Grant Funding Recipients 2020-21

Community Development and Events Grants ($2,000 - $15,000)

Organisation Name Program funded Funding Amount
Dismantle Inc Margaret River Bike Rescue $12,397.80
Undalup Association Bunuru Festival $13,200
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region Wooditjup Bilya Community Connections Event $5,800
The Augusta River Festival Inc Sunsmart Augusta River Festival 2021 $15,000
Australian Breastfeeding Assoc-Capes Group Breastfeeding Education Classes  $2,170
The Hive Margaret River Art Collective Hive Art Exhibition and Community Workshops $5,823.80

Augusta Community Resource Centre 

Augusta Outdoor Concert and Whalesong Festival

Intercultural Action Group Inc Building Bridges-Intercultural Experience $7,500
Radio Margaret River Inc Volunteer engagement and training in radio and media skills $6,550
Transition Margaret River Celebrating Country-on country collaboration $3,960
The Concrete Club Roller-Dance $7,920
Artzability Inc Artzability Kids Book Project $5,690

Surfing WA      

Surfing and Cultural Leadership Program $7,500
Swimming Mermaids Inc Annual Margaret River Ocean Swim $2,000
Surfside Church Margaret River Christmas Carols $5,000

Icon Event Grants

Organisation Name Event funded Funding Amount

Margaret River Region Open Studios Inc.

Margaret River Region Open Studios 2021


Surfing WA

Surf Pro 2021


Cinefestoz Inc.

Cinefest Oz


Ahoy Management

Cabin Fever 


Rapid Ascent Adventure Event Management

Ultra Marathon


Ecotourism Australia Limited

Eco Tourism Conference


Environmental Management Fund Grants

Organisation Name Program funded Funding Amount
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region Community engagement in conservation action in the Augusta Margaret River Shire $32,313
Margaret River Coastal Residents Association Gnarabup dune rehabilitation $7,065
Lower Blackwood LCDC Regenerative Agriculture $49,298
Lower Blackwood LCDC Feral pig control $11,569
Margaret River Independent School  Weed control and cultural burning $4,725
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School  Dune restoration at Gnarabup and Redgate Beaches $1,000
Margaret River Senior High School  Environmental monitoring and improvement of Margaret River Senior High School wetlands. $3,958
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region Our Patch environmental education $14,072
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region Western Ringtail Possum protection $24,400

HEART Culture and Arts Grants

Event Date Recipient



20 Jul 2020 The Hugh Mann Project - Digital Exhibition (Michael Wise) $1,665.68
1 Aug 2020 South West Shorts $2,443.66
5 Aug 2020 Chris Young - EIGHT $1,039.11
25 - 31 Aug 2020 CinefestOZ $6,285.00
28 Sep - 24 Oct 2020 Nugget - Phase I Process Development $3,000.00
14 Oct 2020 Magic Beach (Arts Margaret River) $3,802.50
24 Oct 2020

2021 Readers and Writers Festival

26 Oct 2020 Margaret River Wine Association Langton's Wine Show (Conference) $7,000.00
12 Nov 2020 Black Cat Youth Theatre $2,000.00
23 Nov 2020 Artzability $2,000.00
27 Nov 2020 Night Market - Live Local Month $1,182.50
1 Mar 2021 Margaret River Theatre Group - Alice in Panto Land $3,000.00
25 Mar 2021 Lynnie Fenty Exhibition $727.50
25 Mar 2021 Joshua Kirschbaum-Mau Exhibition $727.50
22 Apr 2021 Grace Under Pressure (Arts Margaret River) $4,339.00
14 May 2021 2021 Readers and Writers Festival (Arts Margaret River) $10,000.00
20 May 2021 Pete the Sheep (Arts Margaret River) $3,810.00
28 May 2021 Melbourne Comedy Festival (Arts Margaret River) $1,254.50


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