Grants Information

Community Grants Program 2018

Keep Australia Beautiful Community Litter 2018 Grants open on 7 May with funds up to $10,000 paid for major initiatives or regional projects, and grants of up to $5,000 available for local area projects.  (Local government authorities, community groups, small to medium sized enterprises and schools are eligible to apply for the grants, which must be for projects in the public domain).

Community Living and Participation Grants provide up to $10,000 for customised solutions that support people with disability to participate in family and community life.  (People with disability can apply for equipment, resources, activities and projects connected to their particular social and recreational goals.  Community groups can apply for equipment, resources, training and activities that promote inclusion of people with disability).


Department of Local Government and Communities Grants

Funding up to $10,000 is available from the Department of Local Government and Communities via the ‘Grants for Women’ Program – Closes 30/12/2018.  (Funding of up to $10,000 is available for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that focus on addressing the unique issues faced by women).

Funding up to $10,000 is available from the Department of Local Government and Communities via the ‘Youth Engagement Grants’ Program – Closes 30/12/2018.  (Grants of up to $10,000 are available for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (10–18 years old) in creative ways and help achieve positive outcomes).

 

Seniors Week 2018 Community Grants Program.

Grants are available as a contribution towards the cost of hosting events during Seniors Week, Sunday 11 November to Saturday 17 November. Standard grants are up to $1000 (plus GST if applicable).

To be eligible for funding your event should:

  • Recognise and thank seniors for their contribution to the community or
  • Promote inter-generational activities linking seniors to the community or
  • Facilitate artistic and celebratory expression within the community or
  • Engage seniors in a variety of activities and initiatives that encourage active aging.

 Applications are strongly encouraged for events which target seniors who:

  • Would not normally participate in WA Seniors Week activities or
  • Are at risk of becoming socially isolated or
  • Are members of Indigenous or Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.

For more information visit http://www.cotawa.org.au .

  

CSRFF Annual Grants

$66,667 – $166,666 will be allocated to projects with a planning and construction process that will be complete within 12 months.

The total project cost for annual grants is between $200,001 – $500,000.

Grants given in this category must be claimed in the financial year following the date of approval.

Examples of annual projects:

  • Upgrades to clubrooms/pavilions
  • Upgrade to swimming pool
  • Large floodlighting project
  • Court or bowling green construction
  • Reticulation system for a grassed playing field

More information is available at http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/facilities-(csrff)

  

CSRFF Forward Planning Grants

$166,667–$2,000,000 will be allocated to the large scale projects where the total project cost exceeds $500,000 and may require an implementation period of between one and three years.

Grants given in this category may be allocated in one or a combination of the years in the triennium.

Examples of forward planning projects:

  • Multipurpose leisure/recreation centre
  • Swimming pool – new or major upgrade including heating to allow increased use
  • Construction of large synthetic fields
  • Playing field construction
  • Clubroom – new or major upgrade
  • Large ablution block/change rooms.

More information is available at http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/facilities-(csrff)

 

CSRFF Small Grants

$2,500–$66,666 is available for projects involving a basic level of planning. The total project cost for grant must not exceed $200,000. Grants given in this category must be claimed in the financial year following the date of approval.

Examples of small grant projects:

  • Cricket pitch and practice wickets,
  • Safety fences for sport and recreation facilities, E.g. motor sports
  • Minor upgrade to swimming pool
  • Small floodlighting project
  • Court resurfacing or upgrade
  • Construction of or upgrade to shade shelters,
  • Large scale dams, water collection systems and pipelines for distribution (maximum grant offered is $60,000),
  • Various planning studies to a maximum grant amount of $25,000. 

The CSRFF small grants have two rounds each year. Rounds are advertised and open in February and July and close on the last working day in March and August each year.

Find out about the CSRFF small grants application process .

 

Contact Glenise Bailey, Grants Officer for further information.
Ph: 08 9892 1119
Email: grants@sop.wa.gov.au

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