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Grants

Are you an Injury Prevention Practitioner located in regional or remote Western Australia?

If so you may be eligible for a Regional Travel Grant to support your attendance at Know Injury professional development events.

With geographical barriers restricting regional and remote injury prevention practitioners access to professional development events and in acknowledgement of the need to build the capacity of the injury prevention sector, Know Injury are providing ten Regional Travel Grants to assist regional and remote injury prevention practitioners attend Know Injury professional development events.

Applications for a Regional Travel Grant will be assessed on submission and close one week prior to the Know Injury professional development event.

For more information about Regional Travel Grants:

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Grants webinar

Obtaining funding can be an important step in conducting injury prevention projects. Know Injury held a Grants Forum on May 11 2017 to increase awareness of grants and funding opportunities for those working in injury prevention and safety promotion. Webinar recordings from the forum can be accessed below.

Presentations:

Below is a table of available grants from Western Australian organisations, that may assist in the implementation of injury prevention activities.

Organisation

Grant Program

Date Open

Date Close

Value

Purpose

Injury Topic that can be addressed

Criteria

Website

City of Melville Community Partnership Funding July 2017 18 August 2017 Up to $1,000 To assist community groups and not for profit organisations in developing activities, workshops, displays, events or performances that help to raise awareness about safety in the Melville community. Community safety Community groups and not for profit organisations Link to site
Australasian Road Safety Conference Regional and Remote Road Safety Scholarship Program July 2017 15 August 2017 Up to $3,500 These scholarships have been developed to address the disturbing disparity, where two thirds of our deaths are occurring on roads that are outside our urban areas. Road Safety Non-government employees in regional WA and additional criteria Link to site
Department of Sport and Recreation Community Participation Funding Ongoing Minimum two months prior to project start date $1,000 – $5,000 Targeting low participation groups, particularly Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Aboriginal communities, this funding aims to increase participation in sport and active recreation, or develop the skills of the people within the organisation or local community. Falls, Road Trauma,Suicide and Selfharm,Violence Sport and recreation community organisations, not-for-profit organisations and regional local governments Link to Site
Healthway Health Promotion Grants Ongoing Minimum four months prior to project start date Two grant types; under $5,000 and over $5,000 Support the applicant to run or trial innovative health promotion programs. Burns and Scalds, Drowning, Falls, Road Trauma, Poisoning, Suicide and Self-harm, Violence Incorporated organisations and community groups Link to Site
Healthway Aboriginal Health Grants Ongoing Minimum four months prior to project start date Maximum $10,000 Support the applicant to run or trial innovative health promotion programs with Aboriginal people Burns and Scalds, Drowning, Falls, Road Trauma, Poisoning, Suicide and Self-harm, Violence Incorporated organisations and community groups Link to Site
Lotterywest Project Grants Ongoing Minimum four months prior to project start date Determined by the application Supports project ideas that aim to make the community a better place e.g. create opportunities, address community issues and disadvantage, raise awareness. Burns and Scalds, Drowning, Falls, Road Trauma, Poisoning, Suicide and Self-harm, Violence Not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities Link to Site
Office of Road Safety Event Grants Ongoing First Friday in February, April, June, August, October and December $50 to $1,000 Provides support to encourage community groups to participate in road safety. Road Trauma Not-for-profit organisation. Limit of one application, per event, per year. Link to Site
Office of Road Safety Project Grants Ongoing First Friday in February, April, June, August, October and December Determined by the application Provide funds to organisations and groups to develop and implement projects based on the Towards Zero WA Road Safety Strategy 2008 – 2020. Road Trauma Address one or more of the four cornerstones outlined in the Towards Zero WA Road Safety Strategy Link to Site
RAC Grass Roots Ongoing Minimum six weeks prior to the project start date Up to $5,000 Provides support for small-scale initiatives that will empower and strengthen local communities. Road Trauma Address one or more of RAC’s sponsorship areas (safe driving, less emissions, commuter choices or for the better), provide a clear benefit to the community and demonstrate the community need Link to Site
SGIO Community Grants Program Ongoing Ongoing $500 to $5,000 Provides small amounts of funding for injury initiatives that address the severity and likelihood of crime, road trauma and emergencies. Road Trauma, Crime Prevention, Emergency Readiness and Response Projects must address crime reduction, safe driver behaviour, safe road use, reduction of severity and likelihood of road trauma and emergencies. Link to Site
Healthway Health Promotion Project Grants Ongoing Ongoing Over $5000 Grants are offered to incorporated organisations and community groups to run or trial innovative health promotion programs. Potentially all injury areas Projects are encouraged to address Healthway’s priority health areas and target Healthway’s priority population groups. Link to site
Lottery West Projects Ongoing Ongoing Determined by the application A project can create and explore opportunities, address community issues and disadvantage, or simply raise awareness. These grants can support all kinds of approaches to achieving your goal. Potentially all injury areas These grants are available to not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities. Link to site
Road Safety Community Project Grants – Road Trauma Trust Account Event Grants encourage community groups to participate and include road safety activities within their event. Successful applicants will be supplied with a road safety message with relevant information and suggestions for supporting policies.

 

Project Grants are made available to groups to implement road safety projects. These are usually 12 month projects with a plan to be sustainable after funding. The amount funded is based on the Committee’s assessment of the application.

Ongoing Applications must be received at least three months prior to the event and are assessed bi-monthly. Applications close on the first Friday of February, April, June, August, October and December. Determined by the application The Government of Western Australia has made funds available from the Road Trauma Trust Account to assist in the development and implementation of road safety projects. These road safety projects need to foster widespread community support and participation throughout the State to assist in the prevention of road crashes causing serious injury and death. Grants are available for projects that focus on the Safe System approach that aligns with Towards Zero the WA Road Safety Strategy 2008-2020. Road Trauma  Not-for-profit organisations. Must have an ABN. Link to site