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

Grant acquittals

Successful applicants of the Kimberley Regional Grants Scheme must acquit their grants 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. Please contact our Grants Officer on (08) 9194 3001 or by email at gpo@kdc.wa.gov.au if you have any questions.

Use the KRGS Grant Acquittal form to prepare acquittals.

2017-18 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

wdt_ID Organisation Amount Project
1 Broome Surf Life Saving Club Inc $300,000 The redevelopment of Broome SLSC North West Training Facility
2 Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd $250,000 Roebuck Plains Stations - Pivot Project
3 Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency $234,600 Mangkaja Arts Infrastrcuture Enhancement Project - Phase One
4 Shire of Halls Creek $124,817 Facility Infrastructure Upgrades for Social and Economic Development - Phase 2
5 Kalumburu Aboriginal Corporation $110,000 Enterprise Incubator Stage 2 Economic and social hub
6 Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation $95,205 Jilbalirri Youth Accommodation
7 Derby Rodeo and Horseriders Association $90,000 New Ablution Blocks - for Derby Rodeo Club and Derby West Kimberley Turf Club
8 Kimberley Language Resource Centre $84,000 Office Maintenance and Refurbishment
9 Mirima Council $80,000 Modern Miriwoong
10 Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation $79,717 Mowanjum station expansion project
Organisation Amount Project

2016-17 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

wdt_ID Organisation Amount Project
1 Aarnja $300,000 Fostering Generational Change
2 Shire of Halls Creek $232,000 Halls Creek Aquatic and Recreation Centre Solar Project
3 Koolkarriya $160,000 Noonkanbah Irrigation Project
4 Kalumburu Aboriginal Corporation $125,300 Kalumburu Social & Economic Development Hub
5 Wyndham Tourist Association $110,000 Promoting Indigenous and Non Indigenous Tourism in Wyndham
6 Gumbarun Aboriginal Group $94,000 Gumbanan Campgrounds upgrade
7 Kununurra Bushmen's Rodeo Association $93,000 Outdoor Multi Purpose Facility
8 Magabala Books $71,480 Kimberley Children's Picture Book Series
9 Kimberley Small Business Support $60,000 KSBS Small Business Enriched Training and Mentoring Program
10 Warmun Community (Turkey Creek) Inc $55,775 Welcome to the Streets of Warmun
Organisation Amount Project

2014-15 Kimberley Regional Grant Scheme – successful applicants

wdt_ID Organisation Amount Project
1 Yarliyil Arts Centre $200,000 Halls Creek Cultural Facility Infrastructure Project
2 Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation $150,000 Derby Men's Shed
3 Shire of Derby West Kimberley $149,642 Derby Heritage Trail
4 Warmun Art Aboriginal Corporation $123,300 Digital Training Program
5 Nyamba Buru Yawuru/Shire of Broome (joint application)* $107,405 Jetty to Jetty Heritage Trail
6 The Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia $100,245 Books in Kimberley Homes
7 Gurama Yani U Incorporated (Fitzroy Valley Men’s Shed) $72,350 Fitzroy Valley Men’s Shed Development
8 East Kimberley Marketing Group $60,000 Business Case for Direct Flights from the East Coast to Kununurra
9 Wunan Foundation $50,000 East Kimberley Aboriginal Corporation Governance Support Service
10 Tourism North West Incorporated* $45,000 Broome Brand Positioning Study
Organisation Amount Project

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


Page last updated: Wed Nov 21 2018 1:30:25 PM

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Kununurra Western Australia 6743

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

T: +61 8 9194 3000

Derby Western Australia 6728

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