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About the Grants


Our kids are the future of the bush. Whites Rural Community Grants are designed to make a difference to kids in regional, rural, and remote areas.  After an overhelming and positive response from the 2015 & 2016 Community Grants, we are pround to run the grants for another year in 2017.

Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to at least 10 applicants - designed to help kids in rural communities through art, music, sport, sustainability, or social well-being. We are committed to regional Australia and the communities that make it great. 

Thank you to everyone who applied last year, and thank you for already making a difference in your local community.

Applications open on the 1st October and finish on 30th November, 2017.

People's Choice


Have your say on one of the recipients this year by voting for your favourite application. We will be selecting one of the winners based on a popular vote, so get your local community behind you to improve your chances. Click here to vote. 

peoples choice

Whites Rural Community Grants

The grant’s purpose is to help rural, regional and remote Australian communities develop in social, economic, environmental and cultural areas.
There are four key areas that should be used a guide only• Science and sustainability
• Arts and music
• Sport and recreation
• Social well-being
More than 10 grants available.
Up to $4,000 per grant
Minimum 1 grant per region
•  SA/ NT  • WA

Judging criteria Residents of major capital cities are not to apply. Entries will be judged on three criteria
• benefit to the wider community
• creativity of the idea
• practicality of the solution

Get Involved

Help spread the word about the Whites Rural Community Grants. Why not put up a poster in your town?

Strong regional communities are important. We want to work with you to ensure your local community gets involved, giving your local kids the chance to access this exciting new grant.

Download and print a poster