Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program

Opportunities for people to participate in outdoor active recreation activities in WA.

The Outdoor Active Recreation (OAR) Participation Program will provide flexible and responsive investment in innovative projects which increase participation and promote inclusion in outdoor active recreation.

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is seeking to support projects that align with the More People More Active Outdoors Framework. It is strongly encouraged that organisations familiarise themselves with this framework prior to applying.


  • incorporated sporting, recreation and community organisations and associations.
  • not-for-profit companies limited by guarantee
  • local governments.

Key dates

  • Grant round opens: 8 March
  • Grant round closes: 28 March 2022
  • Assessment and recommendation process: April 2022
  • Applicants notified: May 2022
  • Payment released: June 2022.

How to apply

  1. Read the More People More Active Outdoors Framework.
  2. Read and understand the grant guidelines before commencing the application process.
  3. Discuss your project with the Recreation Team prior to applying.
  4. Complete all sections of the application form.
  5. Submit your application form and relevant supporting documentation to recreation@dlgsc.wa.gov.au by 5pm on Monday 28 March 2022.

Funding overview

dateToCheck: 9/30/2022 9:08:32 AM

Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • $5000 to $50,000


You must read the guidelines before submitting an application as they provide essential information.

Outdoor Active Recreation Program guidelines

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
Round 1 12:00am 8 March 2022 Not applicable 5:00pm 28 March 2022 Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program

Recently funded projects

A list of successful Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program grants.

Page reviewed 13 July 2022