Regional Economic Development Grants
Applications are now open and close on July 7, 2020 at 4pm AWST.
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 $100,000 is available for individual projects that promote sustainable jobs, partnerships, productivity, skills and capability, as well as stimulate new investment and industry diversification.
The objectives of the RED Grants Program round three include:
- Sustainable jobs
- Expanding or diversifying industry;
- Developing skills or capabilities;
- Attracting new investment in the region;
- Maximising recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic impacts.
For more information regarding RED Grants in the Kimberley,please contact Yvette Parker, email email@example.com or phone 9194 3000.
Media Statement Round three of RED Grants now open
Information on previous funding rounds
Round 2: Opened 11 July 2019 and closed 13 September 2019. The RED grants attracted 46 applications, with requests for funding totalling $6,370,234. Successful applicants for Round 2 were announced on Thursday, 5 March 2020. The following projects were successful:
Round 2 Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants
|1||Shire of Halls Creek||Indigenous Civil Training Group||$175,000|
|2||Kullarri Regional Communities Indigenous Corporation (KRCIC)||KRCIC Roadworks Maintenance & Traffic Management||$90,000|
|3||Woolah Aboriginal Corporation||Doon Doon Caravan Park and Campground Entry, Signage and Amenity||$45,000|
|4||Goolarri Media Enterprises||Kimberley Girl 2020||$81,000|
|5||McKeno Corporation Pty Ltd||McKeno Tyrepave||$145,000|
|6||Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation||Indigenous Publishing Cadetship||$78,664|
|7||Lombadina Aboriginal Corporation||Lombadina Tourism Amenities Upgrade||$194,000|
|8||Yeeda Pastoral Company Pty Ltd||Colourstone public access truck wash and weighbridge||$95,000|
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:
Round 1 Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants
|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|
Successful applicants of the RED Grants must acquit the grant in accordance with the Grant agreement.
For further information on the acquittal process, discuss business eligibility or for any other questions regarding the RED Grants, please contact Yvette Parker, Grant and Projects Officer on 9194 3000 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Page last updated: Thu May 14 2020 8:35:10 AM
Don't hesitate to call the Kimberley Development Commission with any queries or comments.
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)