Give it Forward easy grants program for WA Support Groups

The Give it Forward program (GIF) is a small, flexible, innovative grants program open to ConnectGroups members, managed by ConnectGroups and kindly supported by Lotterywest.

The objective of the grants is to help Support Groups to grow, increase their capacity to support others and remain robust and sustainable. The Give it Forward program has supported a diverse range of projects including incorporation support, marketing, website development and digital stories.

Key information:

  • Projects and or items up to $10,000 (excluding GST) for eligible ConnectGroups members who do not have mental health as their primary focus.
  • Proposed activities and services must take place in WA (metro, regional and rural) with the direct benefits/outcomes benefiting Western Australians.
  • Proposed activities must assist Support Groups to improve the supports they offer, and, as a result, build their capacity and capability.
  • Collective activities in collaboration with other Support Groups in WA striving to meet unmet collective needs or a common purpose are also welcomed.


Got a Question? Take a look at our FAQs page.



The current round of Give it Forward is now open!

Click here to download the Give it Forward Guidelines.

Click here to download the Give it Forward Application Form.

Applications close Tuesday 8 March 2022.

Awarded funding must be expended by 30 June 2022.


For more information about Give it Forward, please contact:

Nadia Suwignjo
Small Grants Community Officer
Phone: 08 9364 6909