Our Grants

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. Shire of Mundaring Community Grants Program

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 Community Capacity Building Officer, especially those seeking funds for the first time.

In addition to the Community Grants Program, the Shire also administers a Youth Engagement Partnership Fund which provides a maximum of $10,000 funding to community groups delivering initiatives that are aligned to the Shire's Youth Services Model.


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Community Grants Program Dates 2019

​GrantOpening Date​Closing DateNotification
Community Event Grant​​

For events held between December 2019 and May 2020

Opens 26 July 2019




26 August 2019





​​Matching Fund Grant

26 July 2019

26 August 2019

9 October 2019

​Quick Grant

18 October 2019 

18 November 2019

13 December 2019

Annual ​Milestone Event Grant​


​Volunteer Recognition Event GrantOpen on an ongoing basisOpen on an ongoing basis
​​Youth GrantsOpen on an ongoing basisOpen on an ongoing basis


2018/19 Grant Recipients

Community Event Grant

​Mt Helena Residents & Ratepayers AssociationAct Belong Commit Hills Billy Cart Festival​$5000
​Maida Vale Masters Swimming Club​Lake Leschenaultia Open Water Swim​$426
​Parkerville Primary School Parents & Citizen's AssociationParkerville Primary School Twilight Christmas Fete​$1500
​Glen Forrest Primary School Parents & Citizen's Association​Community Fete and Art Auction​$5000
​Darlington Family Playgroup​Open Day​$500
​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering (under auspice of Glen Forrest Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade)​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering​$1500
​Glen Forrest Residents & Ratepayers Association​Bark in the Park​$2000
​Mount Helena Residents & Ratepayers AssociationMount Helena Classic​$5000
​Darlington Youth Community Bonfire​Darlington Youth Community Bonfire​$1575
​Wooroloo Primary School Parents and Citizen's Association​Mini-market and indoor cinema​$2500


Matching Grant

​The Hills Choir​Promotional material​$350
​Chidlow Progress Association​Chidlow Hall stage repair​$2000
​Mundaring Tennis Club​Clubroom upgrade​$1864
​Swan Hills Karate Fundraising Association​Protective equipment$​480
​Mundaring Camera ClubFraming for What a Tool exhibition​$1240
​Sacred Heart School Parents & Friends Association​BBQ and coffee machine​$493
​The Hills Choir​Music files​$270
​Mundaring Hills Open StudioMundaring Hills Open Studio​$2000
​Mundaring Chamber of Commerce​Weir in Business Voucher Book​$2000
​Darlington Family Playgroup​Facility upgrade and equipment ​$1128
​Mount Helena Playgroup and Community Kindergarten​Promotional material​$490
​Glen Forrest Sports Club​Kitchen refurbishment​$2000
​Silver Tree Steiner School Parents and Friend's Association​Composting project​$2000
​Parkerville Playgroup​Cubby house​$1205


Milestone Event Grant

​Glen Forrest Community Kindergarten & Family Playgroup​30th anniversary celebration​$2500


Round One Quick Grant

​The Hills Choir​PA System Upgrade​$500
​Eastern Hills Little Athletics Centre​High Jump mat​$500
​Darlington Sports and Recreation Association​Australia Day Weekend Music Gig​$500
​Greenmount Primary School Parents and Citizens Association​Outdoor cinema equipment​$500
​X-Speed Australia Cycle Club​Junior cycling handbook​$500
​Mount Helena Residents and Ratepayers Association​Mount Helena Aquatic Centre Events​$500
​Swan View Community Garden​Community garden development​$500
​Silver Tree Steiner School Parents and Friends Association​Framing of cultural artwork​$500
​Mustard Seed - Discovering Computers​Smartphones​$500
​Mundaring Sporting Club​Community bowls​$500
​Chidlow Progress Association​Old Chidlow Hall under stage storage​$500
​Mahogany Creek Progress Association​Kitchen equipment for Hall​$493


Round Two Quick Grant

​Parkerville Junior Football Club​Club equipment​$400
​Australian Breastfeeding Association - Swan-Mundaring​Training​$500
​Mundaring Community Men's Shed​Computer​$499
​Mahogany Creek Progress Association​Hall lighting, microwave oven​$497
​Parkerville Basketball Club​Club equipment​$500
​Wheels Inc.​Signage​$500
​Eastern Hills Guides & Scouts Group​Personal floatation devices​$500
​Mount Helena/Parkerville Branch of CWA​Computer​$500
​Darlington Netball Club​Club equipment​$500
​Darlington Scout Group​Scout Patrol dining shelters​$500
​Swan View Junior Senior Football Club​First aid kits​$495
​Chidlow Progress Association​Community garden​$500
​The Hills Choir​Promotional material​$500
​Hills Outside School Care Association​Gardening/landscaping​$500
​Glen Forrest Community Garden​Pizza oven shelter​$500
​Riding for the Disabled Association - Hills Group​Go Pro​$500
​Mundaring Woodturners Association​Equipment​$500
​Darlington Tennis Club​Club equipment​$500


2018/19 Grant Recipients

$70,714 was invested in the local community through the 2018/19 Community Grants Program.

There were 106 applications and 92 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 2018-19 Grant Recipients Summary.pdf.

Community Capacity Building Officer
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