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Other Grants

There are a number of initiatives to promote socio-economic development in the WA regions, including the Kimberley. This page provides updates on some of these initiatives as they become available from time to time.

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GroundSwell program now open: up to $200,000 in grants

The GroundSwell program will provide grants of up to $200,000 to deliver targeted entrepreneurship and technology training and support programs in regional Western Australia. It will assist small regional businesses accelerate their growth, create jobs, become more globally competitive and ride out the effects of COVID-19.Expressions of interest are now open for experienced organisations that deliver programs to assist regional businesses realise performance improvements and adopt technology for enhanced penetration into external markets.

Applications close 5pm Monday, August 10, 2020. For more information, visit the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development website.

Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund

The State Government, through Lotterywest, is committing $159 million into a COVID-19 Relief Fund to respond to the hardship being experienced by the Western Australian community as a result the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please contact Lotterywest on 133 777 for further information or visit the Lotterywest website.

Woodside COVID-19 Grants

Woodside has established a $10 million COVID-19 Community Fund to direct support to the communities where they are active. As part of the Community Fund, Woodside is seeking applications from not-for-profit organisations in the WA communities where we live and work, namely Karratha, Roebourne, Exmouth, Broome, Dampier Peninsula and Perth. Read the guidance and click here to start your application, or alternatively visit the Woodside website for further information.

Youth Innovation Grants Open Now!

Each year, the Heywire Competition winners attend the Heywire Regional Youth Summit to develop ideas to improve regional Australia for young people. Community organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000 from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to make these ideas a reality.

Check out the ideas below and apply for a grant.

Page last updated: Mon Jun 29 2020 8:54:12 AM

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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)

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