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Regional Economic Development Grants

Applications for Round 2 closed on Friday 13 September 2019 at 12 Midnight WST. 

The Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants is a $28.8 million (over five years) State Government initiative that invests in community driven projects to stimulate economic growth and development in regional Western Australia. Delivered locally by the State’s nine Regional Development Commissions, up to $250,000 is available for individual projects that promote sustainable jobs, partnerships, productivity, skills and capability, as well as stimulate new investment and industry diversification.

RED Grant proposals should demonstrate their contribution to the following regional priorities:

  • Creating strong regional leadership that is proactive in achieving our regions potential
  • Advancement opportunities for Aboriginal people as an integral part of our regions development
  • Sustainable development of local industries
  • Leveraged funding opportunities and partnerships
  • Maximisation of local content

RED Grants Guidelines and Application information

The following links will assist with your application:

Note: a pdf reader such as Acrobat Reader may be necessary to open some of the above links or alternatively please contact us should you experience any difficulties.

To discuss if your business is eligible or for any other questions regarding the RED Grants, contact the Kimberley Development Commission Grants Officer on 08 9194 3001 or email at gpo@kdc.wa.gov.au

You may also wish to contact Simon Marwick, Local Content Adviser, on 9194 3004 to discuss Local Content outcomes to be achieved within your project.

Media Statement Round 2 RED Grants now open

Information on previous funding rounds

Round 1: Opened 14 September 2018 and closed 2 November 2018. The RED grants attracted 48 applications seeking $6,978,945. The following projects were successful:

Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants

wdt_ID Applicant Project Funding ($)
1 Kununurra Neighbourhood House Inc Kununurra Neighbourhood House New Facility - Construction Stage 1 $180,000
2 Mamabulanjin Aboriginal Corporation Kakadu Plum Knowledge Centre $100,000
3 Shire of Broome Short Street Transit Hub $100,000
4 Lake Kununurra Barramundi Restocking Group Lake Kununurra Barramundi Restocking Project $84,521
5 Shire of Broome Chinatown Discovery Festival $50,000
6 Yawoorrong Miriuwung Gajerrong Yirrgeb Noong Dawang Aboriginal Corporation Developing a Robust Commercial Vision for East Kimberley Industrial Hemp $47,000
7 Imintji Aboriginal Corporation Imintji Campground Facilities $32,592
8 Shire of Halls Creek Facilities Infrastructure Upgrades for Social and Economic Development - Phase 3 $26,120
9 Shinju Matsuri Inc Shinju Matsuri 2019 $20,000
10 Baulu-Wah Aboriginal Corporation Violet Valley Campground signage, impression and Promotion $15,713
Applicant Project Funding ($)

Grant acquittals

Successful applicants of the RED Grants must acquit the grant in accordance with the Grant agreement.

For further information on the acquittal process, please contact Yvette Parker, Grant and Projects Officer on 9194 3001 or Email gpo@kdc.wa.gov.au


Page last updated: Tue Sep 17 2019 3:43:03 PM

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