WA Hiking Participation Grants

Growing hiking participation in Western Australia.

The WA Hiking Participation Grants program is aimed at growing participation in hiking in Western Australia through the development and delivery of new opportunities for participation, skill development and/or building the capacity of leaders (including guides, instructors and volunteers).

Applicants are encouraged to be creative and innovative in the development of their projects. Projects should align with the WA Hiking Strategy, encourage participation and capitalise on the benefits of trail running and bushwalking.


The following organisations are eligible to apply:

  • Local governments
  • Community organisations
  • Local active recreation clubs and associations.


Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.

WA Hiking Participation Grants guidelines

Funding overview


Who can apply

Amount available

  • 2020/21: $5000 to $25,000

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
2020/21 12:00 AM 20 November 2020 1 5:00 PM 10 February 2021 Projects completed by 30 June 2022 2020/21


To discuss your project or to get help to complete your application, please contact:

Steve Bennett
Telephone 61 8 9492 9732
Email Steve Bennett

Suzie Andrews
Telephone 61 8 9492 9625
Email Suzie Andrews

Successful applications 2020/21

Page reviewed 30 August 2021