Grants categories

Crime Prevention

In the Crime Prevention category, projects should focus on community education to help prevent crime in and around the home and local community.

Examples of such projects may include:
  • Community education on ways to prevent crime in and around the home and make homes more secure
  • Providing  the community with safety and security tools/technology making people less vulnerable to crime in their homes and local community
  • Early intervention projects working with ‘at-risk’ groups to change attitudes and behaviour and prevent the cycle of crime
 
Watch the video above to hear from one of our successful Crime Prevention recipients - Weave Family Youth and Community's Kool Kids Club Indigenous Surfing Project.

Crime Prevention

In the Crime Prevention category, projects should focus on community education to help prevent crime in and around the home and local community.

Examples of such projects may include:
  • Community education on ways to prevent crime in and around the home and make homes more secure
  • Providing  the community with safety and security tools/technology making people less vulnerable to crime in their homes and local community
  • Early intervention projects working with ‘at-risk’ groups to change attitudes and behaviour and prevent the cycle of crime
 
Watch the video above to hear from one of our successful Crime Prevention recipients - Weave Family Youth and Community's Kool Kids Club Indigenous Surfing Project.

Road Safety

Initiatives considered will be projects that promote safe driver behaviour and safe road use in ‘at-risk’ groups to reduce the likelihood and severity of road accidents. 

Examples of such projects may include:
  • Promotion of safe driver behaviour in ‘at-risk’ groups through structured mentoring programs
  • Projects promoting safe road use and independence for the elderly, children, people with disabilities and new migrant communities
  • Community education on local accident hot spots and key causes of accidents

Watch the video above to hear from one of our successful Road Safety recipients - the Solutions Adult Learning Centre's Moving Forward Safely Project.

Emergency Readiness & Response

Initiatives considered will be projects that educate the community on how to prepare for and respond to severe weather events and bushfires and those that raise awareness of home fire hazards. 

Examples of such projects may include:
  • Community education events on how to prepare for and respond to severe weather events and bushfires
  • Projects that identify and raise awareness of home fire hazards and educate communities on how to mitigate their risk
  • Projects that provide communities with emotional and psychological support in the aftermath of a natural disaster
  • Non-standard issue equipment to aid in emergency response and recovery activities
Watch the video to hear from one of our successful Emergency Readiness & Response recipients - Chittering Gingin St John Ambulance Sub-Centre.
 

Environment

Initiatives considered will be projects that directly engage communities in on-ground activities to address local environmental issues. 

Examples of such projects may include:
  • Essential revegetation work to protect communities against storm and flood
  • Educate community members on ways to reduce waste, water and carbon emissions
  • Promote sustainable approaches to rural and urban living
  • Engage communities in activities that address local conservation and biodiversity issues that  support a safer community
 
Watch the video below to hear from one of our successful Environment recipients - the Marine Discovery Centre's Feral or in Peril Project.