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 2020

​GrantOpening Date​Closing DateNotification
Community Event Grant​​

For events held between June and November 2020

7 February 2020

For events held between December 2020 and May 2021

3 August 2020

9 March 2020

7 September 2020



21 October 2020

​​Matching Fund Grant

7 February 2020

3 August 2020

9 March 2020

7 September 2020

22 April 2020

21 October 2020

​Quick Grant

 3 April 2020

16 October 2020

11 May 2020

16 November 2020

12 June 2020

14 December 2020

Annual ​Milestone Event Grant​

7 February 2020

9 March 202022 April 2020
​Volunteer Recognition Event GrantOpen on an ongoing basisOpen on an ongoing basis
​​Youth GrantsOpen on an ongoing basisOpen on an ongoing basis


2019 Grant Recipients

Round One Community Event Grant

Parkerville Primary School Parents and Citizen's Association​Outdoor Family Movie Night​$3850
Mundaring in Transition​Blue Sky Festival​$5000
​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering​Glen Forrest Christmas Gathering​$1500
​Day in the Forrest​Day in the Forrest​$5000
Chidlow Progress Association​Community Christmas Carols​$4340


Round One Matching Grant

Darlington Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeHistory of the Darlington Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
​Mundaring Tennis ClubWebsite upgrade$1540
​Hills Rangers Football Club​Footy for Life$2000
​1st Mundaring Scout Group​Audio-visual equipment$2000​
​Little Possums Early Years​Operation Revamp$2000​

Round One Quick Grant

​Glen Forrest Netball Club​Equipment and training
​Darlington Basketball Club​Uniforms and equipment​$500
​Anglican Parish of Darlington-Bellevue​PA System​$500
​Silver Tree Steiner School Parents and Friends Association​Community Hub Seating​$500
​Mount Helena Community Kindergarten and Playgroup​Playground upgrade
​Mundaring Hub Concept
​Promotional material, printing, catering and venue hire​$500
​Hills Lions Basketball Club​Laptop​$500
​Parkerville Community Care​Laptop​$500
​Panthers Basketball Club​Equipment​$500
​Mahogany Creek Progress Association​Trestle tables and trolley
​Darlington Family Playgroup​Toys for intergenerational playgroup​$500
​Darlington Social Cricket Club​Club honour board​$500
​Helena Valley Estate Ratepayers Association​Newsletter printing
​Darlington History Group​Gazebo​$428
​Glen Forrest Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade​Equipment
​Mount Helena Tennis Club​Benchtop water cooler​$289


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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