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.

In 2020-2021 the Shire will offer funding for COVID-19 related programs/activities through the Recover Together – COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund.

Through delivery of the Fund, the Shire will work in partnership with community groups and local business and industry to deliver a range of programs and initiatives to assist in recovery, and to build community resilience and connectedness.

This may include improving mental health, community connection, physical health, financial security, food security and local business and industry conditions. 

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Community Grants Program Dates 2020

​Grant​Opening Date​Closing Date​Notification
​Quick Grant
​9 October 2020
​9 November 2020
​7 December 2020

​Youth Grant

​Open on an ongoing basis​
​Milestone Event GrantNot available in 2020/2021​​ ​
​Volunteer Recognition Event Grant​Not available in 2020/2021

2020/2021 Grant Recipients

Round One Community Event Grant

Mundaring in Transition
​Blue Sky Festival
Darlington Sports and Recreation Association
​Community Bonfire
​Glen Forrest Sports Club
​90th Anniversary event
​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering
​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering
Glen Forrest Resident and Ratepayers Association
​Day in the Forrest


Round One Matching Grant

Darlington History Group
Arts on the edge: Darlington, the place, the people, the festival
​Glen Forrest Community Kindergarten and Playgroup
Nature Playground
​Parkerville Community Care Inc.
​Development of brand and promotional material
​Mundaring Tennis Club
​Enhance club room facilities
​Swan View Primary School P&C
Outdoor tables for Yr 5/6
Darlington Primary School P&C
​Sustainability project
​Glen Forrest Community Garden
​Eastern Hills Horse and Pony Club
​Fencing repair
​Riding for the Disabled Association - HorsePower Hills
Group sustainability project
​Parkerville Junior Football Club
​Footballs and marquees
​Chidlow Family Playgroup
​Air conditioning


2019/20 Grant Recipients

$42,997 was invested in the local community through the 2019/20 Community Grants Program.

There were 55 successful applications.  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 and further details of funded projects.

Community Capacity Building Officer
9290 6678

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