Grants and Funding Programs

There are several opportunities throughout the year to apply for grants or scholarships and we encourage you to check our website regularly or subscribe to our monthly sector newsletter.

Grants administered by Volunteering WA

National Volunteer Week Grants, supported by Lotterywest

Supported by Lotterywest, each year during National Volunteer Week in May, Volunteering WA offers grants of up to $1,000 to be used by organisations celebrate volunteering. 

Promotion and Marketing of Volunteering in WA

Who can apply

Volunteer resource and service organisations in Western Australia. That is:

  • Volunteer Resource Centres (VRC);
  • Local Government Associations promoting volunteering generally within their community; or
  • Community Resource Centres (CRC) undertaking volunteer resource services.

Grant funding will be available to identified volunteer service organisations for projects that increase awareness and uptake of volunteering in Western Australia.

Volunteering WA Research Grant Program 2022-23

Volunteering WA, with the support of the Volunteering WA Research Committee, has established an annual volunteering grant program for Western Australian researchers.    

Volunteer Management Activity - Project Based Grants 2022 - 2026

Volunteering WA was pleased to announce new volunteer management projects based grants available for the 2022-23 year. Successful projects commenced from July 1st 2022- 30th June 2023. 

Sector Grants

Grant directories 

Local support

  • Local Councils – generally small grants that are easy to apply for.
  • Government departments
  • Peak Body organisations
  • Regional Volunteer Resource Centres
  • Large corporations

Volunteering WA Grant Writing Workshops

Do you need help writing a winning grant?

Enquire about our popular two hour Grant Writing Workshop or see our upcoming workshop dates.

Please note that we also promote other grants through our newsletters and social media.