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Grants for Women Program 2013

Posted: January 22nd, 2013

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The Department of Communities is currently seeking applications for its ‘Grants for Women’ program 2013.

The program will provide grants of up to $5,000 to eligible groups and organisations which seek to strengthen the health and wellbeing, economic security, leadership and safety of women in both the home and community.

Click here for guidelines and eligibility requirements, and visit the Department of Communities Website to access an application form.

Applications for 2013 will close 5:00pm on Friday, 8 March 2013.

Fore more information, contact the Grants and Contacts Officer on (08) 6551 8700 or email grants@communities.wa.gov.au

Community Grants available through resource companies

Posted: April 18th, 2012

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Applications are now open for community grants from BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt.

BHP Billiton’s Community Grants Program provides financial assistance for initiatives that enhance community life in the areas of Indigenous wellbeing, environment, twonship amenity, quality education, health and wellbeing and community involvement.

Applications for BHP’s Community Grants Program close on 1 May. For more information email waironorecommunity@bhpbilliton.com or call 9173 6680 (Port Hedland), 9175 3505 (Newman) or 6224 4243 (Perth)

Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt is offering financial assistance to short-term community projects in the Carnarvon, Dampier, Karratha and Port Hedland areas that are unique, innovative, address community and education issues, or require infrastructure.

Applications for Dampier Salt’s Community Grants Scheme close on 29 June. For more information visit the Dampier Salt website, or call 9270 9252

Geraldton Community Grants now open

Posted: April 3rd, 2012

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The City of Greater Geraldton is now taking applications for its Community Grants Program. Grants will be awarded to community groups and organisations to help them make positive contributions to the quality of life in the Geraldton region.

Applications can be submitted in any of the following categories:

  • Cultural Grant – Opportunities for Creativity
  • Economy Grant – Opportunities for Prosperity
  • Environmental Grant – Opportunities for Sustainability
  • Governance Grant – Leading the Opportunities
  • Social Grant – Opportunities for Lifestyle 

Applications close Friday, 20 April 2012. For guidelines, applications and more information, visit the City of Greater Geraldton’s website.

Community Action Grants for natural resource management

Posted: March 12th, 2012

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The Australian Government is currently offering grants under the Caring for our Country program for community groups actively involved in protecting and improving their environment.

Grants between $5000 and $20,000 are available to help community groups carry out on-ground parojects and/or knowledge sharing activities in areas of:

  • coastal environments and critical aquatic habitats,
  • sustainable farm practices, or
  • biodiversity and natural icons

Projects may include recording and using traditional ecological knowledge, developing natural resource management plans, or restoring endangered ecological communities.

Applications close on 27 March 2012. To get more information, find out if your group is eligible, and  download an application form, visit the Caring for our Country website or call 1800 552 008.

Indigenous Arts Funding: applications now open

Posted: February 16th, 2012

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The WA Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) awards a wide range of grants to artists, artsworkers, groups and organisations, including targeted Indigenous Arts Funding grants.

The DCA is now accepting applications for two different categories in their Indigenous Arts Grant Program:

Development (click here for more): This category is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, groups or organisations working in all eligible art forms for projects that involved the exploration of new ideas, the development of new skills, the creation of new work or the recreation or reinterpretation of traditional or customary practices or cultural expression.

Distribution and Marketing (click here for more): This category is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, groups or organisations working in all eligible art forms and facilitates the distribution of an existing WA arts activity, event or product to new audiences locally, interstate, and/or internationally.

Applications close on 23 March, 2012. To find out more information, visit http://www.dca.wa.gov.au/funding/ or call 1800 199 090.

City of Geraldton Community Grants

Posted: February 7th, 2012

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This week is the last chance to put in applications for the City of Greater Geraldton’s Recurrent Community Grants Program for 2012.

The aim of the program is to provide assistance to local community groups and organisations that make positive contributions to the quality of life within the Greater Geraldton region.

Applications for Recurrent Community Grants may be submitted in the following categories:

  • Cultural Grant – Opportunities for Creativity
  • Economy Grant – Opportunities for Prosperity
  • Environmental Grant – Opportunities for Sustainability
  • Social Grant – Opportunities for Lifestyle

This is a great opportunity for Geraldton not-for-profit organisations to gain some financial support for their projects that benefit the community.

Applications close 10 February 2012. For more information and to download an application kit, visit the City of Greater Geraldton’s website.