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"What are the conditions of enabling of healthy, resilient, sustainable human communities?"
20 Jan 2017 7:22 PM

This was the question co-founder of social enterprise Pollinators, Andrew Outhwaite asked himself before embarking on a 10 year commitment to worki...

New mobile phone towers a big win for the Mid West
2 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

Yesterday’s announcement by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman for 78 new mobile phone towers throughout WA was perfect timing for the M...

Mid West to be showcased to investors
12 Nov 2016 9:43 PM

Innovators and enterprises in the Mid West could be given the support they need to reach their full potential with the Greater Geraldton Investor S...

Bridge brings greater access over Murchison
13 Sep 2016 11:56 AM

Greater inland access over the Murchison River during periods of heavy rainfall and rising river levels has been assured thanks to a Liberal Nation...

Opening of Abraham Street bridge marks end of Karloo Wandina Project
8 Sep 2016 3:01 PM

The official opening of the Abraham Street bridge and roundabout at the intersection of Abraham Street and Utakarra Road marks the completion of ...

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Community Chest Fund


The Community Chest Fund (CCF) is for local projects requiring one off grants up to $50,000.

The next round will target projects commencing in 2017, with the CCF funding contribution being available from 1 July 2017.  If you wish to commence your project prior to July 2017 you may do so if:

  • your application is successful and you have already executed an CCF funding agreement for your grant; and

  • you are able to cashflow the project’s activities prior to July 2017 from your own resources and /or by utilising the project’s other funding sources.  

Applications open on Monday 1 August 2016 and close 4pm Friday 23 September.

Guidelines 2017

Application Form 2017

Application Form 2017 - non GST registered organisations

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with MWDC early in the process of developing their application. 

Check out our INFO HUB page for a grant writing guide and a number of online grants directories that may be of assistance in preparing your application.


The outcomes of previous CCF rounds can be viewed here. 

For further information about the Scheme please contact the Commission:

Mid West Development Commission
PO Box 238

Phone: 9921 0702
or submit an enquiry below

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Shire of Chapman Valley – Nanson Muse...

CCF funding ($20,000) provided to build a new shed to exhibit larger vehicles and machinery including Clarrie Milne collection that were currently in the Nanson Museum. The n...
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Northampton Friends of the Railway – ...

CCF funding ($18,300) provided to build and install a ramp enabling disability access to the Mary Street Railway platform including amenities, historical infrastructure and m...
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Shire of Northampton (auspice Kalbarr...

CCF funding ($19,950) provided for an outdoor undercover training classroom to improve training facilities at Kalbarri SES. This facility has enabled essential training as pa...
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