Shire Community Grants

The Shire of Dandaragan Community Grants Program objective is to provide funds to community based organisations and individuals, to support the promotion and development of social, economic, recreational, art and cultural benefits for the residents of the Shire of Dandaragan. 

The Community Grants Program fund recurring and annual community grants in order to assist with;

  • Programs, activities and initiatives delivered by community groups;
  • Support community development initiatives;
  • Increase the range of events, activities and services in the Shire of Dandaragan;
  • Encourage the development of excellence and leadership in recreational, sporting, economic, tourism and cultural pursuits; and
  • Encourage the promotion of the Shire of Dandaragan’s positive attributes.

Shire of Dandaragan Grant Program

Shire of dandaragan environmental grant - 2019/2020 round now CLOSED

The Environmental Grants Program supports projects that benefit the environment and community through environmental improvement, sustainability education and the promotion and enabling of sustainable living as a way of life. Applicants are encouraged to consider how their proposed project may address issues such as climate change, water-wise community spaces, biodiversity, recycling and waste avoidance.

 The 2019 / 2020 grant round will be open from 1 October 2019 and close at midnight 27 October 2019 with a pool of $35,000 available for funding.

 OBJECTIVES

 The Grants Program seeks to deliver the following objectives:

  •  Benefit the environment through local projects
  • Involve the local community in project design and delivery
  • Raise awareness and understanding of environmental and sustainability issues
  • Support people to take action and share skills and knowledge about the local environment
  • Build the capacity of the community to address environmental sustainability
  • Deliver short-term tangible environmental results that are consistent with the Shire’s long term environmental sustainability direction.  

Guidelines and application form for the next round will be available in 2020. 

For any further information or to discuss your application, contact the Manager Customer and Community Services at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email mccs@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

Tronox MANAGEMENT AND Shire of Dandaragan sPORTING and RECREATION Facilities GRANT - 2019/20 round NOW CLOSED

This fund aims to assist local sporting and recreation organisations to purchase items of durable equipment and for providing minor capital improvements. The Shire of Dandaragan has offered this annual funding for over 40 years.

The Tronox Management & Shire of Dandaragan Sporting and Recreation Facilities Grant provides a total of $30,000.00 to local clubs and community groups within the Shire for sporting and recreation equipment and small scale infrastructure projects each year.  Applications for the Shire grants open in April and close 5pm 31 May annually.

If you would like to discuss your project idea or require further information on funding opportunities, please contact the Manager Customer and Community Services at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email mccs@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

Download the acquittal form for the 2019/20 round.  They are due by 5pm 30 June 2020. 

Shire of Dandaragan Community Grant - 2019/20 round now CLOSED

The purpose of the  Shire of Dandaragan Community Grants Program is to provide funds of up to $2,000 to community-based organisations in support of the development of social, economic, recreational, art and cultural benefits.

The Community Grants Program is focused on assisting community groups in the delivery of the following:DS4A Photography Workshop at Vern Westbrook Walk

  • Programs, activities and initiatives delivered by community groups:
  • Support community development initiatives:
  • Increase the range of events, activities and services within the Shire
  • Encourage the development of excellence and leadership in recreational, sporting, economic, tourism and cultural pursuits: and
  • Encourage the promotion of the Shire of Dandaragan’s positive attributes.

The maximum annual grant payable under this program will be $2,000.  Funding will not be considered for the following:

  • Applications that are eligible for the Tronox Management and Shire of Dandaragan Sporting & Recreational Facilities Fund or CSRFF;
  • Political organisations or events;
  • Commercial enterprises;
  • Events delivered by structured sporting clubs and community organisations that are consistent within the primary purpose of that club/organisation;
  • Events or activities that are the responsibility of another level of government;
  • Opening or celebrations of new community groups or premises;
  • Applicants seeking to host an event for the specific purpose of raising funds for re-distribution to other non-profit community groups/clubs or charitable causes;
  • Applications for any activity deemed to be a component of a wider project that will ultimately result in a durable item; and
  • any activity or project already underway or completed.

If you would like to discuss your project idea or require further information on funding opportunities, please contact the Manager Customer and Community Services at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email mccs@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

Applications for the Shire grants are open until 5pm 31 May each year.

The grant guidelines and application form will be available for next year's round in April.

Download the acquittal form for the 2019/20 round.  Acquittal statements for the 19/20 round are due by 5pm 30 June 2020.

Shire of dandaragan sporting and recreational capital works fund 

The Shire of Dandaragan will, in its annual budget, allocate $50,000 to assist sporting and recreational groups with the replacement, renewal and improvement of capital infrastructure.  The Shire's funding will comprise no more than one third of the total project cost.

Applications to the program will be advertised in April of each year and close in late June.  Because projects under this scheme are major projects, clubs are requested to plan more than one year in advance.

To be eligible for funding under this program, applicants must have:

  • Submitted a Community Sport Recreation Facilities Fund Application (CSRFF, see here) to the Department of Sport and Recreation or submitted an application to another funding source for the project,
  • Be contributing a minimum of 20% of the total cost in cash.                                                  

If you require further information on funding partnerships and opportunities, please contact the Club Development Officer at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email clubdo@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.   Application forms and guidelines are available on the Department of Sport and Recreation website: https://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/facilities-(csrff).

Shire of dandaragan major indoor recreation facilities fund

 The Shire of Dandaragan will consider contributing approximately one-third of the estimated cost of a project on the understanding that the Department of Sport and Recreation or another external body will contribute approximately one-third of the total estimated cost.  The community will be required to meet the balance of the actual cost involved.

A major indoor recreation facility is any indoor community recreation facility that cannot be financed from the Tronox Management & Shire of Dandaragan Sporting and Recreation Facilities grant or the Shire of Dandaragan Sporting and Recreational Capital Works Fund.

Funding of projects under this fund are on the understanding that a substantial number of ratepayers agree to the project and funding rate.

If you require further information on funding partnerships and opportunities, please contact the Club Development Officer at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email clubdo@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.           

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