Before applying, be sure to check what we do and don’t support and call us on 08 9340 5270 or 1800 655 270 to discuss. 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.
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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…
Community events grants supports initiatives that bring people together to celebrate special occasions and cultural diversity. Grant applications must be made at least four months before your organisation needs a decision from Lotterywest to allow time for your application to be assessed, for us to advise you on the result and for you to organise the event.
Community spaces outdoor
Community Spaces Outdoor grants can help create spaces for people to come together and join in activities that benefit their well-being such as skate parks, playgrounds, memorials, and community gardens.
Emergency Relief grants can help organisations providing people in urgent need with food, clothing, shelter, transport and other essentials.
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
Heritage and Conservation grants can help organisations to conserve, protect, explain and share various aspects of our heritage. Heritage and conservation grants fall into four areas: conservation of natural heritage, conservation of cultural heritage, interpretation of cultural heritage and community histories.
Information technology and web
Information technology (IT) and web grants can help organisations to deliver services, innovate, build their capacity and add value to their business.
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.
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…
Trails grants can help with the planning, development and promotion of all types of trails such as walking, cycling, horse riding and paddling routes.
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…
Community and workplace buildings
Community and workplace building grants can help develop spaces where people can come together to share interests or seek support. They can also provide accommodation for community organisations to carry out their work.