Community groups all over WA get a funding boost for National Science Week!
The WA small grant round was a resounding success, with a record number of applications!
The WA Coordinating Committee offered small grants (up to $2000) for community groups and for the first time also offered micro-grants ($200) for Community Resource Centres (CRC) across WA.
Six CRCs were offered micro-grants:
- Greenbushes: Brain Break Morning Tea & Neuron Knitwork Exhibition
- Mount Barker: Climate Change: What do we know?
- Narembeen: Kids and Science in the Kitchen
- Quairading: Vintage Science
- Shark Bay: Loving Lava Lamps
- Westonia: Changing Lives One light Bulb Moment at a Time
- Wickepin: Chemistry Curiosities
and 16 small grants to other community organisations:
- City of Subiaco: Cosmic Light and Astronomy talk
- Collie Public Library: Solar Powering the Future
- Coorow Community Resource Centre: The Cosmos over Coorow – a local stargazing opportunity
- Curtin University Library: Light Makers @ the Library
- Dandaragan Community Resource Centre: Yallalie Meteorite Crater
- GAIA Resources: Citizen Science Sampler
- Guildford Family Playgroup: Sci under Five
- International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR): Universe in a Box at your local library
- Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre: Parasites and Poo
- Katanning Community Resource Centre: 3D Printing for Seniors
- Northam Shire Library Services: Learning By Doing
- Ravensthorpe Community Resource Centre: Dementia Awareness Workshops
- Stargazers Club WA: Save Our Stars
- Wellstead Community Resource Centre: Zooming In On Soil Microbes in Wellstead’s Wonderful Bushlands
- Wheatbelt Science Discovery Club: Flight Discovery Zone
- Wildflower Society of WA Murdoch Branch: Orchids, Soil & Disturbance
to a total of $20 000. Congratulations to the grant awardees and thank you to all who applied!