Grants

Grants for Women

Grants of up to $10,000 are available for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that focus on addressing the unique issues faced by women.

Funding of up to $5,000 is available for one-off activities or initiatives, with a duration of up to six months that contribute to the program's priority areas.

Funding of up to $10,000 is available for longer term (over six months), strategic initiatives involving a range of partners that will contribute to creating sustainable or systemic change in the program's priority areas.

Projects should address one or more of the following project priority areas:

  • Women's economic independence
  • Women in leadership 
  • Women's Consultative Fora Outcomes

For more information head to: https://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au/GrantsFunding/Pages/Grants-for-Women.aspx#sthash.YTci9yuo.dpuf

Youth Engagement Grants

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.

Funding of up to $5,000 is available for one-off activities or initiatives with a duration of up to six months involving one or more partners and that contribute to the achievement of program objectives.

Funding of up to $10,000 is available for longer term (over six months), community-wide strategic initiatives involving a wide range of partners and that contribute to the achievement of the program objectives. 

The project should address one or more of the following program objectives:

Develop the knowledge, confidence and skills young people need to be actively involved in community life and to respond to issues impacting on their lives.
Provide opportunities for young people to learn and develop life skills to help them to achieve their goals.
Promote and/or create environments and accessible services and programs to keep young people well and promote lifelong healthy lifestyles. 

Please contact the Grants Officer to discuss your project and the potential level of funding available.

Applications for this program will be accepted on an on-going basis.

For further information head to: https://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au/GrantsFunding/Pages/Youth-Engagement-Grants-Program.aspx#sthash.1nvXlN5s.dpuf

Country Arts WA - Regional Arts Fund

Individual – up to $15,000
This is available for individual artists or artsworkers from regional and remote Western Australia who have identified a unique professional development opportunity or creative development initiative. This could include (but is not limited to) a mentorship, internship, fellowship or a form of training in their chosen art form. Individuals can be emerging or professional but must show a dedication to their chosen art form.

Community – up to $30,000
This is available for not-for-profit organisations or local Governments from regional and remote Western Australia to employ professional artists in a creative arts project that engages their community. This could include (but is not limited to) a residency, workshops, professional development initiative or arts development project.

Log in to Smarty Grants via the link on Country Arts WA website  or at https://cawa.smartygrants.com.au/ to complete an application.