Mid West Regional Grants Scheme
The Regional Grants Scheme (RGS) is a Royalties for Regions (RfR) initiative that aims to improve economic and community infrastructure and services in regional Western Australia. It is aimed at bigger projects that will help attract investment, increase job opportunities and assist in improving the quality of life in the regions. The RGS is a contestable funding round with grants from $20,001 to $300,000 available.
Applications for the current RGS round closed on 11 December 2014. There are currently no open RGS rounds.
The Community Chest Fund (CCF)is a rolling small grants program, aimed at providing funds for smaller community projects. The CCF comprises one-off grants of up to and including $20,000 to support small, local demand driven projects. All 14 / 15 funds have been committed. This page will be updated as new funds become available. A copy of the previous guidelines is available below as an indication of what can be supported:
Both funds can be used to assist with the development of infrastructure, services and community projects that will enhance the provision of social and economic benefits to regional communities.
The outcomes of previous funding rounds can be viewed here.
Check out our Funding Links page
for a grant writing guide and a number of online grants directories that may be of assistance in preparing your application.
For further information about the Scheme please contact the Commission:
Mid West Development Commission
PO Box 238
GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone: 9921 0702
Fax: 9921 0707