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Kimberley Regional Grants Scheme

The Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme is for grants between $50,001 and $300,000. Applications for the 2017 Kimberley Regional Grants Scheme are now closed.

The Regional Grants Scheme invests in projects which assist in attracting investment, increasing jobs, and improving quality of life to improve economic and community infrastructure and services in the Kimberley Region.

Funding is available to assist the development of infrastructure, services and community projects intended to build vibrant regions with strong economies.


We encourage all applicants to discuss their projects and applications with our Grants Officer on (08) 9194 3001 or by email at royaltiesforregions@kdc.wa.gov.au prior to submission.


2017-18 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

Broome Surf Life Saving Club Inc$300,000The redevelopment of Broome SLSC North West Training Facility
Derby Rodeo and Horseriders Association$90,000New Ablution Blocks - for Derby Rodeo Club and Derby West Kimberley Turf Club
East Kimberley Chamber of Commerce & Industry$45,000Tasting the Kimberley 2017
Kalumburu Aboriginal Corporation$110,000Enterprise Incubator Stage 2 Economic and social hub
Kimberley Language Resource Centre$84,000Office Maintenance and Refurbishment
Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency$234,600Mangkaja Arts Infrastrcuture Enhancement Project - Phase One
Mirima Council$80,000Modern Miriwoong
Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation$79,717Mowanjum station expansion project
Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation$95,205Jilbalirri Youth Accommodation
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd$250,000Roebuck Plains Stations - Pivot Project
Shire of Halls Creek$124,817Facility Infrastructure Upgrades for Social and Economic Development - Phase 2
Shire Wyndham East Kimberely$72,000Identification and Protection of Priority Agricultural Land
Waringarri Media Aboriginal Corporation$71,350Waringarri Visual Radio

2016-17 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

OrganisationAmount Project
Aarnja$300,000Fostering Generational Change
East Kimberley Football League$52,590Installation of scoreboards and provision of line markers
Gumbarun Aboriginal Group$94,000Gumbanan Campgrounds upgrade
Kalumburu Aboriginal Corporation$125,300Kalumburu Social & Economic Development Hub
Kimberley Small Business Support$60,000KSBS Small Business Enriched Training and Mentoring Program
Koolkarriya$160,000Noonkanbah Irrigation Project
Kununurra Bushmen's Rodeo Association$93,000Outdoor Multi Purpose Facility
Magabala Books$71,480Kimberley Children's Picture Book Series
Shire of Halls Creek$232,000Halls Creek Aquatic and Recreation Centre Solar Project
The Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia$50,000Books in Kimberley Homes Project
The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation$40,000Follow the Dream: Partnerships for Success
Warmun Community (Turkey Creek) Inc$55,775Welcome to the Streets of Warmun
Wyndham Tourist Association$110,000Promoting Indigenous and Non Indigenous Tourism in Wyndham

2014-15 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

(Exc. GST)
Gurama Yani U Incorporated (Fitzroy Valley Men’s Shed)$72,350Fitzroy Valley Men’s Shed Development
Derby District High School$20,000Follow the Dream: Partnerships for Success
Yarliyil Arts Centre$200,000Halls Creek Cultural Facility Infrastructure Project
Kununurra Chamber of Commerce and Industry Incorporated$20,000Stepping Up
The Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia$100,245Books in Kimberley Homes
Warmun Art Aboriginal Corporation$123,300Digital Training Program
Wunan Foundation$50,000East Kimberley Aboriginal Corporation Governance Support Service
Shire of Derby West Kimberley$149,642Derby Heritage Trail
East Kimberley Marketing Group$60,000Business Case for Direct Flights from the East Coast to Kununurra
Nyamba Buru Yawuru/Shire of Broome (joint application)*$107,405Jetty to Jetty Heritage Trail
Tourism North West Incorporated*$45,000Broome Brand Positioning Study
Ewin Early Learning Centre$20,000Kununurra Early Childhood Education & Care Strategy
Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation$150,000Derby Men's Shed
Marrugeku Incorporated (Stalker Theatre)$20,000Marrugeku's Kimberley Tour and Workshop

*These grants have been provided from funds auspiced by the Commission.

Grant acquittals

Successful applicants of the Kimberley Regional Grants Scheme must acquit the grant in accordance with the Grant Agreement. Acquittals for grants valued at more than $20,000 (ex GST) must include an audit conducted by a suitably qualified person.

Use the KRGS Grant Acquittal form to prepare acquittals.

Page last updated: Mon Oct 1 2018 8:13:59 PM

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Don't hesitate to call the Kimberley Development Commission with any queries or comments.

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7 Ebony Street (PO Box 620)
Kununurra Western Australia 6743

T: +61 8 9148 2100

Upstairs: Cnr Napier & Dampier Terrace (PO Box 172)
Broome, Western Australia 6725

T: +61 8 9194 3000

Derby Western Australia 6728

T: +61 8 9194 3000 (Broome)