Grant types and application forms
Before applying, be sure to check what we do and don’t support. Our range of grant types gives you an idea of what we can support. If your idea doesn't fit one of these or your request covers more than one grant type, please talk to us. We pride ourselves on flexibility.
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Lotterywest will be offering grants during the Anzac Centenary period, to help WA communities commemorate, share and record their stories and experiences on how war has shaped our society and way of life...
A project might explore opportunities, address community issues or raise awareness about an issue. It might be directly related to commemoration of the Anzac legend or explore another aspect of our social history, like the impact of war on migration patterns in WA. These grants can support all kinds of approaches to achieving your goal...
These grants can help communities acknowledge the Anzac Centenary through commemorative events, community gatherings and other occasions...
We encourage large scale ideas that have great public reach, benefit future generations or provide for significant change. These grants support State assets such as the Federation Walkway in Kings Park or significant celebrations. They should relate to the aims of Lotterywest’s Anzac Centenary grants programs and must be achieved during the Centenary period...
Community stories shape us and help us understand our identity. These grants provide for the recording and sharing of past experiences of a place, organisation or event that will explore how war and conflict have shaped our society and way of life during the Centenary period...
We encourage large scale ideas that have great public reach, benefit future generations or provide for significant change. These grants support State assets such as the Federation Walkway in Kings Park or significant celebrations…
All communities enjoy celebrating and sharing who they are and what they value with others. These grants provide for community gatherings, awareness days, fairs, festivals and other occasions…
Communities flourish when there are places where people can come together. These grants provide for the building or fit-out of community centres, playgrounds, skateboard parks and more…
People experiencing a crisis or financial hardship may require help to see them through a period of urgent need. These grants support organisations providing people in need with food, clothing, shelter, transport and other essentials.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: 12 April 2014
CLOSING DATE: 9 June 2014
Furniture and equipment
Most organisations need equipment and materials to work or play with. These grants provide for the office items, whitegoods, tools or toys to support your activities …
Heritage and conservation
We provide grants to conserve, protect, explain and share various aspects of our heritage.
In general, our heritage and conservation grants fall into four areas. There is specific information and application forms for each area.
Conserving natural heritage
Maintaining the health and diversity of the natural environment is critical to the survival of the species. These grants provide for activities that aid the conservation of natural habitats such as planting, protecting, publicity and more...
Conserving cultural heritage
To preserve the past we are often required to take action to protect an object, building or place of significance. These grants provide for urgent works, the preparation of treatment plans and more…
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: TBA
CLOSING DATE: TBA
Interpreting cultural heritage
To understand the present requires an appreciation of the past. These grants help to explain our cultural heritage by providing for research, documentation, displays and more…
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: TBA
CLOSING DATE: TBA
Community stories shape and help us understand our identity. These grants provide for the recording and sharing of past experiences of a place, organisation, event or other…
Information technology and web
The 21st century of rapid techno-change requires multi-site networks, instant communication and state of the art websites. These grants support computers, standard office applications, web, system and software development and more…
Developing your organisation helps you look ahead and grow. These grants help organisations plan for the future, explore options, provide for feasibility studies or volunteer and leadership training to deliver better services and more…
A project can explore opportunities, address community issues and disadvantage or simply raise awareness. These grants can support all kinds of approaches to achieving your goal e.g. developing an educational package about early brain development, or a camp to improve child and parent relationships…
Regional performing arts
We support people in remote and regional areas to access performing arts events.
Regional audience development
Everyone should be able to enjoy the experience of attending a show. These grants help Circuitwest Regional Organisations and Country Arts WA to find creative ways to grow and diversify audiences at regional arts events.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: 28 Feb 2014
CLOSING DATE: 1 April 2014
Regional audience travel
People living in small regional towns or remote areas are often required to travel long distances to attend a performing arts event. These grants help with travel costs to performing arts events.
Study helps us to understand, question, formulate policy, realise opportunities and find solutions to challenges. These grants provide for the identification, exploration and analysis of issues…
Pathways through our landscape allow us to enjoy active recreation and to appreciate our natural and cultural environment. These grants provide for trail planning, construction, upgrades and more…
For applications of more than $25,000
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: 10 December 2013
CLOSING DATE: 14 March 2014
Providing client transport or delivering your services requires safe and convenient transport. These grants provide for vehicles which best meet your needs, from cars and buses to boats and caravans…
Having the right environment can make your work and activities easier. These grants provide buildings for service delivery, renovations for office and activity spaces, the fit out of your work areas and more…