Funding Boost for Community Initiatives

Over $77,000 of funding has been awarded to thirteen local projects by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River.

As part of the Shire's 2023-24 Community Development and Events grants program, funding was awarded to projects that foster community resilience, connection and wellbeing, including:

  • Edible Gardens Festival, $10,000.
  • Undalup Association’s Bunuru Festival, $10,000.
  • Extended Beach Bus Trial, $5,000.
  • Nature Conservation Margaret River’s Enviro Sundowner Series, $6,666.
  • Artzability Inc’s Artistic Bird Houses project, $3,802.
  • Windsurfing Western Australia’s Margaret River Windsurfing Wave Classic, $4,500.
  • Margaret River Community Centre’s Old Hospital Centenary Celebration Day, $4,658.
  • River Angels’ Garden Party 2024, $3,700.
  • Margaret River Theatre Group’s Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi, $3,000.
  • Gracetown Cowaramup Bay Association’s Gracetown Easter Festival, $6,601.
  • Margaret River Wine Association Inc.’s Pre Vintage 2024 Welcome to Country, $4,800.
  • Margaret River and Districts Historical Society’s Arts Connecting Margaret River, $5,000.
  • Nala Boodja Eco Clan Corporation’s Reconciliation Week May 2024, $10,000

This was the second round of funding provided via the Community Development and Events Grants program, and brings the total amount of funding for 2023-2024 to $145,000.

All amounts include GST. 

Find out more about Shire grants on our Grants page. 

24 Jan 2024 Topic Type
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