Closed for 2023
Active Kids GrantsAims to improve the physical and mental health of children and young Australians by encouraging and/or increasing sports participation through the provision of equipment or uniforms to eligible community organisations.Sports equipment or uniformNow Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Harmony Week 2024 grantsThe Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is offering grants to support community-led activities promoting and celebrating multiculturalism in Western Australia for inclusion in its Harmony Week 2024 campaign. Activities should involve culturally and linguistically diverse communities in their coordination and be open to participation from the broader community.  

Activities with a focus on culture and arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged in this funding round.   
1. Culture and arts activities are those that involve a professional artist or arts practitioner working with the community to design and deliver the activity.   
2. Sport and active recreation activities are those that involve the community participating in a primary activity requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill.  
 
Harmony Week grants are open to: 
> Not-for-profit organisations based in Western Australia 
> Associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 based in Western Australia.  
2025 Grants open late 2024
National Schools GrantThe National Schools Grant has been created to empower and equip schools, provide opportunity and remove barriers.

The program has been established to:
> Empower and equip schools to run quality AFL programs
> Help provide a fair and equitable opportunity for all schools in Australia to participate in AFL schools programs and /or competitions
> Remove barriers that may prevent schools from being involved in AFL schools programs and/or competitions

*Please note that grant opportunities are only open to registered AFL Schools members – head to the Membership page to sign up now!*
Up to $500Now Closed for 2023
Community Grants – Growing Football FundFollowing the success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Football Australia has launched the Growing Football Fund to support the continued growth of women’s football across Australia.
Through the Growing Football Fund, supported by CommBank, community clubs and associations will have access to a grant of up to $5,000 to support initiatives and programs that look to develop and/or promote women’s and girls’ football for the upcoming season.
Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Sport and Recreation Events FundingProviding financial support to assist sport and active recreation organisations to plan, secure and deliver sport and mass participation events in Western Australia.

The Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program comprises 3 components:

Event Projects — 
2 types of event projects are supported:
Event planning — development of a strategic events plan/business case to identify future sport and/or active recreation events that could be hosted in WA. 
Event tender bid — development of well researched and high-quality bids for submission to a sport and/or active recreation events tender process.

Event Hosting 
2 levels of events are supported:
National and international level — conducting a one off, stand-alone event, carnival or championship that has been identified as the pinnacle of the activity calendar of events and/or competition series for the sport.
Mass participation events — conducting a one-off event that is open to the general public, without the need to qualify to participate, and requires support to grow participation numbers (minimum of 100 participants).

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme — 
2 types of event initiatives are supported in regional WA:
International, national and state league level — conduct international, national and/or new opportunities to conduct state league competitions in regional WA.
Sport development opportunities — delivery of sport development initiatives around a high-level event/competition in regional WA by utilising elite athletes and/or other key personnel to assist.
Event project:
Up to $15,000

Event Hosting:
Up to $50,000

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme:
Up to $30,000
Now Closed for 2024
Community Language SchoolsThe Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) provi​des support to eligible not-for-profit community organisations to teach lan​​guages other than​​ English ​for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 out ​of ​school hours.$4,000Now Closed for 2024
Sporting Schools GrantsSporting Schools funding is available through two funding programs for schools to deliver Sporting Schools programs before, during or after school hours. Sporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools, and targeted grant opportunities for secondary schools in relation to year 7 and 8 students.  Grants support the delivery of sport-based programs to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life.Between $1,000-$3,600Now Closed for 2024
Play CricketCricket Australia, in partnership with State and Territory Associations, is committed to developing quality facilities that provide a welcoming environment for all participants, officials, volunteers and spectators.
The ACIF is open to all clubs, associations, schools, councils and cricket facility managers, acknowledging the important role that these partners play in providing facilities for community cricket across Australia. 
Funding variesNow Closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Small Grants
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.For projects from $7,500 to $300,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund – Forward Planning GrantsThe purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.
The 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.
Total Funding Pool $20MNow Closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund – Small Grants RoundThe purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.
The 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.
Between $7,500-$500,000Now Closed for 2024
Play Our Way programThe Australian Government is providing $200 million for the Play Our Way program. The program will run over 3 years from 2024–25 to 2026–27.
The program will provide funding for local solutions and improvements that address participation barriers faced by women and girls. The following types of organisations can apply for funding through a competitive grant opportunity:
– local governments
– community organisations
– not-for-profit organisations
– sporting organisations.
Successful organisations will use the grants to:
– provide safe, inclusive, quality and sustainable facilities, equipment and initiatives
– help women and girls to remain involved in sport and physical activity for life.
Funding pool $200mNow Closed for 2024

Travel & Tourism

Grant DetailsAmountClosing
Industry Growth Program The Australian Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

The Industry Growth Program includes:
the delivery of advisory services by a national network of expert business growth and commercialisation advisers that will provide guidance on seeking investment, market testing, business models, and networking.
the delivery of matched grant funding ranging from $50,000 to $5 million to eligible startups and innovative SMEs.

Supporting projects under National Reconstruction Fund priority areas, the Industry Growth Program will help expand the pipeline of businesses working to transform and diversify Australia’s economy.
Funding Pool $392MOpen – or until all funds are allocated.
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-24
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
Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators PilotThe Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to deliver Tourism Local Navigator services under the Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators Pilot in eligible locations from 1 July 2023 to 1 June 2024.  
The objectives of the grant opportunity are to help small and medium sized (SME) tourism businesses address barriers they have previously identified in recruiting, retaining and progressing employees and jobseekers with disability including:
> lack of time or capability to recruit people with disability
> confusion on how or where to seek support
> preferential use of local networks to source employees.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Reviving International Tourism Grant Program (RITG)The Reviving International Tourism Grant Program (RITG) is designed to assist eligible small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that work directly within the Australian tourism export or travel wholesale industry sectors (inbound tour operator or outbound tour operator/travel wholesaler) to rebuild and strengthen international supply chains by undertaking demand driving activities such as attending expos, business development and marketing.

Austrade will administer the program over 2 financial years (2022–23 and 2023–24). The RITG program is split into 2 streams:
Stream 1: Reconnect with international markets
Stream 2: Digital uplift
Stream 1:
Up to $15,000
Stream 2:
$2,000
Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Regional Events Scheme (RES)The Regional Events Scheme (RES) is an annual funding round for smaller and developing regional events across WA.

The scheme support events that are delivered between 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025 that:
1. bring more people to the region, which means more tourism dollars for the community
2. attract media coverage, which helps promote the region as an exciting destination
3. involve and inspire the local community
4. encourage people to come to the region outside of the typical tourist season
5. add vibrancy and excitement to the region
6. support jobs in regional WA
7. showcase a strong point of difference and/or profile the unique features of the town and/or region.
Between
$5,000 – $40,000
Closed for 2023
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now Closed for 2024

Arts & Events

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Reading Australia Fellowship – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia Fellowship will support an experienced teacher of English and literacy or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities.
The Fellowship will support the successful candidate to undertake project research in a designated area that will enhance their skills and abilities in the teaching of Australian Literature, English and literacy to Australian students. Research projects may be undertaken in Australia or overseas but ultimately Australian teachers, teacher librarians and students should benefit from the research findings.
$15,00027-MAY-24
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.Up to $7,500Draft review 16-MAY-24
Closes
30-MAY-24
Creativity for Schools The Creativity for Schools Program offers funding support to connect Western Australian creatives with schools. 
Creativity for Schools supports activities using arts-based practice to engage students in their learning beyond arts curriculum areas. The two program categories, Collaboration and Residency, will support access, participation and overall engagement for students (K to 12) in transformative creative learning experiences. They will also develop educators to use creative pedagogy across curriculum areas and beyond.
Up to $60,000Draft review 16-MAY-24
Closes
30-MAY-24
Public Regional Galleries Improvement FundThe program aims to improve access to high-quality arts and cultural experiences for regional audiences, and increase the capacity of public galleries to receive touring exhibitions.
To support improvements to the quality of public art gallery infrastructure in regional WA. Contribute to the long-term sustainability of public art galleries in regional WA.
Engage new audiences and contribute to the liveability and vibrancy of regional communities. Improve the capacity of public art galleries in regional WA to receive touring or loaned art works requiring controlled environmental and security conditions, such as the State Art Collection.
Between $5,000 and $25,000 Minor upgrades and support
Between $25,001 and $100,000 Major upgrades and support
30-MAY-24
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 Specified4-JUN-24
Arts Short Notice Activity ProgramThe Arts Short Notice Activity Program (Arts SNAP) for individuals and groups offers funding for regional, national and international short notice activities for artists and creative industry professionals. The program supports the growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian artists and arts workers in high quality arts and cultural opportunities.Up to $5000 for national and regional opportunities, and up to $10,000 for international.6-JUN-24
Contemporary Music Fund Short Notice Activity ProgramThe Contemporary Music Fund (CMF) assists homegrown contemporary music artists with projects that enable them to produce and promote their work, along with building links nationally and internationally. The program’s key focus is to capitalise on available opportunities by supporting applicants to respond to short notice, career building opportunities where the time frame is out of the applicant’s control and the activity cannot be funded under the Arts Projects for Individuals/Organisations grant programs.> International touring/showcasing opportunities: Up to $15,000
> Regional and national touring/showcasing opportunities: Up to $10,000
> Professional development opportunities: Up to $5000
6-JUN-24
Copyright Agency Partnerships – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports an exciting opportunity for visual artists to create new work and exhibit with leading cultural organisations.
Copyright Agency Partnerships is a new, annual series to support major commissions for mid-career and established visual artists in partnership with leading cultural organisations around Australia.
$80,00011-JUN-24
Ian Potter Cultural Trust – Round 1The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. Grants of up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. The Trust support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality. In particular, well-researched and planned projects that make the most of the time spent overseas.Up to $10,00018-JUN-24
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 project.
Up to $2m20-JUN-24
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 $2m20-JUN-24
Frank Moorhouse Fellowship for Young Writers – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency Frank Moorhouse Fellowship for Young Writers will support a writer aged 18-35 years to develop and write a new work of fiction.
Named in honour of the late Frank Moorhouse, the Fellowship will provide a genuine career development opportunity for a young fiction writer who has not yet published a full-length work of fiction.
Applicants must have previously published some short stories/work in literary magazines, journals or online. Writers who have published a full-length work, in fiction or any genre, are not eligible to apply for this Fellowship.
$10,00024-JUN-24
Wesley Michel Wright PrizeThe prestigious Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry is open for award to an author or composer of original verse or poetry in the English language and who is an Australian citizen provided by the University of Melbourne.Up to $4,00024-JUN-24
Documentary Producer ProgramThe program is designed to support innovative, distinctive and engaging documentaries with a strong creative vision in the context of today’s evolving media and distribution landscape and the commercial realities of increasingly fragmented sources of finance. It supports one-off documentaries and series intended for broadcast, festival, theatrical, online and XR platforms. Minimum budget is $125,000 per hour.Up to $75,00011-JUL-24
Next round
24-OCT-24
Author Fellowship – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Author Fellowship will support an established Australian author to create a new work for publication or performance and is open to novelists, playwrights, poets, children’s and young adult writers, picture book illustrators and journalists.
The Fellowship will provide sustained support for a year to one Australian author to create a significant new work (or a series of books if writing for children and young adults). Applicants should submit a compelling and detailed description of their project accompanied by a writing sample to demonstrate their literary merit.
$80,00022-JUL-24
Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writing – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writing will support an Australian author to create a significant new work of literary non-fiction.
The Fellowship will provide sustained support for a year to one Australian writer to create an important work for publication. Applicants should submit a compelling description of their intended project accompanied by a writing sample to demonstrate their literary merit.
$80,00022-JUL-24
Cultural Fund – Round 2 – Copyright Agency 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-$25,000Opens
05-AUG-24
Closes
16-SEP-24
Grants for Organisations – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports leading Australian creative organisations and key industry stakeholders with grants to create and deliver exceptional opportunities for Australian writers, journalists, editors, publishers, English and literacy teachers, and visual artists, and especially for those from First Nations and diverse backgrounds.$10,000 to $30,000Opens
05-AUG-24
Closes
16-SEP-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
Arts Projects for Individuals and GroupsThe 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.
Offering between $5000 and $80,000 funding for artists and creative industry professionals to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.
Between $5,000 and $80,00001-SEP-24
Visions of Australia Regional Exhibition Touring ProgramThe Visions of Australia Program provides funding to support the development and touring of quality exhibitions to regional and remote Australia by Australian arts and cultural organisations.  Tours must include at least three venues outside the applicant’s home state or territory and include regional and/or remote venues.Total Funding Pool $2.5MOpens
SEP-24
Australia Council for the Arts – Arts Projects for
Individuals & Groups
This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences and communities.Between $10,000-$50,00003-SEP-24
International Travel Fund – Creative AustraliaThis fund supports Australian artists and creative workers to travel to attend international market development or cultural exchange platforms or key gatherings overseas.$5,000 to $20,00017-SEP-24
Screenwest Development Funding: Matched Development Investment FundMatched Development Investment funding is designed to support Western Australian companies or individuals that have secured project development funding from a nationally or internationally recognised broadcaster or distributor. The applicant must provide a suitable letter of commitment from the broadcaster or distributor and an appropriate development plan and budget.Up to $25,000Ongoing
Screenwest Development Funding: Emergency Development Investment FundEmergency Development Investment funding is designed to support Western Australian companies or individuals that have entered into the active development of a project with market attachment and have a bona fide time critical deadline.Up to $25,000Ongoing
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 $3,000 individuals
Up to $5,000 organisations
Ongoing
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 $5,000Ongoing
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Support – ScreenwestThe Diversity and Inclusion Fund accepts applications practitioners from underrepresented backgrounds or WA production companies to support activities which build individual skills and industry capacity; promoting greater access, equity, and inclusion in professional film sector activities.
Diversity & Inclusion – General
o Up to $20,000 per application
o These funds may be used for either projects or activities.
Diversity & Inclusion – Access
o Up to $10,000 per application
o These funds may be used for Attachment opportunities, or for specific accessibility costs
on a production.
Up to $20,000Ongoing
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 $65,000Ongoing
Western Australian Screen Funding (WASF) Production Funding Production funding programs are open to eligible Western Australian, Australian and international production companies looking to produce scripted and documentary projects in Western Australia. These programs are designed to promote Western Australian stories, talent, culture and Country to national and international audiences; support opportunities for local industry practitioners; develop and grow the Western Australian Screen Industry; and drive economic and social benefits for Western Australia.
Two Funding Streams:
1. Scripted Production Funding – provides support to distinctive, high quality and diverse projects with strong Western Australian outcomes.
2. Footloose Production Funding – provides production funding to secure high profile, market driven, local, national and international footloose, scripted screen productions to Western Australia to showcase local stories, locations and/or culture to an international audience and to assist in the development of the Western Australian screen sector.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Western Australian Screen Funding (WASF) – Scripted Development Investment FundDevelopment funding programs support Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects. These programs are designed to advance projects featuring strong Western Australian stories, content and voices so they can seek further investment or market interest and move towards being production ready.
The Scripted Development Investment Fund provides Concept Development (Stage One) and Project Development (Stage Two) funding to new, emerging, and experienced Western Australian practitioners creating scripted content for all delivery platforms (including cinematic release).
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Indigenous Contemporary Music programThe Indigenous Contemporary Music program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands. It provides opportunities and skills to develop ongoing income and employment pathways in the music industry.Total Funding Pool $500,000 each yearNow Closed for 2023
Australia Council FellowshipsAustralia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ and arts workers’ activity and professional development for a period of one to two years.

There are nine Fellowships offered in the areas of: Arts and Disability; Community Arts and Cultural Development; Dance; Emerging and Experimental Arts; First Nations; Literature; Music; Theatre; Visual Arts.
Up to $80,000Now Closed for 2023
Arts and Disability Mentoring InitiativeIf you are a d/Deaf artist or arts worker, or an artist or arts worker with disability, these grants can provide support for significant projects to extend your arts practice, networks, skills, and ambition.
Your project should be ambitious, bold, and innovative.  It should enhance your career and work, and strengthen your networks.  It must include a clear plan with the steps you will take to achieve your goals. It must also outline the structure and support you will put in place for your development to take your career or practice to the next level.
Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2023
Acme London ResidencyDevelop your visual arts practice and professional networks while living and working at Acme’s East London residency space, the Fire Station.

The overall aim of Acme’s Residencies & Awards Programme is to offer artists a supported environment and real professional development throughout the residency period. As every artist and their needs are different, Acme representatives are flexible about how they work with artists to achieve their goals.

During the residency period, Acme provide resident artists with opportunities including:
> connecting with UK and international artists through Acme’s networks via Acme-organised events including networking drinks, gallery visits and artist dinners
> bespoke one-to-one studio critiques or mentor meetings with UK-based arts professionals, organised by Acme
> opportunity to work in collaboration with Acme staff to hold artist talks, or develop or participate in group discussions, critiques or events in the new Acme Pavilion Space
> one-to-one ongoing support and discussion with Acme staff
> ongoing notifications and invitations to private views, lectures and events in London.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Plus 1 – Creative Partnerships AustraliaPlus1 supports not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations to develop and run more effective fundraising campaigns, boost their fundraising skills and secure new backers.
If you’re a Plus1 recipient, you’ll run a fundraising campaign designed by you, for a specified period, to raise money for a project of your choice. Whatever you raise within that period, Creative Partnerships will match it up to $25,000 or $50,000, depending on the size of your organisation.
Up to $50,000 matched fundingNow Closed for 2023
Regional Events Scheme (RES)The Regional Events Scheme (RES) is an annual funding round for smaller and developing regional events across WA.

The scheme support events that are delivered between 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025 that:
1. bring more people to the region, which means more tourism dollars for the community
2. attract media coverage, which helps promote the region as an exciting destination
3. involve and inspire the local community
4. encourage people to come to the region outside of the typical tourist season
5. add vibrancy and excitement to the region
6. support jobs in regional WA
7. showcase a strong point of difference and/or profile the unique features of the town and/or region.
Between $5.000 – $40,000Now closed for 2023
Street Art AwardsOutdoor art that is sanctioned (legal) art and publicly visible from or in a street, laneway, park or other public or publicly-accessible space.
Temporary and mobile art, including chalk walks and movable sculptures, can be entered in the Festival and Event or Trail categories. All other entries must be of a permanent nature.​
Eligible works include wall and utility murals, permanent audio-visual and lighting installations, commissioned graffiti, pavement art, sculpture collections, single sculptures, street installations, monuments and memorials. There’s a catch though – the entry must be an original artwork specifically created for the site where it is located.
Not specifiedNow closed for 2023
Harmony Week 2024 grants The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is offering grants to support community-led activities promoting and celebrating multiculturalism in Western Australia for inclusion in its Harmony Week 2024 campaign. Activities should involve culturally and linguistically diverse communities in their coordination and be open to participation from the broader community.  

Activities with a focus on culture and arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged in this funding round.   
1. Culture and arts activities are those that involve a professional artist or arts practitioner working with the community to design and deliver the activity.   
2. Sport and active recreation activities are those that involve the community participating in a primary activity requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill.  
 
Harmony Week grants are open to: 
> Not-for-profit organisations based in Western Australia 
> Associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 based in Western Australia.  
$2,000Now closed for 2023
Space to Create III: Music ResidencySpace to Create is an intensive music industry residential program. The delivery of the program will be flexible and adapted to each of the participants’ requirements. The aim of the program is to create a dedicated space so each of the participants can take the time to sustain and grow creative ideas including composition, voice coaching, strengthen technical skills and to provide professional development opportunities for the future.
The program is open to emerging through to established First Nations musicians, artists, songwriters, audio engineers, producers and those employed in the music industry. The program will be delivered in partnership with the Australian National University’s School of Music and the Yil Lull recording studio.

Space to Create will provide:
on campus space, time and resources to develop the participant’s music practice, professional and creative ideas and industry networks
technical support from ANU and Yil Lull staff
access to state-of-the-art recording studios and studio production support
access to mastering and video editing
music industry masterclasses and creative labs tailored to meet the participants’ needs
one-on-one mentoring for the participants by selected music industry professionals
First Nations community and cultural engagement.
a fee for the residency period ($1,000 plus a $75 per day per diem to cover the seven-day residency)
accommodation, living expenses and travel.
‘The studio is named after the song Yil Lull by legendary First Nations musician Joe Geia, to honour his standing in the industry, and is used with his permission.’
A number of provisions to create and deliver works.Now closed for 2023
Elevate: First Nations Storytelling (Literature)Elevate is a career development grant opportunity of up to $10,000 for First Nations individuals and groups. The opportunity is open to writers, poets, editors, illustrators, journalists, arts workers and groups in the literature sector. Elevate is designed to support and develop career pathways and opportunities which may include capacity building, networking, mentoring, residencies, and audience development for their work.Up to $10,000Now closed for 2023
Screen Australia/AIDC Fresh Cuts Documentary Pitch – Special Initiatives – Development – Documentaries – Funding and Support – Screen AustraliaThe initiative will benefit those looking for training and experience in the art of pitching, and widens eligibility criteria to enhance accessibility for practitioners seeking to work in this audience space in a wide range of platforms. 
Up to six successful applicants/teams.
Up to $30,000Now closed for 2023
Defence Community Grants: Family Support Funding Program | ADF Members & Families | DefenceThe Defence Community Grants: Family Support Funding Program offers grants for not-for-profit organisations and Defence Community Groups each year.
The grant funds innovative projects that empower current serving military families to navigate the challenges and opportunities of military life. This includes, mobility and absence, fostering a sense of community, and developing resilience.
Eligible organisations can apply for a grant between $5,000 and $75,000.
Up to $75,000Now closed for 2024
Arts Activities in Regional Communities For arts and cultural projects in regional WA that align with the following objectives:
Increase access to and/or participation in arts and culture in regional Western Australia.
Provide employment opportunities, skills development or/and career pathways for regional Western Australian artists and arts workers.
Encourage development of regional creative and cultural industries including cultural tourism.
Support community led activities and creative developments.
Contribute to social inclusion, wellbeing, cohesion and vibrancy in regional WA communities.

Creative Projects
Grants of up to $60,000 for arts and cultural activities and creative developments in regional Western Australia.

Creative and Cultural Planning
Grants of up to $50,000 for regional local governments to develop creative and cultural plans or revise existing plans.
Up to $60,000Now closed for 2024
International Engagement FundThis fund supports Australian artists and creative workers to undertake creative collaboration and development; cultural exchange and knowledge sharing; research, experimentation, scoping and prototyping activities; and reciprocal relationship-building activities such as residency exchanges, labs and peer exchange models.Between $5,000-$30,000Now closed for 2024
The Marten Bequest Travelling ScholarshipsThe Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships offer talented young artists (aged 21-35 at the closing date) the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either interstate and/or overseas.
In 2024, the scholarships will provide financial support for the disciplines of acting, instrumental music, painting and poetry to help talented Australian artists achieve their dreams.
In 2025, the scholarships will provide financial support for the disciplines of architecture, ballet, prose, sculpture and singing.
$50,000Now closed for 2024
Sir Robert William Askin Operatic ScholarshipThe Sir Robert William Askin Operatic Scholarship was established by a Deed of Lady Mollie Askin to further culture and advance education in Australia by providing travelling scholarships for Australian citizens with outstanding ability and promise in Ballet & Opera.
Scholarship funds can be used to assist with study programs, professional training courses and mentor programs that would not otherwise be obtainable due to lack of financial resources.
Applications for the Sir Robert William Askin Operatic Scholarship are open to individual artists who identify as male and are Australian citizens aged 18 – 29 at the closing date.
$30,000Now closed for 2024
ARTS Impact WAThrough the grants, ARTS Impact WA’s aim is to make great art happen in WA and its objectives are:
– To back courageous and talented West Australian artists and arts organisations
– To help realise ambitious and unique arts projects
– To build a sense of community and cultural capacity in WA
– To inspire additional government and private sector support
– To support projects that are accessible and have a broad reach
– To connect artists, arts organisations and supporters for greater impact
Total pool $100,000Now closed for 2024
Art Music FundIn recognition of the limited opportunities for art music composers to have their works performed, APRA AMCOS has initiated the Art Music Fund. A total pool of A$55,000 is on offer to provide funding for eleven composers (nine from Australia, two from New Zealand) to create commissioned work that is complemented by an exploitation program.$7,500Now Closed for 2024
Western Australian Screen Funding (WASF) – Document Development Investment FundDevelopment funding programs support Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects. These programs are designed to advance projects featuring strong Western Australian stories, content and voices so they can seek further investment or market interest and move towards being production ready.
The Documentary Development Investment Fund invests in the development of documentary and factual programming in order to support and grow a sustainable Western Australian screen industry.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
National Volunteer Week (NVW) Grants – Volunteering WANational Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers and celebrates their significant contribution to communities across the country. Learn more about National Volunteer Week
Volunteering WA, with generous support from Lotterywest, is offering volunteer involving organisations across Western Australia the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $1,500 to organise an event or activity which recognises and thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week (Monday 20 – Sunday 26 May 2024).
Up to $1,500Now closed for 2024
Documentary Production FundThe Documentary Production Fund provides funding support to Western Australian Producers for feature length documentary films, factual one-offs, and series with significant marketplace attachments. Screenwest will match the amount of cash funding provided by legitimate, at arms-length, market partner/s up to a maximum of $300,000 or 25% of the total Qualifying Western Australian Expenditure (or 1:4 ratio), whichever is less.Up to $300,000Now closed for 2024
Businesses – Industry development – Funding and Support – Screen AustraliaThe aims of Enterprise Business are to:
– Support business strategies for content companies that drive growth and sustainability and capitalise on success, both for companies and the wider screen industry.
– Support businesses to build greater knowledge, capacity and connection for pathways to sustainability in their content, and to support and promote the development of screen culture and screen skills.
– Support a range of businesses opportunities and commercial benefits of diversity, equity and inclusion, in addition to platform/format and geography, in the Australian screen industry.
– Support business strategies that drive for quality and capacity in content to meet domestic and global demand, and provide audience and financial return for businesses.
Up to $200,000Now closed for 2024
NAIDOC Local GrantsHeld across Australia from 7-14 July 2024, NAIDOC Week will celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Total pool $1.7mNow closed for 2024
Regional Arts Venues SupportThe primary objective of the Regional Arts Venues Support program is to support the development of regional arts venues by enhancing their reach and engagement. 
Supporting objectives:
Raise the quality, scale and profile of the arts in regional Western Australia
Boost employment and tourism opportunities in regional Western Australia  
Enable regional arts venues to better leverage investment and generate income
Increase opportunities for regional communities to participate in arts and cultural activities and contribute to the liveability and vibrancy of regional communities.
Up to $70,000 per annum over 3 yearsNow closed for 2024
Development & Operations GrantsDevelopment & Operations grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this will help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion.
The objectives of D&O grants are to support community media organisations to:
> Deepen engagement with identified communities
> Enhance capacity, capability and long-term viability
> Strengthen governance policies and practices
> Develop longer term thinking and planning practices
> Expand partnerships to maximise opportunities
> Increase resilience through preparations for unexpected change
Grants for Development & Operations are distributed twice per year.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Contemporary Music Touring ProgramThe Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original contemporary music.
The tour must comprise of performances in at least three venues or locations outside of the performer’s hometown. Tours that include regional and remote destinations, or which assist performers residing in regional and remote areas to tour, are a priority for funding.
Between $5,000-$50,000Now closed for 2024
Community Broadcast FoundationDevelopment & Operations grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this will help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion.
The objectives of Development & Operations grants are to support community media organisations to:
Deepen engagement with identified communities
Enhance capacity, capability and long-term viability
Strengthen governance policies and practices
Develop longer term thinking and planning practices
Expand partnerships to maximise opportunities
Increase resilience through preparations for unexpected change
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
RASI – Regional Arts Sector Investment – Regional Arts WAThe RASI program supports the core operational costs of regional Western Australian arts organisations. RASI funding is open to regionally-based not-for-profit organisations that deliver a program of arts activities to the community. RASI will invest in organisations across the State that collectively:  
– Create, present or support relevant, diverse, challenging and exciting arts and cultural experiences for regional Western Australian communities;  
– Support the development of the regional arts and cultural sector; and  
– Contribute to the cultural and economic diversity in regional communities through the employment of professional regional artists and arts workers, and the support of skills transfer opportunities.  
Up to $80,000 per annum for 3 yearsNow closed for 2024
Live Music Australia Program – Round 8The Live Music Australia program is a competitive grants opportunity for small to medium sized venues that support quality original Australian live music. The program is designed to bring more live music to Australian communities and will fund applications that support quality original Australian live music that is professionally staged.Up to $100,000Now closed for 2024
Indigenous Languages and Arts – Open Competitive Grant Opportunity 2024The ILA Program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through Indigenous languages and arts activities.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
RAF Project GrantsProject Grants support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities.
Funding can cover artist, arts worker and cultural adviser fees, travel, accommodation, materials, venue, equipment hire and insurance. Activity in all art forms including visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, music, multi-media and cultural projects including recording and preservation of language & stories are eligible.
The Project Fund offers two funding categories:
Individual – Up to $15,000. This is available to individual artists or arts workers from regional and remote Western Australia.
Community – Up to $30,000. This is available to not-for-profit organisations or local governments from regional and remote Western Australia.
Up to $30,000Now closed for 2024
The program is designed to support innovative, distinctive and engaging documentaries with a strong creative vision in the context of today’s evolving media and distribution landscape and the commercial realities of increasingly fragmented sources of finance. It supports one-off documentaries and series intended for broadcast, festival, theatrical, online and XR platforms. Minimum budget is $125,000 per hour.Up to $75,000Now closed for 2024
Hadley’s Art PrizeThe Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape art prize offered by the owner(s) of Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart, with a major prize of $100,000. The prize is to be awarded to the best portrayal of the Australian landscape.
The Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is open to Australian artists who are over the age of eighteen (18) years (see details below) who submit their own original landscape work in two-dimensional media (excluding photography and film) (the work).
$100,000Now closed for 2024
UNTAPPED – Australians in FilmThe breakthrough professional development program for undiscovered and historically excluded Australian writers and directors.
The program includes masterclasses from visionary creators who are boldly breaking down industry barriers plus mentorship from international creatives and executives via a virtual development lab.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund – Writers Victoria – Round 11Named in honour of poet, novelist and short story writer Neilma Gantner (1922-2015), the travel fund recognises the unique value of travel in the development of new writing and literary careers.

The Travel Fund supports emerging, midcareer, and established Australian writers and literary sector workers in pursuing professional development opportunities. This includes writers, editors, agents, publishers, librarians, booksellers, employees and associates of literary organisations and journals, and other literary professionals currently living in Australia.
$2,000 to $10,000Now closed for 2024
Festivals Australia – Round 18Festivals 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. The aim is to give community members living in regional or remote Australia the chance to participate in or attend an arts experience at a festival, or a significant one-off community celebration.
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.
Total Funding Pool of $2.5MNow closed for 2024
Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS)Creative Australia will support a delegation to attend PAMS. We also welcome any Australian artists and companies attending on a self-funded basis to join the delegation and any related networking activities. $3,000Now closed for 2024
Internationale Tanzmesse NRWCreative Australia will support a delegation to attend Tanzmesse and will have a booth in the Exhibition Space. We also welcome any Australian artists and companies attending on a self-funded basis to join the delegation and any related networking activities.$5,000Now closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now closed for 2024
Skip AheadSkip Ahead is a joint initiative of Screen Australia and Google Australia that aims to support YouTube content creators to develop their skills, and work towards sustainable careers.$150,000Now closed for 2024
Create Grants – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund offers grants to Australian creative writers and visual artists to create new work.
Create Grants provide a living allowance for writers and visual artists at key stages of their career.
Creative writers can apply to write their second book in the following literary genres: fiction, poetry, children’s literature, young adult literature, picture book illustration, graphic novels, playwriting, literary non-fiction and writing for performance (plays only).
Visual artists with no more than three solo exhibitions can apply to create a new work for exhibition.
$20,000Now closed for 2024
Fellowships 2024 | State Library VictoriaThe State Library Victoria Fellowships Program is a unique opportunity for artists, writers, and scholars to immerse themselves in the Library’s extensive collections and bring them to life in new and innovative ways.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program 2024The objectives of the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program are to:
•           increase overall levels of touring by National Collecting Institutions with particular emphasis on multiple venue tours;
•           promote broad access to Australian cultural material through touring works from the collections of the National Collecting Institutions, with particular emphasis on providing access for audiences in regional areas;
•           promote international awareness of Australia’s cultural heritage through touring Australian cultural material from National Collecting Institutions overseas;
•           expand Australian appreciation of international cultural material through enabling National Collecting Institutions to bring works from international collections for exhibition or touring within Australia; and
•           encourage partnerships and collaboration between the National Collecting Institutions and also with other institutions (archives, galleries, libraries and museums) across the collections sector, particularly in regional areas.
$1mNow closed for 2024
Screenwest West Coast VisionsWest Coast Visions is a screen industry development program that provides production funding of $750,000 to low budget features that are to be produced in WA. Its primary goal is to offer first time feature film directors their first theatrical feature film credit.Up to $750,000Now closed for 2024
Creative Leadership ProgramThe Creative Leadership Program is a new 18 month professional development program supporting artists and creative workers with at least five years experience from any career stage. This program brings diverse forms of arts and cultural leadership together to create transformative change in our complex world.$7,000Now closed for 2024
Screenrights Cultural FundThe Cultural Fund supports a wide range of activities, from small individual projects through to large-scale initiatives. For example: 
– projects that break down barriers to access, and bring the outside world into remote and isolated communities 
– workshops that foster inclusive collaboration 
– services that deliver content to users in innovative ways 
– start-ups that upend existing business models to support the creation, delivery and use of content 
– projects that shape conversations and/or debate in our society
$50,000Now closed for 2024
Enterprise People – People – Industry development – Funding and Support – Screen AustraliaThe aims of Enterprise People are to: 
– Support individual practitioners with potential for significant career trajectory to take advantage of a career defining domestic or international career development opportunity, and build toward a sustainable creative screen career. 
– Share information and experience between industry participants to build connection, capacity and reach and to support and promote the development of screen culture and screen skills. 
– Promote and support the business opportunities and commercial benefits of equity, diversity and inclusion in the Australian screen industry.
$75,000Now closed for 2024

Medical, Science & Research

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Heart Foundation – Vanguard GrantsVanguard Grants provide funding to test the feasibility of innovative concepts in clinical, public health and/or health services (including clinical service delivery) or biomedical research which may lead to larger, more rigorous studies in the future.  $150,00024-MAY-24
Ramaciotti Health Investment GrantsRamaciotti Health Investment grants of up to $100,000 are awarded to individuals in eligible organisations for a contribution towards the undertaking of health or medical research with the potential path to clinical application within five years.Up to $100,00031-MAY-24
The Margaret Middleton Fund for endangered Australian native vertebrate animalsThe objective of the grant is to provide financial support for conservation-based research of Australian ecosystems (including off-shore islands and the continental shelf) that ultimately will lead to tangible outcomes for management. The scope of the research is open to terrestrial, marine and freshwater research on endangered Australian native vertebrate animals. Grants are GST exclusive. Up to $20,00001-JUN-24
(annual grant)
The WH Gladstones Population and Environment FundThe purpose of the grant is to supplement the researcher’s existing resources and can be used for the purchase of such things as equipment, data, or the development of new measurement and analysis techniques.$24,00001-JUN-24
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 Specified7-JUN-24
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 Specified18-JUN-24
NHMRC Research Help CentreThe Emerging Priorities and Consumer-Driven Research Initiative (the Initiative) aims to enable or support research that improves patient care and translation of new discoveries and encourage collaboration between consumers and researchers. Funding from this Initiative will support the development of new diagnoses, treatments and cures, and the translation of new discoveries into clinical practice. $14m19-JUN-24
Grants for children and young adults with a rare disease – Round 2 of 2024The Steve Waugh Foundation aim to support children and young adults (0-25yrs) who have a rare disease with a prevalence of at least 2:100,000. The Foundation work to give these children and young adults a better quality of life, offering support and the opportunity to connect with others.
The Foundation will consider funding:
> Equipment
> Therapy
> Treatment
> Some minor house renovations or items that improve the quality of life for the applicant and their family
Not Specified30-JUN-24
Medical Research Future Fund – National Critical Research Infrastructure Initiative – 2023 Innovative TrialsThis grant opportunity is part of the MRFF’s National Critical Research Infrastructure Initiative. NCRI provides funding through multiple streams to establish and extend infrastructure (facilities, equipment, systems and services) of critical importance that will be used to conduct world-class health and medical research.$5m10-JUL-24
NHMRC-JPIAMR 2024: IMPACTThe 17th transnational funding call of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) is supporting proposals on ‘Interventions Moving forward to Promote ACTion to counteract the emergence and spread of bacterial and fungal resistance and to improve treatments’. 
NHMRC aims to support Australian researchers who are listed on the successful applications submitted to JPIAMR.
Up to $3m11-JUL-24
MRFF – Stem Cell Therapies Mission – 2024 Stem Cell Therapies Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Priority area 1.1, Incubator): conduct short-term, small-scale development projects to establish the feasibility of novel cellular therapies. Such development projects should involve novel applications of human tissue or pluripotent stem cells.
Stream 2 (Priority area 2.1, Incubator): develop disease model platforms. Research projects may include:
– development and validation of human stem cell–based models of disease, including genetic disease, infectious diseases and cancer
– development of high-content or high-throughput screening approaches
– generation of patient-derived stem cell lines for screening treatments.
$200,000 to $1,000,00024-JUL-24
MRFF Indigenous Health Research Fund – 2024 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 2024 Indigenous Health Research.
$5m24-JUL-24
MRFF 2024 Early to Mid-Career Researchers Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Incubator): conduct early stage, small scale research, led by early-career researchers, that seeks to assess the potential and feasibility of novel strategies to address a critical or intractable health issue in one or more Priority Populations.
Stream 2 (Accelerator): establish a large-scale interdisciplinary research program, led by mid-career researchers, that drives implementation of substantial improvements to health care and/or health system effectiveness for one or more Priority Populations.
Stream 3 (Targeted Call for Research): utilise co-funding between the MRFF, a sponsoring academic organisation and other organisation(s) to accelerate translation of research led by early to mid-career researchers.
$5m24-JUL-24
MRFF – Cardiovascular Health Mission – 2024 Cardiovascular Health Grant OpportunityThe objective of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Cardiovascular Health Mission – 2024 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that: 
Stream 1 (Priority area 1.2, Targeted Call for Research): reduce the number of Australians experiencing cardiovascular disease and stroke by developing and implementing early, more effective preventive health interventions, by developing, optimising and implementing clinical pathways that embed evidence-based treatment, including for risk factors.
Stream 2 (Priority area 2.1, Targeted Call for Research): conduct research to foster uptake of best-practice care, including to reduce care inequities, by improving uptake of evidence generated from the program into acute care guidelines or policy. 
Stream 3 (Priority area 3.3, Targeted Call for Research): conduct a large-scale project that builds on the development projects (i.e. the short-term, small-scale development projects under Priority area 3.3 that were supported through the 2020 Cardiovascular Health grant opportunity) that are focused on new models of rehabilitation and recovery support that increase equity of access for all people (e.g. digital or online delivery of services like tele-rehab for heart and stroke).
Stream 4 (Priority area 3.3, Targeted Call for Research): conduct research to support effective national adoption and best-practice use of rehabilitation and recovery programs.
$5m31-JUL-24
MRFF – PPHRI – 2024 Survivorship Care and Collaborative Research Prioritisation Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1: develop scalable and sustainable approaches, in partnership with consumers, to improve survivorship care and quality of life for individuals who have survived severe health conditions and their families, careers, and communities.
Research proposals in this Stream must focus on one of six Topics. Detail on individual topics can be found at Section 1.3 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.
Stream 2: conduct pilot projects co-led with communities that scope and address priority health issues and:are conducted with and in communities experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage and with limited opportunity for engaging in research
are co-produced and/or co-designed with the community
are in partnership with local health and community service providers
address health issues and/or access barriers that are a priority for the community by identifying new solutions.
$2m31-JUL-2024
MRFF – Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission – 2024 Mental Health Research Grant OpportunityThe Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission aims to improve the quality of life of an additional one million people, who might not otherwise benefit from mental health research, to be part of new approaches to prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. 

Stream 1 (Priority areas 1.1 and 1.2, Targeted Call for Research): establish a bold and innovative national consortium involving multi-institutional collaborations, and encompassing multiple geographies and demographics, consisting of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams combining treatment and public health perspectives that will, through a coherent strategy:
– improve the understanding of the mechanisms underpinning effective mental health interventions and then develop new and improved early interventions, and
– improve the understanding of protective factors that reduce the negative impact on mental health from shifts in society and how best to strengthen these in the population.

Stream 2 (Priority areas 2.1 and 2.2, Targeted Call for Research): establish a national consortium that partners with service providers and people with lived experience, and encompasses multiple geographies and demographics, to develop preventions, interventions, treatments, and models of care, based on the findings from existing epidemiological research. 

Stream 3 (Priority areas 3.1 and 3.2, Incubator): conduct small-scale developmental projects to improve understanding of the key components of:
– Topic A: high-quality mental health care and how these components can be incorporated into optimal personalised care for individuals.
– Topic B: high-quality prevention strategies.
$200,000 to $10,000,000Minimum Data closes:
10-JUL-24
Closes:
07-AUG-24
MRFF – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission – 2024 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Priority Area 3.1, Targeted Call for Research):conduct implementation research focused on addressing inequalities in access to high-quality care for older Australians from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds including, but not limited to:people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
people who live in rural or remote areas
people who are financially or socially disadvantaged
people who are veterans of the Australian Defence Force or an allied defence force, including the spouse, widow or widower of a veteran
people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
people who are care leavers (including Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and Stolen Generations)
parents separated from their children by forced adoption or removal
people from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities
prisoners and ex-prisoners.
Stream 2 (Priority Area 3.1, Incubator): conduct small-scale development projects to develop innovative new approaches for providing optimal care for vulnerable people.
Up to $3mMinimum Data closes:
10-JUL-24
Closes:
07-AUG-24
MRFF – 2023 Multidisciplinary Models of Primary Care Grant Opportunity – Stream 4 The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – 2023 Multidisciplinary Models of Primary Care Grant Opportunity will support research to:

Stream 4 (Aim 2 of Research Plan; Targeted Call for Research): develop and implement multidisciplinary, collaborative, regional consortia that design, implement and evaluate (including cost-benefit analyses) system level reform strategies for local health system integration.
Research proposals in this Stream must focus on one of the following Topics:
Topic A: The organisation undertaking the majority of the research is based in any area according to the Modified Monash Model Locator (MM1-7)
Topic B: The organisation undertaking the majority of the research, the Chief Investigator A and 50% or more of all Chief Investigators, and all research participants, are primarily resident in a rural, regional or remote area according to the Modified Monash Model Locator (MM2-7).

The intended outcome of the research funded by this grant opportunity is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by:
Stream 4 (Aim 2 of the Research Plan; Targeted Call for Research): improving the patient journey through the interface between primary, secondary and tertiary care with the goal of achieving seamless transitions.
Not SpecifiedMinimum Data Due:
10-JUL-24
Closes:
7-AUG-24
MRFF – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative – 2024 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): design, implement and/or evaluate the effectiveness of integrated and multidisciplinary delivery of maternal and child health services in the first 2000 days of life (pregnancy to age 5) for equitable health and development.
Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): pilot approaches for improving health outcomes by promoting adoption of healthy lifestyles in adolescents and young adults.
Stream 3 (Incubator): conduct small-scale developmental projects to create screening or prevention approaches to reduce the risk of developing cardiometabolic disease post-birth, after a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and/or gestational diabetes.
Stream 4 (Targeted Call for Research): develop, implement and/or evaluate new co-designed and scalable lifestyle interventions to reduce the risk of chronic conditions in adults from Priority Populations.
Up to $3m07-AUG-24
MRFF – PPHRI – 2024 Enhancing Medical Device Surveillance Through Registries Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that: 
Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): establish or expand a registry to collect and promote analysis of information on medical devices and tools used to treat atrial fibrillation, including evaluation of cost-effectiveness and clinical outcomes
Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): expand coverage of device-specific data and improve nationwide data collection and analysis on spinal procedures using implantable devices, including evaluation of cost-effectiveness and clinical outcomes.
Up to $7m14-AUG-24
Frank Hall-Bentick Education FundFrank Hall-Bentick Education Fund formerly 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-24
(biannual)
NHMRC-GACD 2024: Management of Multiple Long-Term ConditionsThe objective of the NHMRC-GACD 2024 grant opportunity is to fund implementation research that will generate evidence about when, for whom, and under what circumstances, patient-centred approaches can improve integrated care for patients with MLTC NCD in LMICs and/or for patients in disadvantaged populations in HICs.  Funding $3m08-OCT-24
Partnership Projects | NHMRCPartnership Projects will support collaborations, within the Australian context, that translate research evidence into health policy and health practice, to improve health services and processes.

Partnership Projects create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers.
Partnership Projects answer a specific research question to influence health and wellbeing through changes in the delivery, organisation, funding and access to health services.
This scheme allows applicants to apply at any time during the year, rather than through just one annual round. This is to allow researchers and partner organisations to develop timely collaborations. The grant commencement date will be aligned with the timing of each peer review cycle. This allows funding to be administered more quickly after grants are awarded, providing all necessary documentation is in place.
$1.5m27-NOV-24
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
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 SpecifiedOngoing
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
Healthway Research Training
Scholarships
Healthway’s Health Promotion Research Training Scholarships are designed to increase the number of experienced and trained practitioners and researchers in WA working in health promotion research. The Scholarships are designed to assist graduates in obtaining formal academic training for a post-graduate degree in a field directly relevant to health promotion, through an approved tertiary institution.

The course of study may be at a Masters or PhD level. Applicants can apply for up to two (2) years to undertake a Masters or up to three (3) years to undertake a PhD.

The focus of the research component of the candidate’s study program must be on at least one of Healthway’s priority health areas of creating a smoke-free WA, preventing harm from alcohol, increasing healthy eating, increasing physical activity, improving mental health and Aboriginal health. Research projects in other areas of health promotion will not be considered.
Funding will be available for a maximum of two (2) years for a Masters degree, and three (3) years for a PhD.

Funding will be renewable at the end of each year, subject to suitable progress reports being received prior to the dates specified in the signed agreement.
Ongoing
Healthway Aboriginal
Research Training
Scholarships
Healthway Aboriginal Research Training Scholarships are designed to increase the number of experienced and trained Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners and researchers in WA working to promote health in Aboriginal communities.

Funding is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates in obtaining formal academic training in Aboriginal health related areas through an approved tertiary
institution.

The post-graduate course may be a graduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, honours, PhD or Masters at a fully accredited institution which will enable the applicant to pursue further studies relevant to Aboriginal Health.
Funding will be available for one (1) year for a graduate scholarship, certificate or Honours, two (2) years for a Masters Scholarship, and three (3) years for a PhD.

Funding will be renewable at the end of each year, subject to a suitable progress report
being received prior to the dates specified in the signed agreement.
Ongoing
Bennelong Foundation GrantsThe Bennelong Foundation aims to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in their community.  Community Health Funding – To assist organisations that conduct programs with the express purpose of improving the physical health and nutrition of the Australian community. 
> Programs promoting participation in physical activity and sport
> Programs promoting improved nutritional intake
Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2023
Healthy Research Program – Exploratory Research GrantsHealthway Exploratory Research Grants are designed to support exploratory or formative studies to address gaps in research relevant to Healthway’s high priority areas and with demonstrated potential to influence health promotion in the WA community. The 2023 Targeted Research Round provides funding to eligible organisations for exploratory or formative studies that will address gaps in research and evidence to inform effective health promotion messaging for children and young people within the age ranges of 12 to 24 years.Up to $75,000Now Closed for 2024
MRFF – Primary Health Care Research Data Infrastructure GrantThe Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)  Primary Health Care Research Initiative aims to enable or support an increase in Australia’s evidence base in primary health care through research to improve service delivery and patient outcomes, and translate this knowledge into action. Projects should incorporate:
> new linkage and/or use of data from at least 2 existing research data infrastructure sources of different types (e.g. administrative and biobank data, registry and biobank data, wearables and use artificial intelligence); and/or
> novel methodologies and approaches that leverage and enhance existing linked research data infrastructure of at least 2 different types
> a clear outline of how the proposed project will produce knowledge and outcomes that address an area of unmet medical need.
Total Funding Pool $10MNow Closed for 2023
Local Capability Fund -National and International Standards Compliance Health and Medical Life Sciences RoundThe objective of the Health and Medical Life Sciences Round is to assist Western Australian SMEs that operate in the Health and Medical Life Sciences sector, or are in partnership with a company in this field, with the costs of engaging external expertise to carry out the implementation and third party certification of national and international standards.

The LCF helps small and medium enterprises in Western Australia to increase their capability, capacity and competitiveness as suppliers of products, services and works to the Western Australian Government, major projects and other important markets.
The fund can be used for expenses such as:
> making improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment
training
> meeting pre-qualification requirements for supply-chain entry
> buying and upgrading essential equipment
> engaging consultants to advise on matters including occupational health and safety, marketing, finance and cybersecurity
> planning improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment and training.
The level of funding support under the National and International Standards Compliance Round of the LCF is 75% of eligible costs (excluding GST) up to a maximum of $20,000 per successful applicant.Now Closed for 2023
Tranche Two of the Innovation FundThe Innovation Fund is a key part of implementing ‘A Western Australia for Everyone: State Disability Strategy 2020-2030’, which sets the foundation for building a more inclusive WA by empowering people with disability to participate meaningfully in all parts of society. Information about the expression of interest process for Tranche Two of the Innovation Fund grants, managed by the Department of Communities, is available at Tenders WA | Display Tender DOCG20234923Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 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 2023
MRFF – 2023 Maternal Health and Healthy LifestylesAims to provide grants of financial assistance to support health and medical research and innovation to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians.
The objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): develop new scalable approaches to improve maternal and/or early childhood nutrition and exercise
Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): develop new scalable approaches to reduce alcohol and other drug use by adolescents and young adults
Stream 3 (Targeted Call for Research): develop new co-designed and scalable lifestyle interventions to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in Priority Populations.
The intended outcome of the research funded by this grant opportunity is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by:
Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): reducing mortality and morbidity in mothers and babies and/or morbidity in early childhood
Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): reducing the harm caused by alcohol and drug use by adolescents and young adults
Stream 3 (Targeted Call for Research): reducing the incidence of chronic diseases by improving modifiable lifestyle-related risk factors in Priority Populations.
Up to $15MNow Closed for 2023
Health Workforce Program – Increasing Rural Medical TrainingThe Health Workforce program is an Australian Government initiative administered by the department to deliver health workforce outcomes and support rural outreach health services. 
This grant opportunity will provide funding for up to eight new rural campuses for existing medical schools, including capital, establishment, and recurrent funding, to deliver full medical school programs at rural campuses. The grant opportunity also includes the provision of up to 80 new commencing medical CSPs, tied to the newly funded rural campuses.
Total Funding Pool $81.6MNow Closed for 2023
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Foundation (RACP) Research GrantsResearch Development Scholarships/Grants provide funding for smaller research projects for beginning researchers. Applicants can undertake a short-term or part-time research project.
The following Research Development Grants are available:
RACP AFOEM Research Development Grant:
Purpose: To support and encourage research in the field of occupational and environmental medicine.
Value: Up to $30,000 for 1 year.
RACP AFRM Research Development Scholarship:
Purpose: To support and encourage research in the field of rehabilitation medicine.
Value: Up to $10,000 for 1 year.
Between $10,000-$30,000Now Closed for 2024
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000Now Closed for 2023
Round 2 – Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme – Closing the Gap – Major Capital Works ProgramThrough this grant opportunity, the Australian Government is providing funding of up to $70 million (GST exclusive) over 2 years from 2023-24 to 2024-25 for major capital works projects to be undertaken from 2023-24 to 2025-26. 
To be eligible, organisations must be an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and currently deliver primary health care.
This Grant Opportunity will involve a two-stage process for allocating funding:
Stage One – Expression of Interest (EOI); and
Stage Two – Invitation to Apply (ITA).
Only applications that are shortlisted in the EOI stage are invited to provide further information in Stage 2.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
Investigator GrantsInvestigator Grants provide the highest-performing researchers at all career stages with consolidated funding for their salary (if required) and a significant research support package.

Investigator Grants support:
research across the four pillars of health and medical research:
> biomedical
> clinical
> public health
> health services research

all career stages:
> early career researchers
> mid-career researchers
> established researchers
Researchers with clinical responsibilities (such as clinicians, public health and allied health practitioners)
Full-time and part-time researchers.

Investigator Grants aim to:
> allow flexibility for investigators to pursue important new research directions as they arise and to form collaborations as needed
> foster innovative and creative research
> create opportunities for researchers at all career stages to establish their own research programs
> reduce application and peer review burden on researchers.

Investigator Grants may be funded by or in conjunction with other organisations. These grants offer opportunities to researchers whose work is particularly relevant to the priorities and research interests of the partner organisations.
Total Funding Pool $365MNow Closed for 2023
National Science Week Grants 2024The National Science Week Grants 2024 provide individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2024, Australia’s major national celebration of science.Between $2,000 and $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Aged Care Capital Assistance Program – Thin Markets, Multiple StreamsThis grant opportunity will provide grant funding for infrastructure projects across four funding streams which are primarily focussed on maintaining or improving access to quality aged care services in small rural towns, remote and very remote communities and will also support specific groups of older Australians, including people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and First Nations communities.

Each stream has specified objectives and outcomes that need to be considered when applying.  For this grant opportunity up to a combined $135 million is available across the four Streams, comprising: 
$95 million combined across both:Stream 1 – Staff Accommodation, and
Stream 2 – Upgrades, Expansions or New Builds.
$30 million in Stream 3 – Specialised Homeless
$10 million in Stream 4 – NATSIFAC Minor Projects and Equipment.
Total Funding Pool $135MNow Closed for 2024
Healthway Targeted Research Round – Exploratory grantsThis round will provide funding to eligible organisations for exploratory or formative studies that focus on Contemporary Measurement of Health Behaviours aligned with Healthway’s priority health areas. Seeking applications for research focused on identifying new and innovative ways to measure health behaviours. Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2024
MRFF – PPHRI – 2023 Optimising Screening, Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Grant OpportunityThe objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support medical research and medical innovation projects that:
Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): develop and assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of novel approaches for obstructive sleep apnoea screening and diagnosis, through co-design with consumers.
Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): conduct a clinical trial assessing the comparative-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Type 3 and/or Type 4 sleep studies with Type 1 and/or Type 2 sleep studies for screening, diagnosis or monitoring of obstructive sleep apnoea.
Stream 3 (Targeted Call for Research): develop and evaluate the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and patient acceptability of novel approaches for monitoring obstructive sleep apnoea and/or improving therapeutic adherence, through co-design with consumers.
Up to $2MNow Closed for 2024
Support to prevent and address the health impacts of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)The purpose of this grant opportunity is to raise awareness of, and address the health impacts (including physical and mental manifestations) of FGM/C in culturally and linguistically diverse, and migrant and refugee communities. The Strategy recognises the significant and long-term physical and emotional implications for the health of victim survivors of violence.Up to $1MNow Closed for 2024
Family, Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations is a program funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations to meet existing demand for family, domestic and sexual violence services.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Community -led Men’s Wellness Centres for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PeoplesCommunity-led Men’s Wellness Centres for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is a program to establish Men’s Wellness Centres in suitable locations. It includes activities such as prosocial early support, cultural healing and education on respectful relationships, healthy parenting, mentoring, living skills and alcohol and other drugs, and understanding diverse experiences of abuse such as technology facilitated abuse and coercive control.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Improving Health Outcomes for Priority Populations of Women and Girls – Health Promotion Activities GrantThe objective of this grant opportunity is to support innovative approaches to trialing new initiatives, or expanding existing health promotion activities that focus on improving health literacy, reducing risk, and improving health outcomes within priority population groups. $250,000 to $1.5MNow Closed for 2024
2024 Supporting people with cancer Grant initiativeCancer Australia invites community organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations supporting people affected by cancer to apply for funding under the Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative.
The Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative is an annual grants program that aims to support people affected with cancer through actions to improve equity in cancer outcomes and experiences through funding evidence-based projects that reduce the impact of cancer, promote equitable outcomes and better support people affected by cancer.
$40,000 to $120,000Now Closed for 2024
Healthy Research Program – HealthwayIn 2024, we are trialling a special, one-off funding round to appoint a Healthway Resident Research Fellow (Fellow). This Fellowship is designed to support mid – senior Career Research Fellows who have held a PhD for at least three years and can demonstrate suitable professional experience.
Overview
The funding opportunity is designed to:
– Support the Fellow to develop expertise in health promotion policy and practice. 
– Provide the Fellow links to networks and stakeholders that will support translation of their research. 
– Allow Healthway and the Fellow to work together closely, providing additional opportunities for knowledge translation through our work with the community, and two-way learning opportunities.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
APA | Types of grantsThe Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) Seeding Grants are for early career researchers working on new or established research projects.$12,000Now Closed for 2024
Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants – Round 25Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants provide funding for medium to long-term, industry-led research collaborations, supporting businesses and researchers to work together on solving Australia’s economic, environmental and social challenges.

Grant applications are open to all industry sectors, including projects that align with the National Reconstruction Fund priority areas:
• resources
• agriculture
• forestry and fisheries
• transport
• medical science
• renewables and low emission technologies
• defence capability
• enabling capabilities.

There is no specified limit to funding for each CRC. However, the number of CRC Grants we fund in each selection round depends on the applications received and available funding. Applicants must at least match the amount of grant funding sought through cash and/or in-kind contributions.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
MRFF – 2023 Indigenous Health Research Grant OpportunityThe Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Indigenous Health Research Fund – 2023 Indigenous Health Research grant opportunity will support research to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across 5 streams.
Stream 1* (Targeted Call for Research) – Conduct a large-scale multidisciplinary project to explore the biological, psychological and/or social determinants of intergenerational health and inequality.
> Intended outcome – Generating knowledge of the factors that promote wellbeing or drive inequalities across generations to support development of new interventions.
Stream 2* (Targeted Call for Research) – Conduct a large-scale multidisciplinary project to develop and evaluate interventions that reduce cancer incidence and improve cancer survival rates among Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
> Intended outcome – Developing new or improved interventions that reduce cancer incidence and improve cancer survival.
Stream 3* (Targeted Call for Research) – Conduct a large-scale multidisciplinary project to develop and evaluate new strategies to reduce the prevalence and incidence of infectious disease in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
> Intended outcome – Developing new or improved strategies that reduce the prevalence and incidence of infectious disease.
Stream 4 (Incubator) – Conduct small-scale developmental projects to establish feasible, evidence-based approaches for embedding Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander concepts of health and wellbeing within health systems.
> Intended outcome – Generating culturally appropriate healthcare systems for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Stream 5 (Incubator) – Conduct small-scale developmental projects to establish feasible, evidence-based approaches for ensuring the health care systems can support the cultural and social determinants of health.
> Intended outcome – Generating improved health systems that embed concepts of cultural and social wellbeing for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people into health care.
Up to $5mNow Closed for 2024
Incubator Grant – MS AustraliaIncubator grants provide seed funding for the early stages of innovative new research efforts, with the aim of generating preliminary data needed to support future grant applications.
Overview
The research is expected to be completed within a year from the date that the grant is awarded. There are two rounds of Incubator applications. Assessment of incubator applications is an expedited process with a shorter turn around than major grant applications. Successful grants from Round 1 will commence funding in the second half of the same year.
Less than $25,000Now Closed for 2024
Postgraduate Scholarships – MS AustraliaThese scholarships are granted to students who plan to undertake a PhD or are currently undertaking a PhD at an Australian university, working in the field of MS.Stipend $20,000 – $35,000 p.a. for up to three yearsNow Closed for 2024
Col Reynolds Fellowships | The Kids’ Cancer ProjectThe aim of the Fellowships is to future proof childhood cancer research by encouraging new researchers and retaining talented scientists in the field of childhood cancer research.$40,000 to $618,000Now Closed for 2024
General Grant – NFMRINFMRI seeks EOIs for biomedical research projects across all diseases/conditions that fall within portfolios 2 and 3 only.
In 2024, they would like to receive more EOI for Asthma and Allergy research projects in the general grant round.
Not Specified Now Closed for 2024
Youngcare’s At Home Care GrantsIn 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.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
MRFF – 2022 Frontier Health and Medical ResearchThis grant opportunity offers funding to support medical research and medical innovation programs of research that deliver a ‘moonshot’ by creating a treatment for a currently serious and incurable health condition, through a series of linked projects. The program of research can propose to develop novel health technologies and/or re-purpose existing health technologies in a novel way.
The process to get funding has 2 stages:
expression of interest – outlining a proposed program of research with a 10-year time horizon
full application, for a project of up to 5 years under the program of research.
Up to $40mNow Closed for 2024
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 2024
(annual)
Synergy Grants 2024The objective of NHMRC’s Synergy Grant scheme is to support outstanding multidisciplinary teams of investigators to work together to answer major questions that cannot be answered by a single investigator. $5mNow Closed for 2024
Addressing Critical Psychology Shortages – Postgraduate Psychology Incentive Program – Round 1The Addressing Critical Psychology Shortages – Postgraduate Psychology Incentive Program aims to support higher education providers who have created additional postgraduate psychology places in courses which lead to general registration and can lead to relevant areas of practice endorsement.
The grant opportunity will be available over four separate grant rounds (with one opening each financial year) and will provide up to $55.8 million over four years from 2023-24.
Pool funding $11,900,725Now Closed for 2024
MRFF – 2023 Multidisciplinary Models of Primary Care Grant Opportunity – Streams 1, 2 and 3The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – 2023 Multidisciplinary Models of Primary Care Grant Opportunity will support research to:

Stream 1 (Aim 1, Objective #1 of Research Plan; Targeted Call for Research): support a competitively selected primary care led national consortium who will work collaboratively to support future-focused ways of thinking about primary care delivery through multidisciplinary team-based care.

Stream 2
 (Aim 1, Objective #2 of Research Plan; Targeted Call for Research): prospectively evaluate patient registration (using new and routinely collected data, quantitative and qualitative approaches) and how effective it is in different settings.
Research proposals in this Stream must focus on one of the following Topics:
Topic A: The organisation undertaking the majority of the research is based in any area according to the Modified Monash Model Locator (MM1-7)
Topic B: The organisation undertaking the majority of the research, the Chief Investigator A and 50% or more of all Chief Investigators, and all research participants, are primarily resident in a rural, regional or remote area according to the Modified Monash Model Locator (MM2-7).

Stream 3 (Aim 3 of Research Plan; Targeted Call for Research): develop and implement collaborative consortia that use existing data assets in innovative ways to inform value-based care, safely share critical patient information to support better diagnosis and healthcare management, empower people to participate in their own healthcare, and drive insights for planning, resourcing and continuous quality improvement.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Research | Heart Foundation – Postdoctoral FellowshipsThe program is aimed at early career researchers and seeks to identify the strongest emerging Australian talent who have just completed or nearing completion of their postdoctoral studies (PhD). The successful Postdoctoral Fellow will have a demonstrated strong track record during their PhD and be working towards gaining recognition for their expertise in their research area.$76,200Now Closed for 2024
Innovator Training Program – Round 10The Innovator Training Program will support the development of a cohort of aged care staff with the confidence and knowledge to introduce evidence-based practices and projects into their organisations. Any member of the aged care workforce can apply to participate in the ITP with the support of their organisation. The ITP will provide participants (‘Innovators’) with tools and skills to use best available knowledge and evidence to identify and solve problems and challenges, or implement opportunities, in their workplace.
The outcome of the ITP is a project with a well-defined problem that is achievable to address within a 12-month timeframe.
$2,000Now Closed for 2024

Education & Training

GrantDetails Amount Closing
Community Litter GrantsApplications have opened for the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s (KABC) latest round of Community Litter Grants, providing financial support to communities and organisations with projects aimed at addressing local litter problems.Up to $10,00020-MAY-24
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 $10,00022-MAY-24
Reading Australia Fellowship – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia Fellowship will support an experienced teacher of English and literacy or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities.
The Fellowship will support the successful candidate to undertake project research in a designated area that will enhance their skills and abilities in the teaching of Australian Literature, English and literacy to Australian students. Research projects may be undertaken in Australia or overseas but ultimately Australian teachers, teacher librarians and students should benefit from the research findings.
$15,00027-MAY-24
Creativity for Schools The Creativity for Schools Program offers funding support to connect Western Australian creatives with schools. 
Overview
The two program categories, Collaboration and Residency, will support arts access, participation and overall engagement for students (K to 12) and teachers to engage in transformative creative learning experiences.
Categories:
Residency
Grants of up to $20,000 for projects involving artists-in-residence in school environments, with the activity including approximately 25 days of engagement per school.
Collaboration
Grants of up to $60,000 for projects and/or programs designed to connect Western Australian arts organisations and creative practitioners with schools.
Up to $60,00030-MAY-24
Sporting Schools GrantsSporting Schools funding is available through two funding programs for schools to deliver Sporting Schools programs before, during or after school hours. Sporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools, and targeted grant opportunities for secondary schools in relation to year 7 and 8 students.  Grants support the delivery of sport-based programs to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life.Not SpecifiedOpens:
20-MAY-24
Closes:
31-MAY-24
Australian Training AwardsThe annual awards acknowledge individuals, businesses and registered training organisations who demonstrate best practice and innovation in Australia’s critical VET sector.
Overview
The following categories are open for nomination:
Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award
Innovation in VET Award
Australian Apprenticeships Employer Award
School Pathways to VET Award
Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award
Not Specified31-MAY-24
Community Tree GrantsThe Trees for Bees Community Tree Grants support the planting of bee-friendly trees in extended gardens, community-owned land, school grounds, sporting club precincts and urban corridors.Up to $500Opens:
19-MAY-24
Closes:
31-JUL-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
Cultural Fund – Round 2, 2024The 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
05-AUG-24
Closes
16-SEP-24
Grants for Organisations – Copyright AgencyThe Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports leading Australian creative organisations and key industry stakeholders with grants to create and deliver exceptional opportunities for Australian writers, journalists, editors, publishers, English and literacy teachers, and visual artists, and especially for those from First Nations and diverse backgrounds.$10,000 to $30,000Opens
05-AUG-24
Closes
16-SEP-24
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-24
Variety TechKids GrantsVariety TechKids Grants provide assistive technology to help WA kids with their education, communication, behavioural regulation and safety. We provide assistance that is not accessible through government funding or alternative services.Up to $1,200Ongoing
Variety ThriveKids GrantsVariety ThriveKids grants provide practical equipment to help WA kids develop and thrive. This includes items that promote behavioural regulation, physical development, independence, wellbeing, social inclusion and more.Up to $2,000Ongoing
Variety BeKids GrantsVariety BeKids grants provide practical equipment to help WA kids have a fair go. The items funded will help kids access the community, extracurricular endeavours and support their wellbeing. We provide assistance that is not accessible through government funding and alternative services.Up to $400Ongoing
Variety WA Community GrantsVariety WA General Community Grants help organisations working directly with WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability to receive support, providing funding assistance for equipment to enable organisations to impact kids through inclusion, education, independence and joy. Grants open to schools, community groups, NFP & NGO organisations.Up to $20,000Ongoing
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
Bennelong Foundation GrantsThe Bennelong Foundation aims to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in their community.  Education Training and Employment Programs providing access, equity and inclusion opportunities to Education and Training or that support and build Pathways to meaningful Employment.
> Build numeracy and literacy skills for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students
> Build numeracy and literacy skills for adolescents and adults
> Building STEM capabilities for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students
> Supporting student wellbeing and fostering school engagement
> Scholarship, Internship or Bursary Program
> Building interpersonal, employability and life skills for adolescents and adults (personal grooming, interview skills, and other workplace skills)
> Mentoring and Coaching
> Access to vocational training opportunities for adolescents and adults
> Building learning skills through art or music programs
> Programs providing access to entrepreneurial and business foundations   
Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2023
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 SpecifiedNow closed for 2023
Closed until Round 2, 2025
Canon Oceania Grants – Education GrantsIn the spirit of our guiding philosophy of Kyosei – living and working together for the common good – over the last 17 years, Canon Oceania has supported over 100 schools, not-for-profits and community groups with over $500,000 in monetary and product support.
Education Grant is Open to schools and other educational centres for children and adults alike. The winner will receive $2,500 cash, and Canon Product valued up to $2,500.
$2,5000 cash & Cannon Product valued up to $2,500Now Closed for 2023
Madalah Secondary ScholarshipMADALAH Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that offers secondary and tertiary education scholarships, providing opportunities for Indigenous students from remote and regional communities to attend Western Australia’s leading boarding schools and universities from around Australia.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Reopens late 2024
2024 New Colombo Plan Mobility RoundThe NCP, launched in 2014, aims to lift knowledge in Australia of the Indo-Pacific by supporting Australian university students to study and undertake internships in the region. The NCP Mobility Program provides funding to Australian universities to deliver mobility projects that enable Australian university students to participate in study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research in eligible Indo-Pacific host locations. Total Funding Pool $27MNow Closed for 2023
Australian Olympics youth programThe Australian Olympic Change-Maker program recognises secondary school students who use sport to drive positive change in their school and local communities.
All nominated students will receive an invitation to the 3-day Change-Maker Forum at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra.
The forum’s theme is #PowerTheChange2023
Teachers from across Australia are invited to nominate up to 2 senior secondary students (from Year 10, 11 or 12) who actively demonstrate leadership through sport and/or use sport as a vehicle to improve health and wellbeing and drive social change.
All students nominated by their school will receive:
· An invitation to attend an Olympic Change-Maker Forum to be held in September 2023 TBC. The Forum will be accessible online to all Change-Makers.
· An exclusive invitation to be part of the Australian Olympic Change-Maker Alumni.
· A certificate of recognition, to be sent to the school in October.
· Following the Change-Maker Forum, a National Olympic Change-Maker Summit will be held in December 2023. The National Summit shall be held in person or virtually, to be confirmed by the AOC closer to the event. If the National Summit is to be held in person, student’s attendance expenses shall be covered by the AOC (including travel and accommodation). Up to 25 students will be chosen by a panel of Olympians selected by the AOC. Refer to video upload details for more details about the National Summit.
Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
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 2023
WA Education Awards 2023Nominations are now open for the WA Education Awards which celebrate the achievements of public schools in Western Australia. There are 5 award categories this year to recognise excellence in leadership, teaching and learning, cultural responsiveness and disability and inclusion.

All Western Australian public schools are eligible, including early childhood, education support and special educational needs. Only the school staff, school council chairs, board chairs and P&C presidents of the school can nominate.
$20,000 for winning schools & $5,000 for each finalist to go towards a project or programNow Closed for 2023
National Schools GrantThe National Schools Grant has been created to empower and equip schools, provide opportunity and remove barriers.

The program has been established to:
> Empower and equip schools to run quality AFL programs
> Help provide a fair and equitable opportunity for all schools in Australia to participate in AFL schools programs and /or competitions
> Remove barriers that may prevent schools from being involved in AFL schools programs and/or competitions

*Please note that grant opportunities are only open to registered AFL Schools members – head to the Membership page to sign up now!*
Up to $500Now Closed for 2023
Supporting Children in ECEC WA Grant ProgramThe Australian Government and all states and territories have agreed to the Preschool Reform Agreement (PRA), a national reform agreement to strengthen the delivery of preschool and better prepare children for the first year of school. One of the key reforms of the PRA is for funding to flow to all settings in which preschool programs are delivered. This includes government schools, non-government schools and the ECEC sector.

This Grants Program provides PRA funding for ECEC settings in line with the objectives of the Preschool Reform Agreement to facilitate children’s early learning and development, and transition to school by:
• maintaining universal access to affordable, quality preschool programs for all children
• improving participation in preschool programs
• maximising the benefit of the preschool year by improving outcomes for children The Preschool Reform Agreement has a focus on improving preschool participation and outcomes including for:
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; and
• disadvantaged children1
Between $20,000 – $100,000Now Closed for 2023
ILC Program – Individual Capacity Building GrantThe Australian Government is inviting organisations via an open, competitive grant process to apply to deliver services under the Individual Capacity Building (ICB) stream of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program from July 2024 to June 2027.

The intended outcomes of the program are people with disability, their families and carers will have increased skills and knowledge:
> about disability rights and self-advocacy
> to socially connect and develop meaningful relationships
> to navigate and connect with services and supports they need
> to enable greater independence and
> to make their own decisions, participate, lead and contribute in the community.

Activities should be co-designed with people with people with disability aligning with Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 and be about changing attitudes and practices, resulting in improved delivery of disability services and developing better practices to support people with disability in achieving their life goals.
Between $300,000-$3MNow Closed for 2023
Ansvar’s Community Education Program (CEP)Ansvar’s Community Education Program provides grants up to $50,000 for
programs supporting Australian youth which fall under two categories:
Empowerment and Education
Programs within this category must provide opportunities to develop positive values that lead to healthy lifestyle choices and a positive contribution to our community.
Outreach Programs
Programs within this category must support youths who are at risk or are already experiencing difficulties (such as drug and/or alcohol abuse) through rehabilitation and/or skills training.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramThe WA Youth Engagement Grants Program supports initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people aged 10 to 25 years.
Youth engagement initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people will be prioritised.  In particular, projects that support, inform, and build capacity of young people. 
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science 2024 – Science PrizesThe Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:
– scientific research
– research-based innovation
– excellence in science teaching

Welcome nominations of diverse candidates and those from a different range of backgrounds and geographical regions.
There are 5 science prizes for science and innovation:
Prime Minister’s Prize for Science ($250,000)
Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation ($250,000)
Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
Prize for New Innovators ($50,000)
Up to $750,000Now Closed for 2024
Strong and Resilient Communities – Inclusive Communities Grants (DSS)These grants aim to support equity and opportunity for Australian communities through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. 
SARC – IC grants will support the social and economic participation of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in their communities by providing funding that supports:
young people 12 to 18 years who are disengaged, or at risk of being disengaged from education, to reconnect with their community, school, training and/or employment.
people with disabilities and/or mental health issues to participate in their community, and work towards becoming and/or remaining independent and engaged in the economy and/or society.
women who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, isolation or discrimination to participate in the community or the economy and increase their self-agency
people who are unemployed to increase participation in their community, and/or increase their capacity to engage in employment, training, or existing employment services. 
Up to $63M over 5 yearsRound 3 Now Closed for 2024
CCCF disadvantaged and vulnerable communities grant – Department of Education, Australian GovernmentThe objective of this grant opportunity is to support the longer-term sustainability of eligible approved ECEC services operating in, or servicing, disadvantaged and vulnerable communities, particularly those in currently under-served or unserved regional, rural and remote areas.
Overview
This grant has two funding activities – sustainability support and capital support. You can apply for both activities.
Sustainability support grants help improve the service’s sustainability and viability. Example activities include:
meeting standard operating costs while moving to a sustainable business model
helping with the costs of servicing under-served markets
upskilling local staff or educators
working with local organisations to address community level barriers to ECEC participation
building relationships with vulnerable and disadvantaged families who do not use ECEC
transporting children from isolated families
attracting, recruiting and keeping local staff and educators.
$5,000 to $200,000Now Closed for 2024
Funding | Australian Sports CommissionSporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools, and targeted grant opportunities for secondary schools in relation to year 7 and 8 students.
Grants support the delivery of sport-based programs to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life. Sporting Schools has partnered with more than 35 national sporting organisations (NSOs) to facilitate delivery of Sporting Schools programs.
$1,000 to $3,600Now Closed for 2024
Driving Access and Equity grantsThe Driving Access and Equity Program is a WA State Government initiative that invests in organisations and projects to help disadvantaged learner drivers, particularly those in regional Western Australia, get their driver’s licence.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
WasteSorted School GrantsWasteSorted Schools grants provide funding for schools to set up infrastructure and initiatives that avoid and recover school waste. Funding is available for projects that divert waste from landfill, such as paper and cardboard, food waste, single-use packaging and recycling. These projects aim to educate and engage students and the school community in waste avoidance and recovery practices.Up to $5,500Now Closed for 2024
RAF Project GrantsProject Grants support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities.
Funding can cover artist, arts worker and cultural adviser fees, travel, accommodation, materials, venue, equipment hire and insurance. Activity in all art forms including visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, music, multi-media and cultural projects including recording and preservation of language & stories are eligible.
The Project Fund offers two funding categories:
Individual – Up to $15,000. This is available to individual artists or arts workers from regional and remote Western Australia.
Community – Up to $30,000. This is available to not-for-profit organisations or local governments from regional and remote Western Australia.
Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2024
2024 Woolworths Junior Landcare GrantsThis program gives children across the country an opportunity to get hands-on with environmental and sustainability projects, learn new skills and knowledge, connect with their peers and enjoy the wellbeing benefits of time spent outdoors in nature.   
The Woolworths Junior Landcare projects can include planting a vegetable or bush tucker garden, creating a sensory garden or a butterfly garden, installing a yarning circle to learn more about First Nations perspectives, or tackling waste issues through a composting or recycling project
$100Now Closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now Closed for 2024
Kitchen Garden Kickstart GrantsThese grants are designed to enable schools to kickstart a successful and sustainable Kitchen Garden Program. Schools receive a $5000 grant, membership to the Kitchen Garden Program, which includes support from our experienced team who are available for personalised advice and expertise to bring each kitchen garden dream to life.
Grant funds support the purchase of key infrastructure and are often spent on items such as garden beds, ovens, accessible work top benches, greenhouses and outdoor learning spaces. 
Two-year Kitchen Garden Program start-up membership plus $5,000 Now Closed for 2024
Aboriginal Employment Enabling Program (AEEP)Organisations with a presence in the Kimberley and Goldfields-Esperance regions can now apply for a share of $1.35 million in State Government funding to provide targeted and practical training and employment support to Aboriginal peoples.
The Aboriginal Employment Enabling Program (AEEP) will provide funding to organisations to develop and implement innovative solutions that support:
-Aboriginal people to engage in training and employment opportunities;
-employers to improve their cultural competency; and
-organisations, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, to build their capability to help Aboriginal people accessing employment and/or training, or employers recruiting and retaining Aboriginal employees. 
Funding pool $1.35mNow Closed for 2024
Healthy Schools Program – HealthwayThe Healthy Schools Program aims to support schools to develop projects that promote the health of students through activities aligned with the Health Promoting Schools Framework.
he objective of this program is to fund activities related to the promotion of good health amongst the school community, using a whole-school approach. Applications for Healthy Schools grants should aim to:
– Increase student knowledge and skills.
– Positively change health behaviour.
– Improve student health and wellbeing.
– Create environments that support good health through implementation of school policies.
Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2024
Partnership Acceptance Learning Sharing (PALS) Funding assistance is available for your school to complete a PALS project. PALS projects are varied, and your school may already be involved with initiatives that are eligible for PALS funding. PALS funding is available to all WA primary and secondary schools and encourages schools with and without Aboriginal students to participate.
PALS is an initiative of the department which encourages WA schools to develop projects that promote reconciliation in their local community. PALS is based on the core attributes of:
Partnership between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people based on trust, mutual respect and understanding.
Acceptance of and respect for diversity and valuing Aboriginal perspectives.
Learning more about each other, Aboriginal histories, languages and cultures; and how we can build strong partnerships with Aboriginal people.
Sharing a common journey towards healing and reconciliation.
Tier 1: $1000 per annum for 2 years (2024 and 2025)
Tier 2: $1500 per annum for 2 years (2024 and 2025)
Now Closed for 2024
National Road Safety Action Grants Program (NRSAGP)The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
1. Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
2. Vulnerable Road Users
3. First Nations road safety
4. Technology and Innovation
5. Research and Data

The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity. Applications are now open for the Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and Vulnerable road users focus areas.
Applications for the remaining three focus areas will open at a later time.
Between $20,000 – $1.5MNow Closed for 2024
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International CompetitionsThis grant opportunity provides organisations, such as schools and community groups, with funds to sponsor a student or group of students to participate in STEM initiatives. This includes engagement events, activities and competitions that are hosted in-person or online, within Australia or overseas.$1,500 to $15,000Now Closed for 2024
Building Digital Skills grant – Round 50The aim of the Building Digital Skills grants program is to enable organisations to support older Australians 50+ through free face-to-face contact (if feasible), either one-on-one or in small groups, to develop their digital skills and confidence, utilising the learning courses available on the Be Connected Learning site.$2,500 to $20,000Now Closed for 2024
Australian Museum Eureka Prizes – The Australian MuseumThe Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are the country’s most comprehensive national science awards, honouring excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.
Presented annually in partnership with some of the nation’s leading scientific institutions, government organisations, universities and corporations, the Eureka Prizes raise the profile of science and science engagement in the community by celebrating outstanding achievement.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Yamaha Music Education’s Great Start GrantThese grants are designed to support both the establishment of new programs and the growth of existing ones.
Music is widely accepted as a valuable and meaningful part of a child’s education. Unfortunately, in Australia, not every school offers continuous, sequential education in music.
By creating a national conversation around music programs, Yamaha’s goal is to get the essential stakeholders within a school talking about how they can practically begin or expand their music offering. In highlighting the journey of one school, a pathway is laid to inspire other schools.
$3,000Now Closed for 2024

Local Government

Grant DetailsAmount Closing
Community Litter GrantsApplications have opened for the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s (KABC) latest round of Community Litter Grants, providing financial support to communities and organisations with projects aimed at addressing local litter problems.Up to $10,00020-MAY-24
Feral Cat Management GrantFeral cat management (FCM) refers to specific measures undertaken to reduce feral cat impact in priority areas to improve conservation outcomes for native fauna.  
Overview
The Western Australian Feral Cat Strategy 2023-2028 sets out the WA Government’s direction and recognises the value of working together in partnership to manage invasive feral cats.  
$10,000 to $250,00020-MAY-24
Community Litter Grants Keep 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 $10,00022-MAY-22
NAB Foundation – Community GrantsThe NAB Foundation Community Grants program provides funding of up to $25,000 for local projects that help communities withstand and recover from natural disasters.
Australian communities are being hit harder by natural disasters more often. It takes many hands to get communities back up and running after a disaster and to build resilience for the next one.
$1,000 to $25,000Opens
August 2024
Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) ProgramFrom 1 July 2023, councils will be able to access funding through the LRCI Program Phase 4, with projects to be delivered by 30 June 2025. This increased funding, as well as the longer delivery window, will allow local governments more time to plan larger or more complex projects that may be a higher priority and have a bigger impact in their community.
This program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local communities.
Total Pool of $750M30-JUN-26
Community Development Grants ProgrammeThe programme supports needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economies.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
• to construct and/or upgrade facilities to provide long term improvements in social and economic viability of local communities
• to create jobs in the delivery of projects and ongoing use of the infrastructure
• to improve social amenity, increased health and wellbeing and social cohesion by utilisation of the infrastructure by community groups.
Not Specified30-JUN-26
National Housing Infrastructure Facility Social and Affordable Housing (NHIF SAH)The National Housing Infrastructure Facility (NHIF) is a $1 billion facility that provides financing for: 
1. Eligible housing enabling critical infrastructure projects that will unlock new housing supply, particularly social and affordable housing 
2. From 23 November 2022, new social or affordable housing.  
The NHIF offers concessional loans, grants and, in certain limited cases, equity finance to help support critical housing-enabling infrastructure.  
To be eligible for financing, an applicant must demonstrate that without NHFIC financing, the project would be unlikely to proceed, likely to proceed only at a much later date, or with a lesser impact on new housing (particularly social or affordable housing).  
As part of the Federal Government’s 2022 budget commitments, the remit of the National Housing Infrastructure Facility (NHIF) has been widened, making up to $575 million available to invest in new social or affordable housing projects in addition to financing housing-enabling infrastructure. 
Total Funding Pool $575MNot Specified
E-Waste Infrastructure Grants – Round 1The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will administer $10 million in grant funding over the next two years through a series of competitive grant rounds.
Projects funded will increase e-waste collection, storage, reuse, reprocessing and recycling capacity and capability under two streams:
Stream 1: E-waste collection, storage and/or reuse grants
Collection and storage projects include fixed or semi-permanent e-waste infrastructure.
Equipment that assists with the reuse of e-waste.
Funding is available for new or upgraded facilities to increase capability and capacity to manage and store e-waste before reuse or onward reprocessing.
Maximum grant amount is $250,000.
Stream 2: E-waste reprocessing infrastructure grants
Projects that increase capacity and capability in the state’s e-waste management network and include equipment purchase and installation and new or upgraded infrastructure for e-waste reprocessing and recycling.
Maximum grant amount is $2 million.
Total Funding Pool $10M
Stream 1 Up to $250,000
Stream 2 Up to
$2M
Now closed for 2023
State Natural Resource Management (NRM) ProgramNRM Program is the sustainable management of the land, water, atmosphere, and biodiversity resources for the benefit of existing and future generations, and for the maintenance of life support capability of the biosphere.
 
By taking a landscape approach, the management of production and conservation can be integrated across land and water boundaries. This recognises the importance of managing our natural resources to deliver economic and social wellbeing for people and industry for the long term, while maintaining integral habitat for the plethora of native species that rely on that habitat for their survival.

The program is open to a wide range of regional and metropolitan applicants, including NRM groups, Local Government Authorities, Aboriginal organisations, Community Resource Centres, Recognised Biosecurity Groups and schools.

Small grants are available between $1,000 and $50,000 for short term projects and large grants between $50,000 and $450,000 for longer term activities.
Small Grants between $1,000-$50,000
Large Grants between $50,000-$450,000
Now Closed for 2023
Stronger Communities ProgrammeThe Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures.
For this round, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50% of eligible project costs. Applicants are invited to apply by their local MP.
Total Funding Pool of $150,000 per Federal Elctroate.
Up to $20,000 per project & a maximum 20 projects per Federal electorate
Now Closed for 2023
Youth Sector Grants SchemeThe Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) introduces the Youth Sector Grants Scheme, supported by Lotterywest, to build the capacity and help reduce vulnerability and disadvantage for young people in Western Australia.

With the aim of providing responsive and agile support, the focus of this funding will be to provide a rapid, flexible small grants program to youth services to enable streamlined pivoting of service provision to meet emerging needs of young people. Projects can include both new initiatives and those that build on and add value to existing projects.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Growing Regions Program – Round 1The Growing Regions Program – Round 1 will deliver grants up to a maximum of $15,000,000 over 3 years to deliver community infrastructure projects.
It will deliver community and economic benefits by investing in community-focused infrastructure which revitalises regions and enhances amenity and liveability throughout regional Australia.

The objectives of the program are:
> constructing or upgrading community infrastructure that fills an identified gap or need for community infrastructure
> contributing to achieving a wide range of community socio-economic outcomes.
> is strategically aligned with regional priorities.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
> delivery of community-focused infrastructure which contributes to local and regional priorities
> provision of infrastructure which benefits the community by improving equity and supports diverse social inclusion
> to contribute to the achievement of broader Government priorities such as net zero emissions, gender equity, and/or First Nations priorities
> growing local economies and enhancing amenity and liveability in the regions.

Growing Regions Program Round 1 will be delivered through a two-stage selection process. You must first submit an Expression of Interest at Stage 1 and if successful, you will be invited to submit a full application at Stage 2.
Between $500,000-$15MEOI Now Closed for 2023
WasteSorted GrantsThe WasteSorted Community Education Grants program is a State Government initiative administered by the Waste Authority.

WasteSorted Community Education Grants provide funding of up to $25,000 per project to improve waste behaviour in ways that support the aims of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 (waste strategy).

The waste strategy outlines objectives to avoid waste, recover more value and resources from waste, and protect the environment. Integral to this is supporting behaviour change work through communication, education and the development of better practice systems and processes.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2023
Criminal Property Confiscation Grants ProgramThe funds from cash and property seized under the State’s proceeds of crime laws are being made available to not-for-profit community groups and local governments.
Administered by the Department of Justice, eligible programs or activities must support victims of crime, prevent or reduce drug-related crimes or enhance community safety. Funding available for a number of purposes including the development and administration of programs or activities:
> Designed to provide support services and other assistance to victims of crime.
> Designed to prevent or reduce drug-related criminal activity and the abuse of prohibited drugs.
> For any other purpose in aid of law enforcement focussing on community safety and crime prevention initiatives within Western Australia.
Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2023
Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants ProgramThe Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants Program provides financial assistance to organisations hosting local events in metropolitan and regional areas of Western Australia.

Events should meet at least one of the following aims of the week which are:
> To recognise and thank seniors for their contribution to the community.
> To promote intergenerational activities linking seniors to the community.
> To facilitate artistic, cultural and celebratory expression within the community.
> To engage seniors in a variety of activities and initiatives that encourage active ageing.

Proposals are strongly encouraged for events aimed at seniors who:
> Would not normally participate in Seniors Week activities or events.
> Are at risk of becoming socially isolated.
> Are members of Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and LGBTQI communities.
Up to $1,000 or Up to $3,000 (for a consortium)Now Closed for 2023
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF)- General Stream (WA)The RMF General stream provides grant funding support to build, expand or upgrade plastics, tyre and paper and cardboard waste processing infrastructure. This aims to address gaps in WA’s waste recycling, reprocessing and remanufacturing capacity to handle the COAG waste export bans.

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation administers the RMF via competitive grant funding rounds, through two funding streams known as: 
1. RMF Plastics Technology 
2. RMF General ‒ plastics, tyres, paper and cardboard.
Total Funding Pool $35MNow Closed for 2023
National Australia Day Council (NADC) Community Grants ProgramThe National Australia Day Council (NADC) Community Grants Program makes grants available to support communities to hold Australia Day events designed to encourage their community to “reflect, respect, celebrate”.

The grants provided under the program are to support eligible event organisers to offer an inclusive event. Events can be a new or existing public event or activity, a community activity, or an online engagement.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Women’s Grants for a Stronger FutureIn 2023-24, the Women’s Grants for a Stronger Future program aim to support initiatives that align with the priority areas of Stronger Together: WA’s Plan for Gender Equality.

Grants will be made available for one-off initiatives contributing to the women’s grants program priority areas: health and well-being, safety and justice, women’s economic independence and women in leadership.

The following items are eligible for funding:
Resource materials and publication costs
Equipment and venue hire
Publicity, communications and marketing
Food and non-alcoholic beverages for community engagement activities
Project staff and consultants, directly related to the project
Intrastate travel
Project evaluation
Childcare provided by qualified providers in an accredited setting for women participating in the project.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Hiking Participation GrantsThe 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).
The objectives of the WA Hiking Participation Grants Program are to:
1. increase entry level opportunities to engage new participants of all ages, cultures, abilities and demographic backgrounds in hiking activities
2. expand the skill development opportunities for participants to support the progression of participants towards the ‘Independent’ stage of the ‘Participation spectrum’ for outdoor active recreation (as identified in the More People More Active Outdoors Framework)
3. grow and develop the leadership and volunteer base of hiking activities (including guides, coaches, instructors and assistants).
Between $5,000-$25,000Now closed for 2023
Safe Places Inclusion RoundThe Inclusion Round provides capital works grants for the renovation, building or purchase of new or expanded emergency accommodation for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence (FDV).
It will focus on improving access to appropriate emergency accommodation for First Nations women and children, women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and women and children with disability, however, all women and children, regardless of identity, must be provided with accommodation or referral.
Grantees are responsible for the following during a 15-year Designated Use Period once emergency accommodation is ready for use:
1. funding FDV services and other specialist wrap-around services
2. ongoing maintenance of dwellings
3. reporting on the use of the accommodation.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2023
Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Inclusion RoundSafe Places Emergency Accommodation (Safe Places) is a capital works program funding the building, renovation or purchase of new or expanded emergency accommodation for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence (FDV).

Grants under the Inclusion Round are for capital works only: the purchase, building or renovation of new or expanded emergency accommodation.

Grantees will take on the following responsibilities for emergency accommodation for the duration of a 15-year Designated Use Period: 
> funding FDV services and other specialist wrap-around services for clients using emergency accommodation 
> planning for and funding ongoing maintenance of dwellings 
> reporting on the use of the accommodation. Designated Use is the provision of emergency or crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing FDV, including the delivery of specialist services. A Designated Use Period is the period commencing on the date a grantee achieves practical completion of their capital works and expiring 15 years after that date.
Between $500,000-$8MNow closed for 2023
ILC Program – Individual Capacity Building GrantThe Australian Government is inviting organisations via an open, competitive grant process to apply to deliver services under the Individual Capacity Building (ICB) stream of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program from July 2024 to June 2027.

The intended outcomes of the program are people with disability, their families and carers will have increased skills and knowledge:
> about disability rights and self-advocacy
> to socially connect and develop meaningful relationships
> to navigate and connect with services and supports they need
> to enable greater independence and
> to make their own decisions, participate, lead and contribute in the community.

Activities should be co-designed with people with people with disability aligning with Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 and be about changing attitudes and practices, resulting in improved delivery of disability services and developing better practices to support people with disability in achieving their life goals.
Between
$300,000-$3M
Now closed for 2023
Local Government Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) Grants Program 2024The AEDC Grant Program will provide one off grants to LGAs to implement projects aimed at improving the overall health and wellbeing of young children aged 0 to 5 years living in Western Australia.

Initiatives and projects that promote the enhancement of developmental milestones for young children will be prioritised. In particular, projects that:
·      Increase the capacity for Local Government in co-planning local responses to developmental vulnerabilities of young children in their community, in collaboration with community stakeholders, including through the employment of an early year’s coordinator or similar.
·      Increase awareness of and engagement with the AEDC among local government and community stakeholders in the Local Government area.
·      Increase evidence-informed support and initiatives for young children and their families in the local government area by funding new or significantly adapted programs and initiatives.
·      Improve developmental outcomes for young children.
 
Projects may include:
·      The development of a community/strategic plan with issues and strengths identified and prioritised by the community.
·      Undertaking consultation within the community to support the mapping and identification of local early years services, assets, and programs.
·      Holding workshops or presentations for local government and community stakeholders to increase awareness of AEDC data and the importance of early childhood development in the Local Government area.
·      Undertaking direct community action in response to local AEDC results, including trial initiatives, development of service models and strategies that complement and/or build on existing early childhood initiatives within the local government area.
Up to $100,000Now closed for 2023
First Nations Heritage Grants – Round 1Round 1 of the First Nations Heritage Grants provides funding for projects that are aimed at:
– identifying new Indigenous heritage values at existing World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places
– preparing submissions for the addition of Indigenous heritage values to existing World Heritage and National Heritage listings, as applicable
– increasing protection of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place
– improving management of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place.
$2MNow closed for 2024
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramThe WA Youth Engagement Grants Program supports initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people aged 10 to 25 years.
Youth engagement initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people will be prioritised.  In particular, projects that support, inform, and build capacity of young people. 
Up to $10,000Now closed for 2024
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramFunding for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people to help 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 of up to six months’ duration, and up to $10,000 for longer term, community-wide, strategic initiatives.Up to $10,000Now closed for 2024
Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants ProgramThe 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 2024
Play Well Participation Grant Program | Australian Sports CommissionThe Australian Sports Commission Play Well Participation Grant Program will invest in innovative new or expand existing programs that address the barriers to participation and increase involvement in sport and physical activity.
The objectives of the Program are to support organisations to contribute to the following priorities:
Increase involvement in sport and physical activity through the provision of inclusive and quality sport and physical activity experiences, and
Address the barriers to sport and physical activity and provide more opportunities to be involved in sport and physical activity programs for those in the community who face the most barriers.
Up to $300,000Now closed for 2024
Sport and Recreation Events FundingProviding financial support to assist sport and active recreation organisations to plan, secure and deliver sport and mass participation events in Western Australia.

The Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program comprises 3 components:

Event Projects — 
2 types of event projects are supported:
Event planning — development of a strategic events plan/business case to identify future sport and/or active recreation events that could be hosted in WA. 
Event tender bid — development of well researched and high-quality bids for submission to a sport and/or active recreation events tender process.

Event Hosting 
2 levels of events are supported:
National and international level — conducting a one off, stand-alone event, carnival or championship that has been identified as the pinnacle of the activity calendar of events and/or competition series for the sport.
Mass participation events — conducting a one-off event that is open to the general public, without the need to qualify to participate, and requires support to grow participation numbers (minimum of 100 participants).

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme — 
2 types of event initiatives are supported in regional WA:
International, national and state league level — conduct international, national and/or new opportunities to conduct state league competitions in regional WA.
Sport development opportunities — delivery of sport development initiatives around a high-level event/competition in regional WA by utilising elite athletes and/or other key personnel to assist.
Event project:
Up to $15,000

Event Hosting: Up to $50,000

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme:
Up to $30,000
Now closed for 2024
Attraction and Retention Packages for Regional Childcare Workers programThe State Government has committed $1 million towards retaining early childhood education and care workers in regional Western Australia through the establishment of a capped grant fund ($250,000 per annum) to local governments in regional areas to fund retention and attraction workforce packages.

Funding of up to $25,000 is available for Local Government Authorities to deliver a range of activities including:
> subsidised accommodation/housing
> intrastate travel relevant to the project
> relocation packages
> training and professional development
> support for educators to complete their practicums (including wages for relief staff)
> purchase of small capital items to support online learning
> workshops, seminars and talks to recruit prospective educators.

Partnerships with more than one Local Government Authority may apply for a greater amount of funding commensurate to the number of Local Government Authorities and the regional coverage.
Up to $25,000Now closed for 2024
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsHorizon Power supporting regional WA communities and partnering on great initiatives. Are you making a difference in regional WA communities? If your initiative impacts local communities in any of our service areas, please apply.
If registered as a not-for-profit organisation, community group or local government authority based in our service area.
Events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being.
– Support good health and well-being in communities.
– Contribute to the community and have clear community outcomes
– Are aligned to at least one of our four guiding principles
– Are accessible for all and free, or very low cost to attend
– Provide equipment/fit out for organisations delivering initiatives in regional WA
– Are time limited (not ongoing)
$1,000 to $50,000Now closed for 2024
Driving Access and Equity grantsThe Driving Access and Equity Program is a WA State Government initiative that invests in organisations and projects to help disadvantaged learner drivers, particularly those in regional Western Australia, get their driver’s licence.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project GrantsProject Grants support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities.
Project Grants open to individuals, incorporated not-for-profit organisations and local governments based in regional WA, for arts projects, professional development for artists and arts workers, and community capacity building projects.
Up to $30,000Now closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now closed for 2024
Housing Australia Future Fund Facility and National Housing Accord FacilityThe Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) and the National Housing Accord are Federal Government initiatives to improve housing outcomes for Australians and will collectively support the delivery of 20,000 new social and 20,000 new affordable homes across Australia over five years. These programs are administered by Housing Australia.Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Small Grants 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.For projects $7,500-$300,000Now closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) – Forward Planning GrantsThe CSRFF forward planning grant round targets projects involving a detailed level of planning. The total project cost for the grant must be over $500,000. Grants given in this category can be claimed up to 3 financial years following the date of approval, depending on the requirements and approved details of the project.
Examples of annual projects:
construction of grass or synthetic playing fields
reticulation system for a grassed playing field
new or upgraded swimming pool or leisure centre
new or upgraded changerooms and pavilions
court or bowling green construction.
For projects over $500,000Now closed for 2024
E-waste Infrastructure Grants Program – Round 2Projects funded will increase e-waste collection, storage, reuse, reprocessing and recycling capacity and capability under two streams:
Stream 1: E-waste collection, storage and/or reuse grants
– Collection and storage projects include fixed or semi-permanent e-waste infrastructure.
– Equipment that assists with the reuse of e-waste.
– Funding is available for new or upgraded facilities to increase capability and capacity to manage and store e-waste before reuse or onward reprocessing.
Stream 2: E-waste reprocessing infrastructure grants
Projects that increase capacity and capability in the state’s e-waste management network and include equipment purchase and installation and new or upgraded infrastructure for e-waste reprocessing and recycling.
Up to $2mNow closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) – Small GrantsThe purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.
The 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.
Between $7,500-$500,000Now closed for 2024
National Road Safety Action Grants Program (NRSAGP)The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
1. Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
2. Vulnerable Road Users
3. First Nations road safety
4. Technology and Innovation
5. Research and Data

The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity.
Applications are now open for the Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and Vulnerable road users focus areas.
Applications for the remaining three focus areas will open at a later time.
Between
$20,000 – $1.5M
Now closed for 2024
Building Digital Skills grant – Round 50The aim of the Building Digital Skills grants program is to enable organisations to support older Australians 50+ through free face-to-face contact (if feasible), either one-on-one or in small groups, to develop their digital skills and confidence, utilising the learning courses available on the Be Connected Learning site.$2,500 to $20,000Now closed for 2024
Community Fire Protection Grants ProgramThe FPC’s Community Fire Protection Grants Program provides grants to support volunteer fire brigades and other relevant organisations with their fire prevention, preparedness, and response activities.$10,000Now closed for 2024
Disaster Ready Fund – Round Two | National Emergency Management AgencyThe Australian Government is providing up to one billion dollars over five years through the Disaster Ready Fund (DRF), from 1 July 2023.
Round Two of the DRF will deliver up to $200 million of Australian Government funding for disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives, with funding matched by state, territory, local government and other applicants, where possible.
Up to $200MNow closed for 2024
Play Our Way programThe Australian Government is providing $200 million for the Play Our Way program. The program will run over 3 years from 2024–25 to 2026–27.
The program will provide funding for local solutions and improvements that address participation barriers faced by women and girls. The following types of organisations can apply for funding through a competitive grant opportunity:
– local governments
– community organisations
– not-for-profit organisations
– sporting organisations.
Successful organisations will use the grants to:
– provide safe, inclusive, quality and sustainable facilities, equipment and initiatives
– help women and girls to remain involved in sport and physical activity for life.
Funding Pool $200MNow closed for 2024
Housing Support ProgramThe Australian Government’s Housing Support Program (HSP) is one of a range of programs designed to help achieve National Housing Accord’s target of building 1.2 million new, well-located homes over 5 years from 1 July 2024. The HSP will support the delivery of increased housing supply by funding projects that seek to deliver enabling infrastructure, provide amenities to support new housing development or improve building planning capability.
This first Stream (HSP 1) will provide funding to state, territory and local governments for projects which will improve planning capability. A later stream will provide funding for enabling infrastructure projects. 
Any single project up to $5 millionNow closed for 2024
Animal Welfare Grant ProgramThe aim of Animal Welfare Grant Program is to improve the welfare of companion animals and wildlife through grants for not-for-profit activities that foster or rehome pets, rehabilitate wildlife, or provide low cost or free animal health and veterinary services.

These grants recognise that companion animals play a significant role in the lives of Western Australians and are an example of the government’s continued commitment to improving the welfare of animals in WA.
Interested parties 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.
$2,000 to $50,000Now closed for 2024
Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants – Round 2Charge Up Workplace Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace.
The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace or depot to be used by employees, fleet vehicles and visitors to ‘charge up at work’. Eligible businesses can also install them for use by customers to ‘charge up at play’ – for example, at a tourist destination, café, recreation centre or winery.
Grants in round one fund the following for up to 4 EV chargers per site (for a maximum of 5 sites):
> 50% of the purchase cost of level 2 (7 to 22 kW) EV chargers chosen from an approved list
> 50% of installation costs (Funding caps of $5,000 per site apply in the Greater Perth area and $10,000 per site apply in regional and remote areas)
> 75% of the cost of a 2-year EV charger software subscription. Both the software platform and software supplier must be on the approved list.​​​​​​
​Hardware and software must be from the approved list. If not, applications will be ineligible. 
Round 2 includes both AC chargers (7 to 22kW) and DC chargers (25kW to 350kW in size). 
Total Funding up to $12.5MNow closed for 2024

Not-For-Profit Organisations

GrantDetailsAmountClosing
Community Led Climate Solutions | FRRR – Round 1The Community Led Climate Solutions Grant Program supports not-for-profit organisations across remote, rural and regional Australia to drive local climate solutions that reduce emissions through education, engagement and action on:
– clean energy;
– circular economies;
– decarbonisation;
– sustainable agriculture and food systems;
– biodiverse ecosystems; or
– just transitions*.
Up to $20,000Round 1 closed 2023
Round 2 will open in April or May 2024
Community Litter GrantsApplications have opened for the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s (KABC) latest round of Community Litter Grants, providing financial support to communities and organisations with projects aimed at addressing local litter problems.Up to $10,00020-MAY-24
Community Giving Project – EldersThe Regional Australia Institute’s goal to ‘Rebalance the Nation’ is at the heart of Elders’ new Community Giving Project – an innovative philanthropic initiative, aimed at promoting sustainable, focused change in regional, rural and remote communities.
 
Twelve grants of up to $20,000 are available for projects that provide sustainable, tangible, long-term benefits.
Up to $20,00020-MAY-24
Community Litter Grants | Western Australian Government (www.wa.gov.au)Keep 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 $10,00022-MAY-24
Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Program – Small & VitalThe 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 $10,00005-JUN-24
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities (Large Grants)The 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.Between $10,000-$50,00005-JUN-24
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.
Up to $2M20-JUN-24
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 project. Call the Program Operations team if you are unsure who to speak with.
Up to $2M20-JUN-24
Pride Foundation – Small Grants ProgramThe 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. Funding open to projects that directly or indirectly assist, involve and benefit LGBTQIA+ people and promote positive social outcomes and mental health in the community.Up to $750Opens
06-MAY-24
Closes
15-JUL-24
Telstra Footy Country GrantsThe Telstra Footy Country Grants is designed to financially assist initiatives that can support Community Clubs affiliated to the AFL to strengthen the base and secure the future in three key strategic areas.

As the foundation of our great game and the heartbeat of communities, investment in local clubs is vital to ensuring everyone has access to play Aussie Rules and experience the health, social and wellbeing benefits that come with belonging to a club.

Aligned to the AFL strategic objectives, the grants will look to strengthen the base and secure the future of community football through the following criteria:
– Grow and assist volunteer capacity. 
– Grow and diversify participation.
– Improve club environments and experiences. 
$20,00007-AUG-24
Grant Program | Wildlife AcousticsWildlife Acoustics is proud to offer a grant program to support the advancement of wildlife research, habitat monitoring, and environmental conservation. Our quarterly grant program provides scientists with bioacoustics research tools to further their study of bats, birds, amphibians, and other vocal wildlife.Up to $12,00015-AUG-24
15-NOV-24
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-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
The Hamer Sprout FundThe mission of the Hamer Family Sprout Fund is “to build communities inspired to take action for a sustainable future”.
The objective of the Hamer Sprout Fund is to support projects and organisations that:
Promote innovation in environmental education;
Facilitate engagement in environmental action;
Advocate for environmental sustainability; or
Foster collaboration between young people engaged in environmental leadership.
Total pool $25,00030-SEP-24
Each year
Mazda Foundation GrantsThe 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-24
(biannually)
Community Development Grants ProgrammeThe programme supports needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economies.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
• to construct and/or upgrade facilities to provide long term improvements in social and economic viability of local communities
• to create jobs in the delivery of projects and ongoing use of the infrastructure
• to improve social amenity, increased health and wellbeing and social cohesion by utilisation of the infrastructure by community groups.
Not Specified30-JUN-26
New Industries Fund: X-TEND WA Innovation Ecosystem SupportThe X-TEND WA Program is a competitive grants program, funded under the New Industries Fund, which is designed to build capability and capacity within our innovation community.

Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI) is seeking applications which deliver initiatives that assist, support and grow the WA Innovation Ecosystem. This may take the form of educational forums, mentoring, ideation, incubator, accelerator, scale up and investor ready programs, co-working spaces, recurring events and innovation hubs. Initiatives will be delivered over 12 months. 

JTSI will accept applications from entities, with a proven track record of success that can deliver activities in one or two of the following streams: 
1. Entrepreneurial education 
2. Investor Education 
3. Broader ecosystem support

A 1:1 co-investment is preferred in this process. However, it is recognised that some vital initiatives may not be able to attract this level of co-investment. As such partial or nonmatched co-funding applications may be considered and evaluated on a case by case basis where a demonstrated market need is shown and at JTSI’s absolute discretion.
Up to $100,000 – Co-investment preferredOpen until all funds are allocated
Variety Community GrantsVariety Community Grants assist organisations working directly with WA kids who live with sickness, disadvantage and disability by providing equipment to support inclusion, education, independence and joy.Up to $20,000Ongoing
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
Quick Response Grant Shire of BroomeThe Shire of Broome Quick Response Grants supports small community opportunities or projects that arise at short notice with up to $1,000 in funding. The program supports immediate need that arises where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported as part of the annual Community Development Fund (CDF).
It is recommended that applications be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to commencement of the 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
IOOF Foundation – Community GrantThe IOOF Foundation provides grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, children and youth.
The grants that we approve reach the core of our most disadvantaged in our community. We look for innovative, yet sustainable grants, ensuring the grants provided can make an impact and achieve a meaningful outcome.
We invest in initiatives that improve quality of life and help others achieve their potential to meaningfully participate in the community. We achieve this by granting of funds to Australian community groups.
$10,000 (approx) to $150,000 (approx)Ongoing
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 $30,000Now Closed for 2023
Healthway’s Targeted Research Round – Exploratory GrantsHealthway’s 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 2024
E-Waste Infrastructure Grants – Round 1The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will administer $10 million in grant funding over the next two years through a series of competitive grant rounds.
Projects funded will increase e-waste collection, storage, reuse, reprocessing and recycling capacity and capability under two streams:
Stream 1: E-waste collection, storage and/or reuse grants
Collection and storage projects include fixed or semi-permanent e-waste infrastructure.
Equipment that assists with the reuse of e-waste.
Funding is available for new or upgraded facilities to increase capability and capacity to manage and store e-waste before reuse or onward reprocessing.
Maximum grant amount is $250,000.
Stream 2: E-waste reprocessing infrastructure grants
Projects that increase capacity and capability in the state’s e-waste management network and include equipment purchase and installation and new or upgraded infrastructure for e-waste reprocessing and recycling.
Maximum grant amount is $2 million.
Total Funding Pool $10M
Stream 1 Up to $250,000
Stream 2 Up to $2M
Now Closed for 2023
Tranche Two of the Innovation FundThe Innovation Fund is a key part of implementing ‘A Western Australia for Everyone: State Disability Strategy 2020-2030’, which sets the foundation for building a more inclusive WA by empowering people with disability to participate meaningfully in all parts of society. Information about the expression of interest process for Tranche Two of the Innovation Fund grants, managed by the Department of Communities, is available at Tenders WA | Display Tender DOCG20234923Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Stronger Community ProgrammeThe Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures.
For this round, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50% of eligible project costs. Applicants are invited to apply by their local MP.
Total Funding Pool of $150,000 per Federal Elctroate.
Up to $20,000 per project & a maximum 20 projects per Federal electorate
Now Closed for 2023
Preventing Tech-based Abuse of Women Grants Program – Round 1The Preventing Tech-based Abuse of Women Grants Program, led by eSafety, is part of the Australian Government’s commitment to improving the safety of Australian women and their children through the prevention of technology-facilitated gender-based violence.

The program will be delivered from 2023 to 2028 with a total of $10 million available over at least three rounds.

The Program forms part of the Government’s commitment to the aims and objectives of the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-32 (the National Plan). The National Plan highlights the need to understand and factor in the role of technology in addressing violence against women and their children.
Total Funding Pool $10MNow Closed for 2023
In a Good Place (IAGP) ProgramThe In a Good Place 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 2023
Youth Sector Grants SchemeThe Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) introduces the Youth Sector Grants Scheme, supported by Lotterywest, to build the capacity and help reduce vulnerability and disadvantage for young people in Western Australia.

With the aim of providing responsive and agile support, the focus of this funding will be to provide a rapid, flexible small grants program to youth services to enable streamlined pivoting of service provision to meet emerging needs of young people. Projects can include both new initiatives and those that build on and add value to existing projects.
Between $1,000-$10,000Now Closed for 2023
St.George Foundation Community GrantsSt.George Foundation provides Community Grants to support grassroots projects run by Australian children’s charities helping to create brighter futures for children and young people in need in local communities.

Grants of up to $50,000 open to small Australian Children’s charities that attract little assistance from government and that are not able to generate significant income of their own to:
> Invest in projects that will improve the lives of children in Australia who are experiencing a physical, social or economic disadvantage.
> Partner with small community organisations who attract little funding from government and who aren’t big enough to generate significant fundraising income on their own.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2023
Reopen early 2024
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.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Aus Post Community Grants ProgramAustralia Post are providing grants of up to $10,000 for local projects that connect individuals and communities to help improve mental health and mental wellbeing.
Australia Post are specifically looking for projects that meet ALL of the following criteria: 
> The primary purpose of the project is to improve mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes of a community. 
> The project will help people meaningfully connect in their local community for improved mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes. 
> The project is a locally-led and locally-delivered project that aims to improve mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes of a community.

Australia Post strive for geographic distribution of grant recipients amongst metro and regional communities and also look to support projects assisting particularly vulnerable groups.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2023
Hireup Impact GrantsHireup is excited to launch a new approach to granting. One that’s about enabling people with disability to live the life they choose and fund great ideas that aren’t covered by a NDIS plan.
A new grants program that’s open to individuals, project groups, community groups and organisations who want to enable the pursuit of a good life for people with disability. 
Between $500 – $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Canon Oceania Grants – Community & Environment GrantsIn the spirit of our guiding philosophy of Kyosei – living and working together for the common good – over the last 17 years, Canon Oceania has supported over 100 schools, not-for-profits and community groups with over $500,000 in monetary and product support.
Community Grants open to any project or organisation that has a positive impact on communities, cultural and societal causes. 
Environment Grants open to not-for-profits and organisations dedicated to raising awareness of the protection of the environment or promoting sustainable practices.
$2,5000 Cash & canon product valued at $2,500 for each categoryNow Closed for 2023
Growing Regions Program – Round 1The Growing Regions Program – Round 1 will deliver grants up to a maximum of $15,000,000 over 3 years to deliver community infrastructure projects. It will deliver community and economic benefits by investing in community-focused infrastructure which revitalises regions and enhances amenity and liveability throughout regional Australia.

The objectives of the program are:
> constructing or upgrading community infrastructure that fills an identified gap or need for community infrastructure
> contributing to achieving a wide range of community socio-economic outcomes.
> is strategically aligned with regional priorities.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
> delivery of community-focused infrastructure which contributes to local and regional priorities
> provision of infrastructure which benefits the community by improving equity and supports diverse social inclusion
> to contribute to the achievement of broader Government priorities such as net zero emissions, gender equity, and/or First Nations priorities
> growing local economies and enhancing amenity and liveability in the regions.

Growing Regions Program Round 1 will be delivered through a two-stage selection process. You must first submit an Expression of Interest at Stage 1 and if successful, you will be invited to submit a full application at Stage 2.
Between
$500,000 – $15M
EOI Now Closed for 2023
Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants ProgramNutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants is a small grants program aiming to contribute to the success, vibrancy and wellbeing of rural and regional communities nationwide. Nutrien Ag Solutions seeks to support local grassroots organisations with funding for projects that are meaningful for their communities. Organisations interested in applying for a grant must first contact a Nutrien Ag Solutions branded store Branch Manager to be endorsed.$5,000Round 3
Now Closed for 2023
ANZ Seeds of Renewal ProgramThe ANZ Seeds of Renewal program focuses specifically on helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities and ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia.
It is built on two key tenets:
Vibrant communities are diverse and inclusive with strong social capital, where everyone can participate and build a better life.
Sustainable communities innovate, expand and create opportunities that will deliver demonstrable medium to long-term economic benefit to the community, contributing to economic sustainability.
The ANZ Seeds of Renewal program is focused upon supporting projects that align to one of ANZ’s four focus areas:
1. Improving environmental sustainability
2. Improving financial wellbeing within the community
3. Improving access to housing
4. Other community projects that assist local communities to thrive
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
WasteSorted GrantsThe WasteSorted Community Education Grants program is a State Government initiative administered by the Waste Authority.

WasteSorted Community Education Grants provide funding of up to $25,000 per project to improve waste behaviour in ways that support the aims of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 (waste strategy).

The waste strategy outlines objectives to avoid waste, recover more value and resources from waste, and protect the environment. Integral to this is supporting behaviour change work through communication, education and the development of better practice systems and processes.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2023
Criminal Property Confiscation Grants ProgramThe funds from cash and property seized under the State’s proceeds of crime laws are being made available to not-for-profit community groups and local governments.
Administered by the Department of Justice, eligible programs or activities must support victims of crime, prevent or reduce drug-related crimes or enhance community safety. Funding available for a number of purposes including the development and administration of programs or activities:
> Designed to provide support services and other assistance to victims of crime.
> Designed to prevent or reduce drug-related criminal activity and the abuse of prohibited drugs.
> For any other purpose in aid of law enforcement focussing on community safety and crime prevention initiatives within Western Australia.
Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2023
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 $10,000Now Closed for 2023
Prelude FLNG Communities FundShell is proud to support local community groups that help to build strong, thriving societies in the Broome Shire.
The Communities Fund supports Broome Shire, with a focus on local communities in proximity to Shell’s transit to the Prelude facility.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community and not-for-profit organisations focusing on activities that contribute to one or more of the following areas:
1. Regional liveability and sustainable communities
2. Supporting stronger First Nations
3. Education and training
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Kleenheat Community GrantsKleenheat Community Grants support community groups and not-for-profit organisations in regional Australia for group projects or initiatives.
Community Grant categories include:
1. Connected Communities
2. Inspiring Bright Minds
3. Health & Wellbeing
4. A Healthy Planet
5. Cultural Diversity
$1,000Now Closed for 2023
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 2023
Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants ProgramThe Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants Program provides financial assistance to organisations hosting local events in metropolitan and regional areas of Western Australia.

Events should meet at least one of the following aims of the week which are:
To recognise and thank seniors for their contribution to the community.
To promote intergenerational activities linking seniors to the community.
To facilitate artistic, cultural and celebratory expression within the community.
To engage seniors in a variety of activities and initiatives that encourage active ageing.
Proposals are strongly encouraged for events aimed at seniors who:
Would not normally participate in Seniors Week activities or events.
Are at risk of becoming socially isolated.
Are members of Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and LGBTQI communities.
Up to $1,000 or Up to $3,000 (for a consortium)Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Grants for digital inclusion and innovationThe auDA Foundation funds educational and research activities that will enhance utility of the internet for the benefit of all Australians, including digital literacy, funding for digital inclusion, telehealth projects and initiatives to improve internet access for First Nations communities.
Eligible proposals must deliver grassroots, educational or research activities that will enhance the utility of the internet. auDA Foundation are keen to support projects that focus on the overarching themes of digital inclusion and digital innovation, and will achieve practical outcomes through innovative means, i.e., research and development undertaken for the purposes of acquiring new knowledge and/or creating new or improved processes or services.

The 2023 grant round will focus on digital inclusion and digital innovation with an emphasis on the following five focus groups:
1. Rural, regional, and remote Australians
2. Australians living with disability
3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
4. Older Australians (65 years +)
5. Young Australians (12-24 years).
Up to $40,000Now Closed for 2023
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) – General Stream (WA)The RMF General stream provides grant funding support to build, expand or upgrade plastics, tyre and paper and cardboard waste processing infrastructure. This aims to address gaps in WA’s waste recycling, reprocessing and remanufacturing capacity to handle the COAG waste export bans.

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation administers the RMF via competitive grant funding rounds, through two funding streams known as: 
1. RMF Plastics Technology 
2. RMF General ‒ plastics, tyres, paper and cardboard.
Total Funding Pool $35MNow Closed for 2023
Commonwealth Grants Programme – General GrantsThe Foundation works to bring the voice of civil society into all aspects of governance, supporting civil society engagement in shaping the policies and decisions that affect people’s lives.
Projects could support civil society to engage meaningfully with government on:
> Universal health coverage
> Realising the right to health: better availability, accessibility, quality, participation and accountability in health services and delivery
> Programmes and policies that focus on social determinants of health as part of the inclusive right to health
> Challenging systemic discrimination in health systems and promoting equitable access to health services for marginalised groups and those with special needs
> Promoting the participation of marginalised groups and those with special needs in decision-making processes
> Promoting health and well-being by combating communicable and non-communicable diseases
> Equitable access to essential medicines
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
National Australia Day Council (NADC) Community Grants ProgramThe National Australia Day Council (NADC) Community Grants Program makes grants available to support communities to hold Australia Day events designed to encourage their community to “reflect, respect, celebrate”.

The grants provided under the program are to support eligible event organisers to offer an inclusive event. Events can be a new or existing public event or activity, a community activity, or an online engagement.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Women’s Grants for a Stronger FutureIn 2023-24, the Women’s Grants for a Stronger Future program aim to support initiatives that align with the priority areas of Stronger Together: WA’s Plan for Gender Equality.
Grants will be made available for one-off initiatives contributing to the women’s grants program priority areas: health and well-being, safety and justice, women’s economic independence and women in leadership.

The following items are eligible for funding:
Resource materials and publication costs
Equipment and venue hire
Publicity, communications and marketing
Food and non-alcoholic beverages for community engagement activities
Project staff and consultants, directly related to the project
Intrastate travel
Project evaluation
Childcare provided by qualified providers in an accredited setting for women participating in the project.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Hiking Participation GrantsThe 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).
The objectives of the WA Hiking Participation Grants Program are to:
1. increase entry level opportunities to engage new participants of all ages, cultures, abilities and demographic backgrounds in hiking activities
2. expand the skill development opportunities for participants to support the progression of participants towards the ‘Independent’ stage of the ‘Participation spectrum’ for outdoor active recreation (as identified in the More People More Active Outdoors Framework)
3. grow and develop the leadership and volunteer base of hiking activities (including guides, coaches, instructors and assistants).
Between $5,000-$25,000Now Closed for 2023
Harmony Week 2024 grantsThe Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is offering grants to support community-led activities promoting and celebrating multiculturalism in Western Australia for inclusion in its Harmony Week 2024 campaign. Activities should involve culturally and linguistically diverse communities in their coordination and be open to participation from the broader community.  

Activities with a focus on culture and arts and sport and active recreation are encouraged in this funding round.   
1. Culture and arts activities are those that involve a professional artist or arts practitioner working with the community to design and deliver the activity.   
2. Sport and active recreation activities are those that involve the community participating in a primary activity requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill.  
 
Harmony Week grants are open to: 
> Not-for-profit organisations based in Western Australia 
> Associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 based in Western Australia.  
$2,000Now Closed for 2023
Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Inclusion RoundSafe Places Emergency Accommodation (Safe Places) is a capital works program funding the building, renovation or purchase of new or expanded emergency accommodation for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence (FDV).

Grants under the Inclusion Round are for capital works only: the purchase, building or renovation of new or expanded emergency accommodation.

Grantees will take on the following responsibilities for emergency accommodation for the duration of a 15-year Designated Use Period: 
> funding FDV services and other specialist wrap-around services for clients using emergency accommodation 
> planning for and funding ongoing maintenance of dwellings 
> reporting on the use of the accommodation. Designated Use is the provision of emergency or crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing FDV, including the delivery of specialist services. A Designated Use Period is the period commencing on the date a grantee achieves practical completion of their capital works and expiring 15 years after that date.
Between $500,000 – $8MNow Closed for 2023
ILC Program – Individual Capacity Building GrantThe Australian Government is inviting organisations via an open, competitive grant process to apply to deliver services under the Individual Capacity Building (ICB) stream of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program from July 2024 to June 2027.

The intended outcomes of the program are people with disability, their families and carers will have increased skills and knowledge:
> about disability rights and self-advocacy
> to socially connect and develop meaningful relationships
> to navigate and connect with services and supports they need
> to enable greater independence and
> to make their own decisions, participate, lead and contribute in the community.

Activities should be co-designed with people with people with disability aligning with Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 and be about changing attitudes and practices, resulting in improved delivery of disability services and developing better practices to support people with disability in achieving their life goals.
Between
$300,000 – $3M
Now Closed for 2023
Social Justice Grants – Grants to End HomelessnessThe Mercy Foundation Grants to End Homelessness are available for seeding initiatives, services, projects, advocacy and research that will contribute to the goal of ending homelessness by supporting permanent housing, housing first and permanent supportive housing solutions.Between $5,000-$60,000Now Closed for 2023
Community Grant – Round 2Damien 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.Up to $2,500Now Closed for 2023
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramThe WA Youth Engagement Grants Program supports initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people aged 10 to 25 years.
Youth engagement initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people will be prioritised.  In particular, projects that support, inform, and build capacity of young people. 
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Broome Pride Sponsorship 2024The Broome Pride Community Sponsorship program is designed for Broome based
organisations to access sponsorship for projects that align with Broome Pride Inc values of
“One Community”.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Urban Rivers and Catchments Program 2023The Urban Rivers and Catchments Program is part of the government’s Nature Positive agenda and will fund projects to conserve native and threatened species and improve the ecological health of urban waterways.
Projects will be funded via two funding streams:
Stream 1: Small to Medium-Specific
Grants for projects with a grant value from $150,000 up to $2 million across one or more defined project sites. This stream will focus primarily on small to medium sized community-based projects (for example local waterway habitat, habitat connectivity, and water quality improvement). Up to 100 per cent of eligible expenditure will be funded for successful applicants.
Stream 2: Large-Specific
Grants for projects with a grant value from $2 million up to $10 million and a total project value of at least $4 million across one or more project sites. This stream will focus primarily on large scale projects (for example re-naturalising concrete channels to create living streams, stormwater filtration through artificial wetlands to improve water quality). Up to 50% of eligible expenditure will be funded for successful applicants.

The objectives of both streams are to:
conserve native plants and animals including EPBC-listed threatened plants and animals in urban, outer urban/peri-urban and regional centres
improve the ecological health of Threatened Ecological Communities and wetlands of international significance – that is, Ramsar sites, in urban, outer urban/peri-urban and regional centres.
Stream 1: $150,000 up to $2M
Stream 2: $2M up to $10M
Now Closed for 2024
National Volunteer Week (NVW) Grants – Volunteering WANational Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers and celebrates their significant contribution to communities across the country. Learn more about National Volunteer Week
Volunteering WA, with generous support from Lotterywest, is offering volunteer involving organisations across Western Australia the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $1,500 to organise an event or activity which recognises and thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week (Monday 20 – Sunday 26 May 2024).
Up to $1,500Now Closed for 2024
Development & Operations GrantsDevelopment & Operations grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this will help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion.
The objectives of D&O grants are to support community media organisations to:
> Deepen engagement with identified communities
> Enhance capacity, capability and long-term viability
> Strengthen governance policies and practices
> Develop longer term thinking and planning practices
> Expand partnerships to maximise opportunities
> Increase resilience through preparations for unexpected change
Grants for Development & Operations are distributed twice per year, with the greater portion allocated in Round 1.
Not Specified Now Closed for 2024
Community Language SchoolsThe Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) provi​des support to eligible not-for-profit community organisations to teach lan​​guages other than​​ English ​for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 out ​of ​school hours.$4,000Now Closed for 2024
Broome International Airport Community Grants programThe Broome International Airport Community Grants Program, we’re encouraging all local community and sporting groups to apply.
As part of our unwavering commitment to support the Broome community, this initiative aims to empower and uplift local projects that make a positive impact.
If you have a community project that aligns with our mission, we invite you to apply for a BIA Community Grant. Together, let’s create a stronger and more vibrant Broome.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsHorizon Power supporting regional WA communities and partnering on great initiatives. Are you making a difference in regional WA communities? If your initiative impacts local communities in any of our service areas, please apply.
If registered as a not-for-profit organisation, community group or local government authority based in our service area.
Events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being.
Support good health and well-being in communities.
Contribute to the community and have clear community outcomes
Are aligned to at least one of our four guiding principles
Are accessible for all and free, or very low cost to attend
Provide equipment/fit out for organisations delivering initiatives in regional WA
Are time limited (not ongoing)
From $1,000 to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
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 2024
Driving Access and Equity grantsThe Driving Access and Equity Program is a WA State Government initiative that invests in organisations and projects to help disadvantaged learner drivers, particularly those in regional Western Australia, get their driver’s licence.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
RAF Project GrantsProject Grants support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities.
Funding can cover artist, arts worker and cultural adviser fees, travel, accommodation, materials, venue, equipment hire and insurance. Activity in all art forms including visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, music, multi-media and cultural projects including recording and preservation of language & stories are eligible.
The Project Fund offers two funding categories:
Individual – Up to $15,000. This is available to individual artists or arts workers from regional and remote Western Australia.
Community – Up to $30,000. This is available to not-for-profit organisations or local governments from regional and remote Western Australia.
Up to $30,000Now Closed for 2024
Ansvar’s Community Education Program (CEP)Ansvar’s Community Education Program provides grants up to $50,000 for
programs supporting Australian youth which fall under two categories:
Empowerment and Education
Programs within this category must provide opportunities to develop positive values that lead to healthy lifestyle choices and a positive contribution to our community.
Outreach Programs
Programs within this category must support youths who are at risk or are already experiencing difficulties (such as drug and/or alcohol abuse) through rehabilitation and/or skills training.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
Opening Dates currently under review
ETREA FoundationThe ETREA Foundation believe everyone has the capacity to achieve personal empowerment. And there are many organisations and small businesses with personal growth and self-development programs, mentoring/coaching, initiatives and projects making a positive difference in the world of others.$2,000 to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Development Fund
Shire of Broome
The Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now Closed for 2024
(Annual)
Lesbians Community
Grants
Lesbians Incorporated is a community grants organisation that has been supporting the LGBTIQ+ community in Australia for over 20 years.
Priority in funding will be given to projects which:
– clearly demonstrate how the project meets one or more of the program objectives
– have the potential for a range of positive outcomes for lesbians
-will benefit a wide range of lesbians or a specific population group of the lesbian community
-are likely to be successfully implemented
-make effective use of grant funds
$2,000Now Closed for 2024
Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant ProgramTelstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program will boost support for communities across remote, rural and regional Australia to improve resilience, environmental sustainability and liveability through the power of connection. 
Open to not-for-profit community organisations that are providing access to information, technology, education and facilities to support their communities to embrace new technologies and ways of working to build social capital and digital capability.
The program seeks to foster: 
> Resilient communities that are well prepared and socially connected when disaster strikes with the ability to renew and recover together;
> Sustainable communities that are diverse and inclusive, planning for the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of their people and the planet; and
> Liveable communities that have digital capability, and help to equip individuals with the skills to live, learn and work in a digital society.
Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Small Grants 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.Projects from
$7,500 – $300,000
Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund – Small Grants RoundThe purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.
The 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.
Projects from
$7,500 – $500,000
Now Closed for 2024
National Road Safety Action Grants Program (NRSAGP)The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
1. Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
2. Vulnerable Road Users
3. First Nations road safety
4. Technology and Innovation
5. Research and Data

The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity.
Applications are now open for the Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and Vulnerable road users focus areas.
Applications for the remaining three focus areas will open at a later time.
Between $20,000-$1.5MNow Closed for 2024
Climate Action Network Australia (CANA) Small Grants ProgramThe Small Grants Program builds the capacity of the Australian Climate Movement to win on climate action. It does this by providing small amounts of funding to projects that enable diverse communities to lead on, participate in and speak for action on climate change. 
The program prioritises organisations and projects with a climate justice approach to their work.

Definition of climate justice
Climate Justice is climate action that prioritises fair and just outcomes for people and communities most affected by the impacts of climate change. This includes but is not limited to: First Nations People, People of Colour, migrant communities, people living with disabilities, children, young adults, low paid workers, workers in fossil fuel and other transition industries and people living in areas prone to climate disaster.

Climate justice recognises the right for affected communities to speak for, and represent themselves, to contribute to decision-making processes and freely make choices that impact their lives, culture and biodiversity.
Between $500 – $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Impact Program – Cyber Security ResilienceThe Impact Program provides pro bono services to help not-for-profits make the most of their technology and maximise their impact.

The Cyber Security Resilience Impact Round aims to address the evolving risk and security challenges faced by Australian NFP’s, by supporting and empowering organisations to take charge of their security position.
$10,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Fire Protection Grants ProgramThe FPC’s Community Fire Protection Grants Program provides grants to support volunteer fire brigades and other relevant organisations with their fire prevention, preparedness, and response activities.$10,000Now Closed for 2024
Play Our Way programThe Australian Government is providing $200 million for the Play Our Way program. The program will run over 3 years from 2024–25 to 2026–27.
The program will provide funding for local solutions and improvements that address participation barriers faced by women and girls. The following types of organisations can apply for funding through a competitive grant opportunity:
– local governments
– community organisations
– not-for-profit organisations
– sporting organisations.
Successful organisations will use the grants to:
– provide safe, inclusive, quality and sustainable facilities, equipment and initiatives
– help women and girls to remain involved in sport and physical activity for life.
Funding Pool $200mNow Closed for 2024
Animal Welfare Grant ProgramThe aim of Animal Welfare Grant Program is to improve the welfare of companion animals and wildlife through grants for not-for-profit activities that foster or rehome pets, rehabilitate wildlife, or provide low cost or free animal health and veterinary services.
Overview
These grants recognise that companion animals play a significant role in the lives of Western Australians and are an example of the government’s continued commitment to improving the welfare of animals in WA.
Interested parties 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.
$2,000 to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
Mable Community Grants: Funding Accessible and Inclusive ProjectsFour grants of $10,000 each are available in 2024 for projects that champion independence and inclusion for people with disability and older people.$10,000Now Closed for 2024
Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants – Round 2Charge Up Workplace Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace.
The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace or depot to be used by employees, fleet vehicles and visitors to ‘charge up at work’. Eligible businesses can also install them for use by customers to ‘charge up at play’ – for example, at a tourist destination, café, recreation centre or winery.
Grants in round one fund the following for up to 4 EV chargers per site (for a maximum of 5 sites):
> 50% of the purchase cost of level 2 (7 to 22 kW) EV chargers chosen from an approved list
> 50% of installation costs (Funding caps of $5,000 per site apply in the Greater Perth area and $10,000 per site apply in regional and remote areas)
> 75% of the cost of a 2-year EV charger software subscription. Both the software platform and software supplier must be on the approved list.​​​​​​
​Hardware and software must be from the approved list. If not, applications will be ineligible. 
Total Funding Pool $12.5MNow Closed for 2024
Building Digital Communities GrantGood Things Foundation Australia has partnered with Bendigo Bank to ensure Australian communities have digital skills support and stronger local relationships.
Overview
As more essential services are moving online, including banking, it’s important that everyone has the skills and confidence they need to get online safely and confidently.
$3,000Now Closed for 2024
Qantas Regional GrantsAs part of their mission to help brighten the futures of regional communities, the Qantas Regional Grants Program will provide financial, flight and marketing support to community groups and organisations to help further their causes and set them up for success. Entry is open to Australian based individuals, not-for-profit community groups and organisations of any size, who are seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in  regional communities. Total Funding Pool $1MNow Closed for 2024
AMP Foundation – Tomorrow Makers SPARK ProgramAMP Foundation Tomorrow Makers SPARK Program is designed to help social entrepreneurs grow their ideas and create positive social change.
Tomorrow Makers will receive a grant of up to $20,000* along with skills, resources, support from industry experts and mentors and connection with like-minded individuals needed to turn your social impact dreams into a reality.
SPARK is a fully subsidised 18-week program delivered in partnership with Impact Boom that includes a series of immersive workshops, weekly digital modules, and ongoing support from industry experts and mentors. You’ll learn key skills such as business modelling, pitching, marketing, and more, while also having the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and build your network.
$20,000Now Closed for 2024
Now Closed for 2024

Community Groups

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Community Stewardship GrantThe Community Stewardship Grants are an initiative of the Western Australian Government managed though the State NRM Program at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD). The grants are designed to facilitate the conservation and sustainable management of the State’s natural resources by supporting local community groups to undertake stewardship of natural resources in their local area. 
Community Stewardship Grants are available annually to support community-based projects that serve to protect and restore the local environment, enabling local community groups to undertake stewardship of natural resources in their local area.
Small grants between $1,000 – $50,000
Large Grants between $50,001 – $450,000
20-MAY-24
Community Litter GrantsApplications have opened for the Keep Australia Beautiful Council’s (KABC) latest round of Community Litter Grants, providing financial support to communities and organisations with projects aimed at addressing local litter problems.Up to $10,00020-MAY-24
Strengthening Rural CommThe Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Small & Vital stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.
Grants up to $10,000 are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities that strengthen local people, places and climate solutions, with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000).
Up to $10,00005-JUN-24
Strengthening Rural Communities – Prepare & RecoverThe Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Prepare & Recover program supports communities in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate related impacts, or recover from existing disasters in the medium to long-term timeframe, generally one to ten years after the disaster.
Grants up to $25,000 are available for a broad range of initiatives to strengthen the capacity and capability of local people, organisations, networks, and systems that help communities to be informed, skilled, connected and resourced for the future.
Up to $25,00005-JUN-24
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
Batch 1 Closes 20-JUN-24
Batch 2 Opens
21-JUN-24
Closes 03-OCT-24
Batch 3 Open
04-OCT-24 
Closes 05-FEB-25
Small Grants ProgramThe 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. Funding open to projects that directly or indirectly assist, involve and benefit LGBTQIA+ people and promote positive social outcomes and mental health in the community.Up to $750Opens
06-MAY-24
Closes
15-JUL-24
Round 3 will open after this
Community Tree GrantsThe Trees for Bees Community Tree Grants support the planting of bee-friendly trees in extended gardens, community-owned land, school grounds, sporting club precincts and urban corridors.Up to $500Opens:
19-MAY-24
Closes:
31-JUL-24
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-24
Competition – ABC HeywireHeywire is a lived experience storytelling competition from the ABC, calling for stories from young people aged between 16-22 in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Entries must be a true story about an aspect of your life. Stories can be in any format: text, video or audio — whatever form suits you best!

If you need help deciding what to write about or how to start writing your story, you can take part in an online Heywire Storytelling workshop – visit https://www.abc.net.au/heywire/competition to find out more.
Not Specified01-SEP-24
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 Specified10-OCT-24
Community Devlopment Grant ProgrammeThe programme supports needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economies.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
• to construct and/or upgrade facilities to provide long term improvements in social and economic viability of local communities
• to create jobs in the delivery of projects and ongoing use of the infrastructure
• to improve social amenity, increased health and wellbeing and social cohesion by utilisation of the infrastructure by community groups.
Not Specified30-JUN-26
Variety WA Community GrantsVariety WA General Community Grants help organisations working directly with WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability to receive support, providing funding assistance for equipment to enable organisations to impact kids through inclusion, education, independence and joy. Grants open to schools, community groups, NFP & NGO organisations.Up to $20,000Ongoing
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
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 $4,000Ongoing
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
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
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
Quick Response Grant Shire of BroomeThe Shire of Broome Quick Response Grants supports small community opportunities or projects that arise at short notice with up to $1,000 in funding. The program supports immediate need that arises where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported as part of the annual Community Development Fund (CDF).
It is recommended that applications be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to commencement of the 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 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
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 $30,000Now Closed for 2023
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International CompetitionsThis grant opportunity provides organisations, such as schools and community groups, with funds to sponsor a student or group of students to participate in STEM initiatives. This includes engagement events, activities and competitions that are hosted in-person or online, within Australia or overseas.
The maximum grant amount per student is:
> $2,000 to participate in a STEM engagement event, activity or competition occurring within Australia
> $5,000 to participate in a STEM engagement event, activity or competition requiring international travel.
You may submit multiple applications for the same STEM event, activity or competition, noting the combined total amount of those applications cannot exceed $15,000.
Between $1,500-$15,000Now Closed for 2023
Tranche Two of the Innovation FundThe Innovation Fund is a key part of implementing ‘A Western Australia for Everyone: State Disability Strategy 2020-2030’, which sets the foundation for building a more inclusive WA by empowering people with disability to participate meaningfully in all parts of society. Information about the expression of interest process for Tranche Two of the Innovation Fund grants, managed by the Department of Communities, is available at Tenders WA | Display Tender DOCG20234923Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Export Market Development (EMD) GrantsAustrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises market and promote their goods and services globally.

Grants are for eligible promotional activities undertaken by small to medium sized exporters and representative bodies. Small to medium enterprise (SME) exporters can apply for grants over 8 years in total (but not necessarily consecutively). Representative bodies have no maximum grant years. Grants for businesses are available in 3 tiers with each providing a different level of support for SMEs as they grow their export markets.

The tiers are:
1. Ready to export
2. Exporting and expanding
3. Exporting, expanding and strategic shift.
Businesses don’t have to start at Tier 1 and progress to Tier 2 and 3. They can apply for any grant tier at any time depending on the business need.

The updated EMDG Grant Guidelines and supporting documents are now available so that applicants can prepare to apply ahead of the EMDG online portal opening to applications. The Guidelines are available at Guidelines and legislation and supporting documents at How to apply
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Round 4 to open late 2024
State Natural Resource Management (NRM) ProgramNRM Program is the sustainable management of the land, water, atmosphere, and biodiversity resources for the benefit of existing and future generations, and for the maintenance of life support capability of the biosphere.
 
By taking a landscape approach, the management of production and conservation can be integrated across land and water boundaries. This recognises the importance of managing our natural resources to deliver economic and social wellbeing for people and industry for the long term, while maintaining integral habitat for the plethora of native species that rely on that habitat for their survival.

The program is open to a wide range of regional and metropolitan applicants, including NRM groups, Local Government Authorities, Aboriginal organisations, Community Resource Centres, Recognised Biosecurity Groups and schools.

Small grants are available between $1,000 and $50,000 for short term projects and large grants between $50,000 and $450,000 for longer term activities.
Small Grants between $1,000-$50,000
Large Grants between $50,000-$450,000
Now Closed for 2023
Stronger Communities ProgrammeThe Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) identify potential projects and invite applications from their electorate. The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures.
For this round, grant funding will be up to 100% of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50% of eligible project costs. Applicants are invited to apply by their local MP.
Total Funding Pool of $150,000 per Federal Elctroate.
Up to $20,000 per project & a maximum 20 projects per Federal electorate
Now Closed for 2023
Newman’s Own Foundation GrantsPaul Newman believed that giving back is the greatest opportunity to make our world a better place. Newman’s Own Foundation supports organisations and programs that continue Paul’s legacy of giving and create opportunities for long-term impact.
The focus of the Newman’s Own Foundation 2016 Australian charity funding round is Children.

This year we are specifically seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from organisations that enhance the quality of life for children with life-limiting medical conditions and/or for whom the experience of childhood has been disrupted by circumstances beyond their control.
Up to $50,000 available for registered charities from across AustraliaNow Closed for 2023
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation grantsFRRR and our donor partners collaborate with ABC Heywire to help communities take action on the ideas generated by young Australians who attend the annual Heywire Regional Youth Summit.
Grants of up to $10,000 are available for communities across Australia to adopt, adapt and act on the ideas generated at the Heywire Summit.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2023
Youth Sector Grants SchemeThe Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) introduces the Youth Sector Grants Scheme, supported by Lotterywest, to build the capacity and help reduce vulnerability and disadvantage for young people in Western Australia.

With the aim of providing responsive and agile support, the focus of this funding will be to provide a rapid, flexible small grants program to youth services to enable streamlined pivoting of service provision to meet emerging needs of young people. Projects can include both new initiatives and those that build on and add value to existing projects.
Between $1,000-$10,000Now Closed for 2023
St.George Foundation Community GrantsSt.George Foundation provides Community Grants to support grassroots projects run by Australian children’s charities helping to create brighter futures for children and young people in need in local communities.

Grants of up to $50,000 open to small Australian Children’s charities that attract little assistance from government and that are not able to generate significant income of their own to:
> Invest in projects that will improve the lives of children in Australia who are experiencing a physical, social or economic disadvantage.
> Partner with small community organisations who attract little funding from government and who aren’t big enough to generate significant fundraising income on their own.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2023
Canon Oceania – Community & Environment GrantsIn the spirit of our guiding philosophy of Kyosei – living and working together for the common good – over the last 17 years, Canon Oceania has supported over 100 schools, not-for-profits and community groups with over $500,000 in monetary and product support.
Community Grants open to any project or organisation that has a positive impact on communities, cultural and societal causes. 
Environment Grants open to not-for-profits and organisations dedicated to raising awareness of the protection of the environment or promoting sustainable practices.
$2,500 Cash & $2,500 valued canon productNow Closed for 2023
People with Purpose GrantPeople with Purpose is an INIKA Organic initiative to recognise, support and celebrate our unsung community heroes who are doing incredible things in sustainability, environmental protection or animal welfare.  
If your purpose aligns with the INIKA Organic values, or if you know an eco-warrior or animal rights activist who could benefit from this grant, you can apply or nominate for the 2023 People with Purpose grant below. 
$10,000Now Closed for 2023
Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants ProgramNutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants is a small grants program aiming to contribute to the success, vibrancy and wellbeing of rural and regional communities nationwide. Nutrien Ag Solutions seeks to support local grassroots organisations with funding for projects that are meaningful for their communities. Organisations interested in applying for a grant must first contact a Nutrien Ag Solutions branded store Branch Manager to be endorsed.$5,000Round 3
Now Closed for 2023
ANZ Seeds of Renewal ProgramThe ANZ Seeds of Renewal program focuses specifically on helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities and ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia.
It is built on two key tenets:
Vibrant communities are diverse and inclusive with strong social capital, where everyone can participate and build a better life.
Sustainable communities innovate, expand and create opportunities that will deliver demonstrable medium to long-term economic benefit to the community, contributing to economic sustainability.
The ANZ Seeds of Renewal program is focused upon supporting projects that align to one of ANZ’s four focus areas:
1. Improving environmental sustainability
2. Improving financial wellbeing within the community
3. Improving access to housing
4. Other community projects that assist local communities to thrive
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
WasteSorted GrantsThe WasteSorted Community Education Grants program is a State Government initiative administered by the Waste Authority.

WasteSorted Community Education Grants provide funding of up to $25,000 per project to improve waste behaviour in ways that support the aims of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 (waste strategy).

The waste strategy outlines objectives to avoid waste, recover more value and resources from waste, and protect the environment. Integral to this is supporting behaviour change work through communication, education and the development of better practice systems and processes.
Up to $25,000Now Closed for 2023
Criminal Property Confiscation Grants ProgramThe funds from cash and property seized under the State’s proceeds of crime laws are being made available to not-for-profit community groups and local governments.
Administered by the Department of Justice, eligible programs or activities must support victims of crime, prevent or reduce drug-related crimes or enhance community safety. Funding available for a number of purposes including the development and administration of programs or activities:
> Designed to provide support services and other assistance to victims of crime.
> Designed to prevent or reduce drug-related criminal activity and the abuse of prohibited drugs.
> For any other purpose in aid of law enforcement focussing on community safety and crime prevention initiatives within Western Australia.
Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2023
Kimberley Community Action Fund (KCAF) programThe Kimberley Community Action Fund (KCAF) program is a WA Government $2 million (over two years) grant program supporting local solutions to reduce crime in the Kimberley Region.

Delivered by the Kimberley Development Commission, up to $100,000 is available for individual projects that:
> reduce crime;
> improve community safety and security;
> provide engaging activities and places for young people at risk of offending; and
> enhance community empowerment.
Up to $100,000Round 2
Now Closed for 2023
Prelude FLNG Communities FundShell is proud to support local community groups that help to build strong, thriving societies in the Broome Shire.
The Communities Fund supports Broome Shire, with a focus on local communities in proximity to Shell’s transit to the Prelude facility.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community and not-for-profit organisations focusing on activities that contribute to one or more of the following areas:
1. Regional liveability and sustainable communities
2. Supporting stronger First Nations
3. Education and training
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Kleenheat Community GrantsKleenheat Community Grants support community groups and not-for-profit organisations in regional Australia for group projects or initiatives.
Community Grant categories include:
1. Connected Communities
2. Inspiring Bright Minds
3. Health & Wellbeing
4. A Healthy Planet
5. Cultural Diversity
$1,000Now closed for 2023
Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants ProgramThe Seniors Week 2023 Community Grants Program provides financial assistance to organisations hosting local events in metropolitan and regional areas of Western Australia.

Events should meet at least one of the following aims of the week which are:
> To recognise and thank seniors for their contribution to the community.
> To promote intergenerational activities linking seniors to the community.
> To facilitate artistic, cultural and celebratory expression within the community.
> To engage seniors in a variety of activities and initiatives that encourage active ageing.

Proposals are strongly encouraged for events aimed at seniors who:
> Would not normally participate in Seniors Week activities or events.
> Are at risk of becoming socially isolated.
> Are members of Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and LGBTQI communities.
Up to $1,000 or Up to $3,000 (for a consortium) Now Closed for 2023
Innovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Westfund Community Grants ProgramThe Westfund Community Grants Program supports eligible eligible community groups and organisations that inspire the principles of Health and Wellbeing, Family and Community and Fit for Life.

The Westfund Community Program also includes the Here for Hearts program, which provides access to defibrillators for eligible organisations.

Three pillars of funding

Health and Wellbeing
Health and wellbeing doesn’t just mean ticking the box of 30 minutes on the treadmill each day. We’re committed to a holistic view of health and wellbeing that incorporates good mental, physical and emotional health. We support organisations that share this commitment and initiatives that promote and encourage a healthy approach to life and general wellbeing.
Family and Community
Our regional roots mean we understand the importance of community support and a sense of belonging; ideas at the heart of Westfund and part of our story. Healthy families mean healthy communities and we’re committed to supporting both and enabling collective wellbeing. We support organisations and initiatives that care for families and meet a real need in their communities.
Fit for Life
Being Fit for Life is about having the skills and tools to thrive. Aligned with our belief in holistic health and wellbeing, we support organisations and initiatives who join us in encouraging communities to increase and sustain healthy exercise, an increase in physical movement and getting active.
Up to $3,000Now Closed for 2023
Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) – General Stream (WA)The RMF General stream provides grant funding support to build, expand or upgrade plastics, tyre and paper and cardboard waste processing infrastructure. This aims to address gaps in WA’s waste recycling, reprocessing and remanufacturing capacity to handle the COAG waste export bans.

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation administers the RMF via competitive grant funding rounds, through two funding streams known as: 
1. RMF Plastics Technology 
2. RMF General ‒ plastics, tyres, paper and cardboard.
Total Funding Pool $35MNow Closed for 2023
Social Justice Grants – Grants to End HomelessnessThe Mercy Foundation Grants to End Homelessness are available for seeding initiatives, services, projects, advocacy and research that will contribute to the goal of ending homelessness by supporting permanent housing, housing first and permanent supportive housing solutions.Between $5,000-$60,000Now Closed for 2023
Community Grant – Round 2Damien 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.Up to $2,500Now Closed for 2023
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramThe WA Youth Engagement Grants Program supports initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people aged 10 to 25 years.
Youth engagement initiatives and projects that promote and empower young people will be prioritised.  In particular, projects that support, inform, and build capacity of young people. 
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Broome Pride Sponsorship 2024The Broome Pride Community Sponsorship program is designed for Broome based
organisations to access sponsorship for projects that align with Broome Pride Inc values of
“One Community”.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
WA Youth Engagement Grants ProgramFunding for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people to help 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 of up to six months’ duration, and up to $10,000 for longer term, community-wide, strategic initiatives.Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
National Volunteer Week (NVW) Grants – Volunteering WANational Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers and celebrates their significant contribution to communities across the country. Learn more about National Volunteer Week
Volunteering WA, with generous support from Lotterywest, is offering volunteer involving organisations across Western Australia the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $1,500 to organise an event or activity which recognises and thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week (Monday 20 – Sunday 26 May 2024).
Up to $1,500Now Closed for 2024
Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities (Large Grants)The 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.Now Closed for 2024
Sport and Recreation Events Funding Providing financial support to assist sport and active recreation organisations to plan, secure and deliver sport and mass participation events in Western Australia.

The Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program comprises 3 components:

Event Projects — 
2 types of event projects are supported:
Event planning — development of a strategic events plan/business case to identify future sport and/or active recreation events that could be hosted in WA. 
Event tender bid — development of well researched and high-quality bids for submission to a sport and/or active recreation events tender process.

Event Hosting 
2 levels of events are supported:
National and international level — conducting a one off, stand-alone event, carnival or championship that has been identified as the pinnacle of the activity calendar of events and/or competition series for the sport.
Mass participation events — conducting a one-off event that is open to the general public, without the need to qualify to participate, and requires support to grow participation numbers (minimum of 100 participants).

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme — 
2 types of event initiatives are supported in regional WA:
International, national and state league level — conduct international, national and/or new opportunities to conduct state league competitions in regional WA.
Sport development opportunities — delivery of sport development initiatives around a high-level event/competition in regional WA by utilising elite athletes and/or other key personnel to assist.
Event project:
Up to $15,000

Event Hosting:
Up to $50,000

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme: Up to $30,000
Now Closed for 2024
Broome International Airport Community Grants programThe Broome International Airport Community Grants Program, we’re encouraging all local community and sporting groups to apply.
As part of our unwavering commitment to support the Broome community, this initiative aims to empower and uplift local projects that make a positive impact.
If you have a community project that aligns with our mission, we invite you to apply for a BIA Community Grant. Together, let’s create a stronger and more vibrant Broome.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Horizon Power Community PartnershipsHorizon Power supporting regional WA communities and partnering on great initiatives. Are you making a difference in regional WA communities? If your initiative impacts local communities in any of our service areas, please apply.
If registered as a not-for-profit organisation, community group or local government authority based in our service area.
Events, equipment, fit out or short term initiatives that support good community health and well-being.
– Support good health and well-being in communities.
– Contribute to the community and have clear community outcomes
– Are aligned to at least one of our four guiding principles
– Are accessible for all and free, or very low cost to attend
– Provide equipment/fit out for organisations delivering initiatives in regional WA
– Are time limited (not ongoing)
From $1,000 to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
Driving Access and Equity grantsThe Driving Access and Equity Program is a WA State Government initiative that invests in organisations and projects to help disadvantaged learner drivers, particularly those in regional Western Australia, get their driver’s licence.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
RAF Project GrantsProject Grants support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities.
Funding can cover artist, arts worker and cultural adviser fees, travel, accommodation, materials, venue, equipment hire and insurance. Activity in all art forms including visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, music, multi-media and cultural projects including recording and preservation of language & stories are eligible.
The Project Fund offers two funding categories:
Individual – Up to $15,000. This is available to individual artists or arts workers from regional and remote Western Australia.
Community – Up to $30,000. This is available to not-for-profit organisations or local governments from regional and remote Western Australia.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Festivals AustraliaFestivals Australia funds high-quality arts projects that invite community participation and audience engagement. Projects can include but are not limited to a parade, performance, workshop, installation or exhibition.

The aim is to give community members living in regional or remote Australia the chance to participate in or attend an arts experience at a festival, or a significant one-off community celebration.
Total Funding Pool $1.4MNow Closed for 2024
Community Development FundThe Community Development Fund (CDF) invests in events, projects and initiatives within the Shire of Broome that deliver long term social or economic benefits to the local community. Funding is available for organisations that meet CDF objectives and have secured 50 per cent of the project costs from other sources.  
Stream 1 – Community projects seeking a funding contribution of $500 to $10,000
Stream 2 – Events seeking a funding contribution of $10,000 to $40,000
Stream 3 – PEARL events seeking a funding contribution of more than $40,000 
Stream 1 and 2
Between $500 and $40,000
Stream 3 over $40,000
Now Closed for 2024
National Shed Development Programme (NSDP)The NSDP is open to all Men’s Sheds in Australia and is a competitive grants programme. It allows Men’s Sheds and organisations supporting a Men’s Shed to better respond to the local needs of their community.

Men’s Sheds can apply for financial support across the following funding categories:
Category 1 Health, Wellbeing and Events $8,000maximum
Category 2 Shed Improvements $8,000 maximum
Category 3 Tool and Equipment $5,000 maximum
Category 4 Mental Health, Wellbeing and Events $8,000 maximum
Category 5 Defibrillators $2,250 maximum
Category 1 to 4:  Applications close 23 February 2024
Category 5 (defibrillator):  Applications close 22 March 2024

Applicants can apply for funding under each Category, however, the total funding to each successful applicant for categories 1 to 4 will not exceed $10,000. Purchase of defibrillators under category 5 may be applied for in addition to funding under categories 1 to 4.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant ProgramTelstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program will boost support for communities across remote, rural and regional Australia to improve resilience, environmental sustainability and liveability through the power of connection. 
Open to not-for-profit community organisations that are providing access to information, technology, education and facilities to support their communities to embrace new technologies and ways of working to build social capital and digital capability.
The program seeks to foster: 
> Resilient communities that are well prepared and socially connected when disaster strikes with the ability to renew and recover together;
> Sustainable communities that are diverse and inclusive, planning for the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of their people and the planet; and
> Liveable communities that have digital capability, and help to equip individuals with the skills to live, learn and work in a digital society.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities
Fund (CSRFF) – Small Grants 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.For Projects Between $7,500-$300,000Now Closed for 2024
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund – Small GrantsThe purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.
The 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.
Between $7,500-$500,000Now Closed for 2024
National Road Safety Action Grants Program (NRSAGP)The NRSAGP provides non-infrastructure grants to deliver the Australia Government’s implementation of the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 priorities through five funding streams:
1. Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety
2. Vulnerable Road Users
3. First Nations road safety
4. Technology and Innovation
5. Research and Data

The NRSAGP will be delivered as a merit-based, open grant opportunity.
Applications are now open for the Community Education and Awareness, including workplace road safety and Vulnerable road users focus areas.
Applications for the remaining three focus areas will open at a later time.
Between $20,000-$1.5MNow Closed for 2024
Kimberley Community Grants – Water CorporationAvailable to not-for-profit organisations and schools for projects that support and empower local communities in the Kimberley.

The Scheme is designed to create opportunities for people in the Kimberley. Individuals and local communities come together to deliver valuable initiatives that foster creativity, innovation and well-being.
Up to $10,000Now Closed for 2024
Play Our Way programThe Australian Government is providing $200 million for the Play Our Way program. The program will run over 3 years from 2024–25 to 2026–27.
The program will provide funding for local solutions and improvements that address participation barriers faced by women and girls. The following types of organisations can apply for funding through a competitive grant opportunity:
– local governments
– community organisations
– not-for-profit organisations
– sporting organisations.
Successful organisations will use the grants to:
– provide safe, inclusive, quality and sustainable facilities, equipment and initiatives
– help women and girls to remain involved in sport and physical activity for life.
Funding pool $2mNow Closed for 2024
NAB Foundation – Community GrantThe NAB Foundation Community Grants program provides funding of up to $25,000 for local projects that help communities withstand and recover from natural disasters.
Australian communities are being hit harder by natural disasters more often. It takes many hands to get communities back up and running after a disaster and to build resilience for the next one.
$1,000 to $25,000Now Closed for 2024
Animal Welfare Grant ProgramThe aim of Animal Welfare Grant Program is to improve the welfare of companion animals and wildlife through grants for not-for-profit activities that foster or rehome pets, rehabilitate wildlife, or provide low cost or free animal health and veterinary services.

These grants recognise that companion animals play a significant role in the lives of Western Australians and are an example of the government’s continued commitment to improving the welfare of animals in WA.
Interested parties 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.
$2,000 to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
Mable Community Grants: Funding Accessible and Inclusive ProjectsFour grants of $10,000 each are available in 2024 for projects that champion independence and inclusion for people with disability and older people.$10,000Now Closed for 2024
Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants – Round 2Charge Up Workplace Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace.
The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace or depot to be used by employees, fleet vehicles and visitors to ‘charge up at work’. Eligible businesses can also install them for use by customers to ‘charge up at play’ – for example, at a tourist destination, café, recreation centre or winery.
Grants in round one fund the following for up to 4 EV chargers per site (for a maximum of 5 sites):
> 50% of the purchase cost of level 2 (7 to 22 kW) EV chargers chosen from an approved list
> 50% of installation costs (Funding caps of $5,000 per site apply in the Greater Perth area and $10,000 per site apply in regional and remote areas)
> 75% of the cost of a 2-year EV charger software subscription. Both the software platform and software supplier must be on the approved list.​​​​​​
​Hardware and software must be from the approved list. If not, applications will be ineligible. 
Round 2 includes both AC chargers (7 to 22kW) and DC chargers (25kW to 350kW in size). 
Total Funding up to $12.5MNow Closed for 2024

Businesses

GrantDetailsAmount Closing
Industry Growth Program The Australian Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

The Industry Growth Program includes:
the delivery of advisory services by a national network of expert business growth and commercialisation advisers that will provide guidance on seeking investment, market testing, business models, and networking.
the delivery of matched grant funding ranging from $50,000 to $5 million to eligible startups and innovative SMEs.

Supporting projects under National Reconstruction Fund priority areas, the Industry Growth Program will help expand the pipeline of businesses working to transform and diversify Australia’s economy.
Funding Pool $392MOpen – or until all funds are allocated.
International Partnerships in Critical Minerals
This program will support early to mid-stage critical minerals projects that contribute to building end-to-end supply chains with Australia’s international partners in the critical minerals sector. The program contributes to the implementation of the Australian Government’s Critical Minerals Strategy which outlines Australia’s bilateral and multi-lateral approach to partnerships in the sector. Activities to be funded include pilot plants, feasibility studies, capacity expansions, scoping work for infrastructure upgrades and research and development (R&D) collaboration.
These activities must be substantially undertaken in Australia and produce or are planning to produce critical mineral(s) as listed in Australia’s Critical Minerals List on the Department of Industry, Science and Resources website. Project activities must occur between the post-exploration and final investment decision stages of your project.
$2m to $20mOpened
14-FEB-24
for up to 2 years
Regional Connectivity Program (RCP) – Round 3The Regional Connectivity Program (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 3 of the program also includes funding for the delivery of projects to address mobile black spots.

Round 3 of the Program has up to $160 million (GST exclusive) of funding available, across two streams:
> A $110 million Regional Connectivity Solutions stream for place-based solutions that deliver new or upgraded broadband services or upgraded mobile services; an
> A $50 million Mobile Black Spot Solutions stream that deliver New Handheld Coverage to regional, rural and remote Australia.
Total Funding Pool $170M31-MAY-24
Lower Carbon Grants Program – Gorgon FundThe Lower Carbon Grants Program – Gorgon Fund will fund large, transformational research and innovation activity across industries, technology platforms and regions that support practical and effective decarbonisation solutions.
The Western Australian Government is committed to diversifying and decarbonising the State’s economy, with a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. 
Funding pool $40m11-JUN-24
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 project.
Up to $2M20-JUN-24
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.
Up to $2M20-JUN-24
Regional Economic Grant (RED) Grant Program – Round 7Delivered locally by the State’s nine Regional Development Commissions, up to $250,000 per grant is available for individual projects that contribute to increasing or sustaining jobs, expanding or diversifying industry, developing skills or capability, increasing business productivity and attracting new investment to the regions.

The grants will boost investment in local regional projects that contribute to population and economic growth initiatives and innovation pilots, and importantly, are driven by the community.

The RED Grants for the Kimberley are delivered by the Kimberley Development Commission with support from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
Up to $250,00026-JUN-24
New Industries Fund: X-TEND WA Program GrantsThe X-TEND WA Program funds organisations that deliver innovator and/or investor educational programs that support the development of entrepreneurs and stimulate private investment in innovative projects in Western Australia.
Applications must deliver activities in one or 2 of the following streams:
1. entrepreneurial education
2. investor education
3. Heath and Life Sciences capability building
They may take the form of educational forums, workshops, mentoring, and incubator and accelerator programs.
Up to $100,00030-AUG-24
Community Development Grants ProgrammeThe programme supports needed infrastructure that promotes stable, secure and viable local and regional economies.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
• to construct and/or upgrade facilities to provide long term improvements in social and economic viability of local communities
• to create jobs in the delivery of projects and ongoing use of the infrastructure
• to improve social amenity, increased health and wellbeing and social cohesion by utilisation of the infrastructure by community groups.
Not Specified30-JUN-26
Industry Growth ProgramThe Australian Government has officially opened the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

The Industry Growth Program includes:
the delivery of advisory services by a national network of expert business growth and commercialisation advisers that will provide guidance on seeking investment, market testing, business models, and networking.
the delivery of matched grant funding ranging from $50,000 to $5 million to eligible startups and innovative SMEs.

Supporting projects under National Reconstruction Fund priority areas, the Industry Growth Program will help expand the pipeline of businesses working to transform and diversify Australia’s economy.
$50,000 to $250,000
and
$100,000 to $5 million
Not Specified
National Housing Infrastructure Facility Critical Infrastructure (NHIF CI)The National Housing Infrastructure Facility (NHIF) is a $1 billion facility that provides financing for: 
1. Eligible housing enabling critical infrastructure projects that will unlock new housing supply, particularly social and affordable housing 
2. From 23 November 2022, new social or affordable housing.  
The NHIF offers concessional loans, grants and, in certain limited cases, equity finance to help support critical housing-enabling infrastructure.  
To be eligible for financing, an applicant must demonstrate that without NHFIC financing, the project would be unlikely to proceed, likely to proceed only at a much later date, or with a lesser impact on new housing (particularly social or affordable housing).  
As part of the Federal Government’s 2022 budget commitments, the remit of the National Housing Infrastructure Facility (NHIF) has been widened, making up to $575 million available to invest in new social or affordable housing projects in addition to financing housing-enabling infrastructure. 
Total Funding Pool $5.75MNot Specified
New Industries Fund: X-TEND WA Innovation Ecosystem SupportThe X-TEND WA Program is a competitive grants program, funded under the New Industries Fund, which is designed to build capability and capacity within our innovation community.

Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI) is seeking applications which deliver initiatives that assist, support and grow the WA Innovation Ecosystem. This may take the form of educational forums, mentoring, ideation, incubator, accelerator, scale up and investor ready programs, co-working spaces, recurring events and innovation hubs. Initiatives will be delivered over 12 months. 

JTSI will accept applications from entities, with a proven track record of success that can deliver activities in one or two of the following streams: 
1. Entrepreneurial education 
2. Investor Education 
3. Broader ecosystem support

A 1:1 co-investment is preferred in this process. However, it is recognised that some vital initiatives may not be able to attract this level of co-investment. As such partial or nonmatched co-funding applications may be considered and evaluated on a case by case basis where a demonstrated market need is shown and at JTSI’s absolute discretion.
Up to $100,000 – Co-Investment encouraged and preferred.Open until all funds are allocated.
Advancing Renewables Program (ARP)The Advancing Renewables Program (ARP) is continuously open for applications that address our investment focus areas to:

1. Optimise the transition to renewable electricity
2. Commercialise clean hydrogen
3. Support the transition to low emissions metals
 
An amendment has been made to the Advancing Renewables Program Guidelines (section 3.3) to ensure ARENA is funding projects and activities that assist the Government accelerate priority technologies to achieve stretch goals identified in the First Low Emissions Technology Statement – 2020.
Not SpecifiedOngoing
National Reconstruction Fund (NRF)The NRF will provide finance for projects that diversify and transform Australia’s industry and economy.
The NRF will provide finance to projects in priority areas to leverage Australia’s natural and competitive strengths. 
The NRF will provide a range of finance options including:
> loans
> equity investment
> guarantees.
The NRF will diversify and transform Australia’s industry and economy through targeted investments in the following priority areas: 
1. renewables and low emissions technologies
2. medical science
3. transport
4. value-add in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors
5. value-add in resources
6. defence capability
7. enabling capabilities. 
Total Funding Pool $15BOngoing
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
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 SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Australian Small Business Champion AwardsThe Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive program that supports and recognises small businesses across Australia. Two Entrepreneur categories will be presented:
Small Business Champion Entrepreneur (Over 30 years)
Young Small Business Champion Entrepreneur (30 years and under)
The Awards Criteria AND Entrepreneur Awards Criteria must be completed for judges to be able to assess each application.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Critical Minerals Development ProgramThis program provides funding to help progress early to mid-stage critical minerals projects towards financing and production. Projects will target critical minerals as listed in Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy.Up to $30MNow Closed for 2023
Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators PilotThe Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to deliver Tourism Local Navigator services under the Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators Pilot in eligible locations from 1 July 2023 to 1 June 2024.  
The objectives of the grant opportunity are to help small and medium sized (SME) tourism businesses address barriers they have previously identified in recruiting, retaining and progressing employees and jobseekers with disability including:
> lack of time or capability to recruit people with disability
> confusion on how or where to seek support
> preferential use of local networks to source employees.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
WasteSorted Grants – Organics Infrastructure ProgramFunding is available for projects implemented in Western Australia, handling or processing waste wholly or primarily sourced in Western Australia.
Examples of infrastructure that may be funded by the program include:
> air extraction systems or aeration systems
> odour treatment systems (e.g. biofilters)
> enclosures (e.g. sheds)
> hardstands
> leachate and storm water management infrastructure
> relevant monitoring equipment
> other equipment/infrastructure that addresses focus aspects.

Open to applicants who hold a licence or works approval for food organics and garden organics (FOGO) handling and processing at a prescribed premises regulated under the following categories:
> Category 61A/62: solid waste facilities or depots (waste transfer stations), premises on which FOGO is stored, sorted and/or processed; or
> Category 67A: compost manufacturing and soil blending, premises on which FOGO is stored pending processing, mixing, drying or composting to produce commercial quantities of compost or blended soils.

Applications for prescribed premises handling and processing other organic feedstocks such as garden organics only and regulated under the above categories will also be eligible, although will be considered at a lower priority in the assessment process.
Up to $200,000Now Closed for 2023
Local Business HeroesLocal Business Heroes is an Australia Post initiative to recognise, support and celebrate small businesses for their contribution to local communities. If you’re a small online business and send with Australia Post, you could get our stamp of approval as a 2023 Local Business Hero and win a Heroes Package worth over $5,000*.Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Innovation Booster Grant (IBG)Startups and small businesses are invited to apply for funding of up to $40,000 through the 2023 Innovation Booster Grant (IBG) program. The IBG is a Western Australian Government funding program designed to help overcome the barriers to commercialisation.Up to $40,000Now Closed for 2023
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 $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program – Round 5
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 to access expert advice across five categories of professional services.
Vouchers will be offered on a competitive application basis to support contracting professional consultancy services in one or more of the following five categories:
1. Business planning;
2. Manufacturing for business growth;
3. Sales and marketing;
4. Financial health;
5. Environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
More information on these categories can be found in the Guidelines document.
Up to $15,000Now closed for 2023
Australian Business AwardsThe Australian Business Awards are an annual all-encompassing awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, experience management, business sustainability, product and technology innovation via a set of comprehensive award categories.
Categories:
Business & Management
Business Product
Employer of Choice Awards
Consumer Product
Customer Experience Awards
Australian Charity Awards
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2023
E-Waste Infrastructure Grants – Round 1The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will administer $10 million in grant funding over the next two years through a series of competitive grant rounds.
Projects funded will increase e-waste collection, storage, reuse, reprocessing and recycling capacity and capability under two streams:
Stream 1: E-waste collection, storage and/or reuse grants
Collection and storage projects include fixed or semi-permanent e-waste infrastructure.
Equipment that assists with the reuse of e-waste.
Funding is available for new or upgraded facilities to increase capability and capacity to manage and store e-waste before reuse or onward reprocessing.
Maximum grant amount is $250,000.
Stream 2: E-waste reprocessing infrastructure grants
Projects that increase capacity and capability in the state’s e-waste management network and include equipment purchase and installation and new or upgraded infrastructure for e-waste reprocessing and recycling.
Maximum grant amount is $2 million.
Total Funding Pool $10M
Stream 1 Up to $250,000
Stream 2 Up to
$2M
Now closed for 2023
Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Round 1The Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Round 1 will support businesses to upgrade or replace inefficient equipment to improve their energy efficiency. These upgrades will enable industries to reduce their energy use and manage energy cost volatility in the long term.
This grant opportunity is for small and medium sized businesses with an employee headcount of 1 to 199 employees.
Between $10,000-$25,000 cover up to 100% eligible costsNow Closed for 2023
Local Capability Fund (LCF) – Kimberley RoundThe objective of this round is to provide funding support to Kimberley businesses to enhance their capacity, capability and competitiveness to participate as suppliers of products, services and works to state or local government agencies, the Australian Government and the private sector.
The fund can be used for expenses such as:
> making improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment
> training
> meeting pre-qualification requirements for supply-chain entry
> buying and upgrading essential equipment
> engaging consultants to advise on matters including occupational health and
safety, marketing, finance and cybersecurity
> planning improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment and training.
Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Dream Venture MasterclassesDream Venture Masterclasses are back in 2023 with $200,000 of seed funding up for grabs. Dream Venture is a leading national program for First Nations entrepreneurs to gain the skills and build the capacity needed to help their business stand out.
Participants will learn key strategies to raise capital and become investor-ready, meet like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders and understand how to grow a sustainable business that balances social and economic returns.
The Masterclasses are free and will be delivered online by the Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship and finish with finalists travelling to Sydney for a gala event in October to pitch for a share of $200,000 in seed funding. 

The 2023 Dream Venture Masterclasses will be delivered in two streams.
Youth Program: The Youth Program is for founders aged between 18 and 30. Dream Venture entrepreneurs will connect with the best and brightest business leaders and investors, tap into global networks and secure mentorship from some of the region’s most successful founders
All Ages Program: The All-Ages Dream Venture Masterclass will be tailored to support 20 First Nations entrepreneurs of any age to prepare their enterprise for growth, and to connect with mentors, investors and peers to help bring their entrepreneurial dreams to life.
Share of $200,000 Seed FundingNow Closed for 2023
Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships (EATP) Program – Round Two The EATP program is intended to encourage adoption of emerging aviation technologies (such as drones, electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft and new aviation propulsion systems) to address community needs, particularly in regional Australia.
This grant opportunity is open for applications from individuals, partnerships, and incorporated bodies provided they have an Australian Business Number and are registered for the Goods and Services Tax. 
Emerging Aviation Technology Partnership (EATP)
Up to $2MNow Closed for 2023
nnovate with nbn® Grants Program | nbn (nbnco.com.au)As the organisation behind Australia’s digital backbone, nbn decided to develop the Innovate with nbn Grants Program in partnership with the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). Now in its fourth year, the program will again recognise and showcase regional and remote businesses.

The program will award one grant of $15,000 to an organisation or business project aligned with each of the below categories. 
 
Additionally, one regional/remote business will be recognised and awarded with the ‘Innovate with nbn® Champion award’ worth an additional $20,000. 
 
Keep in mind that you can only apply to one category and you’ll need an Australian Business Number (ABN) to qualify. 
 
7 x $15,000 Covering each of the categories:
Health
Arts
Education
Agriculture
Tourism
Women in Regional Business 
Indigenous Business 
$15,000 per category and an additional $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Local capability fund: Aboriginal business roundThe Aboriginal Business Round provides funding support to Aboriginal Western Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to enhance their business capability and capacity to supply to major Western Australian State or Local Government agencies, the Australian Government and the private sector.
The level of funding support under the Aboriginal Business Round is 50% of eligible costs (excluding GST) up to a maximum funding level of $50,000 per successful applicant.
Up to $50,000Now closed for 2023
Local capability fund: supplying key projectsThe Supplying Key Projects Round provides funding support to Western Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to enhance their business capability and capacity to supply to major Western Australian State or Local Government agencies, the Australian Government and the private sector. 
The focus of this round will be on assisting SMEs supplying to projects in these priority sectors:
> Energy (oil and gas renewables)
> Mining
> Civil construction
> Defence
> Marine
The level of funding support under the Supplying Key Projects Round is 50% of eligible costs (excluding GST) up to a maximum funding level of $50,000 per successful applicant.
Up to $50,000Now Closed for 2023
Local capability fund: standards compliance roundThe Standards Compliance Round provides funding support to Western Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to engaging external expertise to carry out the implementation and third-party certification of the following national and international standards:
> ISO 9001 – Quality management standards to help work more efficiently and reduce product failures;
> ISO 14001 – Environmental management standard to help reduce environmental impacts, reduce waste and be more sustainable;
> ISO 45001 – Health and safety standards to help reduce accidents in the workplace;
> ISO 27001 – IT security standards to help keep sensitive information secure;
> ISO 50001 – Energy management standards to help reduce energy consumption;
> AS/NZS 5131 – Steel industry compliance standards to help improve the integrity of structural steelwork; and 
> ISO 13485:2016 – Medical devices – Quality management systems – requirements for regulatory purposes.
The level of funding support under the Standard Compliance Round is 75% of eligible activity costs (excluding GST) up to a maximum funding level of $20,000 per successful applicant.
Up to $20,000Now Closed for 2023
Safe Places Inclusion RoundThe Inclusion Round provides capital works grants for the renovation, building or purchase of new or expanded emergency accommodation for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence (FDV).
It will focus on improving access to appropriate emergency accommodation for First Nations women and children, women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and women and children with disability, however, all women and children, regardless of identity, must be provided with accommodation or referral.
Grantees are responsible for the following during a 15-year Designated Use Period once emergency accommodation is ready for use:
1. funding FDV services and other specialist wrap-around services
2. ongoing maintenance of dwellings
3. reporting on the use of the accommodation.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Telecommunications Disaster Resilience Innovation ProgramThe Telecommunications Disaster Resilience Innovation (TDRI) program will promote the development of new technologies to provide solutions for telecommunications disaster resilience, particularly in our regional, remote and First Nations communities.

There are two concurrent rounds under the TDRI Program that are now open for applications:

1. The $30 million Power Resilience Round which will fund solutions that strengthen the resilience of telecommunications against the impacts of power outages—the leading cause of telecommunications outages during natural disasters.

2. The $20 million Innovation Round which will fund innovative telecommunications technologies to improve the resiliency, redundancy and availability of telecommunications during and/or following a natural disaster.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Mobile Hardening Program – Round 2The Mobile Network Hardening Program is an Australian Government initiative funding upgrades to improve the resilience of Australia’s mobile network telecommunications infrastructure in regional Australia to:
> prevent outages during a natural disaster;
> strengthen the resilience of telecommunications facilities to allow them to operate for longer during natural disasters; and
> support the rapid restoration of services following an outage.

Applications will be assessed by an Assessment Committee against the criteria in section 6 of the Program Guidelines
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Agrifood and beverage voucher programThe 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.

Up to $20,000 per business, with 50:50 co-contribution, is available to access professional services with up to two vouchers under 5 categories;
1. Business Planning;
2. Manufacturing for Business Growth (including transition to manufacturing for producers, HACCP, process engineering and automation);
3. Sales and Marketing (including e-commerce, marketing strategy, customer relationship management system design, export market development and re-branding); 
4. Financial Health (including succession planning, pitch decks, and other investment planning); and
5. Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility (including net zero planning, waste water management plans, sustainable packaging design, and ESG).
Up to $20,000Round 5
Now Closed for 2023
Saving Native Species – Grants for game changers for threatened speciesThe objective of the grant opportunity is to develop new tools to mitigate the impact of broad-scale threats on threatened species (Target 19, Action Plan).
The grant opportunity will deliver this objective by funding innovative approaches (such as new methods, tools, technologies, or products) where the proof of concept has already been completed and there is an identified path to using this innovation for conservation threat abatement within Australia.
This funding will deliver benefits to biodiversity, in particular the proposed projects to be funded must identify one or more key threatening processes under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) that will be abated or partially abated by the project.
Up to $3MNow Closed for 2024
Coles Nuture 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 2024
Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants – Round 25Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants provide funding for medium to long-term, industry-led research collaborations, supporting businesses and researchers to work together on solving Australia’s economic, environmental and social challenges.

Grant applications are open to all industry sectors, including projects that align with the National Reconstruction Fund priority areas:
• resources
• agriculture
• forestry and fisheries
• transport
• medical science
• renewables and low emission technologies
• defence capability
• enabling capabilities.

There is no specified limit to funding for each CRC. However, the number of CRC Grants we fund in each selection round depends on the applications received and available funding. Applicants must at least match the amount of grant funding sought through cash and/or in-kind contributions.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
International Partnerships in Critical MineralsThe International Partnerships in Critical Minerals Program provides critical minerals business up to $20 million in funding to grow end-to-end supply chains with Australia’s international partners.

This program will support early to mid-stage critical minerals projects that contribute to building end-to-end supply chains with Australia’s international partners in the critical minerals sector. The program contributes to the implementation of the Australian Government’s Critical Minerals Strategy which outlines Australia’s bilateral and multi-lateral approach to partnerships in the sector. Activities to be funded include pilot plants, feasibility studies, capacity expansions, scoping work for infrastructure upgrades and research and development (R&D) collaboration.
$2m to $20mRound 1 Now Closed for 2024
Access Asia Business Grants – Round 6The Access Asia Business Grant (AABG) aims to support Western Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and organisations to advance their export and trade in new Asian markets and contribute to WA’s economic diversification.
It is a key initiative under Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030 – Our future with Asia designed to strengthen the local business sector’s Asia business capability.
Grants will assist recipients to engage in activities that enable them to:
– adopt new business models to expand market share
– scope new supply or value chains
– develop export plans
– develop export plans that manage COVID-19 implications
– develop new partnerships through specialist in-market support and services
– increase innovation in logistics and supply chain models
– scope new e-commerce models and digital platforms
– gather in-market intelligence to capture new opportunities
– develop new marketing collateral for Asian markets. key initiative under Western Australia’s Asian Engagement Strategy 2019-2030 – Our future with Asia.
Up to $30,000
Funding pool $360,000
Now Closed for 2024
Maitri Research Grants Program 2024Appreciation of the India business opportunity remains underdeveloped in Australia, as does an appreciation of the new modalities of doing business that will succeed with India.? Moving beyond the traditional buyer-seller mould, new opportunities exist for: co-investment in Australia and India, commercialised knowledge sharing and joint efforts to capture value chains and target markets in Australia, India and third markets. There are also immense opportunities to commercialise Australian research and IP with Indian partners. The Maitri Research Grants are valued at $1.25 million across two streams, promoting: new forms of industry collaboration; and accelerated commercialisation of research. The grants will fund research describing opportunities and challenges of navigating Indian markets and highlighting the successful strategies deployed by businesses and other entities to facilitate commercial success. Grants will also support the creative and effective dissemination of knowledge created to Australian businesses and other relevant parties.Up to $300,000Now Closed for 2024
Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) – Renewables and Low Emissions Round – Feasibility grantSeeking innovative solutions for government policy and service delivery challenges. The three challenges in this round of BRII focus on renewables and low emissions practices.
The challenges are:
– Increasing energy efficiency of commercial fishing operations.
– Powering safe drinking water for Australian First Nations remote communities.
– Alternative packaging for premium Australian wine.

These challenges support the Government’s Net Zero commitment and the National Reconstruction Fund priority area of renewables and low emissions technologies.
There will be two grant opportunities as part of this program:
Stage 1 – Feasibility grant opportunity
The purpose of the Feasibility grant is to test the technical and commercial viability of your proposed solutions.
Stage 2 – Proof of Concept grant opportunity
The purpose of the Proof of Concept grant is to support you to build on your Feasibility project and produce working prototypes or demonstrations.
$50,000 to $100,000Now Closed for 2024
Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Round 2
The Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Round 2 will support businesses to upgrade or replace inefficient equipment to improve their energy efficiency. These upgrades will enable industries to reduce their energy use, manage energy cost volatility in the long term and contribute to Australia’s target of a 43% reduction on 2005 emission levels by 2030.$10,000 to $25,000Now Closed for 2024
Mable Community Grants: Funding Accessible and Inclusive ProjectsFour grants of $10,000 each are available in 2024 for projects that champion independence and inclusion for people with disability and older people.$10,000Now Closed for 2024
Charge Up Workplace Grants – Round 2Charge Up Workplace Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace.
The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace or depot to be used by employees, fleet vehicles and visitors to ‘charge up at work’. Eligible businesses can also install them for use by customers to ‘charge up at play’ – for example, at a tourist destination, café, recreation centre or winery.
Grants in round one fund the following for up to 4 EV chargers per site (for a maximum of 5 sites):
> 50% of the purchase cost of level 2 (7 to 22 kW) EV chargers chosen from an approved list
> 50% of installation costs (Funding caps of $5,000 per site apply in the Greater Perth area and $10,000 per site apply in regional and remote areas)
> 75% of the cost of a 2-year EV charger software subscription. Both the software platform and software supplier must be on the approved list.​​​​​​
​Hardware and software must be from the approved list. If not, applications will be ineligible. 
Round 2 includes both AC chargers (7 to 22kW) and DC chargers (25kW to 350kW in size). 
Total Funding Pool $12.5MNow Closed for 2024

Awards & Scholarships

Award/ScholarshipDetailsAmount Closing
Walkanu Art PrizeIn an exciting development for Australia’s First Nations artistic community, the Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber is delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Walkanu Art Prize. This competition, designed to celebrate NAIDOC Week, offers a unique platform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, who live in Australia and are aged 16 and above, to showcase their talents.

Participants are invited to submit their work across four diverse categories: 2D Art (drawings, paintings etc), 3D Art (sculptures, weaving, carvings etc), Digital Art, and Photography. Aligning with the 2024 NAIDOC theme “Keep the Fire Burning! Blak Loud and Proud,” artists are encouraged to explore and express their cultural heritage, personal stories, and perspectives through their art.
Prizes totaling $15,00026-MAY-24
WasteSorted Awards 2024The WasteSorted Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of Western Australians working towards a low waste and circular economy future, through improved waste practices and innovative waste solutions.
The awards celebrate those making landfill the last resort by avoiding, reusing, repairing and recycling waste and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps.
Individuals, business and industry, governments, schools, community organisations and not-for-profits from across Western Australia are encouraged to apply.
Not Specified27-MAY-24
2024 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards – Business Awards | Tourism Council WAThe Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards recognises businesses for their commitment to excellence in the tourism industry. It provides a unique opportunity for you to review your achievements and innovation, and a chance to raise your profile among our industry, and consumers. 

With 27 prestigious business award categories, ranging from Major Tourist Attractions to Excellence in Accessible Tourism, there are many opportunities for you to be recognised for your incredible achievements. 
Not Specified29-MAY-24
Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical ResearchThe Ramaciotti Medal is an annual award of $50,000. The Medal honours an individual who has made an outstanding discovery (or discoveries) in clinical or experimental biomedical research that has had an important impact on biomedical science, clinical science, or the way in which healthcare is delivered.Up to $50,00031-MAY-24
IPAA WA Achievement AwardsThe IPAA WA Achievement Awards have established themselves as the pinnacle of celebration for public service excellence. They are the only awards ceremony in WA to recognise both individual and organisational achievements across the Public (Federal, State, Local), Not-for-Profit and Academic sectors. There are a total of 20 Awards open for nomination, nine open to individuals and 11 awards for organisations. View all award categories here.
Current Individual or Corporate members of the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA (IPAA WA) can nominate an individual or organisation per the nomination criteria (find out more on becoming a member).
Any employee or organisation (as applicable) that works in Western Australia in any tier of the public service including; Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit sector and Academic sectors can be nominated for an award.
If the lead organisation being nominated is a subsidiary or part of a larger/governing organisation, (e.g. a division of a government department; a school within the Department of Education; a division of a larger organisation; etc.), the governing organisation should also be considered as part of the nomination. 
Not Specified31-MAY-24
2025 Nuffield ScholarshipsEach scholarship is valued at $40,000. Nuffield Australia will award up to 20 scholarships this year. Scholarships on offer include the five drought resilience scholarships, as well as others covering horticulture, grains, dairy, wool, fisheries, cotton and more.  Nuffield Scholarships are open to all those involved in food and fibre production typically aged between 28 and 45. 
 
The bursary allows scholars to travel for 15 weeks over the next two years to study a topic important to their industry. With international travel back in full swing, Nuffield Australia has groups of scholars travelling to every corner of the globe this year. 
$40,00031-MAY-24
Australian Training AwardsThe annual awards acknowledge individuals, businesses and registered training organisations who demonstrate best practice and innovation in Australia’s critical VET sector.
Overview
The following categories are open for nomination:
Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award
Innovation in VET Award
Australian Apprenticeships Employer Award
School Pathways to VET Award
Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award
Not Specified31-MAY-24
2024 Prime Minister’s National Veteran Employment AwardsThe Awards recognise the achievements of Australian organisations that make significant contributions to the employment of veterans and partners who are succeeding as employees and entrepreneurs.Not Specified31-MAY-24
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 $30,00031-MAY-24
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.01-JUN-24
Australian-American Fulbright CommissionThe Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in an academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life abroad and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia.Not Specified08-JUL-24
Roger Connellan AwardThe 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 SpecifiedOpens:
01-JUN-24
Closes:
15-JUL-24
(annually)
WA Mental Health AwardIt’s time to acknowledge individuals, organisations, and projects making a remarkable impact in the mental health space.
Whether you know a dedicated mental health professional, a groundbreaking organisation, an inspiring community project or a leader with lived expereince, we want to hear from you. Your nominations help shine a light on the extraordinary work being done to support mental health and well-being across our state.
Not Specified31-JUL-24
Arts Fund GrantsThe Arts Fund Grants support emerging or early career artists pursuing or planning to pursue artistic development in the Australia to USA and USA to Australia direction. These Grants will provide support of up to US $5,000 to artists in the fields of theatre, film, television, dance, music, visual arts, design, literature, photography and fashion.
Grants funds may be used toward travel, living, tuition and other costs associated with the artistic development abroad. Two rounds are open each year for application, of which both American and Australian Artists may apply.
US $5,000Round 2
Opens
01-AUG-24
Closes
30-SEP-24
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 SpecifiedAccept Nominations Year Round
Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships- Round 2Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships support new undergraduate and postgraduate teaching students to meet the costs of their study in exchange for teaching in government schools or government-run early learning settings for a period of time after graduating from their degree.
Scholarships of up to $40,000 per student are available for full-time undergraduate initial teacher education (ITE) students ($10,000 per year for a four-year qualification) and up to $20,000 for full-time postgraduate ITE students ($10,000 per year for a two‑year- qualification).
Applications are strongly encouraged from school leavers and career changers who meet the eligibility criteria and who are high-achieving students (with an ATAR of 80 or above or equivalent academic result), First Nations peoples, people for whom English is an additional language or dialect, people with disability, people from regional, rural or remote locations, mid-career professionals or people from low socio-economic backgrounds, who aspire to a rewarding career in teaching.
Up to $40,000Opens late 2024/early 2025
Hazel Rowley Literary FellowshipThe Fellowship commemorates the life, ideas and writing of Hazel Rowley (1951–2011) and awards up to $20,000 to an emerging or established Australian writer to support research and development of a new biographical work. The Fellowship is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents. Up to $20,000 is awarded for travel and research to further a writing proposal or work in progress.
The focus is on biography, but extends to an aspect of cultural or social history compatible with Hazel’s interest areas. Preference is given to projects that are about ‘risk-taking’ and expanding horizons, promote discussion of ideas, and make a significant contribution to public intellectual life.
Up to $20,000Opens:
01-OCT-24
Closes:
16-NOV-24
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:
01-DEC-24
Closes:
31-JAN-25
TAFE Scholarship program | Bendigo BankThe scholarship program aims to financially support disadvantagedcommunity minded students from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE for the first time in 2024.

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/yearOpens:
02-DEC-24
Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program | Bendigo BankThis program aims to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that are experiencing challenging circumstances. If you demonstrate a passion for local leadership, and have a desire to support your community through future study, this is for you.Not SpecifiedOpens:
02-DEC-24
Bendigo Bank Scholarships | Bendigo Bank2024 Scholarship program is now open.
– This Scholarship is for students living in rural and regional Australia.
– Any subject can be studied under this scholarship provided that it is at undergraduate bachelor’s degree level in an approved Australian course.
– You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
– Only first-time, first year university students wishing to study full-time in 2024 can apply.
– You can demonstrate your passion and desire to supporting rural communities both now and into the future.
– You can demonstrate community involvement.
Not SpecifiedOpens:
02-DEC-24
Rural Bank Scholarships – Bendigo Bank2024 Scholarship program is now open.
This scholarship is for students living in Australia.
– You must be studying agribusiness or agriculture in an approved Australian course in an Australian university, college or TAFE.
– Your studies will enable you to contribute to the Australian agricultural industry.
– You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
– You can demonstrate leadership both within, and outside, your school community
– You can demonstrate the challenging circumstances (financial &/or social) hindering your ability to undertake further study; and
– You can demonstrate academic achievement and community involvement.
– Only first-time, first year university students wishing to study full-time in 2024 can apply.
Not SpecifiedOpens:
02-DEC-24
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank ScholarshipsBendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship for Regional and Rural students
The scholarship program aims to assist 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 2023.

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 2023.

Bendigo Bank TAFE Scholarship for Rural and Regional Students
The scholarship program aims to financially support disadvantaged, community minded students from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE for the first time in 2023.

Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program (TAFE)
The scholarship program aims to financially support students who identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and have been offered a offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE for the first time in 2023.

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). 
$6,500 per year for two yearsNow Closed for 2023
Rural Bank Agribusiness Scholarship ProgramRural Bank Agribusiness TAFE Scholarship Program
The scholarship program aims to assist outstanding but disadvantaged students, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE or college for the first time in 2023.

Rural Bank Agribusiness University Scholarship Program
The 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 2023.

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 two yearsNow Closed for 2023
Prime Minister’s Prizes for scientists and innovatorsThe Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Prizes award Australian scientists and innovators with prizes to recognise outstanding achievements in science and research-based innovation. The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:
> scientific research
> research-based innovation
> excellence in science teaching
Up to $250,000Now Closed for 2023
Australian Small Business Champion AwardsThe Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive program that supports and recognises small businesses across Australia. Two Entrepreneur categories will be presented:
> Small Business Champion Entrepreneur (Over 30 years)
> Young Small Business Champion Entrepreneur (30 years and under)
The Awards Criteria AND Entrepreneur Awards Criteria must be completed for judges to be able to assess each application.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Australian Farmer of the Year AwardsApplications for Farmer of the Year Awards are now open, including the Rural Community Leader of the Year and Young Farmer of the Year.
Nominations are open to individuals and families involved in farming enterprises or rural communities. Entrants can nominate themselves or be nominated by a third party
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Australian Business AwardsThe Australian Business Awards are an annual all-encompassing awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, experience management, business sustainability, product and technology innovation via a set of comprehensive award categories.
Categories:
Business & Management
Business Product
Employer of Choice Awards
Consumer Product
Customer Experience Awards
Australian Charity Awards
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2023
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 2023
2023 Prime Minister’s National Veterans’ Employment AwardsThe awards recognise the achievements of Australian organisations that actively recruit, employ and support veterans and their partners, and are creating workplaces where they can thrive. They also commend individual employees and entrepreneurs who are using their Australian Defence Force-related experiences to succeed within the civilian workforce.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
2023 Resources Sector Awards for ExcellenceThe Community Partnership Resource Sector Award publicly recognises outstanding achievements and leadership in building community partnerships that create mutually beneficial relationships, achieve positive outcomes and promote strong guiding behaviour within the resources sector.

If you have any questions, please email communitypartnerships@dmirs.wa.gov.au.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Prime Minister’s National Veterans’Nominations are now open for the 2023 Prime Minister’s National Veterans’ Employment Awards. The annual awards recognise the achievements of Australian organisations that actively recruit, employ and support veterans and their partners, and are creating workplaces where they can thrive. The Awards also provide the opportunity to commend individual employees and entrepreneurs who are using their Australian Defence Force-related experiences to succeed within the civilian workforce.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 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.
Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Clunies Ross Technology Innovation AwardsThe Clunies Ross Technology Innovation Awards recognise contributions by dedicated individuals, or teams, who have shared their vision and knowledge with others to apply technology for the benefit of Australia, and beyond.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
2023 WA Innovator of the Year awardsThe WA Innovator of the Year (IOTY) program awards outstanding Western Australian companies that have developed an innovative product, technology or service.
The program acknowledges and rewards exceptional innovators and entrepreneurs in Western Australia who have developed an outstanding innovative product, technology or service, which is at the emerging innovation or growth phase of development.
This year, the program has seen an increased prize pool of $220,000, to be shared across the available categories, with the overall Innovator of the Year winner to be awarded $100,000.
Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2023
  Western Australian Export Awards 2023The Western Australian (WA) Export Awards annual program acknowledges the success and resilience of WA exporters and their achievements in the international market.  This year, the WA Export Awards celebrates 35 years of recognising the excellence of WA companies and their contribution to Western Australia’s prosperity.  Attend an Invest and Trade WA led outbound mission, with travel costs up to $10,000. The WA Exporter of the year will also receive the incentives for finalists and category winners.Now Closed for 2023
2023 Broome Business Excellence AwardsBroome’s Business Excellence Awards are a fantastic way to acknowledge business excellence. By nominating your business, you are acknowledging the hard work, dedication and effort that you and your team have endured over the last 12 months.
Nomination categories are based on the size of the business and measured by how many employees the business has. All nominees are then put forward for judge’s categories which identify businesses that are excelling in specific areas such as Environmental Sustainability, Innovation, Customer Service, Health & Safety etc.
All Businesses in Broome are eligible to enter and successful entrants will enjoy significant publicity and accolade for their achievements.Now Closed for 2023
McCredie Musicological AwardThe McCredie Musicological Award recognises outstanding contribution in musicology by an Australian early-to-mid-career  scholar, from performance practice, music in the cultural context, through to the theory, analysis and composition of music.
The McCredie Musicological Award is based on a nomination process. Self-nominations are not accepted. 
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Australia Council National Arts and Disability Awards
2022-24
The Australia Council National Arts and Disability Awards 2022-24 celebrate the work and achievements of d/Deaf artists and artists with disability. The Awards acknowledge the contribution these artists have made to the creative arts and cultural life of the nation.
Award categories
The National Arts and Disability Award (Established) celebrates the achievements of an established Australian artist whose outstanding and sustained contribution to their chosen field of arts practice has been recognised nationally or internationally. The recipient of this award will receive $50,000.
The National Arts and Disability Award (Early Career) recognises an Australian artist in the first ten years of their practice who has made an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of practice. The recipient of this award will receive $20,000.
$20,000 & $50,000Now Closed for 2023
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.Up to $5,000Now Closed for 2023
Prime Minister’s Literacy AwardsThe 2023 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional literary talents of established and emerging Australian writers, illustrators, poets and historians.

We are seeking entries of high literary merit and, in the case of the prize for Australian history, scholarly accomplishment.

The Awards honour excellence in Australian literature and those who have had a work published during 2022 are eligible to enter the 2023 Awards in one of 6 categories:
1. children’s literature
2. young adult literature
3. fiction
4. poetry
5. non-fiction
6. Australian history.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Acme London ResidencyDevelop your visual arts practice and professional networks while living and working at Acme’s East London residency space, the Fire Station.

The overall aim of Acme’s Residencies & Awards Programme is to offer artists a supported environment and real professional development throughout the residency period. As every artist and their needs are different, Acme representatives are flexible about how they work with artists to achieve their goals.

During the residency period, Acme provide resident artists with opportunities including:
> connecting with UK and international artists through Acme’s networks via Acme-organised events including networking drinks, gallery visits and artist dinners
> bespoke one-to-one studio critiques or mentor meetings with UK-based arts professionals, organised by Acme
> opportunity to work in collaboration with Acme staff to hold artist talks, or develop or participate in group discussions, critiques or events in the new Acme Pavilion Space
> one-to-one ongoing support and discussion with Acme staff
> ongoing notifications and invitations to private views, lectures and events in London.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
Funding (wla.edu.au)Women & Leadership Australia supports women at all levels and across sectors. Our career-defining development programs combine applied learning with the latest in leadership theory and practice. Advancing gender equity, especially in leadership, is central to our mission. 
Through our Industry Partnership Framework, we collaborate with hundreds of Australian associations and professional bodies to raise awareness and take action to achieve gender equity. With your valuable support, we can continue to create meaningful opportunities for women leaders throughout the country. 
 
EXCLUSIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN 
Partial scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 per person are now available for women in for one of four leadership and workplace skill development programs.  
These scholarships are aimed at encouraging more women to increase their impact at work, progress their career, and step into leadership roles. 
Between $1,000-$7,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Regional Achievement & Community AwardsThe Western Australian Regional Achievement & Community Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional and rural Western Australia.

The Awards applaud and encourage those working in rural and regional areas helping to support, and enhance social, economic, commercial or environmental prosperity of their region.

Award categories:
APM Sustainable Disability Employment Award
Awards Australia Local Legend Award
Awards Australia Small Business Award
Curtin University, School of Education Teaching Excellence Award
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Economic Development Award
Insurance Commission of Western Australia Regional Safety Award
Konica Minolta Customer Service Award
Rinehart Development of Northern Regional WA Award
Woolworths Community Group of the Year Award
Category winners will each receive a prize package worth more than $1,500 including a $500 Woolworths Gift Card, a complimentary membership to The Career College valued at $594 and a $500 Bartercard Travel Voucher, plus a trophy.Now Closed for 2023
New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships are open to eligible Australian undergraduates currently studying at Australian universities. The NCP Scholarship Program provides scholarships to a diverse cohort of Australian university students to undertake offshore programs including study, internships, mentorships and language training for up to 19 months in eligible Indo-Pacific host locations. The strategic objective of the NCP is to strengthen Australia’s regional standing by building a diverse cohort of Australian alumni with deeper Indo-Pacific knowledge, capability and connections.Total Funding Pool $13MNow Closed for 2023
Westpac Future Leaders ScholarshipThe Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship supports Australia’s future leaders by providing an enriching postgraduate experience for talented individuals to study at one of Australia’s leading universities and participate in a bespoke, nine-month, Leadership Development Program. 
Scholars also have the chance to add a global context to their education, with tailored international experiences of up to six months.

Scholarship recipients will be exceptional people, chosen for their ability to make a difference to Australia’s future in one of our three focus areas: 
1. Technology and innovation; 
2. Strengthening Australia-Asia ties; and 
3. Enabling positive social change.

Up to 17 scholarships valued at up to $120,000 over, typically, 2-3 years, will be awarded in 2023 for research or coursework studies at postgraduate level. Consideration for fourth year funding will be given in exceptional circumstances to PhD applicants. This request must be included in the budget section of the application.

Scholars will become part of the connected cohort of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network (W100), which is across all five scholarships programs. Providing lifelong learning, development and networking opportunities, the W100 is owned and driven by scholars, with the support of the Trust.
Scholarships Valued up to $120,000 and incl.:
> Support for your study or research 
> Leadership Development Program
> International Experience
> Westpac 100 Scholars Network – the “W100” 
Now Closed for 2024
2023 WA Youth Awards Nominations for the 2023 Youth Awards will recognise outstanding Western Australians aged 10 to 25 years. The awards celebrate the contributions of young people who show outstanding dedication to making a positive change in their community and recognises their leadership and accomplishments.

Nominations are open for the following categories:
> Minister for Youth’s Most Outstanding Youth Worker Award;
> Commissioner for Children and Young People Participate Award;
> Positive Achievement Award;
> Edith Cowan University Community Leadership Award;
> Creative Contribution Award;
> The Y WA Collective Action Award;
> Youth Focus Sector Collaboration Award;
> Youth Futures Innovation for a Sustainable Future Award;
> Mission Australia Young Changemaker Award; and
> The Charmaine Dragun Memorial Award
$1,000 prize for each category, with the WA Young Person of the Year to receive a $10,000 travel bursary to participate in youth-related events and activities across WA, in addition to a personal travel prize valued at $3,000.Now Closed for 2023
Arts Fund GrantsThe Arts Fund Grants support emerging or early career artists pursuing or planning to pursue artistic development in the Australia to USA and USA to Australia direction. These Grants will provide support of up to US $5,000 to artists in the fields of theatre, film, television, dance, music, visual arts, design, literature, photography and fashion.
Grants funds may be used toward travel, living, tuition and other costs associated with the artistic development abroad. Two rounds are open each year for application, of which both American and Australian Artists may apply.
USD$5,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Education Awards 2023Nominations are now open for the WA Education Awards which celebrate the achievements of public schools in Western Australia. There are 5 award categories this year to recognise excellence in leadership, teaching and learning, cultural responsiveness and disability and inclusion.

All Western Australian public schools are eligible, including early childhood, education support and special educational needs. Only the school staff, school council chairs, board chairs and P&C presidents of the school can nominate.
$20,000 for winning schools & $5,000 for each finalist to go towards a project or programNow Closed for 2023
AgCAREERSTARTIf you’re 17-25, this unique gap-year program provides you with a paid job, training and development, not to mention the opportunity to build your networks within the agriculture industry. Applicants can indicate which farm type they’d prefer from a wide variety, and also where in Australia they would ideally like to go. A matching process is undertaken to ensure participants are assigned to the type of farms that match their interests and skills.
> Full-time paid farm job with a passionate host farmer
> A $4,500 Training and Engagement Bursary to upskill yourself
> Funding to travel for industry events
> A dedicated support team
> A network of peers across the country
$4,500 Training and Engagement BursaryNow Closed for 2023
Rural Women’s AwardThe AgriFuture Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities. The Award provides a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities.
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.
The bursary can be used for formal training in leadership and business management; overseas study tours; establishing business plans or pilot programs; developing educational or promotional campaigns; networking at forums and conferences to grow your knowledge of industries and markets; developing training programs; testing information technology initiatives; developing or testing a new business concept or innovation; and publishing books.
Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year AwardThe Australia Day WA, Community Citizen of the Year Awards are presented by Local Government within local communities across Western Australia on Australia Day. The Patron of the Citizen of the Year Awards is Her Excellency the Governor of Western Australia. The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.
Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
Australian Street Art AwardsOutdoor art that is sanctioned (legal) art and publicly visible from or in a street, laneway, park or other public or publicly-accessible space.
Temporary and mobile art, including chalk walks and movable sculptures, can be entered in the Festival and Event or Trail categories. All other entries must be of a permanent nature.​
Eligible works include wall and utility murals, permanent audio-visual and lighting installations, commissioned graffiti, pavement art, sculpture collections, single sculptures, street installations, monuments and memorials. There’s a catch though – the entry must be an original artwork specifically created for the site where it is located.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
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.Up to $15,000Now Closed for 2023
Women’s Leadership Development ScholarshipsPartial scholarships of $1,000-$5,000 are available to help women in select industries participate in our world-class leadership courses. To encourage more women to increase their impact at work and step into leadership roles, WLA is offering scholarships for four leadership development courses:

Skills for workplace impact
Delivered part time over 10 weeks, the Impact Program provides game-changing strategies for women who are dynamic, passionate and ambitious but not in formal management positions. 
$1,000 partial scholarship
Duration: 10 weeks

Early career managers
Delivered part-time over four months, Leading Edge is designed to enable the transition of aspiring and early career female managers into confident, capable and motivated leaders.
$1,000 partial scholarship
Duration: 4 months

Mid-level managers
Delivered part-time over seven months, Executive Ready is designed to stretch mid-level leaders and propel them towards executive level performance, behaviours and mindsets.
$3,000 partial scholarship
Duration: 7 months

Senior and executive leaders
Delivered part-time over twelve months, the Advanced Leadership Program is a high-impact and challenging developmental course for senior and executive leaders.
$5,000 partial scholarship
Duration: 12 months
Between $1,000-$5,000Now Closed for 2023
WA Multicultural AwardsThe annual WA Multicultural Awards are an important opportunity to celebrate and recognise the significant role Western Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds play in creating a vibrant and successful society.
The awards also recognise individuals and organisations that promote multiculturalism and support Western Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Twelve awards will be presented in 10 categories:
1.    Outstanding Individual Achievement
2.    Youth Award
3.    Community Organisation—CaLD Community Association
4.    Community Organisation—Community Service Organisation
5.    Community Organisation—General Community Association
6.    Business
7.    Local Government
8.    Premier’s Public Sector
9.    Arts
10.  Sportsperson of the Year
11.  Laksiri Jayasuriya Lifetime Community Service
12.  Sir Ronald Wilson Leadership
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023
LiftHER by LIFTwomenLiftHER is a global program under LIFTwomen Group, designed to empower women and girls in Australia and Asia to achieve their dreams and live their lives to the fullest potential.$8,000Now Closed for 2023
Harvard Club of Australia Inc. – Ferris Family FellowshipsSupports not-for-profit leaders with an opportunity to study at Harvard Business School in the United States.The Harvard Club of Australia Ferris Family Fellowships help fulfil the increasing demand for managerial skills and strategic decision-making within the not-for-profit sector. The course will assist participants to examine their missions, develop new strategies and improve the effectiveness of their organisations.$15,000Now Closed for 2024
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. Up to $2,000Now Closed for 2024
WA Multicultural AwardsThe Western Australian Multicultural Awards 2023 recognise individuals and organisations for their outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia.
Twelve awards will be presented across eleven categories that celebrate multiculturalism in WA:
Outstanding Individual Achievement Award
Youth Award
Community Organisation AwardsCulturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD)
General
Business Award
Public Sector Award
Arts Award
Sportsperson of the Year Award
Local Government Award
Laksiri Jayasuriya Lifetime Community Service Award
Sir Ronald Wilson Leadership Award
Premier’s Community Response and Recovery Award
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
2024 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards – Individual Categories | Tourism Council WAThe Individual Categories in the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards recognise individual excellence of those employed in the WA tourism industry.

There are four categories in the Individual Awards program:
Facet Golden Guide Award
This category recognises the significant contribution quality tour guides make in providing memorable experiences to visitors through interpretation of the natural and cultural environment in a responsible manner. Eligibility includes tour guides and coach captains working in the natural, cultural and heritage environments, in either a paid or volunteer capacity.
Individual Excellence in Aboriginal Tourism Award
This Award is for an individual who demonstrates an ongoing commitment to excellence in Aboriginal tourism through storytelling, culture sharing and the development of Aboriginal tourism businesses and the broader industry.
Individual Excellence in Customer Service
This Award is for an individual who demonstrates outstanding, high-quality, personable customer service in the course of their employment in the WA tourism industry.
Sir David Brand Young Achiever Medal
This medal is awarded to a person under the age of 30 working in the tourism industry. The winner will demonstrate an ongoing contribution to the positive image of tourism in WA.
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2024
HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery AwardsThe HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers. Employers, patients, colleagues, nurses and midwives can nominate themselves or a special individual or team who has made a real difference to the lives of patients or to the quality of a service.

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.
Winners share in a $30,000 prize pool, courtesy of proud Awards sponsor ME- the bank for you.Now Closed for 2024
WA Volunteer Service AwardsThe WA Volunteer Service Awards (held annually) are an opportunity to thank and acknowledge volunteers who give their time and talents to support their communities.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
Youth Yawuru Mangayin Encouraging Excellence ScholarshipsScholarships of $2,000 are now available for Yawuru young people aged 12-25 who demonstrate leadership potential. Scholarship funds can be used for items that will support young people to pursue excellence in education, sport, career/professional development, community involvement or leadership. This includes education materials, technology or travel.

Successful applicants will become part of the Yawuru Youth Ambassadors and be supported through networking and development activities.  Scholarship Policy, application form and information about our generous namesake can be supplied upon request.
To apply email: youthtrainingemployment@yawuru.org.au
$2,000Now Closed for 2024
Western Australian of the Year Awards – Celebrate WAThe Awards celebrate excellence in business leadership, social entrepreneurship and innovation; improving the profile of WA arts and culture; inspirational role models in the Aboriginal community; positive social, scientific and economic impact; achievement in sport; and improving the lives of young Western Australians and the community as a whole. The seven categories that you can nominate.Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
2024 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art AwardsOpen to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, Telstra NATSIAA is a non-acquisitive award that is free to enter and encourages artists to submit an artwork of their choice in one of the Award Categories. It awards a total of $190,000 in prize money each year.

​The overall Telstra Art Award of $100,000 cash (excl. GST) is awarded to the artwork considered by the judges to be the most outstanding artwork in the exhibition.
​The following Award Categories offer the Award recipient $15,000 (excl. GST) and are chosen by the judges:
> Telstra General Painting Award
> Telstra Bark Painting Award
> Telstra Work on Paper Award
> Wandjuk Marika Memorial 3D Award (sponsored by Telstra)
> Telstra Multimedia Award
> Telstra Emerging Artist Award

​In addition to the above Award Categories is the Telstra People’s Choice Award, which is a non-monetary Award, chosen by popular vote.
Up to $100,000Now Closed for 2024
The Golden Lens 2024 Photographer Competition The competition provides an opportunity for WA Seniors Card members to share photos which reflect the lives of seniors across the State. The competition aims to promote ageing well by celebrating the skills of Western Australians through the art of photography and to demonstrate that people can learn and create at any age.

The 2024 competition has returned with four categories including:
1. Active Ageing
2. Cultural Identity
3. Wander out Yonder
4. Blast from the Past.
Cash and voucher prizesNow Closed for 2024
The Australian Business Awards 2024The Australian Business Awards are an annual all-encompassing awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, experience management, business sustainability, product and technology innovation via a set of comprehensive award categories.
Categories:
– Business & Management
– Business Product
– Employer of Choice Awards
– Consumer Product
– Customer Experience Awards
– Australian Charity Award
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
2024 National Awards for Local GovernmentEntries are now open for the 2023 National Awards for Local Government, which will recognise outstanding innovation implemented by councils that has enhanced local communities.
There are 11 award categories: Women in Local Government, Waste Management, Road Safety, Regional Growth, Productivity through Infrastructure, Indigenous Recognition, Disaster Preparedness, Creativity and Culture, Cohesive Communities, Career Starter, and Addressing Violence against Women and their Children.
All elected local government organisations, local government associations and other recognised organisations that provide direct services to Australian communities are eligible to enter.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024
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 2024
(annually opens 01-FEB)
2024 WA Fire and Emergency Services (WAFES) AwardsThe awards honour and acknowledge the achievements of volunteers, career firefighters and DFES staff throughout Western Australia who have shown exceptional dedication to duty over the past 12 months.
This year the DFES Staff Team Achievement Award is being introduced to recognise career firefighters, operational and corporate staff who together have made an outstanding contribution to emergency services.
Not SpecifiedNow closed for 2024
Reopen 2025
WA Training AwardsThe search is on for the brightest stars in Western Australia’s vocational education and training  sector through the WA Training Awards 2023. his year there are eight individual and five organisation categories:
 
Individual categories
WA Apprentice of the Year;
WA Trainee of the Year;
WA Vocational Student of the Year;
WA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year;
WA School-based Apprentice of the Year;
WA Trainer of the Year;
WA Cultural Diversity Training Award; and
WA International Student of the Year.

Organisation categories
WA Small Employer of the Year;
WA Large Employer of the Year;
WA Industry Collaboration Award;
WA Small Training Provider of the Year; and
WA Large Training Provider of the Year.
Public Recognition & $3,000 for individual winnersNow Closed for 2024
Premier’s Science Awards 2024The Awards celebrate research and engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the Western Australian community. There are brand new Educator of the Year categories covering primary and secondary schooling, universities, and registered training organisations.
 
The Awards categories are:
Scientist of the Year
Mid-Career Scientist of the Year
Early Career Scientist of the Year
Student Scientist of the Year
Aboriginal STEM Student of the Year
STEM Educator of the Year – Schools
STEM Educator of the Year – Tertiary
Science Engagement Initiative of the Year
$10,000 to $50,000Now Closed for 2024
The 2024 Les Young ScholarshipThe Les Young Scholarship provides young people within the thoroughbred industry the opportunity to further develop their skills and knowledge via an international course and paid placement at a reputable United Kingdom.

The scholarship will provide funding and support to the successful applicant via a combination of theory coursework and a paid placement with an international horse stud in the United Kingdom or Irish National Stud where they will develop further understanding around foaling and breeding, bloodstock husbandry and stable and equine management. All travel and accommodation will be covered by the scholarship.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2024

Employment & Apprenticeship Stimulus Packages

Incentive/PackageDetailsAmount Closing
Apprentice Completion GrantThe Apprentice Completion Grant is a one-off payment of $2,000 to construction apprentices and trainees who complete their qualifications between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024. An additional $500 (maximum) reimbursement is also available to these students as repayment for the purchase of work-related tools and/or safety equipment between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024. This pilot program commences on 1 July 2023 for a 12-month period.
This $ 4.2 million initiative aims to encourage students to complete their training and help ensure a safe, skilled and sustainable construction industry in WA.
The Apprentice Completion Grant and tool and/or safety equipment reimbursement is designed to:
> Encourage apprentices and trainees to finish their training.
> Provide a tangible benefit to students on obtaining their qualification.
> Ensure more fully qualified trades in the industry.
> Enable students to access numerous employment opportunities.
> Ensure workers are correctly equipped, improving worksite safety.
> Develop a positive, long-term relationship with these entry-level workers.
Up to $2,000All apprentices and trainees who complete a construction apprenticeship or traineeship supported by CTF between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024.
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
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
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.
VariousOngoing – All claims must be submitted within 60 days of the completion of the apprentice’s training or attendance period for the claim to be eligible.
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 SpecifiedNow closed for 2023
Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators PilotThe Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to deliver Tourism Local Navigator services under the Disability Employment – Tourism Local Navigators Pilot in eligible locations from 1 July 2023 to 1 June 2024.  
The objectives of the grant opportunity are to help small and medium sized (SME) tourism businesses address barriers they have previously identified in recruiting, retaining and progressing employees and jobseekers with disability including:
> lack of time or capability to recruit people with disability
> confusion on how or where to seek support
> preferential use of local networks to source employees.
Not SpecifiedNow Closed for 2023
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 $57,000Now Closed for 2023
Ag Career Start – Grant ProgramEmploy a young Australian to work on your farm for 10-12 months and share your skills, knowledge, and industry insights as a farm-host.
When you sign up you will:
> Receive free FarmSafe training
> Receive a $2000 grant
> Get industry support to train and mentor
All farm types are welcome to participate, and employees can help on a wide range of on-farm activities.
$2,000 training & supportNow Closed for 2023

New Business Incentives & Training Programs

Incentive/ProgramDetailsAmountClosing
Seedlab Australia Program – Round 9Seedlab Australia is a national Incubator and Accelerator program for Australian and New Zealand producers of value-added food, non-alcoholic drinks, and sustainably produced personal and home care products.

We’ll help you get your products and businesses retail ready. Our part-time, live online 6 week Incubator, and 4 month Accelerator programs are run by trusted, global experts with real world experience. We’ll support you to produce and pitch consumer products that meet more needs, and have truly unique selling points that consumers value.

Seedlab Australia supports startups, small and medium-sized businesses that are not currently supplying national supermarkets.
Not SpecifiedRound 10
Anticipated to kick off in the middle of the 2024, so don’t hesitate. Get your applications in now.
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
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
Industry Growth ProgramAs part of the 2023-24 May Budget, the Australian Government announced a new $392.4 million Industry Growth Program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups.

This new initiative will launch in late 2023. It will provide advice and matched grant funding for SMEs and startups to commercialise their ideas and grow their businesses.
The Industry Growth Program will support early-stage businesses in their most challenging development phase.

Projects in the priority areas of the National Reconstruction Fund will be eligible for the Industry Growth Program:
> renewables and low emissions technologies
> medical science
> transport
> value-add in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors
> value-add in resources
> defence capability
> enabling capabilities.

We anticipate the program will have these key design features:
> directly contracted experienced advisers to guide SMEs and startups on commercialisation and early-stage business growth
> an additional source of industry advice, leveraging sector expertise from not-for-profit industry bodies
> a new independent committee to give recommendations on projects to receive grant funding
> an Executive Director to manage and oversee program advisers, and share expertise
> a Centre of Expertise to build real-world commercialisation capability within our department and broader Australian Public Service.
Coming Late 2023
EvokeAG. Startup ProgramThe evokeAG. Startup Program serves as a dynamic bridge within the agrifood tech landscape, linking emerging startups and ambitious scaleups with a diverse ecosystem encompassing farmers, innovators, researchers, industry giants, government bodies, and investors. Through this program, founders gain a compelling platform to not only share their stories and success but also to spotlight their groundbreaking innovation, which are pioneering transformative solutions to pressing global agrifood technology challenges. Join us on this journey of innovation and discovery.
The four streams that form our Startup Program cater to early stage startups right through to successful scaleups both in Australia and internationally.
1. Start Up Alley
2. A night for Founders & Funders
3. Scaelup Station
4. AgriFutures AgXelerate Program
Not specifiedNow Closed for 2023

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