Grants and funding

The Department administers a range of joint funding arrangements with local government authorities to assist in developing sustainable communities.

How to apply for a grant

New online grants management system

To apply for a grant you will need to register for a DoT Grants (OmniStar) account. Please see the How to guide for applicants below for instructions on how to register for an account and create an application.

The Department introduced the new online grants management system, DoT Grants in July 2024. 

All grant programs will be integrated into the new system by July 2025.

If you have any questions about the timeline for your grants program or are looking to create a new grant program, please contact the GMS team at for advice. 

DoT Grants login

Regional Airports Development Scheme (RADS)

2025-27 RADS Funding Round is now open for applications. 

Regional airports development scheme - Improve regional airport infrastructure in Western Australia.


For support regarding Aviation Infrastructure in WA and RADS: 

Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS)

Recreational boating facilities scheme - Improve the quality and quantity of recreational boating facilities throughout Western Australia.


For support contact the Recreational Boating Facilities Officer:

Coastal management

Coastal adaptation and protection grants - Each year local coastal managers are invited to apply for funds to undertake projects associated with identifying and adapting to coastal hazards.


For support about CAPS and H-CAP grants contact the Maritime team: 

Connecting Schools

Connecting Schools Grants - Grant funding is available to participating Western Australian Your Move Schools, and aims to improve their bike access, skills and infrastructure. 


For support contact the Your Move Team:
Telephone: (08) 6551 6040 (Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm).

Driving Access and Equity Pilot Program

Driving Access and Equity Pilot Program - Find out more about the State Government’s plans to help disadvantaged learner drivers get their driver’s licence.


For support contact the Regional Services team: 

WA Bicycle Network Grants Program

WA Bicycle Network Grants Program - A State Government initiative providing a funding source to local governments to help create infrastructure and initiatives to encourage people of all ages and abilities to ride more often.


For support for grants for Perth Bicycle Network, Regional Bicycle Network and Active Travel Officer Grants: 

WA Bike Month

WA Bike Month Grants – Grant funding is available to local governments, workplaces, schools, bike groups and community organisations to host events that support and inspire people to give bike riding a go.


For more information about WA Bike Month grants, please contact WestCycle:
Phone: (08) 6336 9688 (Monday to Friday)

For general active transport enquiries, contact the Active Transport team:
Phone: (08) 6551 6000 (Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm)

Page last updated: Thu Jul 18 2024 9:56:46 AM