Community Living and Participation Grants available

Posted on: Monday, 26 October 2015 at 5:50:19 PM

NDS is offering individuals and community groups the opportunity to apply for a Community Living and Participation Grant to support events and activities during WA's Disability Awareness Week.

The Community Living and Participation Grants assist West Australian individuals with a permanent disability.  to support events and activities during WA's Disability Awareness Week.

Disability Awareness Week runs from 29 November to 5 December 2015, with International Day of People with Disability celebrated on 3 December.

Under the grant, all events must support the theme for International Day of People with Disability - 'Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities'. 

Grants of between $500 and $10,000 are available for equipment, resources, projects and activities that:

  • enable people with disabilities to participate in recreational and social activities; and 
  • improve the quality of life for people with disability and their families.

The Community Living and Participation Grants are managed by National Disability Services WA (NDS WA) and supported by Lotterywest.

If you have an idea for a Community Living and Participation Grant, we encourage you to first make contact with NDS WA who can provide expertise and advice to assist you to develop your idea.

For further information, please contact the NDS WA Project Manager on telephone 9208 9830(Monday – Thursday) or by email grants@nds.org.au

For more information go to  www.clpg.org.au

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