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Royalties for Regions

Royalties for Regions

Royalties for Regions is the State Government's multi-billion dollar program to help grow Western Australia's regional areas into thriving and sustainable communities.

Apply now for Royalties for Regions funding


We are now accepting applications for funding through both the Community Chest Fund and Regional Grants Scheme.

We encourage organisations thinking about applying for funding to get in touch with us to discuss which program best suits your needs.

Should you have a query, we encourage you to get in contact with us. We are happy to answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

Community Chest Fund

  • Grants up to $50,000 are available for local-scale projects
  • For projects starting after July 1 2017
  • Applications close 4pm, Monday September 12, 2016

Download the guidelines, application form and assessment criteria.

Regional Grants Scheme

  • Grants between $50,001 and $300,000 are available for bigger projects
  • For projects starting after July 1 2017
  • Applications close 4pm, Tuesday September 27, 2016

Download the guidelines, application form and assessment criteria.

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Info sessions

Interested in coming along to an info session?

Register your interest by contacting the relevant staff member listed below.

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Key contacts

Please contact the following SWDC staff member if you have a query:

  • Bunbury-Wellington − Alan Cross on 0428 577 298
  • Vasse (including Capel and Donnybrook-Balingup) − Julie Wade on 0427 388 645
  • Warren-Blackwood − Billy Wellstead on 0448 016 480

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Recently funded projects

Recipients of the most recent round of this program are listed below:

Community Chest Fund recipients
Regional Grants Scheme recipients

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Snapshot of funded projects

Royalties for Regions funding has been flowing into the South West, making a positive difference to communities throughout the region. Here is a snapshot of just some of the projects to have benefited from a funding boost over the years.

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Tips for grant writing success

You want your application for funding to be successful. So do we. Which is why we have put together this handy tips and tricks sheet. Download and use it as a guide when putting together submissions for grants.