Horizon Power Fuels Community Growth with Over $468K in Grants

May 16 2024

Horizon Power’s Community Partnerships Program has awarded $468,888 in funding to support 57 community organisations and events throughout regional and remote Western Australia. Since 2020, this program has made a significant impact, providing vital support to regional initiatives.

More Than $468,000 to Regional WA Community Organisations

The program has awarded almost $4.5 million to more than 450 initiatives in regional WA since 2020. Recipients of the latest round include:

  • Country Women’s Association in Derby
  • Carnarvon Golf Club
  • Esperance Soccer Association

These organisations will receive funding to upgrade their club facilities, better serving their members.

Celebrating Regional Initiatives and Events

In addition to supporting community organisations, the program also backs various events across the region. Notable events receiving funding include:

  • Meekatharra Outback Festival
  • Denham’s Beats in the Bay
  • Munumburra Festival in Wyndham

Celebrating Diversity

Horizon Power celebrates the State’s diversity by supporting initiatives such as:

  • Pilbara Pride Festival in Port Hedland
  • Kepa Kurl Youth NAIDOC Ball in Esperance

State Government’s Commitment

The State Government, through Horizon Power, allocates $1.1 million each financial year to regional community initiatives and events. In October 2023, $542,575 was awarded to 66 regional organisations.

Ongoing Commitment to Regional Growth

Horizon Power's Community Partnerships Program supports a wide range of organisations and events in Horizon Power's service areas, including the Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Mid West, and Goldfields and Esperance regions. This program provides grants of up to $50,000 to successful organisations and events that demonstrate clear community outcomes and have a positive impact on a large portion of the community.


The Cook Government is committed to growing regional Western Australia and fostering vibrant communities throughout our State.

I’m pleased to see such enthusiasm for Horizon Power’s community partnerships program, which has contributed approximately $4.5 million and supported more than 450 different initiatives across regional and remote WA. This is a fantastic achievement, and I am pleased to see the program’s latest round supporting 57 programs and events in our regions.

Hon. Reece Whitby. Minister for Energy

A Brighter Future for Regional Communities

Horizon Power's Community Partnerships Program is an integral part of our commitment to building vibrant and sustainable regional communities. We look forward to continuing our support of initiatives that enhance community life, boost local economies, and foster social well-being in the remote and regional areas of Western Australia.

Stay tuned for more stories on the incredible initiatives made possible by this funding, showcasing the positive impact that Horizon Power is making in these communities. Together, we can light up more than just homes; we can light up lives.

See a list of successful applicants here

Next Round Applications

Applications for the program’s next round will open in mid-July. For further details, visit our Community Partnerships page.

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