Applications for the Native Forest Transition Community Small Grants Fund are NOW OPEN

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Applications are now open for the second and final round of the Community Small Grants Fund (CSGF).

This is the second (and final) round of the Community Small Grants Fund (CSGF) – which offers grants of up to $100,000 (unmatched) for projects that aim to stimulate regional economies and create liveable communities in the native forest regions.  Community groups, organisations, small businesses and local governments are able to apply. To read more about the Community Small Grants Fund (CSGF) and to access the step-by-step Guidelines, FAQ’s and online Application Form, please go to:

We strongly recommend checking your eligibility against the Eligibility Criteria, as stated in the Guidelines, in the first instance.

Workshops to support potential applicants will take place in early March in Manjimup, Nannup and Bridgetown – please see below for further details on these workshops:








Tuesday 12 March 2024

1pm to 2:30pm

Nelsons of Bridgetown, Function Room, Bridgetown



Tuesday 12 March 2024

5pm to 6:30pm

Manjimup Wellness and Respite Community Centre – Conference Room, 1A Edwards Street, Manjimup



Wednesday 13 March 2024

9:30am to 11:30am

Nannup Recreation and Community Centre – Community Meeting Room, Warren Road, Nannup


If you would like to register for a workshop, please contact 9777 1555 or

More information about the Native Forest Transition Industry and Community Development Programs can be found HERE and at:

The SWDC NFT team in the Manjimup office are available to assist with enquiries, discuss projects, guide proposal development, review draft applications and provide feedback.  They can be contacted on 9777 1555 or

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