The Shire's Community Grant Program is organised on a financial year basis and is a competitive process. The grants aim to support the sustainability and independence of community groups.
Please refer to the Grant Guidelines for further information about your group's eligibility and what the grant will fund. All community groups are encouraged to discuss their ideas and options with the Grants and Volunteers Advisor, especially those seeking funds for the first time.
2017/2018 Community Grants Program Dates
|Grant||Opening Date||Closing Date||Notification|
|Community Event Grant|| 4 August 2017|| 4 September 2017|| 13 October 2017|
| Matching Fund Grant|| 4 August 2017|| 4 September 2017|| 13 October 2017|
|Volunteer Recognition Event Grant||Open all year round||Open all year round|||
|Youth Grants||Open all year round||Open all year round|||
|Quick Grant||29 September 2017||13 November 2017||8 December 2017|
|Milestone Event Grant||2017/18 Round TBA||2017/18 Round TBA|
2016/17 Grant Recipients
$68,176 was invested in the local community through the 2016/17 Community Grants Program.
There were 116 applications and 98 of these were successful. The grants met identified community need, promoted active participation of local residents, built community strength and enhanced the image of the Shire.
Here is a full list of 2016/17 Community Grant recipients: 2016-17 Grant Recipient Summary.pdf