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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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Regional Grant Scheme


The Regional Grants Scheme (RGS) is for projects requiring grants between $50,001 and $300,000.  

The next round will target projects commencing in 2017, with the RGS 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 RGS 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 Monday 3 October 2016.  

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 RGS 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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Bundiyarra Muguri (stage 1)

$272,000 - to develop public areas be used for tourism experiences, performances, training and other cultural activities, with funds sought for new ablutions, bough...
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Safer Foodbank

$132,000 - to purchase a forklift, two pallet jacks, racking and safety barriers, a multi temp collection vehicle and food safe sorting benches for health and safet...
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Kalbarri Tennis, Netball and Basketba...

$226,680 - to relocate and construct four new multipurpose courts (four tennis, two netball, one basketball), with lighting, cricket practice wicket and extended shade / viewing area at the Kalba...
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Cue Community & Visitor Centre

$200,000 - for restoration works at the State Heritage Listed Cue Post Office to enable collocation of the Cue Community Resource Centre, Visitors Centre, Library and Cue Clothing Op Shop. Proje...
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ATLAS Sustainability Project

$150,000 - to fund a 1 year extension of ATLAS leisure buddy services to position the organisation for the rollout of NDIS.

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Wandalgu Sustainability Project

$120,000 - to restore facilities at Wandalgu farm, preparing them for a residential restorative program for individuals and families struggling with life controlling issues including drugs and al...
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Exploring Wildflower Country – Midlan...

$278,750 - towards development of 15 interpretive sites along the Midlands Road as stage 2 of the Exploring Wildflower Country concept. Site markers, creative visual images (rusty steel sculptur...
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Improving Commercial Viability of Inl...

$79,000 - to develop an inland saline aquaculture demonstration project in Morawa that will investigate improved mechanical and biological filtration and oxygen delivery.
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Central Greenough Conservation

$101,820 - to fund conservation of State Heritage listed buildings through a 1 year works program at Central Greenough in partnership with Greenough Regional Pr...
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