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 Community Grant now closed

The purpose of the  Shire of Dandaragan Community Grant is to provide funds to community-based organisations in support of the development of social, economic, recreational, art and cultural benefits.

The maximum annual grant payable under this program will be $2,000. 

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Extent to which project or activity benefits Shire community;
  • Level of volunteer participation and wider community participation;
  • Extent to which application is funding the project or activity;
  • Extent to which project or activity involves other community organisations.

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;
  • Applications that are eligible for the Shire of Dandaragan Environmental Grant;
  • Political organisations or events;
  • Commercial enterprises;
  • Events or activities that are the responsibility of another level of government;
  • Opening or celebrations of new community groups or premises;
  • Event where the raising of funds is for re-distribution to other non-profit community groups/clubs or charitable causes; 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 Community Services team at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office on (08) 9652 0800 or email

This round of grants closed at 4pm Thursday 30 June 2022 and grants will be allocated in August.

The application form and guidelines for this round are available at the links below:

Shire of Dandaragan Community Grant Guidelines and Application form (PDF)
Shire of Dandaragan Community Grant Guidelines and Application form (Word)

The acquittal form for the last years grants is due by 30 June 2022.

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Successful 2021/22 Recipients

Community Group Event or Activity Grant $
Cervantes Historical Society Midland Railway Network Event 2,000
Dandaragan Playgroup First Aid Course 2,000
Jurien Bay Community Resource Centre Community Fun Dog Show and Sheepdog Trials 2,000
Jurien Bay Football Club Wet n Wild Day 1,500
Jurien Sport and Recreation Centre Entertainment Show 2,000