Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants
Dozens of WA communities are now more active and eating healthier thanks to the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants program. From 2011 to 2013, 75 community projects received a total of over $300,000 to spread the Swap It, Don’t Stop It message through cycling workshops, community gardens, cooking sessions, fitness classes, community event days and more!
Click on the links below to read more about the funded projects. For information about other funding opportunities, please see below.
A YouTube video was recently created to showcase the success of the grants program and it's effect on communities in WA. To view the video please follow this link: http://youtu.be/htjJeZaUpiU.
Other Funding Opportunities
Applications are assessed using a number of criteria including:
Healthway encourages all applicants to contact them prior to submission.
of Sport and Recreation
Amounts from $1000 - $5000 are available for projects which target at low participation groups including (but not limited to) CaLD, indigenous and people with disabilities.
Programs need to target one of two key objectives including;
There are a list of items which will and will not be covered under this scheme as well as some criteria that needs to be met in your application. These can all be found in the Community Participation Guidelines located on our website at http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/community-participation-funding
Groups wishing to apply for this funding can access an application form from this website as well as view case studies from successfully funded programs. Applicants are encouraged to think about how their program can continue on an ongoing basis, link participants to physical activity in the longer term and be sustainable.
If you would like to talk through some project ideas please contact Community Participation Project Officer Sarah Campbell on 9492 9840 or at firstname.lastname@example.org