Active Transport Grants

In October 2021 the City of Melville announced a special funding round to encourage and enable active transport.  Community groups, not for profits and small businesses were all eligible to apply.

Congratulations to the following applicants who were approved for projects in the Active Transport Special Grants Round:

Pedal for the Planet - Feet First Podiatry

  • Installation of bike parking, and purchase of electric bike for work related trips. This project encourages patients to ride to their appointments, and reduces car trips for staff.
  • $3,742 (50% applicant contribution)

Ride to Riseley - Rise Up Riseley Town Team

  • Three bike maintenance sessions at the Riseley Centre will encourage local residents to get on their bikes to access their local hub. Residents can come on down for a free bike service and a coffee.
  • $2,660

Murdoch Rides! - Murdoch University Guild of Students

  • Get Back on Your Bike workshop series and Bike to Work Breakfast, these events will encourage first timers and rusty riders to give cycling a go, and celebrate the regulars.
  • $3,802

Academic Scooter Pass – Academic Group

  • Three electric scooters will get staff out of their cars and onto active transport, also enabling easy public transport use in the Canning Bridge area.
  • $3,000 (50% applicant contribution)

Student Bike Maintenance – Applecross Senior High School Parents and Citizens Inc

  • Bike maintenance workshop series for students, a number of sessions will be held, promoting and encouraging more use of bicycle transport to and from school.
  • $4,078

Come and Ride With Us – Southside BMX

  • Bike workshops and purchase of second hand bikes for trial loan bikes. These four education sessions will encourages both children and adults of all ages to get on their bikes and start riding them more.
  • $3,554
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Assessment Criteria

Priority was given to projects that:

  • Showed a clear rationale as to how it will encourage, inspire or enable people to use active transport (walk, bike, use public transport).
  • For capital equipment, demonstrates co-contribution in cash or in kind.
  • Had a clear and well thought out budget.
  • Demonstrated applicant’s capacity to deliver.

Contact Us

  • Email: grants@melville.wa.gov.au
  • Phone: 9364 0666 or 1300 635 845

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