Please Note: Any proposed infrastructure projects (whether that be new infrastructure or in relation to existing infrastructure AND is owned, will be owned and/or on the Shire of Gingin land) need to complete and return a ‘Project Enquiry’ for the Shire of Gingin to review and consider before funding is applied for. Project Enquiry Template
Grants Available Throughout WA
WA Grants Directory
Commonwealth Government Grants Directory
Additional Grants Table
Grant Connect - A Current Grant Opportunity List which contains all current Grant Opportunities (GOs) open for application. GOs are sorted by default with those closing soonest at the top, and those that are ongoing at the end of the list.
Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Closes 14 September 2018
Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme Closes 14 September 2018
Supports talented country athletes aged 13 to 21 years to progress along their sport's development pathway. Eligible events with start dates from 15 May 2018 to 15 December 2018. Please direct enquiries to Sport and Recreation, Wheatbelt office on 9690 2400 or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the dedicated ATSS enquiry email: email@example.com
Volunteer Grants Closes 18 September 2018
Active Australia Innovation Challenge Closes 23 September 2018
The Heart Foundation and Department of Health invite organisations and community groups to raise awareness of the benefits of physical activity and develop and implement innovative ideas to encourage physical activity in a chosen community.
Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) Closes 26 September 2018
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities in rural Australia. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer. Grant Enquiries: 1800 170 020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commonwealth Bank Teacher Awards Closes 27 September 2018
The Awards are open to all registered teachers and school leaders currently working in any Australian school.
Try, Test and Learn Fund Closes 28 September 2018
This grant is available for small scale trials of new or innovative approaches to support people at risk of long term welfare dependence.
Community Grants Program - Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI)
Provides funding to empower culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia to design, deliver and partner on projects that address their needs. The CGP supports CaLD community-led activities that:
•celebrate and promote Western Australia's cultural diversity
•build the capacity of individuals, families and communities to contribute to the civic and economic life of the State
•improve the accessibility and effectiveness of services.
Applicants should seek advice from an OMI Engagement Officer on time frames for application submission based on the stage of development of the project. Contact email@example.com or phone (08) 6552 1676.
Safer Communities Fund - Infrastructure Grants Closes 25 September 2018
The Safer Communities Fund provides grants for local crime prevention and security infrastructure activities and to protect community organisations that may be facing security risks associated with racial and / or religious intolerance.
Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) Closes 26 September 2018
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities in rural Australia. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer. Grant Enquiries: 1800 170 020 or
St.George Foundation Closes 28 September 2018
Focuses on helping smaller community organisations that work to provide a brighter future for socially, economically or physically disadvantaged children.
Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) Annual Grant Closes 28 September
Financial assistance to community groups 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. Examples of annual projects include:
Upgrades to clubrooms/pavilions
Large floodlighting project
Court or bowling green construction
Reticulation system for a grassed playing field.
Maximum grants for annual grants may increase to 50% funding if a development bonus is approved.
Mazda Foundation Grant Program Closes 30 September 2018
This round's funding focus is on children with physical &/or mental disabilities and elderly people suffering mental disabilities. (Undisclosed funding amount)
Community Garden Grants Closes 4 October 2018
Stronger Communities Program Closes 18 October 2018
AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Closes 31 October 2018
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.
Local Sporting Champions Closes 31 October 2018
Financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships.
Healthway Scholarships Closes 16 November 2018
The Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch) in collaboration with Healthway is offering four scholarships during 2019. Apply now for a graduate, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, regional or any category scholarship.
Veteran & Community Grants Funding Closes 30 November 2018
Country Arts WA - Quick Response Grant Closes 7 December
Quick Response Grants assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities that would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs.
Individual – up to $2,000. This funding provides support for individual artists and arts workers in regional Western Australia.
Community – up to $4,000. This funding provides support for small-scale arts development initiatives for organisations in regional Western Australia. Please contact Hannah Chambers, 1800 811 883
(regional freecall)/ 9200 6200 or
Youth Engagement Grants Program Closes 31 December 2018
Up to $10,000 available for community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people 10–18 years in creative ways and help achieve positive outcomes.
Regional Community Child Care Development Fund Closes 31 December 2018
Youth Grants Closes 31 December 2018
Available to 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 and up to $10,000 for longer term (over six months), community-wide strategic initiatives.
Jetstar Flying Start Round 1 Closes 30 September /Round 2 Opens 1 October 2018 and Closes March 2019
For community groups and organisations to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community.
Sisters of Charity Foundation Grants
Financial assistance up to $10,000 for community initiatives that will benefit poor and marginalised people. There are two grant rounds each year. Applications must arrive at the Foundation on either 31 March or 30 September.
Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions
Provides organisations with grants of between $1,000 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible students to participate in conferences, competitions and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related events.Open until funding expended.
Grants for organisations to provide support for seniors online
The Liberal Government is providing grants of up to $50,000 to local organisations to deliver free digital skills training to people over 50 as part of the Be Connected program. By joining the Be Connected Network, organisations can help seniors to maintain their independence and keep connected with family and friends. Participants in the program get free, personalised face-to-face coaching and access to interactive tutorials and resources. For more information about Be Connected or to join the network, call 1300 795 897.
Healthway Sponsorship Programs Closing dates varied