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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expand Subject : Volunteer Recognition Events ‎(1)
expand Subject : Youth Grants ‎(1)

Community Grants Program Dates 2019

​GrantOpening Date​Closing DateNotification
Community Event Grant​​

Opens 26 January 2019

For events held between December 2019 and May 2020

Opens 26 July 2019






26 August 2019






​​Matching Fund Grant

26 January 2019

26 July 2019


26 August 2019

10 April 2019

9 October 2019

​Quick Grant

12 April 2019

18 October 2019 

13 May 2019​

18 November 2019

10 June 2019

13 December 2019

Annual ​Milestone Event Grant​

26 January 2019

 CLOSED10 April 2019
​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

Round One 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 & Citizens AssociationParkerville Primary School Twilight Christmas Fete​$1500
​Glen Forrest Primary School Parents & Citizens 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


Round One 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


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


2017/18 Grant Recipients

$58,596 was invested in the local community through the 2017/18 Community Grants Program.

There were 121 applications and 97 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 2017/18 Community Grant recipients: 2017-2018 Grant Recipients.pdf

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