RED Grants

Unlocking regional economic development, supporting jobs.

Through the Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants, the State Government is investing in projects that stimulate economic growth in regional Western Australia.

A total of $33.8 million (over six years) is available for local projects to stimulate economic growth and development.

In the South West, the RED Grants program is delivered and implemented by the South West Development Commission.

Future rounds 

We encourage you to register your interest in receiving notification of when the next funding round opens. In the meantime, we invite you to watch the grant writing tutorials that were prepared for the previous round of funding.

Contact us on 9792 2000 or grantscoordinator@swdc.wa.gov.au .

Funding recipients

Round 1

Southern Forests Honey – $150,000, The Colony Concept

Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association – $100,000, Ngilgi Cave Precinct Modernisation Project

Ocean Grown Abalone – $85,000, Augusta Boat Harbour Seafood Processing Facility

City of Bunbury – $76,510, Connecting Bunbury Geographe

Busselton Jetty – $75,000, Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory Interpretation Upgrade

Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Incorporated – $44,000, Dolphin Centre Leveraged Marketing

Maker and Co Collective – $40,300,  Maker Program 2019

Australia’s South West – $40,000, Great South West Edge Touring Route

Geographe French Australian Festivals – $35,000, CinefestOZ Film Festival – enhancement and growth

Jazz by the Bay Association – $26,392, Jazz by the Bay Festival – Arts Business Development consultant

Arts Margaret River – $14,000, Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival

The Nannup Music Club – $12,470, Brockman St Venue Development

Festival of Busselton Incorporated – $5,095, Festival of Busselton 201

Round 2

Geographe Bay Brewing Company – $250,000, Shelter Brewing Company
 

Hopbroker – $150,000, Brugan Brewing

Southern Forests Blackwood Valley Tourism Association – $74,945, Southern Forests Blackwood Valley Tourism Industry Development Project

Vasse Valley – $50,000, Upscaling value–added Hemp Food Production

Shire of Nannup – $46,881, Nannup Trails Town Infrastructure

In focus – The Colony Concept, Metricup

Round 3

Arm Nursery – $120,960, Automated Robotic Grafting
 
Vee Two – $113,000, Business Expansion
 

Shire of Nannup – $100,000, Tank 7&8 Mountain Bike Park Stage 2 

Yelverton Protea Farm – $96,776, Propagation Nursery Facility
 
Mila Holdings – $92,714, Tall Timbers Brewing Company
 
Hesketh Quarrys – $81,398, Yornup Quarry
 

ATC Employment Solutions – $81,250, Electrical Centre of Excellence

Geographe Enterprises – $81,000, Temperature Controlled Inspection Room
 
House of Sharday – $78,960, Perfumery Expansion
 
Realview Holdings and West St Nominees – $70,000, Origins Market
 
Harvey Cheese – $62,000, Unique Cheese Packaging
 
Margaret River Nougat Company – $59,049,
Production and Interpretive Centre Expansion
 
Bunbury Geographe Motor Museum – $50,000, Motor Museum
 

Planted Passion – $49,543, Production Expansion