Rural & Regional Advancement Foundation

Do you have an idea that will build capacity in WA's rural and regional communities by empowering people who are in early to mid career? Do you want to build your own skills to make a difference in your rural community?

We accept funding applications for:

  • Individual initiatives

  • Group projects

  • Scholarship places in capacity building programs*

*The application process for scholarship places in capacity building programs is coming soon. Please complete the Group Project Application in the interim, or contact the Foundation to find out more.

The application process


Are we a fit?

Take a look at our funding guidelines below to decide if the Mt Burdett Rural and Regional Advancement Foundation is a good fit for your idea or project.​ If you think we could be a match, get in touch and we'll let you know when the next application deadline is.


Choose the application form that's right for you:

Individual Application

Are you an individual in early to mid career, based in regional WA, seeking support to build your skills, confidence and/or networks in order to have a greater impact in your community?

Then the Individual Application Form is for you. You can download it below.

The Committee will review your application at their next meeting and let you know if we can offer you funding support.

Group Project Application

Do you have a project idea that involves building the skills, education, and confidence of a group of people in early to mid career, based in regional communities in WA?


Complete the Group Project Application and submit it for review. Take a look at the file below to find out what's in line. 

The Committee will review your application and the Foundation will let you know whether we can put funding towards your project.