Variety WA Individual & Community Grants

Variety WA is here to help when no one else can – no matter what illness, disability or disadvantage your child is facing.

Applications for Variety grants are now open. Applications close on 28 March 2021.

We grant practical equipment to support the needs of kids under the age of 18 who live in Western Australia, when no government or other assistance is available.

This includes;

  1. Technology
  2. Sensory equipment
  3. Mobility equipment
  4. Medical equipment
  5. Any other physical item that supports the unique needs of your child

If you are interested in applying for a Variety grant and would like to learn more, please get in touch with our Kids Support team on 9355 3655 or [email protected].

To find out everything you need to know about the application process, click here.

More information can be found below.

Who’s eligible?

To be eligible, you must be applying on behalf of:

  • A child under the age of 18
  • Child/family reside in WA
  • Children that are Sick (Chronic illness), Disadvantaged (Financial, Geographic, Social) or living with disability.
  • A School, community organisation or not-for-profit organisation who directly support kids under the age of 18 who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability

What’s eligible?

Examples of equipment/ items (not limited to these):

  • Mobility equipment (wheelchairs, walkers etc)
  • Bike/Trike (modified/unmodified)
  • Home modifications (disability specific)
  • Accessible vehicles (vehicle or modifications)
  • Medical equipment
  • Sensory equipment
  • Assistive technology
  • Technology
  • Play equipment
  • Resources

Items unable to be funded:

  • Items that can be funded by NDIS, Government, alternative funding bodies.
  • Services – Therapy and rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Carer’s expenses
  • Home alterations in rented accommodation
  • General and cash donation (applications must be for specific equipment/purpose)
  • Vehicles (unless modified)
  • Projects that require re-current funding
  •  Retrospective expenses
  • Expenses considered to be part of an individual’s usual cost of living
  • Capital works
  • Administration and/or salary expenses (organisations)

If you’re not sure about a request or would like further assistance, please contact our Kids Support team:

9355 3655

[email protected]