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Grants for WA schools to promote and advance reconciliation.
Funding assistance is available for your school to complete a PALS project. PALS projects are varied, and your school may already be involved with initiatives that are eligible for PALS funding. PALS funding is available to all WA primary and secondary
schools and encourages schools with and without Aboriginal students to participate.
PALS is an initiative of the department which encourages WA schools to develop projects that promote reconciliation in their local community. PALS is based on the core attributes of:
PALS Applications will only be accepted via the Culture and the ArtsOnline Grants portal. When the program is open you can click on ‘Submit an application’ to be directed to the new portal. (The previously dedicated PALS Online Grants Portal has now closed for applications).
PALS projects must focus on reconciliation and align with one or more of our six categories. In addition, an in class learning component is mandatory and must feature with your grant.
All WA primary and secondary schools.
You must read the guidelines before submitting an application as they provide essential information.
Projects can vary and range from producing Aboriginal art murals,
bush tucker gardens, running NAIDOC Week events or fostering
relationships between students and Aboriginal Elders through school
incursions and excursions.
Please refer to the following documents for more information before applying
The PALS Project Toolkit is designed to assist you with planning and developing your project. It provides:
This document will assist you in planning your project.
PALS projects funded in 2021 or 2022 must be acquitted via the previous dedicated PALS online portal.
Download the PALS quick reference guide on how to submit an acquittal via the previous dedicated PALS online portal.
Contact the PALS Officer on 61 8 6552 7400 or email email@example.com
Do not submit enquiries with this form.