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Pilbara RED Grants Round 5

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1. Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants Program - Pilbara Region

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1.1 Application Information

Before completing this application form please ensure you have read the RED Grants Program Guidelines available online at

Eligible applicants can apply for funding up to a maximum of $250,000 for individual projects.

Businesses must contribute a minimum 50% cash to the project. Not-for-profit or Aboriginal-owned entities may be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

All applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with a Pilbara Development Commission project officer prior to submitting an application. Please contact the Commission on 9173 8401 or email to book an appointment with a project officer.

This form contains mandatory fields. You will be alerted if you save the form without completing the required sections. If you have any questions, or experience issues completing this form please contact the Grants Officer on 9173 8401 or email

Please note, supporting documents are supplementary to your application. Please ensure you answer all the questions and provide relevant details where required.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 24 August 2022 at 5pm WST.

Incomplete applications and-or applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

1.2 Eligibility Confirmation


Please refer to Section 4 of the RED Grant Guidelines to confirm your eligibility before completing this application.

I confirm that the Applicant:

  • Has read and understood the RED Grants Program Guidelines
  • Is eligible to apply under the RED Grants Program Guidelines;
  • Is able to demonstrate the financial viability of the organisation; and
  • Is able to demonstrate alignment with at least one of the objectives of the RED Grants Program.
Please confirm that all statements above are true and correct. * Required

1.3 Privacy Statement

Information provided by applicants or collected by Regional Development Commissions (RDCs) or the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in relation to an applicant or their application may be used in the administration of the RED Grants Program and in the assessment of this application.

Clarification of other funding sources for your project as stated in your application and project budget may be sought from the relevant funding bodies.

Any information provided (personal, financial or otherwise) will be solely used for the purpose of the RED Grants Program. 

RDCs and DPIRD will store personal information collected in this application, supporting documentation and any grant administration, monitoring and evaluation activities in compliance with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (cth).

RDCs and DPIRD are also subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 and documents in the possession of these agencies are subject to these provisions.

I have read and understood the privacy statement and I consent to and authorise such uses and disclosures. * Required

1.4 Assessment Process

The assessment criteria outlined in Section 5 of the RED Grant Guidelines will be used to determine the suitability of applications submitted through this program. 

Applications will be assessed on a competitive basis and should demonstrate:

  • Alignment with one or more of the RED Grants Objectives;
  • Alignment with one or more of the Pilbara Development Commission Regional Priorities/Themes;
  • Financial commitment towards the Project;
  • Collaboration and partnerships;
  • Local content outcomes;
  • Capacity to undertake and complete the Project; and 
  • Project readiness.

The application form provides opportunity for applicants to demonstrate how their project meets the requirements listed above and in the Guidelines. 

As part of the assessment process, applications may be subject to a due diligence process to determine organisational capacity, governance and financial management.

Applicants should note that the assessment and decision making process could take up to six (6) months to complete and this time frame should be considered when submitting your application. Please refer to Section 6 of the RED Grants Program Guidelines for more information.

The Pilbara Development Commission reserves the right to request additional information at any time to clarify aspects of your application.

1.5 Funding Conditions

Should your application be successful, you will be required to enter into a Grant Agreement outlining the conditions of the grant.

All projects must be approved and a Grant Agreement executed prior to project commencement. No retrospective payments will be made

As a condition of funding, all grant recipients are required to provide a detailed Final Report (Acquittal) within 12 weeks of project completion. For projects receiving funding of more than $50,000 the final report is to be audited by an independent auditor.

Only GST registered recipients will have GST added to the grant payment.