Funding opportunities

Further information




The UWA Local Drug Action Group (UWA LDAG) have funding available to support initiatives that address alcohol or other drug related harm to students.

UWA LDAG Small Grants Scheme

The UWA LDAG Small Grants Scheme aims to support and resource members of the UWA community to undertake activities which prevent and/or reduce hazardous or harmful alcohol and other drug use among students.

Any group/member of the UWA community has the opportunity to apply for up to $500 per application, to support alcohol or other drug-related initiatives.

Successful project grants MUST address at least one of the following:

  • Prevent the use of alcohol or other drugs by students;
  • Reduce the risk of harm associated with alcohol or other drug use by students (harm minimisation);
  • Raise awareness of alcohol and other drug- associated issues;
  • Raise awareness of alcohol and other drug or mental health support services on campus;
  • Satisfy a research need related to alcohol and other drugs within the UWA community.

To learn more about these grants please download the application form below and contact the Health Promotion Unit.


LDAG Inc. STRIVE Project Grants

STRIVE Project Grants are offered by Local Drug Action Groups Inc. and aim to support LDAG branches to undertake activities which prevent and/or reduce hazardous and harmful alcohol and other drug use in the community.

Individuals or groups that are represented on the UWA LDAG are able to apply for project grants of up to $3,000 to support projects that either target youth, parents and families or the community. 

Previous successful applications have included the UWA Student Guild (Chill Out Zone furniture), the School of Indigenous Studies (Sporting uniforms), Brief Alcohol Intervention (BAIT) program boxes for Colleges and members across the UWA Community, and Trinity College for a Harm Minimisation project. If you have a great idea, give us a call to see if you meet the requirements.

All applications must be supported by the UWA LDAG Committee and minuted at a bimonthly meeting prior to submission.

For full details contact the Health Promotion Unit.

Need ideas for projects or advice on your application? Get in touch with the Health Promotion Unit.