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Grant eligibility and criteria

All grant applicants must speak to the Grants Coordinator about their grant project prior to submitting a grant application.

The Move Improve Remove Grants Program Coordinator can be contacted via [email protected] or on (08) 6166 7688.

Who can apply for a Move Improve Remove grant?

  • Incorporated community groups and not-for-profit organisations.
  • Appropriately qualified health professionals, community workers, and fitness professionals that work with older adults.
  • Retirement and lifestyle villages.
  • Local Governments and Health Service Units.

Who cannot apply?

  • Organisations that have successfully received a Move Improve Remove grant in the last two (2) years.
  • Hospitals and residential aged care facilities. (Please note: Exceptions will be made for grant programs that will be targeting older adults outside of the hospital and residential aged care setting and living in the community.)
  • Applicants without an ABN.

What cannot be funded?

  • Infrastructure costs associated with running an organisation (exceptions may apply for independent contractors). This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Employment and salaries of core staff or staff already employed to do the activity requested.
    • Significant purchases of equipment required to run an organisation.
  • Programs or activities that are not proven to reduce falls in older adults. Please refer to the Injury Matters website or contact the Move Improve Remove Grants Program Coordinator via [email protected] or on (08) 6166 7688 to discuss if you are unsure.
  • Health professionals contracted to deliver services that do not have an ABN.
  • Programs or events that are already being delivered or funded.
  • Activities implemented for a financial profit to the applicant.
  • Items or activities purchased before applications have been approved or after the project completion date.
  • Applications where more than 10% of the requested funds are to purchase incentives, award prizes, or gifts.
  • Applications where more than 10% of the requested funds are allocated towards professional development of the grant recipient staff.
  • Applications where more than 25% of the requested funds are allocated towards equipment (exceptions may apply with evidence of sustainable future use).
  • The purchase of food or drinks that do not contribute to a healthy lifestyle (e.g. alcohol, food or drinks high in sugar content etc.)
  • Venue and equipment hire at own premises.
  • Any activity or event that does not occur in Western Australia.
  • Any purchases where a receipt cannot be provided.

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