Grant Applications

You want your grant application to be successful and so do we! Which is why we have put together this handy set of Tips for Grant Writing Success to use as a guide when putting together your application.

Funding Links

There is a range of regional funding programs for business, industry and community organisations. The GSDC maintains a register of available grants and can help you to find links to many agencies and organisations offering funding opportunities.

Most Great Southern local government websites include information on community funding programs. Other major sources of grant information are listed below with links to relevant web sites.

The Australian Government has information on grant opportunities:

Lotterywest: Thanks to the profits derived from the sale of games such as Lotto and Scratch'n'Win, Lotterywest is able to support a wide variety of not-for-profit, community-based proposals that enhance the lives of Western Australians right across the State.

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal: The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) has been established as a partnership between philanthropy, governments and business to stimulate rural and regional renewal in Australia. Funding is available for projects that meet FRRR guidelines and have real potential to achieve significant results for people within rural and regional Australia.

GrantGuru is a searchable database of grants available in Australia.

Grant acquittal guidelines

Grants administered through the GSDC must be acquitted in accordance with the Grant Agreement.

Recipients of RED Grants should use the RED3 Grants Acquittal Template. If the grant is for more than $50,000, the acquittal should include an auditor's opinion.