Shire Community Grants

The Council and Shire acknowledges the valuable and positive contribution made by community organisations and individuals in the provision of services and facilities to enhance the quality of life within the district for the benefit of the residents and visitors to the Shire.

To support these organisations and individuals, Council will allocate 0.5% of the gross yield of budgeted rates income, to 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;
  • encourage the development of excellence and leadership in recreational, sporting, economic, tourism and cultural pursuits; and
  • encourage the promotion of the Shire’s positive attributes.

Tronox Management and Shire of Dandaragan Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Now Being Assessed

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 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 at the end of May annually.

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

The following application form and guidelines will be available in April 2022:

Tronox Management and Shire of Dandaragan SRF Grant Guidelines (PDF)
Tronox Management and Shire of Dandaragan SRF Grant Application (PDF)
Tronox Management and Shire of Dandaragan SRF Grant Application (Word)

To acquit your 2019/20 or 2020/21 grant, use this acquittal form.  Acquittals are normally due by 30 June 2020, however due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the acquittal date for projects funded in the 2019/20 round have been extended until 4pm 30 June 2021.  Acquittals for the 2020/21 round are also due at 4pm 30 June 2021.

Successful 2020/21 Recipients

Organisation Project Description Project Cost ($) Grant ($)

Badgingarra Community Association

Mini Golf Course 9,370 4685.00
Cervantes Bowling Club Bowling Green Roller with Carry Trolley 9,188 4,176.35
Cervantes Historical Society Concrete Pad - 'Barque' Cervantes 12,606 4,999.00
Cervantes Tennis Club Replacement Shelter and Storeroom 6,999 3,181.82
Dandaragan Football Club Netball Shed Shelter 4,651 2,325.95
Dandaragan Primary School P & C Senior Playground Extension - Multi Level Fort 39,490 5,591.91
Jurien Bay Bowling Club Outdoor Chairs and Tables 7,282 2,300.00
Jurien Bay Kart Club Electric Griddle 981 490.88
Jurien Sport and Recreation Centre Purchase and Installation of Heat Pump 4,368 1,985.60
Wolba Wolba Heritage Site Management Committee Project and Speakers 7,298 3,250
TOTAL $102,235 $32,986.51