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Funding for the conservation, future planning and protection of heritage places in WA

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Funding for the conservation, future planning and protection of heritage places in WA

Heritage Grants Program WA

This program provides funding to assist with the conservation, future planning and promotion of heritage places in WA.

What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Organisations, businesses and local government authorities.

Overview

There are 2 funding streams:

State heritage grants

Funding to help private owners with the cost of physical conservation works, documentation and professional advice relating to the conservation of State Registered places.

Grants of up to $50,000 are offered for conservation works projects and up to $16,000 for documentation projects, on a dollar-for-dollar basis.

Your project may be eligible for Major Conservation Project funding of up to $100,000 if it meets one or more of the additional criteria:

  • the project re-activates a heritage place or contributes significantly to its future reactivation for the purposes of heritage tourism, public benefit, and enjoyment
  • the project demonstrates a proactive response to natural disaster mitigation
  • the project supports economic recovery at the local or State level.

Community heritage grants

This stream subsidises the cost of educational activities, community engagement and interpretation projects that celebrate a State Registered Place, a place in the Heritage Council’s assessment program or group of local heritage places.

Grants of up to $20,000 are offered per project. The minimum funding to any one project is $1,000. All funding is offered on a matched basis, in-kind contributions can be accepted under the community stream.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible for state heritage grants, applicants must:

  • be a private owner of a state registered heritage place
  • hold comprehensive building insurance for the place
  • have held the certificate of title for 3 or more years.

To be eligible for community heritage grants, applicants must be one of the following:

  • incorporated not-for-profit organisation
  • businesses, including individuals/sole traders with a valid Australian business number (ABN)
  • Western Australian local government authority.