National Science Week State Grants Now Open!

Updated: Mar 29

Inspiring Western Australia have opened applications for the 2022 National Science Week grants. Funding is provided to those organisations and community groups wishing to run an event for National Science Week in their community.


This year, there are two grants of offer, small and mid-tier.


Small Grants

Grants of up to $2,500 (excl. GST) are on offer to organisations wishing to host an event in the month of August in regional communities.


In 2021, the small grants funded a total of seventeen events. One grant was used to fund a digital literacy program in the Kimberly region, this included the purchase of code-able robots and a Makers Empire subscription for local students. Other grants funded workshops on worm farming, seed bombing and beneficial bugs!


Lear more, here.



Mid-Tier Grants

Grants of up to $10,000 (excl. GST) are available to organisations wishing to host an event that aligns with the theme; Glass: More than meets the eye, during National Science Week (13-21 August) in metro-Perth.


Lear more, here.


Applicant Information Session


Watch the recording of our Applicant Information Session here. Representatives from the WA Coordinating Committee and the Inspiring WA Manager discussed the Small and Mid-Tier grant criteria. Time was made at the end of the recording for a Q&A session.




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