COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on young people in Western Australia. In 2020/2021, the COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program aims to support community initiatives that assist young people during the recovery phase of this pandemic.
Last updated: 20 January 2022

COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants applications are now closed.

Funding of up to $5,000 is available for one-off activities or initiatives with a duration of up to six months involving one or more partners and that contribute to the achievement of program objectives.

Funding of up to $10,000 is available for longer term (over six months), community-wide strategic initiatives involving a wide range of partners and that contribute to the achievement of the program objectives. 

Projects should address one or more of the following program objectives:

  • develop the knowledge, confidence and skills young people need to be actively involved in community life and to respond to issues impacting on their lives
  • provide opportunities for young people to learn and develop life skills to help them to achieve their goals
  • promote and/or create environments and accessible services and programs to keep young people well and promote lifelong healthy lifestyles. 

After meeting the core requirements included in the Guidelines, Communities will also prioritise applications that:

Please contact the Senior Grants Officer to discuss your project and the potential level of funding available. 

Download a copy of the 10 principles in developing youth-friendly communities.


  • Status: closed
  • Amount: Grants up to $10,000
  • Open date: 22/11/2021
  • Close date: 20/01/2022
  • Contact phone: 0435 050 648
  • Contact email:

Important notice

The COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program 2020/2021 is subject to Government directions on COVID-19 Safety Plans and Guidelines. Further information can be found online on the COVID-19 coronavirus page or by contacting the Senior Grants Officer, Department of Communities.