Living Proud, in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission, are implementing a small grants program of $125,000 (ex GST), called the Proud and Connected Community Grants. LGBTIQA+ community groups and organisations can apply for a grant of up to $25,000 to scope, pilot and implement activities that build proud and connected communities by fostering:

  • Celebration of LGBTIQA+ diversity
  • Community engagement and positive change
  • Collaboration for better outcomes
  • Reduced risk factors and enhanced protective factors
  • LGBTIQA+ peer-led approaches
  • Local responses that reflect the needs of LGBTIQA+ communities across WA

Information Session

Representatives from Living Proud and the Mental Health Commission will speak about the grants program and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and get assistance with your application.

6pm Mon 13th March | City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth (free parking)

To register for the Information Session, please click here.

Both in-person and virtual attendance is available.

How to Apply

  1. Before starting your application, please download and read though our information sheet
  2. You are encouraged to contact our Programs Manager, Michael, to talk about your application and ensure it meets program criteria: 0418 346 535 or
  3. Explore and speak with potential project partners
  4. Click here to complete the online application form

It is preferred that applicants apply via the above online form. However, if you have difficulty accessing this form please Download a word version of the application form here. Once completed, please email to We will confirm your application has been received within 2 business days.

Information Sheet

For more information including eligibility criteria, types of activities and what funds can/cannot be used for, please download the information sheet here.

For further information and advice on your application, please contact our Programs Manager Michael Atkinson (He/Him): 0418 346 535 or

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