SUBMISSIONS CLOSED FOR 2013/14
Applications are now open for the Regional Events Scheme
Event holders of sporting, cultural, arts and culinary events held between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 are encouraged to apply for funding of between $5,000 and $50,000.
Applications are reviewed and assessed against RES criteria and compared against each other. Those criteria include:
• bringing additional tourism income to regional communities by increasing visitor expenditure in the host community (economic impact);
• attracting media coverage that will help raise the profile of the region as a tourist destination (media impact);
• extending the length of the traditional tourist seasons and better utilise tourism facilities and services during off-peak or shoulder periods;
• involving and inspire the local community (social benefits); and
• improving the vibrancy and vitality of the State.
If the request is $20,000 or more, applicants must provide a three-year strategic plan. Applicants can apply for one, two or three year funding, however applicants requesting multi-year funding must have had at least one year of funding via RES in the past three years and provide a three-year strategic plan.
The closing deadline for applications is at 5pm Monday January 20, 2014.
** Please note that this page does not list every grant available and if you intend to apply for a grant further research may be required **
Grant Directory - www.grantslink.gov.au
WA Grant Directory - www.grantsdirectory.dlg.wa.gov.au
Department of Sport and Recreation - Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund - www.dsr.wa.gov.au
Department of Environment and Conservation - Environmental Community Grants - www.dec.wa.gov.au/ecg
Department of Sport and Recreation - www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding
Lotterywest - www.lotterywest.wa.gov.au/grants
Coastwest Grants Program - www.planning.wa.gov.au/4978.asp
Waste Management Grants - www.zerowastewa.com.au
Department of Environment and Heritage - www.environment.gov.au/water/programs/index.html
Department of Regional Development and Lands - www.rdl.wa.gov.au/grantandfunding/Pages/default.aspx
Department of Fisheries/Recfishwest - www.recfishwest.org.au
Department of Transport, Marine - Coastal Protection Grants - www.transport.wa.gov.au/imarine/19118.asp
Northern Catchments Council - Sustainable Farming Small Grants - email
Heart Foundation Healthy Community Awards - www.heartfoundation.org.au/lga
Crime Prevention Projects 2013/2013 - http://communitysafety.police.wa.gov.au/index.php/community-crime-prevention-fund