Round 1 grant recipients

We’re happy to announce the successful applicants of the first round of our Lotterywest supported small grants program.

Round 1 of our small grants program went live on 6 December 2021 with applications closing on 15 January 2022. All Sheds in WA were eligible to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 (ex GST) to undertake projects aimed at increasing participation in sheds.

We awarded 17 grants totalling a little over $50,000 to sheds for a range of different outcomes and events:

Bayswater Women’s Hub Facilitating educational sessions
Bicton Men’s Shed Materials to extend workshop
Broome Men’s Shed Purchase of computer, printer and WiFi package + 3D printer
Brunswick Junction Men’s Shed Funds to host men’s health event, hold first aid training for members, purchase IT equipment and COVID PPE
Cockburn Community Men’s Shed Funds to hold open day
Denmark Mens Shed Send 10 members to first aid training
Donnybrook Mens Shed Purchase materials to build a veranda
Dunsborough Community Mens Shed Shed extension to increase space for machinery (accommodate dust extraction, safety and manoeuvrability for wheelchairs etc)
Falcon Community Menshed Funds to hold open day
Geraldton Men’s Shed Send 5 members to first aid training
Kellerberrin Community Men’s Shed Fit for purpose electric front door to allow wheelchair access
Mandurah Men’s Shed Membership drive
Margaret River Mens Shed Install remote controlled blinds
Melville Community Men’s Shed Funds to hold open day
Midland Men’s Shed Send 5 members to first aid training
Station Street Men’s Shed Set up a computer area to instruct members on IT
Northam Community Men’s Shed Mental Health First Aid training for 20 people