Grant Program Overview:The grant program is organised on a financial year basis and is a competitive process. Each grant stream will be available twice in a financial year, subject to availability of funds. The outcome of each funding round will reflect the number and value of requests received. The grants aim to support the sustainability and independence of community groups.
All community groups are encouraged to discuss their ideas and options with the Grants Advisor, especially those seeking funds for the first time. See contact details below.
Additional information required when applying for a grant. If your group DOES NOT have an Australian Business Number (ABN) you need to also complete the "Statement of Supplier" Form which can downloaded here
Please refer to the Grant Guidelines for further information about your group's eligibility and what the grant will fund. The Grant Program map in these guidelines will also help you decide if your group, project or event is eligible to receive a Shire of Mundaring grant.
GENERAL PURPOSE QUICK GRANT - NOW OPENThe General Purpose Quick Grant is now open. The General Purpose Quick Grant Round occurs twice each year. This grant offers up to $500 to community groups for the purchase of small equipment, training and any other small projects that benefit the community. Please read the Grant Guidelines (available above) for more information. Applications close 4.00pm Wednesday 15 October 2014. No late applications will be accepted. Application forms can be found here and here in PDF.
VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION GRANT
This grant of $300 is available to any community, volunteer based organisation in the Shire of Mundaring to undertake activities and celebrations for the benefit of their members with the purpose of recognising their contribution to the group. Groups are able to apply for this funding at any time and will be supported until the grant allocation is expended. There are 10 grants available each financial year. The application form is here.
Please note that:
ANNUAL "GIVING BACK" MILESTONE GRANT to the value of $2500 has now closed. Another opportunity will be available in early 2015.
COMMUNITY EVENT GRANTS PROGRAM
Applications are now closed. No late applications will be accepted.
MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM
Applications are now closed. No late applications will be accepted. Apply for up to $2000 or up to 50% of project costs. Please refer to the Grant Guidelines (available above) to ensure your group's eligibility.
This program is now open for applications.
Youth Sponsorship Guidelines and Application Forms:
Individual or Group
In the 2013/2014 financial year Shire of Mundaring has supported 44 applications that have involved 58 young people. The total value of the sponsorship program during this period was $6000.
Grant Review Report
Grant Writers Guide for Community Groups
Frequently Asked Questions
Community groups Funding Opportunities