2017 Regional Grants Scheme and Community Chest Fund Rounds open today

Date published: 1/08/2016

The latest round of Royalties for Regions Regional Grants Scheme (RGS) and Community Chest Fund (CCF) is opening today, Monday 1 August 2016, supporting local projects that help to provide improved facilities and services in regional facilities

Regional Development Minister Terry Redman said the Royalties for Regions investment was about strengthening and growing regional communities. "These grants programs provide voluntary and community organisations with grants of up to $50,000 for CCF and between $50,001 to $300,000 for RGS", Mr Redman said.

Chair of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission, Tony Crook, said the funding supported region-specific projects that are driven by local communities to assist the development of infrastructure and services that help to build vibrant regions.

For further information on this round of funding, visit the Regional Grants Scheme and Community Chest pages.